Bottineau is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 2,343 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bottineau is the 22nd largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bottineau is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bottineau is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bottineau who work in office and administrative support (11.44%), sales jobs (10.81%), and personal care services (8.76%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Bottineau spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.99 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Bottineau is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Bottineau who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.03% of the adults in Bottineau have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bottineau in 2010 was $31,566, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,264 for a family of four. However, Bottineau contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bottineau is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bottineau home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bottineau residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bottineau include German, English, Swedish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Bottineau is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.