Minot is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 49,450 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Minot is the fourth largest community in North Dakota.
Minot is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Minot is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Minot who work in office and administrative support (12.30%), sales jobs (11.40%), and management occupations (7.99%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Minot. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
One of the benefits of Minot is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.18 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 percentage of people in Minot who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.83% of adults in Minot have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Minot in 2010 was $32,203, 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 $128,812 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.