Minot, ND

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Living in Minot

Minot is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 48,743 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Minot is the fourth largest community in North Dakota.

Minot real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Minot house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Minot isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Minot are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Minot is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Minot who work in sales jobs (12.20%), office and administrative support (11.96%), and management occupations (7.70%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Minot, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

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 18.87 minutes getting to work every day.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Minot use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Minot‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The percentage of people in Minot who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.05% of adults in Minot have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Minot in 2010 was $33,446, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,784 for a family of four. However, Minot contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Minot is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Minot home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Minot residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Minot include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Minot is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.