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Bismarck,ND index of house prices

Total population: 68,896 (Urban population: 55,269, Rural population: 15 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 33,271 (30,628 occupied: 19,736 owner occupied, 10,892 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,237 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $264,814.

Median contract rent in 2016: $416 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $515)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,646


Median gross rent in Bismarck, ND in 2016: $447

Housing units in Bismarck with a mortgage: 10,087 (134 second mortgage, 882 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,649

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $98,476

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,514

Median monthly housing costs: $800


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Bismarck, North Dakota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $235,900 (it was $90,300 in 2000)
Bismarck:

$235,900
North Dakota:

$184,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $168,800 - $318,900

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $258,773
Here:

$258,773
State:

$217,608

Townhouses or other attached units: $347,039
Here:

$347,039
State:

$212,508

In 2-unit structures: $142,682
Here:

$142,682
State:

$134,692

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $229,308
Here:

$229,308
State:

$269,848

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $177,783
Here:

$177,783
State:

$201,011

Mobile homes: $36,501
Here:

$36,501
State:

$63,889
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,780
  • In family households: 48,985 (9,228 male householders, 7,721 female householders)
    12,507 spouses, 17,144 children (16,233 natural, 186 adopted, 725 stepchildren), 422 grandchildren, 366 brothers or sisters, 726 parents, 183 other relatives, 688 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,711 (6,027 male householders (4,445 living alone)), 7,652 female householders (6,663 living alone)), 4,032 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,084

Size of family households: 9,108 2-persons, 3,117 3-persons, 3,071 4-persons, 1,449 5-persons, 153 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,108 1-person, 1,940 2-persons, 94 3-persons, 537 4-persons.

8,572 married couples with children.
4,605 single-parent households (714 men, 3,891 women).

95.5% of residents of Bismarck speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,584 (2.3%)
(65.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bismarck, North Dakota:

  • 95no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 4,4622 bedrooms
  • 7,4403 bedrooms
  • 5,1554 bedrooms
  • 2,5845+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bismarck population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bismarck, North Dakota:

  • 420no bedroom
  • 1,8821 bedroom
  • 6,2582 bedrooms
  • 2,0223 bedrooms
  • 1584 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bismarck population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bismarck in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 515no vehicle
  • 4,7601 vehicle
  • 10,1472 vehicles
  • 2,8703 vehicles
  • 1,2214 vehicles
  • 2235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bismarck population

Cars and other vehicles available in Bismarck in renter-occupied apartments

  • 641no vehicle
  • 7,0361 vehicle
  • 2,4382 vehicles
  • 5833 vehicles
  • 1474 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bismarck population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bismarck, North Dakota:

  • 951 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 7203 rooms
  • 2,0304 rooms
  • 2,3285 rooms
  • 2,2166 rooms
  • 3,1957 rooms
  • 3,2198 rooms
  • 5,9339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bismarck population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bismarck, North Dakota:

  • 3351 room
  • 2762 rooms
  • 2,5563 rooms
  • 4,1094 rooms
  • 1,9905 rooms
  • 9386 rooms
  • 3547 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 3349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bismarck population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Bismarck, ND household income distribution

  • Bismarck, ND household income distribution
  • 1,685Less than $10,000
  • 579$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,353$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,142$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,190$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,826$30,000 to $34,999
  • 579$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,967$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,993$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,201$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,064$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,477$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,368$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,896$125,000 to $149,999
  • 792$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,516$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bismarck, ND

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bismarck, ND
  • 541Less than $10,000
  • 483$10,000 to $14,999
  • 170$15,000 to $19,999
  • 312$20,000 to $24,999
  • 306$25,000 to $29,999
  • 46$35,000 to $39,999
  • 64$40,000 to $49,999
  • 97$60,000 to $69,999
  • 75$70,000 to $79,999
  • 153$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,022$100,000 to $124,999
  • 505$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,540$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,461$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,309$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,028$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,652$300,000 to $399,999
  • 976$400,000 to $499,999
  • 803$500,000 to $749,999
  • 82$750,000 to $999,999
  • 111$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bismarck, ND

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bismarck, ND
  • 88Less than $100
  • 28$100 to $149
  • 45$150 to $199
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 91$250 to $299
  • 143$300 to $349
  • 125$350 to $399
  • 160$400 to $449
  • 398$450 to $499
  • 580$500 to $549
  • 575$550 to $599
  • 853$600 to $649
  • 1,182$650 to $699
  • 1,271$700 to $749
  • 1,250$750 to $799
  • 1,693$800 to $899
  • 1,210$900 to $999
  • 1,183$1,000 to $1,249
  • 551$1,250 to $1,499
  • 143$1,500 to $1,999
  • 70$2,000 to $2,499
  • 15$3,000 to $3,499
  • 189$3,500 or more
  • 405No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8482010 or later
  • 4572000 to 2009
  • 3251990 to 1999
  • 1431980 to 1989
  • 1261970 to 1979
  • 298Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Bismarck population
Bismarck commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,417
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,824
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9,343
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12,849
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,804
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 594
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 898
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 156
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 405
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 653
  • 90 or more minutes: 593
Bismarck, ND Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.1%
Number of people working at home: 1,328 (3.4% of all workers)

Bismarck mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 42,674 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 3,981 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 134 (0%)
  • Taxi: 204 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 285 (1%)
  • Walked: 500 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,478 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 15,750
 Norwegian: 3,436
 American: 2,414
 Irish: 839
 Scandinavian: 489
 German Russian: 478
 English: 447
 European: 329
 Swedish: 320
 French (except Basque): 317
 Italian: 268
 Czech: 258
 African: 221
 Danish: 170
 Polish: 166
 Dutch: 158
 Russian: 156
 French Canadian: 147
 Haitian: 146
 Scottish: 132
 British: 114
 Scotch-Irish: 99
 Ukrainian: 98
 Canadian: 87
 Slovak: 59
 Icelander: 59
 Kenyan: 57
 Yugoslavian: 55
 Finnish: 48
 Romanian: 37
 Welsh: 34
 Armenian: 33
 Northern European: 33
 Hungarian: 31
 Swiss: 31
 Croatian: 29
 Celtic: 29
 Turkish: 19
 Austrian: 16
 Latvian: 16
 Lebanese: 14
 Pennsylvania German: 13
 Brazilian: 12
 Iranian: 10
 Greek: 10
 Syrian: 9
 British West Indian: 9
 Belgian: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Luxemburger: 7
 Ethiopian: 7
 Portuguese: 5
 Ghanaian: 4
 Nigerian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 13%Mexico
  • 13%Other Eastern Africa
  • 9%Canada
  • 9%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%India
  • 5%Brazil

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

  • This state: 47,022
  • Other state: 19,507
  • Northeast: 1,498
  • Midwest: 9,633
  • South: 2,495
  • West: 5,881

84% of Bismarck 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, 67% lived in North Dakota.

Bismarck:

83.7%
State average:

83.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 617
  • 9th grade: 106
  • 10th grade: 388
  • 11th grade: 469
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 746
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,283
  • Less than 1 year of college: 739
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,957
  • Associate degree: 3,177
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,735
  • Master's degree: 1,791
  • Professional school degree: 571
  • Doctorate degree: 270

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 91
  • 7th and 8th grade: 450
  • 9th grade: 61
  • 10th grade: 136
  • 11th grade: 688
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 146
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,092
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,073
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,435
  • Associate degree: 3,662
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,649
  • Master's degree: 1,395
  • Professional school degree: 90
  • Doctorate degree: 48

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.8%Males
  • 0.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.4%Males
Bismarck marital status for males
Bismarck marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,485
  • One, attached: 3,132
  • Two: 813
  • 3 or 4: 1,581
  • 5 to 9: 2,153
  • 10 to 19: 2,446
  • 20 to 49: 3,151
  • 50 or more: 1,311
  • Mobile homes: 2,199

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bismarck:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bismarck
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.6%)
  • Electricity (11.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Electricity (48.5%)
  • Utility gas (45.0%)
  • No fuel used (3.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 505
Here:

8.9%
North Dakota:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 104
Here:

3.9%
North Dakota:

6.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,238
Here:

46.8%
North Dakota:

12.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)