Oliver County, ND

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2022 Population
1,832
0.973% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
48.1
0.62% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.5%
2.21% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$69,722
8.69% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$226,900
11.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Oliver County, ND had a population of 1.83k people with a median age of 48.1 and a median household income of $69,722. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oliver County, ND declined from 1,850 to 1,832, a −0.973% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,148 to $69,722, a 8.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oliver County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.33%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.437%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.382%).

None of the households in Oliver County, 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.

100% of the residents in Oliver County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Oliver County, ND was $226,900, and the homeownership rate was 87.4%.

Most people in Oliver County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Oliver County, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Oliver County, ND is home to a population of 1.83k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.491% of Oliver County, ND residents were born outside of the country (9 people).

In 2022, there were 25.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.68k people) in Oliver County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 67 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 61 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Oliver County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oliver County, ND was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oliver County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.68k ± 105
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    67 ± 60.8
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    61 ± 55.9
3.33%
Hispanic Population
61 people

In 2022, there were 25.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.68k people) in Oliver County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 67 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 61 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.33% of the people in Oliver County, ND are hispanic (61 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.491%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9 people
0.378%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7 people

As of 2022, 0.491% of Oliver County, ND residents (9 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 Oliver County, ND was 0.378%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    37 ± 27
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    25 ± 19
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    18 ± 12

Oliver County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oliver County, ND employs 780 people. The largest industries in Oliver County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (83 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (70 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (63 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($114,375), Utilities ($96,912), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,833).

Occupations

780
2022 Value
± 112
−0.763%
1 Year decline
± 21.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oliver County, ND declined at a rate of −0.763%, from 786 employees to 780 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oliver County, ND, are Management Occupations (130 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (99 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (71 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oliver County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

780
2022 Value
± 112
−0.763%
1 Year decline
± 21.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oliver County, ND declined at a rate of −0.763%, from 786 employees to 780 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oliver County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (83 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (70 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (63 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oliver County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Oliver County, 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

$63,906
Median earning men ± $14,608
$38,918
Median earning women ± $1,599

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($123,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($96,691), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($95,313).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($76,827), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,614), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,102).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 19
    Manufacturing
  2. 18
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 12
    Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oliver County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 86.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (12.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.69%).

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.

Oliver County, 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 Oliver County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

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

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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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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 Oliver County, ND was $226,900 in 2022, which is 0.805 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $203,600 to $226,900, a 11.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Oliver County, ND is 87.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oliver County, ND have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oliver County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$226,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,034
$610
Median Property Taxes
±$94

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 Oliver County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

87.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 87.4% of the housing units in Oliver County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 87.3%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9612
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$69,722
Median Household Income
± $14,403
698
Number of Households
± 102

In 2022, the median household income of the 698 households in Oliver County, ND grew to $69,722 from the previous year's value of $64,148.

The following chart displays the households in Oliver County, 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 Oliver County, 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 (72.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.3%)
  3. Carpooled (7.1%)

In 2022, 72.9% of workers in Oliver County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.3%) and those who carpooled to work (7.1%).

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oliver County, ND have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.49% of the workforce in Oliver County, 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 Oliver County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oliver County, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oliver County, ND (211 out of 1.83k 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 Females 75+, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oliver County, ND is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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

95.6% of the population of Oliver County, ND has health coverage, with 51.8% on employee plans, 6.93% on Medicaid, 22.3% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 2.62% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 54.4% were men and 45.6% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.1% under 18 years, 11.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 25% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 54.4% were men and 45.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.42%
Uninsured
51.8%
Employer Coverage
6.93%
Medicaid
22.3%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
2.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oliver County, ND declined by 29.6% from 6.28% to 4.42%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37% in Oliver County, ND.

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