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Burleigh County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2017: 95,030 (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: 58 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Burleigh County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.5%), Educational, health and social services (23.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Burleigh County, ND (2017)
    • 82,140118.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,6915.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,0623.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6882.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3021.9%Two or more races
    • 9491.4%Asian alone
    • 2270.3%Some other race alone
    • 890.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.8 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years
Males: 47,562  (50.0%)
Females: 47,468  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Burleigh County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,193 ($41,309 in 1999)
This county:

$69,193
North Dakota:

$61,843

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $770 (lower quartile is $613, upper quartile is $1,036)
This county:

$770
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $266,000 (it was $92,100 in 2000)
Burleigh:

$266,000
North Dakota:

$194,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $186,700 - $361,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $282,467
Here:

$282,467
State:

$231,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $622,065
Here:

$622,065
State:

$189,193

In 2-unit structures: $575,556
Here:

$575,556
State:

$202,355

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $186,374
Here:

$186,374
State:

$146,444

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,412
Here:

$103,412
State:

$159,584

Mobile homes: $65,416
Here:

$65,416
State:

$77,343

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,550
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $496

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 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
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 2017: $2,315 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,927 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Burleigh, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Burleigh, ND in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Burleigh, ND in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
Burleigh County:

7.6%
North Dakota:

10.3%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.0% for American Indian residents, 6.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.8 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.8 years old, Black residents: 16.7 years old, American Indian residents: 29.4 years old, Asian residents: 31.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.4 years old, Other race residents: 60.7 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%

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: 94.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,187 (26.7% naturalized citizens)

Burleigh County:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0292010 or later
  • 4792000 to 2009
  • 3851990 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: 23,934
  • One, attached: 2,236
  • Two: 761
  • 3 or 4: 1,767
  • 5 to 9: 1,717
  • 10 to 19: 3,005
  • 20 to 49: 3,516
  • 50 or more: 1,844
  • Mobile homes: 3,969

Housing units in Burleigh County with a mortgage: 16,077 (510 second mortgage, 2,310 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,709

Here:

61.5% with mortgage
State:

54.5% 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 slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 65% smaller 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 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
  • North Dakota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1174: April 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1174, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Burleigh County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Burleigh

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 46,109 (86.7%)
  • Carpooled: 3,762 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 164 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 231 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 249 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 931 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,912 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Other Eastern Africa (14%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • India (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Brazil (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Burleigh County


  • German (46%)
  • Norwegian (9%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scandinavian (2%)
  • English (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 2014: 7.5

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 2013: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
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 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (817)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (790)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (479)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (393)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (317)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (310)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (181)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (161)
  • Congestive heart failure (153)
  • Unspecified dementia (143)

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: 95,030
  • In family households: 74,581 (14,553 male householders, 10,220 female householders)
    19,726 spouses, 25,719 children (24,319 natural, 630 adopted, 770 stepchildren), 966 grandchildren, 567 brothers or sisters, 263 parents, 734 other relatives, 1,833 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,168 (7,021 male householders (5,734 living alone)), 7,457 female householders (6,201 living alone)), 2,690 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,281

Size of family households: 12,018 2-persons, 5,586 3-persons, 4,828 4-persons, 2,047 5-persons, 160 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,935 1-person, 2,285 2-persons, 221 3-persons, 37 4-persons.

14,563 married couples with children.
6,536 single-parent households (1,664 men, 4,872 women).

95.6% of residents of Burleigh speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not 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:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Year house built in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 3,5882014 or later
  • 3,0702010 to 2013
  • 6,4372000 to 2009
  • 6,2381990 to 1999
  • 4,4261980 to 1989
  • 7,8021970 to 1979
  • 4,4261960 to 1969
  • 3,7771950 to 1959
  • 1,2811940 to 1949
  • 1,7041939 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
  • 2381 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 4783 rooms
  • 2,1274 rooms
  • 2,8585 rooms
  • 3,8726 rooms
  • 4,6467 rooms
  • 4,4738 rooms
  • 8,0729+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 6091 room
  • 9962 rooms
  • 3,4313 rooms
  • 3,1254 rooms
  • 1,6865 rooms
  • 1,1226 rooms
  • 2277 rooms
  • 4498 rooms
  • 8209+ 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
  • 238no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 3,8052 bedrooms
  • 10,5433 bedrooms
  • 8,5534 bedrooms
  • 3,5865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burleigh County, North Dakota
  • 609no bedroom
  • 2,8101 bedroom
  • 6,0202 bedrooms
  • 1,9863 bedrooms
  • 6854 bedrooms
  • 3555+ 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
  • 175no vehicle
  • 5,1081 vehicle
  • 13,2032 vehicles
  • 6,0433 vehicles
  • 1,6524 vehicles
  • 6055+ 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
  • 2,026no vehicle
  • 6,6281 vehicle
  • 2,7312 vehicles
  • 6553 vehicles
  • 3194 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles

84.0% of Burleigh County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in North Dakota.

Burleigh County:

84.0%
State average:

81.8%

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

  • This state: 67,760
  • Other state: 24,725
  • Northeast: 1,803
  • Midwest: 10,122
  • South: 4,234
  • West: 8,566
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
  • 74.9%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 45.8%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,029
Here:

13.2%
North Dakota:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 728
Here:

15.3%
North Dakota:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,580
Here:

33.8%
North Dakota:

10.6%

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 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,646,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,319,000
    Regular Highways: $1,498,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $22,889,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,327,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,032,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,461,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,885,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,829,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,529,000
    General Public Buildings: $998,000
    Financial Administration: $831,000
    Parks and Recreation: $531,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,510,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,335,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,150,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,516,000
    Special Assessments: $508,000
    Interest Earnings: $93,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,150,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,885,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,536,000
    Public Welfare: $2,354,000
    Other: $1,455,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,181,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,419,000
    Other License: $150,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,835,000

Burleigh County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,646,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,319,000
    Regular Highways: $1,498,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $22,889,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,327,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,032,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,461,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,885,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,829,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,529,000
    General Public Buildings: $998,000
    Financial Administration: $831,000
    Parks and Recreation: $531,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,510,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,335,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,150,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,516,000
    Special Assessments: $508,000
    Interest Earnings: $93,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,150,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,885,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,536,000
    Public Welfare: $2,354,000
    Other: $1,455,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,181,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,419,000
    Other License: $150,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,835,000

Burleigh County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,646,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,319,000
    Regular Highways: $1,498,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $22,889,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,327,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,032,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,461,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,885,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,829,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,529,000
    General Public Buildings: $998,000
    Financial Administration: $831,000
    Parks and Recreation: $531,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,510,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,335,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,150,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,516,000
    Special Assessments: $508,000
    Interest Earnings: $93,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,150,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,885,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,536,000
    Public Welfare: $2,354,000
    Other: $1,455,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,181,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,419,000
    Other License: $150,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,835,000

Burleigh County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,646,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,319,000
    Regular Highways: $1,498,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $22,889,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,327,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,032,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,461,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,885,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,829,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,529,000
    General Public Buildings: $998,000
    Financial Administration: $831,000
    Parks and Recreation: $531,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,510,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,335,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,150,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,516,000
    Special Assessments: $508,000
    Interest Earnings: $93,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,150,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,885,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,536,000
    Public Welfare: $2,354,000
    Other: $1,455,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,181,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,419,000
    Other License: $150,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,835,000

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)"