Minot is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 48,377 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Minot is the fourth largest community in North Dakota. Minot 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. This seems to be the case in Minot, where the median household income is $64,401.00.
Minot is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Minot is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Minot who work in sales jobs (11.73%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and management occupations (9.51%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Minot, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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 18.63 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Minot citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.65% of adults in Minot have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Minot in 2018 was $36,212, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,848 for a family of four. However, Minot contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Minot is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Minot home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Minot residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Minot include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Minot is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.