New Town, ND

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Population

2,459

2.33% growth

Median Age

29.2


Median Household Income

$57,105

7.57% growth

Poverty Rate

17.9%


Number of Employees

1,040

10.8% growth

Median Property Value

$114,700

6.9% growth

About

In 2017, New Town, ND had a population of 2.46k people with a median age of 29.2 and a median household income of $57,105. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of New Town, ND grew from 2,403 to 2,459, a 2.33% increase and its median household income grew from $53,086 to $57,105, a 7.57% increase.

The population of New Town, ND is 67.5% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 18.6% White Alone, and 11.5% Hispanic or Latino. 10.6% of the people in New Town, ND speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Town, ND are Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (40 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in New Town, ND is $114,700, and the homeownership rate is 52.9%. Most people in New Town, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.8 minutes. The average car ownership in New Town, ND is 3 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of New Town, ND employs 1.04k people. The largest industries in New Town, ND are Accommodation & Food Services (210 people), Public Administration (201 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (117 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,833), Wholesale Trade ($55,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($46,875).

Median household income in New Town, ND is $57,105. Males in New Town, 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 New Town, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,105

2017 value

± $8,447

7.57%

1 Year Growth

± 17%

Households in New Town, ND have a median annual income of $57,105, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,086 in 2016, which represents a 7.57% 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 New Town, ND 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 New Town, ND 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 New Town, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9404

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Town, ND was Census Tract 9404 with a value of $59,250, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Town, ND (436 out of 2.43k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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. Native American

    395 ± 85

  2. White

    35 ± 52

  3. Asian

    3 ± 45

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Town, ND is Native American, followed by White and Asian.

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

1.04k

2017 Value

± 147

10.8%

1 Year growth

± 17.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New Town, ND grew at a rate of 10.8%, from 939 employees to 1.04k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Town, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (170 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (162 people), and Management Occupations (114 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Town, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of New Town, ND, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (170 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (162 people), and Management Occupations (114 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, New Town, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.66 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.06 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.96 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of New Town, ND, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($250,001), Management Occupations ($88,438), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($78,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.04k

2017 Value

± 147

10.8%

1 Year growth

± 17.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New Town, ND grew at a rate of 10.8%, from 939 employees to 1.04k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Town, ND, are Accommodation & Food Services (210 people), Public Administration (201 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (117 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Town, ND, though some of these residents may live in New Town, 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 New Town, ND, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (210 people), Public Administration (201 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (117 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, New Town, ND has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (20.8 times higher than expected), Public Administration (4.14 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (2.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in New Town, ND, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,833), Wholesale Trade ($55,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($46,875).

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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 with $11.4B and Other ag prods. and $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

66% of the population of New Town, ND has health coverage, with 40.4% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 5.59% on Medicare, 7.19% on non-group plans, and 1.51% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in New Town, ND see 1333 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.22% increase from the previous year (1279 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1553 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 606 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

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1333 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see an average of 1333 patients per year. This represents a 4.22% increase from the previous year (1279 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

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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

34%

Uninsured

40.4%

Employer Coverage

11.3%

Medicaid

5.59%

Medicare

7.19%

Non-Group

1.51%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Town, ND grew by 0.158% from 33.9% to 34%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in New Town, 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

New Town, ND is home to a population of 2.46k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.03% of New Town, ND residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of New Town, ND is composed of 1.66k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (67.5%), 457 White Alone residents (18.6%), 283 Hispanic or Latino residents (11.5%), 34 Two or More Races residents (1.38%), 17 Black or African American Alone residents (0.691%), 7 Asian Alone residents (0.285%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in New Town, ND are Other Native North American Languages (121 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (81 speakers), and Korean (13 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

28

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.4

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in New Town, ND was 29.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in New Town, ND are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all New Town, ND residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.03%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.54%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.03% of New Town, ND residents 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 New Town, ND was 1.54%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 New Town, ND was Mexico, the natal country of 3,426 New Town, ND residents, followed by Canada with 2,477 and Philippines with 2,077.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of New Town, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in New Town, ND was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    1.66k ± 114

  2. White Alone

    457 ± 108

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    283 ± 142

In 2017, there were 3.63 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.66k people) in New Town, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 457 White Alone and 283 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other Native North American Languages

    121 speakers (5.66%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    81 speakers (3.79%)

  3. Korean

    13 speakers (0.608%)

10.6% of New Town, ND citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in New Town, ND was Other Native North American Languages. 5.66% of the overall population of New Town, ND are native Other Native North American Languages speakers. 3.79% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.608% speak Other Native North American Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    37 ± 22

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    29 ± 22

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    24 ± 24

New Town, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in New Town, ND awarded 40 degrees. The student population of New Town, ND is skewed towards women, with 99 male students and 169 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Town, ND are American Indian or Alaska Native (34 and 85%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 5%), White (2 and 5%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (1 and 2.5%).

The largest universities in New Town, ND by number of degrees awarded are Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (40 and 100%).

The most popular majors in New Town, ND are General Business Administration & Management (7 and 17.5%), Environmental Studies (6 and 15%), and Welding Technology (6 and 15%).

The median tuition costs in New Town, ND are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,600 and $3,600 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in New Town, ND was General Business Administration & Management with 6 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in New Town, ND according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

40 degrees awarded

$3,600

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the New Town, ND institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College with 40 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

15

Degrees Awarded to Men

25

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 15 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Town, ND, which is 0.6 times less than the 25 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    34 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

  3. White

    2 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in New Town, ND were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 34 degrees mean that there were 17 times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Town, ND was $114,700 in 2017, which is 0.527 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $107,300 to $114,700, a 6.9% increase. The homeownership rate in New Town, ND is 52.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in New Town, ND have an average commute time of 13.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Town, ND is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$57,105

Median Household Income

± $8,447

656

Number of Households

± 82

In 2017, the median household income of the 656 households in New Town, ND grew to $57,105 from the previous year's value of $53,086.

The following chart displays the households in New Town, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$114,700

2017 Median

± $27,806

$107,300

2016 Median

± $11,564

In 2017, the median property value in New Town, ND grew to to $114,700 from the previous year's value of $107,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in New Town, 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 New Town, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in New Town, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Town, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

52.9%

2017 Homeownership

51.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 52.9% of the housing units in New Town, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

13.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Town, ND have a shorter commute time (13.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in New Town, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.78%

  3. Walked

    5.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in New Town, ND was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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