Minot, ND

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Population

48,171

1.76% growth

Poverty Rate

9.41%


Median Age

31.8


Median Household Income

$63,133

1.3% growth

Number of Employees

26,865

1.8% growth

Median Property Value

$206,600

2.33% growth

About

In 2017, Minot, ND had a population of 48.2k people with a median age of 31.8 and a median household income of $63,133. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Minot, ND grew from 47,338 to 48,171, a 1.76% increase and its median household income grew from $62,324 to $63,133, a 1.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Minot, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.76%), White (Hispanic) (3.45%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%). N/A% of the people in Minot, ND speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Minot, ND are Minot State University (740 degrees awarded in 2017) and Headquarters Academy of Hair Design Inc (20 degrees).

The median property value in Minot, ND is $206,600, and the homeownership rate is 58.6%. Most people in Minot, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Minot, ND is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Minot, ND employs 26.9k people. The largest industries in Minot, ND are Retail Trade (3,999 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,773 people), and Educational Services (2,429 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($88,929), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,545), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,000).

Median household income in Minot, ND is $63,133. Males in Minot, ND have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,424. The income inequality in Minot, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,133

2017 value

± $3,248

1.3%

1 Year Growth

± 6.86%

Households in Minot, ND have a median annual income of $63,133, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,324 in 2016, which represents a 1.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,998

Average Male Salary

± $3,148

$42,424

Average Female Salary

± $2,091

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,817 ± $1,967

  2. Two or More Races

    $38,540 ± $11,502

  3. American Indian

    $36,702 ± $8,076

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Minot, ND is from North Dakota.

0.431

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 112

  2. Census Tract 103.02

  3. Census Tract 105

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Minot, ND was Census Tract 112 with a value of $88,587, followed by Census Tract 103.02 and Census Tract 105, with respective values of $80,682 and $79,427.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.41% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Minot, ND (4.43k out of 47.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,413 ± 453

  2. Two Or More

    444 ± 231

  3. Native American

    290 ± 206

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

26.9k

2017 Value

± 1,297

1.8%

1 Year growth

± 6.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Minot, ND grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 26.4k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Minot, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,357 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,237 people), and Management Occupations (2,183 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Minot, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Minot, ND, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,357 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,237 people), and Management Occupations (2,183 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Minot, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.71 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.68 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Minot, ND, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,060), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($73,750), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($68,636).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

26.9k

2017 Value

± 1,297

1.8%

1 Year growth

± 6.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Minot, ND grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 26.4k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Minot, ND, are Retail Trade (3,999 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,773 people), and Educational Services (2,429 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Minot, ND, though some of these residents may live in Minot, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Minot, ND, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,999 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,773 people), and Educational Services (2,429 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Minot, ND has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (10.4 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.44 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Minot, ND, by median earnings, are Utilities ($88,929), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,545), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,000).

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Domestic Trade

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. $43.9B

  2. $11.7B

  3. $11B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $43.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($11.7B) and Other ag prods. ($11B).

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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$118B

2020 Value

$123B

Projected 2045 Value

4.17% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $118B. This is expected to increase 4.17% to $123B by 2045.

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. $13.1B

  2. $10B

  3. $8.77B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $13.1B, followed by Texas with $10B and Illinois and $8.77B.

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

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Health

91.3% of the population of Minot, ND has health coverage, with 54.2% on employee plans, 7.25% on Medicaid, 8.79% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 4.7% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Minot, ND see 1516 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.23% decrease from the previous year (1652 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1211 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 520 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,516 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ward County, ND see an average of 1,516 patients per year. This represents a 8.23% decrease from the previous year (1,652 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,410

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,461

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.73%

Uninsured

54.2%

Employer Coverage

7.25%

Medicaid

8.79%

Medicare

16.4%

Non-Group

4.7%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Minot, ND declined by 7.17% from 9.41% to 8.73%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 13% prevalence

  3. 12.7% prevalence

Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Minot, ND is home to a population of 48.2k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.91% of Minot, ND residents were born outside of the country (2.37k people).

In 2017, there were 22.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.3k people) in Minot, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.81k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.66k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

31

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Minot, ND was 31.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Minot, ND are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Minot, ND residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.91%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.37k people

4.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.09k people

As of 2017, 4.91% of Minot, ND residents (2.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Minot, ND was 4.42%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,426 ± 1,434 people

  2. Canada

    2,477 ± 1,220 people

  3. Philippines

    2,077 ± 1,117 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,426 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,477 and Philippines with 2,077.

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Citizenship

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

97%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Minot, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Minot, ND was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Minot, ND

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    40.3k ± 482

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    1.81k ± 398

  3. White (Hispanic)

    1.66k ± 426

In 2017, there were 22.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.3k people) in Minot, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.81k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.66k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,544 ± 301

  2. Vietnam

    646 ± 147

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    508 ± 148

Minot, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Minot, ND awarded 760 degrees. The student population of Minot, ND is skewed towards women, with 1,282 male students and 1,972 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Minot, ND are White (511 and 78.5%), followed by Black or African American (43 and 6.61%), Hispanic or Latino (34 and 5.22%), and Two or More Races (20 and 3.07%).

The largest universities in Minot, ND by number of degrees awarded are Minot State University (740 and 97.4%) and Headquarters Academy of Hair Design Inc (20 and 2.63%).

The most popular majors in Minot, ND are General Business Administration & Management (86 and 11.3%), Registered Nursing (56 and 7.37%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (55 and 7.24%).

The median tuition costs in Minot, ND are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,400 and $5,400 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 56 degrees awarded

  2. 55 degrees awarded

  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Minot, ND was Registered Nursing with 56 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 740 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

$5,400

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Minot, ND institution with the largest number of graduating students was Minot State University with 740 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

251

Degrees Awarded to Men

509

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 251 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Minot, ND, which is 0.493 times less than the 509 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    511 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    43 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    34 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Minot, ND were to White students. These 511 degrees mean that there were 11.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Minot, ND was $206,600 in 2017, which is 0.899 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $201,900 to $206,600, a 2.33% increase. The homeownership rate in Minot, ND is 58.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Minot, ND have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Minot, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$206,600

2017 Median

± $7,681

$201,900

2016 Median

± $7,468

In 2017, the median property value in Minot, ND grew to to $206,600 from the previous year's value of $201,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Minot, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Minot, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$63,133

Median Household Income

± $3,248

19.9k

Number of Households

± 1,072

In 2017, the median household income of the 19.9k households in Minot, ND grew to $63,133 from the previous year's value of $62,324.

The following chart displays the households in Minot, 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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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Minot, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Minot, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

58.6%

2017 Homeownership

59.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.6% of the housing units in Minot, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Minot, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Minot, ND have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.4% of the workforce in Minot, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.7%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Walked

    2.69%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Minot, ND was Drove Alone (83.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Walked (2.69%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Minot, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Minot, ND have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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