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Lakota - McVille, ND

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Overview


Lakota - McVille is a very small town located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 2,995 people and just one neighborhood, Lakota - McVille is the 24th largest community in North Dakota.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lakota - McVille is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lakota - McVille is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lakota - McVille who work in management occupations (18.81%), sales jobs (10.18%), and teaching (8.93%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Demographics

The overall education level of Lakota - McVille is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.59% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lakota - McVille in 2018 was $37,130, which is middle income relative to North Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,520 for a family of four. However, Lakota - McVille contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Lakota - McVille home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lakota - McVille residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lakota - McVille include Norwegian, German, Irish, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Lakota - McVille is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 3 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 98.8% of America.

People

If you are planning to retire in North Dakota, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in North Dakota, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.4% of neighborhoods in ND. If a North Dakota retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Norwegian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 41.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 1.5% have Finnish ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Lakota - McVille are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 13.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 43.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.4%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Lakota - McVille, ND, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Norwegian (41.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (29.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (69.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.7%) and 10.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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