Rugby is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 2,846 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rugby is the 16th largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities, Rugby isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rugby are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rugby is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rugby who work in office and administrative support (13.50%), teaching (9.21%), and food service (8.05%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Rugby has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Rugby a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 13.09 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Rugby are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.95% of adults in Rugby have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Rugby in 2010 was $24,358, which is lower middle income relative to North Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,432 for a family of four. However, Rugby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rugby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rugby residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Rugby include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Rugby is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.