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%).
One of the benefits of Dickinson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.84 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Dickinson use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Dickinson‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The citizens of Dickinson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.70% of adults in Dickinson having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.