Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area ND Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 132,420
Population in Households 128,381
Population in Familes 100,983
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,039
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 54,892
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 34,729
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58,908 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,841 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,051 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,016 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $202,494
Average Home Value $221,749


Median Household Income $58,378
Average Household Income $81,306
Per Capita Income $33,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.31% 2.26%
Households 2.45% 2.43%
Families 2.27% 2.31%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.