Burke County, ND

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Population

2,253

0.625% growth

Median Age

35.7


Median Household Income

$71,667

9.38% growth

Poverty Rate

7.29%


Number of Employees

1,129

1.62% growth

Median Property Value

$115,300

0.945% decline

About

In 2017, Burke County, ND had a population of 2.25k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $71,667. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Burke County, ND grew from 2,239 to 2,253, a 0.625% increase and its median household income grew from $65,521 to $71,667, a 9.38% increase.

The population of Burke County, ND is 93.4% White Alone, 2.75% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 1.78% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Burke County, ND speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Burke County, ND is $115,300, and the homeownership rate is 74.4%. Most people in Burke County, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Burke County, ND is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Burke County, ND employs 1.13k people. The largest industries in Burke County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (176 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (157 people), and Retail Trade (148 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($85,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,893), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,288).

Median household income in Burke County, ND is $71,667. Males in Burke County, ND have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,424. The income inequality in Burke County, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,667

2017 value

± $4,852

9.38%

1 Year Growth

± 11.7%

Households in Burke County, ND have a median annual income of $71,667, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,521 in 2016, which represents a 9.38% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,998

Average Male Salary

± $3,148

$42,424

Average Female Salary

± $2,091

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,817 ± $1,967

  2. Two or More Races

    $38,540 ± $11,502

  3. American Indian

    $36,702 ± $8,076

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burke County, ND is from North Dakota.

0.431

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9533

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burke County, ND was Census Tract 9533 with a value of $71,667, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Burke County, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.29% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burke County, ND (164 out of 2.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    160 ± 54

  2. Hispanic

    12 ± 48

  3. Two Or More

    4 ± 45

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burke County, ND is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.13k

2017 Value

± 108

1.62%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burke County, ND grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 1.11k employees to 1.13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burke County, ND, are Management Occupations (204 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (149 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (90 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burke County, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Burke County, ND, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (204 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (149 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (90 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burke County, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.46 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.65 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.11 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Burke County, ND, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($91,591), Production Occupations ($88,125), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($83,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.13k

2017 Value

± 108

1.62%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burke County, ND grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 1.11k employees to 1.13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burke County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (176 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (157 people), and Retail Trade (148 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burke County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Burke County, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Burke County, ND, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (176 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (157 people), and Retail Trade (148 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burke County, ND has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (25.7 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (13.2 times), and Utilities (2.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Burke County, ND, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($85,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,893), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,288).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $46.1B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $46.1B, followed by Cereal grains ($11.4B) and Other ag prods. ($10.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$115B

2015 Value

$123B

Projected 2045 Value

6.79% growth

In 2015, total outbound North Dakota trade was $115B. This is expected to increase 6.79% to $123B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.8B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $8.57B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $12.8B, followed by Texas with $11.4B and Illinois and $8.57B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.2% of the population of Burke County, ND has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 3.91% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 20.3% on non-group plans, and 0.711% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Burke County, ND was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Burke County, ND see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Burke County, ND see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,410

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,461

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.75%

Uninsured

53.8%

Employer Coverage

3.91%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

20.3%

Non-Group

0.711%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burke County, ND declined by 19.2% from 10.8% to 8.75%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Burke County, ND changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 13% prevalence

  3. 12.7% prevalence

Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Burke County, ND is home to a population of 2.25k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.13% of Burke County, ND residents were born outside of the country (48 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Burke County, ND is composed of 2.1k White Alone residents (93.4%), 62 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.75%), 40 Two or More Races residents (1.78%), 36 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.6%), 10 Black or African American Alone residents (0.444%), 1 Asian Alone residents (0.0444%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Burke County, ND are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.6

57

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Burke County, ND was 35.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 57. But people in Burke County, ND are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Burke County, ND residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.13%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

48 people

3.22%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

72 people

As of 2017, 2.13% of Burke County, ND residents (48 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burke County, ND was 3.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,426 ± 1,434 people

  2. Canada

    2,477 ± 1,220 people

  3. Philippines

    2,077 ± 1,117 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,426 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,477 and Philippines with 2,077.

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Burke County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Burke County, ND was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.1k ± 49

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    62 ± 42

  3. Two or More Races

    40 ± 29.4

In 2017, there were 33.9 times more White Alone residents (2.1k people) in Burke County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 62 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 40 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Burke County, ND as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Burke County, ND citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Burke County, ND was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Burke County, ND are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    48 ± 20

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    17 ± 15

  3. Korea

    12 ± 13

Burke County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burke County, ND was $115,300 in 2017, which is 0.53 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $116,400 to $115,300, a 0.945% decrease. The homeownership rate in Burke County, ND is 74.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Burke County, ND have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Burke County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$71,667

Median Household Income

± $4,852

950

Number of Households

± 92

In 2017, the median household income of the 950 households in Burke County, ND grew to $71,667 from the previous year's value of $65,521.

The following chart displays the households in Burke County, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$115,300

2017 Median

± $10,304

$116,400

2016 Median

± $8,473

In 2017, the median property value in Burke County, ND declined from to $115,300 from the previous year's value of $116,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Burke County, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burke County, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Burke County, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burke County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.4%

2017 Homeownership

71.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.4% of the housing units in Burke County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Burke County, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Burke County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burke County, ND have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burke County, ND have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.35% of the workforce in Burke County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Walked

    7.98%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Burke County, ND was Drove Alone (73.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.4%) and those who Walked (7.98%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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