Sioux County, ND

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Population

4,420

0.248% decline

Median Age

26.9


Median Household Income

$40,795

3.18% growth

Poverty Rate

37.1%


Number of Employees

1,332

1.22% growth

Median Property Value

$76,300

2.69% growth

About

In 2017, Sioux County, ND had a population of 4.42k people with a median age of 26.9 and a median household income of $40,795. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sioux County, ND declined from 4,431 to 4,420, a -0.248% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,539 to $40,795, a 3.18% increase.

The population of Sioux County, ND is 81.6% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 12.5% White Alone, and 3.91% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Sioux County, ND speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sioux County, ND are Sitting Bull College (47 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Sioux County, ND is $76,300, and the homeownership rate is 44.2%. Most people in Sioux County, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Sioux County, ND is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Sioux County, ND employs 1.33k people. The largest industries in Sioux County, ND are Public Administration (262 people), Educational Services (256 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (235 people), and the highest paying industries are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($45,625), Transportation & Warehousing ($45,417), and Construction ($41,458).

Median household income in Sioux County, ND is $40,795. Males in Sioux 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 Sioux County, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,795

2017 value

± $4,030

3.18%

1 Year Growth

± 17.5%

Households in Sioux County, ND have a median annual income of $40,795, 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 $39,539 in 2016, which represents a 3.18% 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 Sioux 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 9409

  2. Census Tract 9408

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sioux County, ND was Census Tract 9409 with a value of $40,588, followed by Census Tract 9408 and N/A, with respective values of $35,469 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

37.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sioux County, ND (1.62k out of 4.35k 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 Females 6 - 11, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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

    1,454 ± 97

  2. White

    108 ± 30

  3. Two Or More

    54 ± 51

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

1.33k

2017 Value

± 104

1.22%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sioux County, ND grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 1.32k employees to 1.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sioux County, ND, are Management Occupations (215 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (208 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (137 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sioux County, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sioux County, ND, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (215 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (208 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (137 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sioux County, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.3 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.45 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sioux County, ND, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($49,306), Health Technologists & Technicians ($48,571), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($47,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.33k

2017 Value

± 104

1.22%

1 Year growth

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sioux County, ND grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 1.32k employees to 1.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sioux County, ND, are Public Administration (262 people), Educational Services (256 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (235 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sioux County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Sioux 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 Sioux County, ND, by number of employees, are Public Administration (262 people), Educational Services (256 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (235 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sioux County, ND has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (8.02 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.54 times), and Public Administration (4.21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sioux County, ND, by median earnings, are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($45,625), Transportation & Warehousing ($45,417), and Construction ($41,458).

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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.

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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

69.7% of the population of Sioux County, ND has health coverage, with 27.2% on employee plans, 27.9% on Medicaid, 6.14% on Medicare, 6.98% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Sioux 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 2234 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1490 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 Sioux 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

30.3%

Uninsured

27.2%

Employer Coverage

27.9%

Medicaid

6.14%

Medicare

6.98%

Non-Group

1.44%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sioux County, ND grew by 6.05% from 28.6% to 30.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sioux 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

Sioux County, ND is home to a population of 4.42k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.566% of Sioux County, ND residents were born outside of the country (25 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sioux County, ND is composed of 3.61k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (81.6%), 551 White Alone residents (12.5%), 173 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.91%), 78 Two or More Races residents (1.76%), 5 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.113%), 2 Asian Alone residents (0.0452%), 2 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0452%), and 2 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0452%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

21

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 42.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sioux County, ND was 26.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 21. But people in Sioux County, ND are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Sioux County, ND residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.566%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

25 people

0.564%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

25 people

As of 2017, 0.566% of Sioux County, ND residents (25 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 Sioux County, ND was 0.564%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Sioux County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sioux County, ND was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    3.61k ± 26

  2. White Alone

    551 ± 5

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    173 ± 63.5

In 2017, there were 6.55 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (3.61k people) in Sioux County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 551 White Alone and 173 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 Sioux 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 Sioux 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 Sioux County, ND was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Sioux 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

    46 ± 19

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    22 ± 12

  3. Korea

    21 ± 13

Sioux County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Sioux County, ND awarded 47 degrees. The student population of Sioux County, ND is skewed towards women, with 105 male students and 177 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sioux County, ND are American Indian or Alaska Native (42 and 89.4%), followed by White (4 and 8.51%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 2.13%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Sioux County, ND by number of degrees awarded are Sitting Bull College (47 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sioux County, ND are General Studies (7 and 14.9%), General Business Administration & Management (5 and 10.6%), and Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (5 and 10.6%).

The median tuition costs in Sioux County, 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 Sioux County, ND was General Studies with 3 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

47 degrees awarded

$3,600

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Sioux County, ND institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sitting Bull College with 47 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

14

Degrees Awarded to Men

33

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sioux County, ND, which is 0.424 times less than the 33 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

    42 degrees awarded

  2. White

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sioux County, ND were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 42 degrees mean that there were 10.5 times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sioux County, ND was $76,300 in 2017, which is 0.351 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $74,300 to $76,300, a 2.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Sioux County, ND is 44.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sioux County, ND have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sioux 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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$40,795

Median Household Income

± $4,030

1.11k

Number of Households

± 86

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.11k households in Sioux County, ND grew to $40,795 from the previous year's value of $39,539.

The following chart displays the households in Sioux 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$76,300

2017 Median

± $9,095

$74,300

2016 Median

± $10,010

In 2017, the median property value in Sioux County, ND grew to to $76,300 from the previous year's value of $74,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sioux 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 Sioux County, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sioux County, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sioux County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

44.2%

2017 Homeownership

41.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 44.2% of the housing units in Sioux County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 41.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sioux 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 Sioux County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sioux County, ND have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sioux County, ND have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.926% of the workforce in Sioux County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.4%

  2. Carpooled

    14.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    8.55%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sioux County, ND was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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