Dickinson, North Dakota Population 2021

24,007
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Dickinson is a city located in Stark County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 24,007, it is the 7th largest city in North Dakota and the 1604th largest city in the United States . Dickinson is currently growing at a rate of 1.85% annually and its population has increased by 34.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,787 in 2010. Dickinson reached it's highest population of 24,007 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Dickinson has a population density of 1,698 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dickinson is $89,211 with a poverty rate of 9.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $917 per month, and the median house value is $238,000. The median age in Dickinson is 32.6 years, 32.9 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Dickinson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dickinson was:

  • White: 89.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Black or African American: 2.43%
  • Native American: 1.77%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.42%
The current population of Dickinson, North Dakota is 24,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,696.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,787.

Dickinson, North Dakota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,6296061.80%
202033,0236061.84%
201932,4176061.87%
201831,8115981.88%
201731,213-604-1.94%
201631,817-992-3.12%
201532,8091,5744.80%
201431,2352,0066.42%
201329,2291,4094.82%
201227,8201,7906.43%
201126,0308883.41%
201025,1420.00%

Dickinson Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,58889.97%
Two or More Races6642.90%
Black or African American5552.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native4041.77%
Asian3401.49%
Some Other Race2361.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander950.42%
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Dickinson Population by Race

Dickinson Population Pyramid $2021

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Dickinson Median Age

32.6


Total

32.9


Male

32.1


Female

Dickinson Adults

There are 17,179 adults, (2,579 of whom are seniors) in Dickinson.

Dickinson Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickinson Sex Ratio

Female

11,198

48.94%

Male

11,684

51.06%

Dickinson Population by Age

Dickinson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickinson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All52.4%47.6%
Female42.2%57.8%
Non Family31.9%68.1%
Male30.6%69.4%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickinson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4392.3552.4
Non Family4,2511.3131.9
Married4,0963.2977.2
Female7522.7142.2
Male3403.1830.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Dickinson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4793.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,0236.91%
High School Graduate4,30829.08%
Some College3,50423.65%
Associates Degree2,12514.34%
Bachelors Degree2,45416.57%
Graduate Degree9216.22%
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Dickinson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickinson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,11611,8882,962
Hispanic644531151
Black377300103
2+ Races25724623
Native American20517448
Asian12412488
Islander9549
Other Race814

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.97%.

Dickinson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,501$64,098$31,378
Less Than 9th Grade$45,202$48,472$
High School Graduate$40,651$57,012$28,093
Some College$51,379$71,264$26,796
Bachelors Degree$50,900$63,651$41,744
Graduate Degree$79,350$82,560$69,044

$48,501

Average Earnings

$64,098

Average Male

$31,378

Average Female

Dickinson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickinson Language by Age

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Dickinson Language

94.86% of Dickinson residents speak only English, while 5.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Dickinson Language

Dickinson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0291,3637.16%
Hispanic1,32326820.26%
Asian33019258.18%
Native39017645.13%
Multiple65513821.07%
Black51811522.20%
Other2243214.29%

9.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickinson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickinson is Asian, with 58.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickinson is White, with 7.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.83%.

Dickinson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.38%
High School8.50%
Some College6.55%
Bachelors or Greater6.52%

Dickinson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.89%
Male Unemployed25.82%
Female Employed9.44%
Male Employed2.66%

Dickinson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickinson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,718$89,211
Families$98,956$114,236
Married Families$107,897-
Non Families$41,122$55,521
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Income by Household Type

Dickinson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickinson Married by Age and Sex

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Dickinson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dickinson Marital Status by Race

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Dickinson Marital Status

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1,166

Number of Veterans

1,021

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War400
Vietnam349
First Gulf War284
Korea41
World War II8

Dickinson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54286
18 to 34249
65 to 74224
55 to 64220
75+187

Dickinson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1457.33%
Hispanic495.81%
Black214.42%

Dickinson Veterans by Race

Dickinson Veterans by Education

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4.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickinson Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dickinson Employment by Age

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Dickinson Employment by Race

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Dickinson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.29%

Born in Dickinson

96.78%

Native Born

3.22%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.78% of Dickinson residents were born in the United States, with 50.29% having been born in North Dakota. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dickinson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,0074371.85%
202023,5704371.89%
201923,1334371.93%
201822,6964161.87%
201722,280-461-2.03%
201622,741-806-3.42%
201523,5471,2415.56%
201422,3061,3926.66%
201320,9141,1225.67%
201219,7921,1846.36%
201118,6086113.40%
201017,9971,9871.18%
200016,010-87-0.05%
199016,0971730.11%
198015,9243,5192.53%
197012,4052,4342.21%
19609,9712,5022.93%
19507,4691,6302.49%
19405,8398141.51%
19305,0259032.00%
19204,1224441.15%
19103,6782,77815.12%
19009000.00%

Dickinson Population by Year