McLean County, ND

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2021 Population
9,788
2.7% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
45.8
0% 1-year change
2021 Poverty Rate
7.7%
2.2% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$72,324
2.94% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$200,600
8.55% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, McLean County, ND had a population of 9.79k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $72,324. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of McLean County, ND grew from 9,531 to 9,788, a 2.7% increase and its median household income grew from $70,261 to $72,324, a 2.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in McLean County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.4%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.45%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.19%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.644%).

None of the households in McLean County, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in McLean County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in McLean County, ND was $200,600, and the homeownership rate was 81.8%.

Most people in McLean County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in McLean County, ND was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

McLean County, ND is home to a population of 9.79k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.47% of McLean County, ND residents were born outside of the country (144 people).

In 2021, there were 13.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.56k people) in McLean County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 631 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 233 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2021 Citizenship
98.9%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.1% of McLean County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in McLean County, ND was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in McLean County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.56k ± 19
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    631 ± 53
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    233 ± 50.3
2.66%
Hispanic Population
260 people

In 2021, there were 13.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.56k people) in McLean County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 631 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 233 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.66% of the people in McLean County, ND are hispanic (260 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.47%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
144 people
1.49%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
142 people

As of 2021, 1.47% of McLean County, ND residents (144 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in McLean County, ND was 1.49%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    282 ± 53
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    108 ± 55
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    81 ± 34

McLean County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of McLean County, ND employs 4.59k people. The largest industries in McLean County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (610 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (567 people), and Educational Services (423 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($107,050), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,920), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,893).

Occupations

4.59k
2021 Value
± 259
0.0436%
1 Year growth
± 8.04%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in McLean County, ND grew at a rate of 0.0436%, from 4.58k employees to 4.59k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in McLean County, ND, are Management Occupations (675 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (513 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (459 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of McLean County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.59k
2021 Value
± 259
0.0436%
1 Year growth
± 8.04%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in McLean County, ND grew at a rate of 0.0436%, from 4.58k employees to 4.59k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in McLean County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (610 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (567 people), and Educational Services (423 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of McLean County, ND, though some of these residents may live in McLean County, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$459,255
Median earning men ± $25,059
$254,351
Median earning women ± $27,654

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($98,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($97,750), and Information ($83,056).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($56,667), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,750), and Public Administration ($43,693).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 77
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 53
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 49
    Wholesale Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $70.8B
  2. $9.25B
  3. $8.64B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $70.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($9.25B) and Other ag prods. ($8.64B).

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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$154B
2020 Value in North Dakota
$278B
Projected 2050 Value in North Dakota
81.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $154B. This is expected to increase 81.1% to $278B by 2050.

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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. $27.1B
  2. $17.1B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $27.1B, followed by Texas with $17.1B and Minnesota and $15.8B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in McLean County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 75.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.73%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

McLean County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from McLean County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

McLean County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for McLean County, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.295% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.458% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (158k), Some college (147k), and Bachelors Degree (120k).

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The median property value in McLean County, ND was $200,600 in 2021, which is 0.819 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $184,800 to $200,600, a 8.55% increase. The homeownership rate in McLean County, ND is 81.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in McLean County, ND have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in McLean County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$200,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$10,546
$3,356
Median Property Taxes
±$220

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McLean County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.8%
Homeownership
2021
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 81.8% of the housing units in McLean County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9608
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$72,324
Median Household Income
± $4,750
4.1k
Number of Households
± 248

In 2021, the median household income of the 4.1k households in McLean County, ND grew to $72,324 from the previous year's value of $70,261.

The following chart displays the households in McLean 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for McLean County, ND is from North Dakota.
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.432
2020 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2021, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.433 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.244% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (79.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.69%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.5%)

In 2021, 79.7% of workers in McLean County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.69%) and those who worked at home (6.5%).

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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Commute Time

22.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in McLean County, ND have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.02% of the workforce in McLean County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

7.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in McLean County, ND (746 out of 9.69k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in McLean County, ND is White, followed by Native American and Hispanic.

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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95.3% of the population of McLean County, ND has health coverage, with 49.1% on employee plans, 6.49% on Medicaid, 19.3% on Medicare, 19.3% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in McLean County, ND see 4725 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.943% decrease from the previous year (4770 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4708 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 9416 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,725 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in McLean County, ND

Primary care physicians in McLean County, ND see an average of 4,725 patients per year. This represents a 0.943% decrease from the previous year (4,770 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in McLean County, ND in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 14.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.72%
Uninsured
49.1%
Employer Coverage
6.49%
Medicaid
19.3%
Medicare
19.3%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in McLean County, ND grew by 11.6% from 4.23% to 4.72%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in McLean County, ND.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.7% in McLean County, ND.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.12% in McLean County, ND.

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