Bismarck, ND: What you need to know
Home to more than 80 miles of trails, seven nearby golf courses and surrounded by forests, Bismarck offers plenty to those who like prefer active lifestyles and outdoor amenities. The city’s vibrant downtown is packed with restaurants, cafes and shops. Top employers in Bismarck include Sanford Health, St. Alexius Medical Center and state government. Bismarck hosts five colleges, the largest of which is the University of Mary.

Bismarck, ND City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 66,980
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $58,901
Median Home Price $183,100
Walkscore 35

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Bismarck, ND Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 226
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Median Population

Median Age 37%
Age 18 Over 78.5%
Age 21 Over 74.9%
Age 62 Over 18.6%
Age 65 Over 15.5%


  Ethnicity White 91.3%
  Ethnicity Black 1.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.9%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 1.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 4.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.4%


  Median Household Income $58,901
  Median Home Price $183,100
  Homes Owned 35.9%
  Homes Rent 64.1%
  Median Property Rent $752


  English Only 95.2%
  English Other 4.8%

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Commute Types

  Walked 2.2%
  Worked at Home 3.5%
  Public Transportation 0.2%
  Other Means 1.1%
  Drove Alone 83%
  Carpooled 10%

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