Minot, ND

Census Place

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2022 Population
48,038
0.0687% 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
1.54% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.3%
3.74% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$75,545
10.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$241,900
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
25,216
1.29% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Minot, ND had a population of 48k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $75,545. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Minot, ND grew from 48,005 to 48,038, a 0.0687% increase and its median household income grew from $68,543 to $75,545, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Minot, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.69%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.34%), White (Hispanic) (2.7%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.7%).

None of the households in Minot, 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.

96.7% of the residents in Minot, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Minot, ND are Minot State University (649 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Minot, ND was $241,900, and the homeownership rate was 56.6%.

Most people in Minot, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Minot, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Minot, ND is home to a population of 48k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.86% of Minot, ND residents were born outside of the country (2.34k people).

In 2022, there were 16.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.2k people) in Minot, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.25k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Minot, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Minot, ND was 96.8%, 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)
    38.2k ± 463
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.25k ± 432
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.09k ± 350
7.43%
Hispanic Population
3.57k people

In 2022, there were 16.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.2k people) in Minot, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.25k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.43% of the people in Minot, ND are hispanic (3.57k 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

4.86%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.34k people
4.69%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.25k people

As of 2022, 4.86% of Minot, ND residents (2.34k 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 Minot, ND was 4.69%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,897 ± 410
  2. Vietnam
    771 ± 193
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    442 ± 190

Minot, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Minot, ND employs 25.2k people. The largest industries in Minot, ND are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,940 people), Retail Trade (3,363 people), and Educational Services (2,724 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($92,072), Utilities ($68,534), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,045).

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

25.2k
2022 Value
± 1,371
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 7.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Minot, ND declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 25.5k employees to 25.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Minot, ND, are Management Occupations (2,900 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,336 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,327 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Minot, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25.2k
2022 Value
± 1,371
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 7.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Minot, ND declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 25.5k employees to 25.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Minot, ND, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,940 people), Retail Trade (3,363 people), and Educational Services (2,724 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,904
Median earning men ± $3,674
$35,501
Median earning women ± $3,565

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($80,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,667), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($70,804), Construction ($67,589), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($64,710).

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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.

Minot, 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 Minot, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Minot, 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 Minot, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Minot, ND awarded 649 degrees. The student population of Minot, ND in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 973 male students and 1,804 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Minot, ND are White (449 and 83.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (31 and 5.74%), Black or African American (17 and 3.15%), and Two or More Races (14 and 2.59%).

The largest universities in Minot, ND by number of degrees awarded are Minot State University (649 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Minot, ND are General Business Administration & Management (89 and 13.7%), Registered Nursing (58 and 8.94%), and Social Work (45 and 6.93%).

The median tuition cost in Minot, ND for a public four year colleges is $7,168 for in-state students and $7,168 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Minot, ND, the percentage of applicants admitted was 93.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 81.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,777 (35% men and 65% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,777 students enrolled in Minot, ND, 35% men and 65% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,868 records, of which 67.9% were women and 32.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded
  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Minot, ND was Social Work with 45 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
649 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Minot State University with 649 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 214 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Minot, ND, which is 0.492 times less than the 435 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 449 degrees mean that there were 14.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 31 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 ($7,168) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,340) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,100) 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 Minot, ND was $241,900 in 2022, which is 0.858 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $217,500 to $241,900, a 11.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Minot, ND is 56.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Minot, ND have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Minot, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Minot, ND is $75,545. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Minot, ND was Census Tract 112 with a value of $109,241, followed by Census Tract 104 and Census Tract 103.02, with respective values of $91,801 and $89,693.

Property

$241,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,732
$11,979
Median Property Taxes
±$867

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Rent vs Own

56.6%
Homeownership
2022
69.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.6% of the housing units in Minot, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 112
  2. Census Tract 104
  3. Census Tract 103.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Minot, ND was Census Tract 112 with a value of $109,241, followed by Census Tract 104 and Census Tract 103.02, with respective values of $91,801 and $89,693.

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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.
$75,545
Median Household Income
± $3,359
21.2k
Number of Households
± 1,240

In 2022, the median household income of the 21.2k households in Minot, ND grew to $75,545 from the previous year's value of $68,543.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Minot, 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 (81.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.42%)

In 2022, 81.1% of workers in Minot, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.4%) and those who worked at home (4.42%).

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Minot, ND have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.08% of the workforce in Minot, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Minot, ND (5.3k out of 46.9k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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

93.2% of the population of Minot, ND has health coverage, with 53.5% on employee plans, 8.64% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 4.83% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ward County, ND see 1353 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.17% decrease from the previous year (1383 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1292 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,353 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ward County, ND

Primary care physicians in Ward County, ND see an average of 1,353 patients per year. This represents a 2.17% decrease from the previous year (1,383 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.3% under 18 years, 29% between 18 and 34 years, 33.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.82%
Uninsured
53.5%
Employer Coverage
8.64%
Medicaid
10.1%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
4.83%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Minot, ND declined by 7.35% from 7.36% to 6.82%.

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