Dickinson, ND

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Living in Dickinson

Dickinson is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 22,739 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, Dickinson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dickinson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dickinson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dickinson who work in office and administrative support (10.50%), sales jobs (9.46%), and management occupations (9.30%).

One of the benefits of Dickinson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.56 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The population of Dickinson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Dickinson, 23.73% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dickinson in 2010 was $37,045, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,180 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.

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