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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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Health in Bismarck, ND

  • Saint Alexius Medical Center Hospital
    Photo courtesy of Randy Hoffman

    Two Award-Winning Hospitals Care for Patients Big and Small

    The healthcare field is a major backbone of the Bismarck economy with more than 5,000 employees working at hospitals and doctor’s offices throughout the city. But don’t let the numbers fool you. When it comes down to it, North Dakotans are pretty darn healthy.

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Bismarck, ND Demographics

Median Population in Bismarck, ND

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

Race in Bismarck, ND

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

Population By Gender in Bismarck, ND

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

Language in Bismarck, ND

  English Only 95.2%
  English Other 4.8%

Economics in Bismarck, ND

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

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Commute Types in Bismarck, ND

  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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Total Employed Armed Forces: 226
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