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Dickinson is a city in Stark County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Wells S. Dickinson, railroad official.

The latitude of Dickinson is 46.879N. The longitude is -102.789W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,411 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,683.


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Median household income
Local
$31,542
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dickinson demographic reports
Dickinson is in the Heart River valley.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Ukrainian Festival - July 20-22, 2007
  • Northern Plains Heritage Festival - Aug. 18-19, 2007
  • Stark County Fair-Roughrider Days - June 24-July 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dickinson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Historic sites and museums: Joachim Regional Museum, Dakota Dinosaur Museum
Colleges and universities: Dickinson State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dickinson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58601 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

45% of Dickinson residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dickinson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dickinson was $15,975, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

24% of Dickinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dickinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.


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Libraries in Dickinson include Dickinson Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dickinson include Dickinson Press

TV stations in Dickinson include KDSE, KQCD, KXMA.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KDPR.

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Stark County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickinson political report.

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The average commute time for Dickinson workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dickinson include Americinn, Best Western Badlands Inn, Comfort Inn Dickinson, Dickinson Nc Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Suites Dickinson, Quality Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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