Dickinson, ND

Census Place

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2020 Population
22,880
0.00874% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
32.6
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
11.9%
22% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$66,306
3.51% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$237,900
0.042% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
11,869
1.75% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Dickinson, ND had a population of 22.9k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $66,306. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Dickinson, ND declined from 22,882 to 22,880, a −0.00874% decrease and its median household income declined from $68,718 to $66,306, a −3.51% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.6%), White (Hispanic) (3.35%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.33%), Other (Hispanic) (2.43%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%).

None of the households in Dickinson, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Dickinson, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dickinson, ND are Dickinson State University (319 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Dickinson, ND was $237,900, and the homeownership rate was 55.9%.

Most people in Dickinson, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Dickinson, ND was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Dickinson, ND is home to a population of 22.9k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.73% of Dickinson, ND residents were born outside of the country (854 people).

In 2020, there were 25.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Dickinson, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 767 White (Hispanic) and 763 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
97.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of Dickinson, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Dickinson, ND was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.3k ± 225
  2. White (Hispanic)
    767 ± 235
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    763 ± 194
6.28%
Hispanic Population
1.44k people

In 2020, there were 25.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Dickinson, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 767 White (Hispanic) and 763 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.28% of the people in Dickinson, ND are hispanic (1.44k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dickinson, ND as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,869 ± 1,313 people
  2. Philippines
    2,835 ± 1,305 people
  3. Liberia
    2,461 ± 1,216 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 2,869 North Dakota residents, followed by Philippines with 2,835 and Liberia with 2,461.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.73%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
854 people
3.22%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
737 people

As of 2020, 3.73% of Dickinson, ND residents (854 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dickinson, ND was 3.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    288 ± 94
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    271 ± 114
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    179 ± 109

Dickinson, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Dickinson, ND employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in Dickinson, ND are Retail Trade (1,587 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,445 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,295 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,220), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,162), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,325).

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,334. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.9k
2020 Value
± 827
−1.75%
1 Year decline
± 9.99%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dickinson, ND declined at a rate of −1.75%, from 12.1k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dickinson, ND, are Management Occupations (1,448 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,095 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,034 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dickinson, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.9k
2020 Value
± 827
−1.75%
1 Year decline
± 9.99%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dickinson, ND declined at a rate of −1.75%, from 12.1k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dickinson, ND, are Retail Trade (1,587 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,445 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,295 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dickinson, ND, though some of these residents may live in Dickinson, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,970
Median earning men ± $6,444
$30,841
Median earning women ± $2,018

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,223), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($53,393), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,014), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,950).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Dakota.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $62.8B
  2. $10.4B
  3. $9.05B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $62.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($10.4B) and Other ag prods. ($9.05B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$148B
2020 Value in North Dakota
$277B
Projected 2050 Value in North Dakota
87.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $148B. This is expected to increase 87.3% to $277B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $17.1B
  2. $16.8B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $17.1B, followed by Texas with $16.8B and Illinois and $16.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Dickinson, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Dakota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Dickinson, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Dickinson, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Dickinson, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Dickinson, ND awarded 319 degrees. The student population of Dickinson, ND in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 588 male students and 853 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dickinson, ND are White (264 and 85.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (19 and 6.13%), Two or More Races (9 and 2.9%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (7 and 2.26%).

The largest universities in Dickinson, ND by number of degrees awarded are Dickinson State University (319 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dickinson, ND are General Business Administration & Management (46 and 14.4%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (28 and 8.78%), and Accounting (27 and 8.46%).

The median tuition cost in Dickinson, ND for a public four year colleges is $6,474 for in-state students and $8,294 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Dickinson, ND, the percentage of applicants admitted was 98.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 48.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 1,441 (40.8% men and 59.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 1,441 students enrolled in Dickinson, ND, 40.8% men and 59.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,130 records, of which 60.5% were women and 39.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 27 degree-majors awarded
  2. 21 degree-majors awarded
  3. 46 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Dickinson, ND was Accounting with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Dickinson, ND according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
319 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dickinson State University with 319 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 101 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dickinson, ND, which is 0.463 times less than the 218 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 264 degrees mean that there were 13.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,474) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,648) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,260) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.248% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.344% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (156k), Some college (146k), and Bachelors Degree (119k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Dickinson, ND was $237,900 in 2020, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $238,000 to $237,900, a 0.042% decrease. The homeownership rate in Dickinson, ND is 55.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Dickinson, ND have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dickinson, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dickinson, ND is $66,306. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Dickinson, ND was Census Tract 9634 with a value of $93,657, followed by Census Tract 9638 and Census Tract 9637, with respective values of $65,345 and $63,036.

Property

$237,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,374
$5,288
Median Property Taxes
±$446

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dickinson, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dickinson, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

55.9%
Homeownership
2020
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 55.9% of the housing units in Dickinson, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9634
  2. Census Tract 9638
  3. Census Tract 9637

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dickinson, ND was Census Tract 9634 with a value of $93,657, followed by Census Tract 9638 and Census Tract 9637, with respective values of $65,345 and $63,036.

The following map shows all of the places in Dickinson, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$66,306
Median Household Income
± $3,895
9.46k
Number of Households
± 710

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.46k households in Dickinson, ND declined from $66,306 from the previous year's value of $68,718.

The following chart displays the households in Dickinson, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dickinson, ND is from North Dakota.
0.432
2020 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2020, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.241% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.29%)

In 2020, 81.3% of workers in Dickinson, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (4.29%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dickinson, ND have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.28% of the workforce in Dickinson, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dickinson, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dickinson, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dickinson, ND (2.67k out of 22.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dickinson, ND is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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89.3% of the population of Dickinson, ND has health coverage, with 61.3% on employee plans, 5.71% on Medicaid, 8.16% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Dakota was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Stark County, ND see 1550 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.63% decrease from the previous year (1678 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2422 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 606 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Dakota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,550 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Stark County, ND

Primary care physicians in Stark County, ND see an average of 1,550 patients per year. This represents a 7.63% decrease from the previous year (1,678 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Stark County, ND in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Dakota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.7% under 18 years, 27.7% between 18 and 34 years, 33.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
61.3%
Employer Coverage
5.71%
Medicaid
8.16%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
1%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dickinson, ND grew by 5.72% from 10.1% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dickinson, ND changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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