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Burleigh County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2019: 95,626 (81% urban, 19% rural); it was 69,416 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,796
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,644
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,822
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,536 (it was 8,848 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

35%

Land area: 1633 sq. mi.

Water area: 35.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Burleigh County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.8%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Burleigh County, ND (2019)
    • 84,38088.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,6683.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,6342.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,1602.3%Two or more races
    • 1,7391.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9101.0%Asian alone
    • 1350.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.5 years
North Dakota median age:

35.5 years
Males: 47,512  (49.7%)
Females: 48,114  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Burleigh County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,494 ($41,309 in 1999)
This county:

$72,494
North Dakota:

$64,577

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $805 (lower quartile is $673, upper quartile is $976)
This county:

$805
State:

$726


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $275,300 (it was $92,100 in 2000)
Burleigh:

$275,300
North Dakota:

$205,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $209,500 - $385,600

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $338,107
Here:

$338,107
State:

$259,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $509,215
Here:

$509,215
State:

$230,047

In 2-unit structures: $149,799
Here:

$149,799
State:

$207,036

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $262,066
Here:

$262,066
State:

$409,576

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $284,043
Here:

$284,043
State:

$374,793

Mobile homes: $56,462
Here:

$56,462
State:

$78,704

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,689
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $501

Institutionalized population: 1,519

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 103
  • Auto thefts: 23

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 87
  • Auto thefts: 15
Burleigh County, ND map from a distance

Health of residents in Burleigh County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
60.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
73.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Burleigh County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
77.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
82.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
76.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 248 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 1998: 311 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 1999: 296 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2000: 301 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2001: 397 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2002: 481 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2003: 546 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2004: 531 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2005: 502 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2006: 529 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2007: 492 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2008: 431 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2009: 356 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2010: 475 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2011: 523 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2012: 803 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2013: 876 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2014: 694 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2015: 483 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2016: 451 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2017: 373 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2018: 271 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2019: 275 buildings, average cost: $256,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Burleigh, ND residents
Average permit cost in Burleigh, ND
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,574 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,167 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Burleigh, ND in 2019
Distribution of house value in Burleigh, ND in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Burleigh, ND in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.1%
Burleigh County:

6.1%
North Dakota:

10.6%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for other race residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.5 years old
(Males: 35.8 years old, Females: 38.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.8 years old, Black residents: 29.1 years old, American Indian residents: 21.8 years old, Asian residents: 32.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.8 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 years old)

Area name: Bismarck, ND MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Burleigh County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bismarck, Lincoln, Wing, Driscoll, Menoken, Regan.

Burleigh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Burleigh County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.170 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 19.9 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Burleigh County: Camp Grassick (A), Bunker Townhall (B), Manning Townhall (C), North Merkle Townhall (D), Chestina Townhall (E), Bunker Township Townhall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burleigh County include: Glueckstal Church (A), Norwegian Church (B), Malcolm Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Allen Cemetery (1), Petersville Cemetery (2), Pettibone Cemetery (3), Bethel Cemetery (4), Saint Petri Cemetery (5), Fisher Cemetery (6), Crystal Springs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Hutchinson Lake (A), Swan Lake (B), Sweetwater Lake (C), Mud Lake (D), Sibley Lake (E), Horsehead Lake (F), Long Alakline Lake (G), Pursian Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Burleigh County include: Frettim Township State Management Area (1), McPhail Butte Historic Monument (2), Lake Williams State Game Management Area (3), Slade National Wildlife Refuge (4), Alkaline Lake State Wildlife Management Area (5), Streeter Memorial State Park (6), Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge (7), Lake George National Wildlife Refuge (8), Camp Whitney State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Billings County , Emmons County , Kidder County , McLean County , Ravalli County, Montana , Wells County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
North Dakota:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Burleigh, ND
County total employment by year in Burleigh, ND
County average yearly wages by year in Burleigh, ND

Current college students: 4,801
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,234 (56.7% naturalized citizens)

Burleigh County:

3.4%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1012010 or later
  • 5582000 to 2009
  • 3551990 to 1999
  • 1591980 to 1989
  • 1401970 to 1979
  • 309Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.5%

Burleigh County marital status for males Burleigh County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,575
  • One, attached: 2,759
  • Two: 670
  • 3 or 4: 1,685
  • 5 to 9: 1,796
  • 10 to 19: 2,961
  • 20 to 49: 2,675
  • 50 or more: 2,715
  • Mobile homes: 3,606

Housing units in Burleigh County with a mortgage: 15,208 (227 second mortgage, 2,238 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,778

Here:

57.7% with mortgage
State:

52.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Burleigh County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,1696
Mainline Protestant19,60623
Evangelical Protestant10,82840
Other1,4323
Orthodox--
None29,273-
Burleigh County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Burleigh County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Burleigh County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Burleigh County:

6.4%
North Dakota:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Burleigh County:

24.8%
State:

27.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Burleigh County:

Average size of farms: 915 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,632
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $73.16
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.60%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,584
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.60%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,910
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.87%
Corn for grain: 8717 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 86449 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2769 harvested acres
Vegetables: 45 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Burleigh County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 8259880.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 27 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/1/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burleigh County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 509.1 miles away from Burleigh County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 194.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 235.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 394.1 miles away from Burleigh County center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 316.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4509, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: April 05, 2011 to July 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3318: April 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 3318, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2011 to July 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1981: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1981, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: April 01, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1901: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1901, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 26, 2010 to April 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3309: March 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 3309, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1829: March 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3247: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3247, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Dakota Floods, Incident Period: March 01, 2001 to August 09, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1376: May 28, 2001, FEMA Id: 1376, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: April 05, 2000 to August 12, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1334: June 27, 2000, FEMA Id: 1334, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Snow and Ice, Flooding, Ground Saturation, Landslides and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 01, 1999 to July 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1279: June 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 1279, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Snow
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Burleigh County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Burleigh

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 47,078 (86.9%)
  • Carpooled: 4,006 (7.4%)
  • Bus: 124 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 521 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 126 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 754 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,561 (2.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (12%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Haiti (5%)
  • Other Western Africa (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Burleigh County


  • German (44%)
  • Norwegian (9%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scandinavian (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • German Russian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Burleigh County, North Dakota in 2000:

  • 882 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 661 people in nursing homes
  • 627 people in state prisons
  • 171 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 87 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 55 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Burleigh County, North Dakota in 2010:

  • 1,004 people in college/university student housing
  • 665 people in state prisons
  • 534 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 136 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 109 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 97 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 45 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $90,627.

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
North Dakota average:

8.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.36% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($35,110 average AGI)
3.22% relocated from other states ($21,776 average AGI)
Burleigh County:

3.22%
North Dakota average:

4.83%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morton County, ND  1.62% ($61,035 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.38% ($55,095)
from Ward County, ND  0.31% ($55,574)
from Stark County, ND  0.29% ($93,775)
from Williams County, ND  0.20% ($74,474)
from McLean County, ND  0.18% ($64,000)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.16% ($42,734)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
North Dakota average:

9.36%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.96% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($27,454 average AGI)
3.35% relocated to other states ($25,409 average AGI)
Burleigh County:

3.35%
North Dakota average:

6.08%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morton County, ND  1.84% ($52,829 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.52% ($51,790)
to Ward County, ND  0.22% ($58,512)
to McLean County, ND  0.16% ($46,639)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.15% ($82,552)
to Stark County, ND  0.15% ($54,293)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.13% ($68,686)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Burleigh County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Burleigh County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Burleigh County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Burleigh County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Burleigh County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Burleigh County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Burleigh County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Burleigh County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Burleigh County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,496 (9,824 aged, 1,672 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 993 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Burleigh County, North Dakota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,052)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,030)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (656)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (496)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (434)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (415)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (214)
  • Unspecified dementia (188)
  • Congestive heart failure (172)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (154)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,996
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 648
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,439

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,341
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 595
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.3
  • Other - 61.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 95,626
  • Male householders: 19,689 (4,918 living alone), Female householders: 18,749 (7,308 living alone)
  • 19,612 spouses (19,612 opposite-sex spouses), 2,358 unmarried partners, (2,358 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 27,800 children (25,388 natural, 693 adopted, 1,719 stepchildren), 576 grandchildren, 380 brothers or sisters, 608 parents, 105 foster children, 1,391 other relatives, 1,320 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,038

Size of family households: 10,385 2-persons, 5,186 3-persons, 3,965 4-persons, 3,423 5-persons, 1,080 6-persons, 71 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,226 1-person, 2,059 2-persons, 43 3-persons.

15,567 married couples with children.
5,417 single-parent households (2,011 men, 3,406 women).

95.4% of residents of Burleigh speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $693,930,000 ($9,560 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $63,064,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $169,073,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $76,879,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,413,000
Federal grants: $338,419,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,725,000 ($2,444,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $82,421,000 ($31,565,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $878,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $40,481,000
Federal Government insurance: $76,581,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,617
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

64 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,744
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +202
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,426
Here +33 per 1000 residents
State -29 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Burleigh County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.84 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Year house built in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 3,7662014 or later
  • 3,3282010 to 2013
  • 6,2662000 to 2009
  • 6,1761990 to 1999
  • 5,0491980 to 1989
  • 8,8611970 to 1979
  • 2,3801960 to 1969
  • 4,0721950 to 1959
  • 9631940 to 1949
  • 2,5811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 902 rooms
  • 3473 rooms
  • 1,7424 rooms
  • 2,4125 rooms
  • 3,7336 rooms
  • 5,2107 rooms
  • 4,6728 rooms
  • 8,7809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 3841 room
  • 4942 rooms
  • 2,3433 rooms
  • 3,7464 rooms
  • 1,0665 rooms
  • 2,1196 rooms
  • 9387 rooms
  • 1828 rooms
  • 1809+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4001 bedroom
  • 3,7052 bedrooms
  • 8,9423 bedrooms
  • 9,4594 bedrooms
  • 4,4805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 384no bedroom
  • 2,2151 bedroom
  • 6,1562 bedrooms
  • 2,0363 bedrooms
  • 5364 bedrooms
  • 1255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Burleigh County, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Burleigh County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Burleigh County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 279no vehicle
  • 5,2871 vehicle
  • 11,4572 vehicles
  • 6,1723 vehicles
  • 2,6234 vehicles
  • 1,1685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Burleigh County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Burleigh County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,694no vehicle
  • 6,2261 vehicle
  • 2,2672 vehicles
  • 1,0543 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 1765+ vehicles

84.8% of Burleigh County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in North Dakota.

Burleigh County:

84.8%
State average:

82.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 67,167
  • Other state: 24,349
  • Northeast: 1,393
  • Midwest: 9,263
  • South: 4,450
  • West: 9,243
Year householders moved into unit in Burleigh County, ND
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Burleigh County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.0%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,435
Here:

14.2%
North Dakota:

9.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 749
Here:

17.6%
North Dakota:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,015
Here:

20.0%
North Dakota:

8.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Burleigh County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,353,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,393,000
    Regular Highways: $1,182,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $158,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $9,193,000
    General - Other: $737,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,803,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,121,000
    Police Protection: $6,216,000
    General - Other: $3,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,758,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,850,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,595,000
    Financial Administration: $1,064,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $965,000
    Health - Other: $527,000
    Water Utilities: $458,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
    Libraries: $310,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,306,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,259,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,698,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,965,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,331,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $857,000
    Special Assessments: $450,000
    Interest Earnings: $244,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,096,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,412,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,901,000
    Public Welfare: $2,379,000
    Water Utilities: $1,196,000
    Other: $889,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,294,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,534,000
    Other License: $236,000

Burleigh County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,353,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,393,000
    Regular Highways: $1,182,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $158,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $9,193,000
    General - Other: $737,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,803,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,121,000
    Police Protection: $6,216,000
    General - Other: $3,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,758,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,850,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,595,000
    Financial Administration: $1,064,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $965,000
    Health - Other: $527,000
    Water Utilities: $458,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
    Libraries: $310,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,306,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,259,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,698,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,965,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,331,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $857,000
    Special Assessments: $450,000
    Interest Earnings: $244,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,096,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,412,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,901,000
    Public Welfare: $2,379,000
    Water Utilities: $1,196,000
    Other: $889,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,294,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,534,000
    Other License: $236,000

Burleigh County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,353,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,393,000
    Regular Highways: $1,182,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $158,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $9,193,000
    General - Other: $737,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,803,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,121,000
    Police Protection: $6,216,000
    General - Other: $3,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,758,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,850,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,595,000
    Financial Administration: $1,064,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $965,000
    Health - Other: $527,000
    Water Utilities: $458,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
    Libraries: $310,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,306,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,259,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,698,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,965,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,331,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $857,000
    Special Assessments: $450,000
    Interest Earnings: $244,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,096,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,412,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,901,000
    Public Welfare: $2,379,000
    Water Utilities: $1,196,000
    Other: $889,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,294,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,534,000
    Other License: $236,000

Burleigh County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,353,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,393,000
    Regular Highways: $1,182,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $158,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $9,193,000
    General - Other: $737,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,803,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,121,000
    Police Protection: $6,216,000
    General - Other: $3,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,758,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,850,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,595,000
    Financial Administration: $1,064,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $965,000
    Health - Other: $527,000
    Water Utilities: $458,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
    Libraries: $310,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,306,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,259,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,698,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,965,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,331,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $857,000
    Special Assessments: $450,000
    Interest Earnings: $244,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,096,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,412,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,400,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,901,000
    Public Welfare: $2,379,000
    Water Utilities: $1,196,000
    Other: $889,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,294,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,534,000
    Other License: $236,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 887
  • Number of aged recipients: 74
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 813
  • Number of recipients under 18: 127
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 606
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 154
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 410
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 334
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED499$155,756900$133,3422,467$152,069218$64,91721$548,333102$106,735134$33,299
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$145,05037$134,784115$152,42611$56,3640$02$61,00018$43,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$148,15964$98,719363$159,58144$37,9770$06$131,16764$39,344
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN46$159,28360$141,117301$158,34219$81,6840$04$110,0006$65,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$153,0006$131,66791$160,3416$89,8330$00$03$115,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED156$164,763122$184,7052$134,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$158,09130$171,9000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$207,3089$201,1110$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$149,2007$184,1430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burleigh, ND
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burleigh, ND - Value
Most common first names in Burleigh County, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27978.0 years
Mary18480.7 years
William14074.9 years
Robert13171.9 years
George12978.0 years
Helen12581.3 years
Anna11486.3 years
Elizabeth10483.4 years
Margaret10380.9 years
Edward9476.7 years
Most common last names in Burleigh County, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10877.7 years
Miller8975.6 years
Anderson7581.0 years
Nelson7476.7 years
Schmidt6475.1 years
Smith5479.1 years
Peterson5178.8 years
Larson4780.6 years
Fischer4282.2 years
Klein4074.6 years
Businesses in Burleigh County, ND
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
AmericInn1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Applebee's2Maurices1
Arby's3McDonald's5
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Menards1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Best Western2Motherhood Maternity1
Blockbuster1New Balance5
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike3
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS2Office Depot1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Payless1
Curves1PetSmart1
Dairy Queen4Pier 1 Imports1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut2
Deb1Plato's Closet1
Decora Cabinetry1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dennys1Quiznos2
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Ramada1
Eddie Bauer1Red Lobster1
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx10SAS Shoes1
Foot Locker1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears3
GNC1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop1Slumberland1
H&R Block4Spencer Gifts1
Hardee's1Staples1
Hilton1Starbucks4
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn2T.G.I. Driday's1
Honda1T.J.Maxx1
Hot Topic1Taco Bell3
JCPenney1Target1
Jimmy John's1The Room Place1
Jones New York4Toyota1
Journeys1U-Haul3
Justice1UPS20
KFC2Vans2
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger2Volkswagen1
La Quinta1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy3Wendy's3
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture1

Burleigh County on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"