New Town, ND

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2022 Population
2,714
1.13% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
28.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
20.4%
5.86% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$56,176
0.196% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$181,400
20.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,072
2.88% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, New Town, ND had a population of 2.71k people with a median age of 28.4 and a median household income of $56,176. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of New Town, ND declined from 2,745 to 2,714, a −1.13% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,066 to $56,176, a 0.196% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Town, ND are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (11.6%), Other (Hispanic) (4.75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.09%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (3.54%).

None of the households in New Town, 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.

97.8% of the residents in New Town, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Town, ND are Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (29 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in New Town, ND was $181,400, and the homeownership rate was 34%.

Most people in New Town, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.3 minutes. The average car ownership in New Town, ND was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

New Town, ND is home to a population of 2.71k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.49% of New Town, ND residents were born outside of the country (149 people).

In 2022, there were 5.87 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.85k people) in New Town, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 316 White (Non-Hispanic) and 129 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of New Town, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in New Town, ND was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Town, ND
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.85k ± 122
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    316 ± 103
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    129 ± 81
12.8%
Hispanic Population
347 people

In 2022, there were 5.87 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.85k people) in New Town, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 316 White (Non-Hispanic) and 129 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.8% of the people in New Town, ND are hispanic (347 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in New Town, ND as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    2,804 ± 1,298 people
  2. Canada
    2,799 ± 1,297 people
  3. Mexico
    2,784 ± 1,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Philippines, the natal country of 2,804 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,799 and Mexico with 2,784.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.49%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
149 people
4.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
111 people

As of 2022, 5.49% of New Town, ND residents (149 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Town, ND was 4.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    59 ± 53
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    11 ± 20
  3. Vietnam
    10 ± 19

New Town, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 5.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of New Town, ND employs 1.07k people. The largest industries in New Town, ND are Educational Services (158 people), Accommodation & Food Services (119 people), and Public Administration (110 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,972), Finance & Insurance ($83,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,813).

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,891. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.07k
2022 Value
± 162
2.88%
1 Year growth
± 20.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Town, ND grew at a rate of 2.88%, from 1.04k employees to 1.07k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Town, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (133 people), Management Occupations (123 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (109 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Town, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.07k
2022 Value
± 162
2.88%
1 Year growth
± 20.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Town, ND grew at a rate of 2.88%, from 1.04k employees to 1.07k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Town, ND, are Educational Services (158 people), Accommodation & Food Services (119 people), and Public Administration (110 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,679
Median earning men ± $15,496
$39,321
Median earning women ± $6,585

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,972), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,813), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($62,039).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($71,250), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,583).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.83%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 428k people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.83% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.6%).

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.

New Town, 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 New Town, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

New Town, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

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Education

In 2022, universities in New Town, ND awarded 29 degrees. The student population of New Town, ND in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 52 male students and 120 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Town, ND are American Indian or Alaska Native (25 and 86.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 6.9%), Two or More Races (2 and 6.9%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in New Town, ND by number of degrees awarded are Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (29 and 100%).

The most popular majors in New Town, ND are General Business Administration & Management (10 and 34.5%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (6 and 20.7%), and Welding Technology (5 and 17.2%).

The median tuition cost in New Town, ND for a public four year colleges is $3,600 for in-state students and $3,600 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 172 students enrolled in New Town, ND, 30.2% men and 69.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 120 records, of which 72.5% were women and 27.5% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in New Town, ND was Biological & Physical Sciences with 2 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College with 29 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 12 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Town, ND, which is 0.706 times less than the 17 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 25 degrees mean that there were 12.5 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($270) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.399% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.605% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (157k), Some college (149k), and Bachelors Degree (122k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Town, ND was $181,400 in 2022, which is 0.643 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $151,000 to $181,400, a 20.1% increase. The homeownership rate in New Town, ND is 34%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in New Town, ND have an average commute time of 14.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New Town, ND is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$181,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,634
$282
Median Property Taxes
±$68

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Rent vs Own

34%
Homeownership
2022
60.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 34% of the housing units in New Town, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 43.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9404
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$56,176
Median Household Income
± $9,679
830
Number of Households
± 139

In 2022, the median household income of the 830 households in New Town, ND grew to $56,176 from the previous year's value of $56,066.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for New Town, ND is from North Dakota.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.835% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.45%)
  3. Walked (4.54%)

In 2022, 85.4% of workers in New Town, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.45%) and those who walked to work (4.54%).

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Commute Time

14.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Town, ND have a shorter commute time (14.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in New Town, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
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 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Town, ND (550 out of 2.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 12 - 14, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

78% of the population of New Town, ND has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 5.16% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 2.34% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Mountrail County, ND see 2636 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.21% increase from the previous year (2554 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1750 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1750 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,636 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mountrail County, ND

Primary care physicians in Mountrail County, ND see an average of 2,636 patients per year. This represents a 3.21% increase from the previous year (2,554 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 39.8% under 18 years, 19.6% between 18 and 34 years, 33.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.24% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

22%
Uninsured
45.6%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
5.16%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
2.34%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Town, ND declined by 8.38% from 24% to 22%.

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