Slope County, ND

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2020 Population
788
6.2% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
49.6
3.98% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
4.95%
34.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$65,833
3.49% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$91,000
10.6% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
374
15.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Slope County, ND had a population of 788 people with a median age of 49.6 and a median household income of $65,833. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Slope County, ND grew from 742 to 788, a 6.2% increase and its median household income grew from $63,611 to $65,833, a 3.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Slope County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.888%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.127%).

None of the households in Slope 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.

99.7% of the residents in Slope County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Slope County, ND was $91,000, and the homeownership rate was 83%. Most people in Slope County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Slope County, ND was 3 cars per household.

Diversity

Slope County, ND is home to a population of 788 people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.254% of Slope County, ND residents were born outside of the country (2 people).

In 2020, there were 39.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (753 people) in Slope County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Slope County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    753 ± 83
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19 ± 29
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    8 ± 12.8
0.127%
Hispanic Population
1 people

In 2020, there were 39.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (753 people) in Slope County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.127% of the people in Slope County, ND are hispanic (1 people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.254%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2 people
0.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2 people

As of 2020, 0.254% of Slope County, ND residents (2 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Slope County, ND was 0.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,869 ± 1,313 people
  2. Philippines
    2,835 ± 1,305 people
  3. Liberia
    2,461 ± 1,216 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 2,869 North Dakota residents, followed by Philippines with 2,835 and Liberia with 2,461.

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Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Slope County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Slope County, ND was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11 ± 17
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 14

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

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Dakota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,334. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Slope County, ND employs 374 people. The largest industries in Slope County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (188 people), Educational Services (34 people), and Public Administration (19 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($130,313), Utilities ($69,583), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,417).

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,833
2020 value
± $7,556
3.49%
1 Year Growth
± 17.4%

Households in Slope County, ND have a median annual income of $65,833, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,611 in 2019, which represents a 3.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$65,498
Average Male Salary in North Dakota
± $3,509
$48,334
Average Female Salary in North Dakota
± $2,577

In 2020, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Dakota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Dakota
  1. White
    $51,342 ± $2,191
  2. Asian
    $47,530 ± $17,581
  3. Two or More Races
    $41,189 ± $10,597

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Dakota.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Slope County, ND is from North Dakota.
0.432
2020 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2020, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.241% growth from 2019 to 2020, 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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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9650
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.95% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Slope County, ND (39 out of 788 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 75+ and then Males 6 - 11.

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
    34 ± 43
  2. Two Or More
    5 ± 47
  3. Hispanic
    1 ± 50

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Slope County, ND is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

374
2020 Value
± 77
15.1%
1 Year growth
± 25.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Slope County, ND grew at a rate of 15.1%, from 325 employees to 374 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Slope County, ND, are Management Occupations (177 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (36 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (23 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Slope County, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Slope County, ND, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (177 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (36 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (23 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Slope County, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (15 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (4.51 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.26 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Slope County, ND, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($76,250), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($67,500), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

374
2020 Value
± 77
15.1%
1 Year growth
± 25.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Slope County, ND grew at a rate of 15.1%, from 325 employees to 374 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Slope County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (188 people), Educational Services (34 people), and Public Administration (19 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Slope County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Slope 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 Slope County, ND, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (188 people), Educational Services (34 people), and Public Administration (19 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Slope County, ND has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (41 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (8.94 times), and Utilities (2.92 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Slope County, ND, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($130,313), Utilities ($69,583), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,417).

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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. $62.8B
  2. $10.4B
  3. $9.05B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $62.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($10.4B) and Other ag prods. ($9.05B).

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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$148B
2020 Value in North Dakota
$277B
Projected 2050 Value in North Dakota
87.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $148B. This is expected to increase 87.3% to $277B by 2050.

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. $17.1B
  2. $16.8B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $17.1B, followed by Texas with $16.8B and Illinois and $16.3B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Slope County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 89% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.468%). The most partisan county was Slope County, ND with 89% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Slope 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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Slope County, ND
89% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Dakota
  1. 89% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 86.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Dakota was Slope County, ND with 89% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Dakota colored by their party leaning.

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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 Slope County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Slope 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 Slope County, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Slope County, ND was $91,000 in 2020, which is 0.396 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $101,800 to $91,000, a 10.6% decrease. The homeownership rate in Slope County, ND is 83%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Slope County, ND have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Slope County, ND is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$91,000
2020 Median
± $21,683
$101,800
2019 Median
± $19,725

In 2020, the median property value in Slope County, ND declined from to $91,000 from the previous year's value of $101,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Slope 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 Slope County, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$65,833
Median Household Income
± $7,556
336
Number of Households
± 50

In 2020, the median household income of the 336 households in Slope County, ND grew to $65,833 from the previous year's value of $63,611.

The following chart displays the households in Slope 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

83%
2020 Homeownership
82.2%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 83% of the housing units in Slope County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Slope County, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Slope County, ND have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.77% of the workforce in Slope County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (54.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (27%)
  3. Walked (13.2%)

In 2020, 54.5% of workers in Slope County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27%) and those who walked to work (13.2%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

99.5% of the population of Slope County, ND has health coverage, with 27.4% on employee plans, 7.49% on Medicaid, 23.6% on Medicare, 40.7% on non-group plans, and 0.254% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Dakota was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (24.1%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.5%)

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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Dakota
$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

0.508%
Uninsured
27.4%
Employer Coverage
7.49%
Medicaid
23.6%
Medicare
40.7%
Non-Group
0.254%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Slope County, ND declined by 24.7% from 0.674% to 0.508%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Slope 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. 24.1% prevalence
  2. 16.8% prevalence
  3. 15.3% prevalence

Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 24.1%.

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

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