Dickinson is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 22,186 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dickinson who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), sales jobs (10.07%), and management occupations (9.51%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Dickinson spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.49 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The citizens of Dickinson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.18% of adults in Dickinson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dickinson in 2010 was $37,288, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,152 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 German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Dickinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.