Burke County, ND

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2022 Population
2,184
0.322% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.8
6.16% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.52%
17.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$94,583
3.29% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$135,100
14.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Burke County, ND had a population of 2.18k people with a median age of 44.8 and a median household income of $94,583. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Burke County, ND grew from 2,177 to 2,184, a 0.322% increase and its median household income declined from $97,802 to $94,583, a −3.29% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burke County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.29%), Other (Hispanic) (0.824%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.687%).

None of the households in Burke 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% of the residents in Burke County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Burke County, ND was $135,100, and the homeownership rate was 82.3%.

Most people in Burke County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Burke County, ND was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Burke County, ND is home to a population of 2.18k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.12% of Burke County, ND residents were born outside of the country (90 people).

In 2022, there were 36.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.03k people) in Burke County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 56 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 50 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Burke County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Burke County, ND was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burke County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.03k ± 52
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    56 ± 17
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    50 ± 34.4
1.05%
Hispanic Population
23 people

In 2022, there were 36.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.03k people) in Burke County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 56 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 50 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.05% of the people in Burke County, ND are hispanic (23 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.12%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
90 people
3.81%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
83 people

As of 2022, 4.12% of Burke County, ND residents (90 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 Burke County, ND was 3.81%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    39 ± 22
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    7 ± 12
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 12

Burke County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Burke County, ND employs 1.05k people. The largest industries in Burke County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (174 people), Public Administration (145 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (107 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($142,679), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($97,813), and Public Administration ($86,250).

Occupations

1.05k
2022 Value
± 112
−1.59%
1 Year decline
± 14.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burke County, ND declined at a rate of −1.59%, from 1.07k employees to 1.05k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burke County, ND, are Management Occupations (241 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (104 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (84 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burke County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.05k
2022 Value
± 112
−1.59%
1 Year decline
± 14.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burke County, ND declined at a rate of −1.59%, from 1.07k employees to 1.05k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burke County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (174 people), Public Administration (145 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (107 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burke County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Burke County, 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

$69,191
Median earning men ± $3,104
$47,500
Median earning women ± $6,730

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($144,464), Public Administration ($87,083), and Manufacturing ($86,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,917), Other Services Except Public Administration ($73,009), and Public Administration ($66,250).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 32
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 18
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 18
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Burke County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 86.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (11.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.73%).

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.

Burke 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.

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 Burke County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Burke County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Burke County, ND was $135,100 in 2022, which is 0.479 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $117,700 to $135,100, a 14.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Burke County, ND is 82.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Burke County, ND have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burke County, ND is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$135,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,086
$782
Median Property Taxes
±$85

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burke County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Burke County, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

82.3%
Homeownership
2022
59.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.3% of the housing units in Burke County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9533
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$94,583
Median Household Income
± $11,960
950
Number of Households
± 95

In 2022, the median household income of the 950 households in Burke County, ND declined from $94,583 from the previous year's value of $97,802.

The following chart displays the households in Burke 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burke County, 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 (72.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.91%)
  3. Carpooled (8.57%)

In 2022, 72.6% of workers in Burke County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.91%) and those who carpooled to work (8.57%).

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burke County, ND have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.24% of the workforce in Burke County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

6.52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burke County, ND (142 out of 2.18k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 12 - 14 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burke County, ND is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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

96.2% of the population of Burke County, ND has health coverage, with 60.4% on employee plans, 4.81% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 0.687% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.3% under 18 years, 13.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.76%
Uninsured
60.4%
Employer Coverage
4.81%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
0.687%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burke County, ND declined by 27% from 5.15% to 3.76%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.4% in Burke County, ND.

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