Did you know North Dakota is the fastest growing U.S. state by Gross Domestic Product (GDP)? This week we are discussing North Dakota employment background check information, North Dakota crime data, and other general ND state information in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!
About North Dakota*
North Dakota Population and Age Distribution. North Dakota’s estimated population was 0.7 million. The median age was 36.2 years. 22% of the population was under the age of 18, and 14% was 65 years and over.
Median Household Income. The median income of households was $53,585. The total number of households was 290,944 with an average of 2.32 people.
North Dakota Employment and Unemployment Rate. 67.6% of the North Dakota population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 1 st in the nation. The North Dakota unemployment rate is 3.3% which was ranked 51st in the country.
Types of Employers. The types of employers in North Dakota were as follows: 31,839 (8.4%) were self-employed, 64,869 (17.1%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 281,090 (74.2%) were employed by the private sector.
Top Five Industries. The top five industries by percent in North Dakota were: Educational Services and Health Care (24.6%), Retail (13.1%), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing/Hunting, and Mining (9.3%), Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (7.7%), and Construction (7.1%).
North Dakota Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in North Dakota’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (34.2%), Sales and Office (23.2%), Service (17.2%), Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (13.4%), and Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (12%).
North Dakota Health Insurance Coverage. 90% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (10% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 80% had private coverage and 23% had public coverage.
Disability. 11% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of North Dakota reported a disability. The North Dakota disability claim rate was ranked 45th in the country.
For a list of North Dakota counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.
North Dakota Crime Data*
Total Violent Crimes. North Dakota had 1,712 total violent crimes (which ranked 49th in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.24% (which ranked it 42nd among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 28 were murders, 272 were forcible rapes, 131 were robberies, and 1,281 were aggravated assaults.
Property Crime. North Dakota had 14,063 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 2,377 were burglaries, 10,535 were larceny/thefts, and 1,151 were motor vehicle thefts.
Law Enforcement. North Dakota had the 35th most law enforcement employees per population. North Dakota ranked 31st in the nation for the most police officers per population.
For more North Dakota crime information, please see the North Dakota State Court website.
North Dakota Employment Background Check Products
InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two North Dakota employment background check products: a North Dakota county criminal background check and a North Dakota state criminal background check.
The North Dakota state criminal background check includes a North Dakota corrections background check, North Dakota Administrator of Courts (ND AOC), a sex offender record search of North Dakota as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The corrections background check pulls from records of currently incarcerated inmates. The North Dakota state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our North Dakota criminal background check webpage.
The North Dakota county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments from the District Courts over the past seven years. The results are provided within one to three business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.
Other North Dakota employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).
*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About North Dakota” data is from 2011. “North Dakota Crime Data” data is from 2012.