New Town is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 2,521 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Town is the 27th largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Town is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Town is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Town who work in office and administrative support (16.07%), food service (14.74%), and management occupations (10.49%).
The overall crime rate in New Town is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One of the benefits of New Town is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.94 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.
Being a small city, New Town does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of New Town citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.08% of adults 25 and older in New Town have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Town in 2010 was $23,159, which is low income relative to North Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,636 for a family of four. However, New Town contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Town is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Town home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Town residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in New Town include Norwegian, Irish, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in New Town is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.