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 745,475 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
Alamo60
Alexander278
Almont115
Alsen42
Aneta293
Ashley674
Balfour16
Bowdon171
Brinsmade35
Brocket60
Buchanan65
Burlington1,332
Cando1,085
Casselton2,773
Cathay34
Cayuga35
Christine180
Churchs Ferry8
Clifford18
Cogswell74

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population745,475
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+398,969
Age of the Population35.1

Families

% of people married52.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.9%
Median Earnings25+$40,694
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,527
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,432

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,091
% Above Poverty Level89%
% Below Poverty Level11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone31.1%
Median Gross Rent$775
Median House Value$174,100

Ancestry

German40.3%
Norwegian25.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.3%
Irish7.7%
English4.2%
French Except Basque4.1%
Swedish4%
Russian2.8%
Polish2.4%
Czech1.6%
Italian1.3%
Dutch1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Canadian1%
African1%
Danishn1%
Finnish0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Icelander0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Somali0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swiss0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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

North Dakota flag
North Dakota State Flag

North Dakota seal
North Dakota State Seal

North Dakota quarter
North Dakota State Quarter

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