Dickinson is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 23,133 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Dickinson is the seventh largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dickinson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dickinson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dickinson who work in management occupations (9.50%), sales jobs (9.19%), and office and administrative support (8.66%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Dickinson spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.66 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The citizens of Dickinson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.78% of adults in Dickinson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dickinson in 2018 was $37,091, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,364 for a family of four. However, Dickinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dickinson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dickinson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dickinson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dickinson include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Dickinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.