Bismarck is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 73,529 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Bismarck is the second largest community in North Dakota.
Bismarck real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Bismarck house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bismarck is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bismarck is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bismarck who work in office and administrative support (11.66%), management occupations (10.17%), and healthcare (9.17%).
One thing that you will notice about Bismarck is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Bismarck a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.08 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Bismarck is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.72% of adults in Bismarck have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bismarck in 2018 was $37,487, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,948 for a family of four. However, Bismarck contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bismarck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bismarck residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bismarck include German, Norwegian, Irish, Russian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Bismarck is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Spanish.