Cities and Towns

State of North Dakota

North Dakota, abbreviated "ND", is in the West North Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Bismarck. There were 752,201 people in North Dakota as per 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on November 2, 1889.

Please explore the cities and towns of North Dakota, below.

Top North Dakota College Towns


Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Bismarck68,099
2Fargo614,605
3Minot23,189
4Grand Forks213,895
5Fort Totten1178
6New Town1198
7Ellendale1253
8Fort Yates1273
9Belcourt1573
10Bottineau1996
11Jamestown11,089
12Williston11,124
13Mayville11,184
14Dickinson11,392
15Valley City11,547
16Devils Lake12,072
17Wahpeton12,957

Largest North Dakota Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alamo44
Alexander316
Almont117
Alsen52
Aneta278
Ashley604
Balfour23
Bowdon168
Brinsmade30
Brocket53
Buchanan73
Burlington1,477
Cando1,110
Casselton2,508
Cathay29
Cayuga56
Christine175
Churchs Ferry8
Clifford25
Cogswell71

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population752,201
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+398,937
Age of the Population35.1

Families

% of people married52.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.5%
Median Earnings25+$41,969
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,851
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,656

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,272
% Above Poverty Level89.1%
% Below Poverty Level10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone31.4%
Median Gross Rent$806
Median House Value$185,000

Ancestry

German39.5%
Norwegian24.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
Irish7.6%
English4.3%
Swedish3.9%
French Except Basque3.8%
Russian2.8%
Polish2.4%
Czech1.7%
African1.2%
Scottish1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Italian1.2%
Canadian1%
Danishn1%
Finnish0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Arab0.4%
Icelander0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Somali0.2%
Liberian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Sudanese0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Fort Union Trading Post (Historic Site)
Fort Union Trading Post NHS
Williston, North Dakota 58801
701-572-9083

Knife River Indian Villages (Historic Site)
PO Box 9
Stanton, North Dakota 58571-0009
701-745-3300

Theodore Roosevelt (Park)
Box 7
Medora, North Dakota 58645-0007
701-623-4466

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