Dickinson, ND

Census Place

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2022 Population
25,116
1.07% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.1
0.608% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
12.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$75,767
16.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$250,600
6.19% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
12,891
2.07% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dickinson, ND had a population of 25.1k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $75,767. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dickinson, ND grew from 24,851 to 25,116, a 1.07% increase and its median household income grew from $64,806 to $75,767, a 16.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), Other (Hispanic) (3.51%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3%), White (Hispanic) (2.05%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%).

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

The largest universities in Dickinson, ND are Dickinson State University (340 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Dickinson, ND was $250,600, and the homeownership rate was 58%.

Most people in Dickinson, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Dickinson, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dickinson, ND is home to a population of 25.1k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 4% of Dickinson, ND residents were born outside of the country (1.01k people).

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.2k people) in Dickinson, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 882 Other (Hispanic) and 753 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
98.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Dickinson, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dickinson, ND was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.2k ± 196
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    882 ± 347
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    753 ± 228
7.47%
Hispanic Population
1.88k people

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.2k people) in Dickinson, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 882 Other (Hispanic) and 753 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.47% of the people in Dickinson, ND are hispanic (1.88k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    2,804 ± 1,298 people
  2. Canada
    2,799 ± 1,297 people
  3. Mexico
    2,784 ± 1,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Philippines, the natal country of 2,804 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,799 and Mexico with 2,784.

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Foreign-Born Population

4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.01k people
4.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.02k people

As of 2022, 4% of Dickinson, ND residents (1.01k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dickinson, ND was 4.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    352 ± 124
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    277 ± 140
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    238 ± 131

Dickinson, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dickinson, ND employs 12.9k people. The largest industries in Dickinson, ND are Retail Trade (1,832 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,490 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,241 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($90,540), Utilities ($88,580), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,275).

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,891. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

12.9k
2022 Value
± 903
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 9.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dickinson, ND grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 12.6k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dickinson, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,439 people), Management Occupations (1,273 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,137 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

12.9k
2022 Value
± 903
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 9.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dickinson, ND grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 12.6k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dickinson, ND, are Retail Trade (1,832 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,490 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,241 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

$60,643
Median earning men ± $4,302
$36,414
Median earning women ± $3,402

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,455), Information ($84,107), and Public Administration ($83,400).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,036), and Public Administration ($54,669).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.83%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 428k people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.83% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.6%).

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.

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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).

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Education

In 2022, universities in Dickinson, ND awarded 340 degrees. The student population of Dickinson, ND in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 664 male students and 809 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dickinson, ND are White (282 and 87.9%), followed by Black or African American (13 and 4.05%), Hispanic or Latino (11 and 3.43%), and Two or More Races (5 and 1.56%).

The largest universities in Dickinson, ND by number of degrees awarded are Dickinson State University (340 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dickinson, ND are General Business Administration & Management (43 and 12.6%), Secondary Education & Teaching (28 and 8.24%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (23 and 6.76%).

The median tuition cost in Dickinson, ND for a public four year colleges is $7,470 for in-state students and $9,570 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Dickinson, ND, the percentage of applicants admitted was 72%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 46.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,473 (45.1% men and 54.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,473 students enrolled in Dickinson, ND, 45.1% men and 54.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,099 records, of which 55.8% were women and 44.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 21 degrees awarded
  2. 17 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Dickinson, ND was Elementary Education & Teaching with 21 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
340 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dickinson State University with 340 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 136 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dickinson, ND, which is 0.667 times less than the 204 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 282 degrees mean that there were 21.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 13 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 ($7,470) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,648) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.399% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.605% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (157k), Some college (149k), and Bachelors Degree (122k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dickinson, ND was $250,600 in 2022, which is 0.889 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $236,000 to $250,600, a 6.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Dickinson, ND is 58%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dickinson, ND have an average commute time of 16.1 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 $75,767. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Dickinson, ND was Census Tract 9634 with a value of $104,233, followed by Census Tract 9637 and Census Tract 9638, with respective values of $79,271 and $72,813.

Property

$250,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,403
$5,946
Median Property Taxes
±$541

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Rent vs Own

58%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58% of the housing units in Dickinson, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.7%.

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Income by Location

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

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dickinson, ND was Census Tract 9634 with a value of $104,233, followed by Census Tract 9637 and Census Tract 9638, with respective values of $79,271 and $72,813.

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Household Income

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$75,767
Median Household Income
± $3,992
10.2k
Number of Households
± 811

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.2k households in Dickinson, ND grew to $75,767 from the previous year's value of $64,806.

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.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.835% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.94%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.08%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Dickinson, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.94%) and those who worked at home (4.08%).

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Commute Time

16.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dickinson, ND have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3% 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

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dickinson, ND (2.59k out of 24.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 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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Health

91.8% of the population of Dickinson, ND has health coverage, with 59.5% on employee plans, 10.4% on Medicaid, 8.9% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.919% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Stark County, ND see 1657 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.9% increase from the previous year (1550 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2293 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 544 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,657 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Stark County, ND

Primary care physicians in Stark County, ND see an average of 1,657 patients per year. This represents a 6.9% increase from the previous year (1,550 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 25.7% between 18 and 34 years, 34.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.24%
Uninsured
59.5%
Employer Coverage
10.4%
Medicaid
8.9%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
0.919%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dickinson, ND declined by 17.5% from 9.99% to 8.24%.

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