Dickinson is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 22,993 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Dickinson is the seventh largest community in North Dakota.
Dickinson real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Dickinson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dickinson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dickinson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dickinson who work in office and administrative support (14.24%), sales jobs (10.15%), and management occupations (7.79%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.84 minutes getting to work every day.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Dickinson is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Dickinson area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Dickinson citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.70% of adults in Dickinson have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Dickinson in 2010 was $36,870, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,480 for a family of four. However, Dickinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dickinson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dickinson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dickinson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dickinson include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Dickinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.