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 47,370 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Minot is the fourth largest community in North Dakota.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Minot is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 sales jobs (11.64%), office and administrative support (11.10%), and management occupations (8.54%).

Minot is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Minot, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Minot spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.00 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Minot citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.28% of adults in Minot have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Minot in 2010 was $34,691, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,764 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 German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.

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