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Population (year 2000): 55,532. Estimated population in July 2005: 57,377 (+3.3% change)
Males: 26,891 (48.4%), Females: 28,641 (51.6%)

Burleigh County

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Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $39,422 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,400 (year 2000)

Bismarck, ND residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Bismarck:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • American Indian (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (57.9%), Norwegian (18.2%), Russian (7.7%), Irish (7.2%), English (5.0%), Swedish (4.3%).

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Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 26.9 square miles

Bismarck,

For population 25 years and over in Bismarck

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bismarck city

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +5,412 (+10.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Lincoln, (501.9 miles pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (963.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: ND (6.4 miles Lincoln, ND Mandan, (7.8 miles ND (23.9 miles Wilton, Regan, ND (29.3 miles) , Solen, ND (29.5 miles) , ND (37.2 miles Washburn, ND (39.8 miles Flasher, Ball, ND (40.2 miles Cannon


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 164 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 1997: 136 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 1998: 163 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 1999: 140 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2000: 123 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2001: 179 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2002: 212 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2003: 263 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2004: 282 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2005: 230 buildings, average cost: $167,400

Latitude: 46.81 N, Longitude: 100.78 W

Area code: 701


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Bismarck, North Dakota business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.5%), Retail trade (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,230 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,870 (86.8%)


 

Crime in Bismarck by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 1 2 1
    per 100,000 1.8 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.6 1.8
Rapes 7 6 8 5 1 7
    per 100,000 12.6 10.8 14.4 9.0 1.8 12.6
Robberies 9 9 11 14 5 4
    per 100,000 16.2 16.2 19.8 25.2 9.0 7.2
Assaults 15 16 30 25 18 39
    per 100,000 27.0 28.8 54.0 45.0 32.4 70.2
Burglaries 259 235 261 181 122 174
    per 100,000 466.4 423.2 470.0 325.9 219.7 313.3
Thefts 1,567 1,546 1,375 1,356 1,070 1,204
    per 100,000 2821.8 2784.0 2476.0 2441.8 1926.8 2168.1
Auto thefts 103 87 112 116 90 90
    per 100,000 185.5 156.7 201.7 208.9 162.1 162.1
177.5 168.5 170.6 159.2 118.9 144.7


Average climate in Bismarck, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bismarck,

Bismarck-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Bismarck city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/1/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Mike Peluso - NHL player (Philadelphia Flyers, born: Sep 2, 1974).


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Hospitals/medical centers in Bismarck:
  • MEDCENTER ONE (300 N 7TH ST)
  • ST ALEXIUS MEDICAL CENTER (900 E BROADWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bismarck:
  • SCCI HOSPITAL - CENTRAL DAKOTAS (about 9 miles; MANDAN, ND)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 51 miles; TURTLE LAKE, ND)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT FORT YATES (about 52 miles; FORT YATES, ND)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bismarck:
  • BISMARCK MUNI (about 5 miles; BISMARCK, ND; ID: BIS)
  • MINOT INTL (about 105 miles; MINOT, ND; ID: MOT)
  • MINOT AFB (about 116 miles; MINOT, ND; ID: MIB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bismarck:
  • MANDAN MUNI (about 8 miles; MANDAN, ND; ID: Y19)
  • WASHBURN MUNI (about 41 miles; WASHBURN, ND; ID: 5C8)
  • HAZELTON MUNI (about 43 miles; HAZELTON, ND; ID: 6H8)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Airports 21 $57,892 $33,081 7 $6,054
Solid Waste Management 34 $96,844 $34,180 1 $1,524
Sewerage 14 $47,746 $40,925 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 16 $52,752 $39,564 194 $70,082
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8 $27,646 $41,469 0 $0
Natural Resources 6 $21,622 $43,244 0 $0
Water Supply 33 $105,150 $38,236 0 $0
Local Libraries 11 $32,428 $35,376 35 $32,082
Other and Unallocable 55 $175,204 $38,226 1 $134
Judicial and Legal 6 $17,039 $34,078 3 $4,650
Financial Administration 23 $80,722 $42,115 3 $2,208
Other Government Administration 20 $75,830 $45,498 5 $3,604
Police Protection - Officers 92 $330,862 $43,155 0 $0
Police - Other 19 $46,484 $29,358 0 $0
Firefighters 61 $243,802 $47,961 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,076 $36,912 0 $0
Streets and Highways 47 $145,640 $37,184 8 $5,720
Health 19 $71,218 $44,979 15 $36,502
Totals for Government 486 $1,631,957 $40,295 272 $162,560


Colleges/Universities in Bismarck:
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,205; Location: 1500 EDWARDS AVE; Public; Website: www.bismarckstate.com)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (FT enrollment: 2,203; Location: 7500 UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 179; Location: 3315 UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MEDCENTER ONE COLLEGE OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 74; Location: 512 N 7TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.medcenterone.com)
  • R D HAIRSTYLING COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 18; Location: 124 N 4TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • MED CENTER ONE EMS EDUCATION (Location: BOX 5525; Private, not-for-profit)
  • JOSEFS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN INC (Location: 202 E BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bismarck:
  • MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; MINOT, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 183 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 252 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 264 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 267 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 268 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; FT enrollment: 9,935)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 291 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
Public high schools in Bismarck:
  • BISMARCK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,412; Location: 800 N 8TH ST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • CENTURY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,103; Location: 1000 E CENTURY AVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL ALTERNATIVE (Students: 97; Location: 806 N WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Bismarck:
  • ST MARY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: 1025 NORTH SECOND; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • SHILOH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 1915 SHILOH DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • DAKOTA ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 15905 CHEYENNE CIRCLE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Bismarck:
  • WACHTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 849; Location: 1107 S 7TH ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • HORIZON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 500 ASH COULEE DR; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • SIMLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 799; Location: 1215 N 19TH ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • NORTHRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 1727 N 3RD ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RITA MURPHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 611 N 31ST ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SOLHEIM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 502; Location: 325 MUNICH DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 2800 ITHICA DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ROBERT PLACE MILLER SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 1989 N 20TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DOROTHY MOSES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 1312 COLUMBIA DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JEANNETTE MYHRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: 919 S 12TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Bismarck:
  • CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT S (Students: 284; Location: 508 RAYMOND STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SAINT ANNE SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 1315 N 13TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 807 EAST THAYER; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MARTIN LUTHER ELEMENTARY SCHOO (Students: 107; Location: 413 EAST AVENUE D; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MISSOURI VALLEY MONT PRESCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 2600 GATEWAY AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BRENTWOOD SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOO (Students: 28; Location: 9111 WENTWORTH DR; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Bismarck:
  • BISMARCK VETERANS MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,346,445; Location: 515 N 5TH STREET; 178,476 books; 3,274 audio materials; 3,533 video materials; 671 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Arrowhead Plaza (A).

Shopping Centers: Kirkwood Plaza Shopping Center (1), Northbrook Shopping Center (2), Gateway Mall (3).

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Sunset Memorial Garden (3).

Lake: Cottonwood Lake (A).

Creek: Burnt Creek (A).

Parks in Bismarck include: Pioneer Park (1), Dakota Zoo (2), Kiwanis Park (3), Riverside Park (4), Custer Park (5), Hillside Park (6).


Bismarck compared to North Dakota state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bismarck:
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLXX (1270 AM; 1 kW; BISMARCK-MANDAN, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bismarck:
  • KSSS (101.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • K203CK (88.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K219CH (91.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCT (97.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K259AF (99.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KQDY (94.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • K207CA (89.3 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYYY (92.9 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCND (90.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KACL (98.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBYZ (96.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNDR (104.7 FM; MANDAN, ND; Owner: CENTRAL DAKOTA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K216FK (91.1 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Bismarck:
  • K46DY (Channel 46; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBME-TV (Channel 3; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMB-TV (Channel 12; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNDX (Channel 26; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYR-TV (Channel 5; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KBMY (Channel 17; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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