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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 736,162 people in North Dakota as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Fargo715,201
2Bismarck57,811
3Minot23,454
4Grand Forks214,705
5Fort Totten1178
6Ellendale1226
7New Town1268
8Fort Yates1282
9Belcourt1584
10Bottineau1811
11Williston11,039
12Mayville11,130
13Jamestown11,137
14Dickinson11,386
15Valley City11,452
16Devils Lake11,947
17Wahpeton13,003

Largest North Dakota Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abercrombie253
Adams154
Alamo62
Alexander280
Alice32
Almont133
Alsen66
Ambrose19
Amenia66
Amidon22
Anamoose303
Aneta310
Antler25
Ardoch110
Argusville505
Arnegard53
Arthur341
Ashley709
Ayr23
Balfour11

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population736,162
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+393,855
Age of the Population35.2

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.2%
Median Earnings25+$39,688
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,742
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,314

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,277
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone31.3%
Median Gross Rent$736
Median House Value$164,000

Ancestry

German41.4%
Norwegian26.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.9%
Irish7.7%
English4.3%
Swedish4.2%
French Except Basque4.2%
Russian2.9%
Polish2.4%
Czech1.7%
Dutch1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Italian1.2%
Canadian1%
Danishn1%
African0.8%
Finnish0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Icelander0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Somali0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Greek0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, 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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