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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+
Dickinson is a town in North Dakota with a population of 22,309. Dickinson is in Stark County. Living in Dickinson offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Dickinson there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Dickinson and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Dickinson are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$227,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$931
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    183.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    6.1
  • Rape
    43.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    13.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    148.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,827.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    209.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Dickinson

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,469
National
$55,322

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Dickinson Reviews

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I currently live in Dickinson and I believe that we have a very nice city. We may not have much to do in summer besides parks and bars but we do have sledding in the winter. We have community activities like lent meals. I don’t see much crime which is very nice. It’s a very small suburban city and we have things like Walmart and a mall if you are questioning that. The majority of citizens want to be kind and will be willing to help and have conversations. We have a very good schooling system in my opinion. We have many jobs including ones in the oil industry. Dickinson is very affordable and family friendly. We accept many different people, not paying attention to race. We have very nice nursing homes and great teachers. Overall it’s a nice place to be with great neighbors. If you have any questions feel free to email me at hsamantha875@gmail.com If you ever move to Dickinson I hope to see you here!
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If you're one to like a small community then this is definitely the place for you. Unfortunately I'm more used to bigger cities as I used to live in Portland and San Francisco. There isn't much to do so that's one thing I hope will change in the future. Although it is small, there are many friendly locals that are willing to help if you're in need or to have a little chat.
Dickinson for the most part has been a cozy little town. The residents are friendly, caring, and put in a lot of community effort towards the towns social events and programs to serve the community. The town is on a slight down turn since the oil boom has slowed way down but its starting to pick back up and jobs are coming back into the oil industry. The housing market is busy do to a lot of people selling their houses do to buying them when oil was high so now they are selling for less, rent has dropped considerably and cost of living has gone down.