The City of Bismarck is the 2nd largest city in North Dakota with a population of 72,742 as of July 1, 2018. Bismarck ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Bismarck is located at latitude 46.8121 and longitude -100.7701 in Burleigh County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bismarck (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Burleigh County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,696 feet.
The City of Bismarck (GNIS ID: 1035934) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bismarck: Bismark, Edwinton, The Crossing.
|Population in Households||70,397|
|Population in Familes||51,441|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,345|
|Median Household Income||$58,369|
|Average Household Income||$79,088|
|Per Capita Income||$35,445|
|Total Housing Units||34,172 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||18,954 (55.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||13,570 (39.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,647 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$216,898|
|Average Home Value||$236,997|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.54%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
The table below compares Bismarck to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 2||100th|
|Population Density||# 10||98th|
|Diversity Index||# 74||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 249||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 193||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.