Income/capita 24%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 45%
IndexDickinsonNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$36,870$33,107$29,829
Median household income$74,838$59,114$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,799$76,410$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,272$36,149$35,192
Median earnings male$53,632$41,306$36,919
Median earnings female$27,317$26,342$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%1.9%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%11.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dickinson is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Dickinson is 35% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dickinson is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dickinson is 49% lower than the national average

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      Dickinson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.1%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.7%14.9%
      Public administration2.9%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.7%4.7%
      Education, health & social services5.4%37.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Heart, ND328$73,75033%
      Gladstone, ND316$56,2502%
      Dickinson, ND21,985$74,83835%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hamtramck, MI21,985$23,60957%
      Farmington, UT21,983$95,56373%
      Hunters Creek, FL21,988$64,53017%
      Villa Park, IL21,977$71,72430%
      Kihei, HI21,964$68,26723%
      Dickinson, ND21,985$74,83835%
      Source: The Dickinson, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).