Minot Air Force Base is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 5,690 people and just one neighborhood, Minot Air Force Base is the 13th largest community in North Dakota. Minot Air Force Base has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures.
Real Estate Prices
Minot Air Force Base home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Dakota, but Minot Air Force Base real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Minot Air Force Base, employing 22.98% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Healthcare industries employ 27.52% and 22.55% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Minot Air Force Base is a college town. There are a lot of students in Minot Air Force Base attending college, and as a result Minot Air Force Base provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Minot Air Force Base’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Minot Air Force Base spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.