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 sales jobs (11.80%), office and administrative support (11.24%), and management occupations (7.65%).
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 17.73 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of people in Minot who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.12% of adults in Minot have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Minot in 2010 was $29,957, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,828 for a family of four. However, Minot contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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.