Minot is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 47,382 people and eight 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 $66,194.00.
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 (11.96%), office and administrative support (11.14%), and management occupations (9.35%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Minot. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Minot spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.42 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Minot citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.75% of adults in Minot have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Minot in 2018 was $35,367, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,468 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.