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Overview

Introduction to Mandan, North Dakota

Mandan, North Dakota, in Morton county, is 4 miles W of Bismarck, North Dakota and 388 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city is located in the Bismarck metropolitan area.

Mandan History

Mandan became the county seat of Morton County in 1881. The city was founded in 1873 and was surveyed for the Northern Pacific Railway. It was named after a local Native American tribe. In 1883, a railroad bridge was established connecting Bismarck to Mandan. In its initial years, the city developed as a railroad and agricultural center.

Mandan and nearby Attractions

  • North Dakota State Railroad Museum
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Raging Rivers Waterpark
  • Huff Hills Ski Area
  • Prairie West Golf Course
  • Dakota Zoo

Things To Do In Mandan

Mandan is home to the North Dakota State Railroad Museum. The Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park offers facilities for camping, hiking, fishing, biking and horseback riding. It also includes scenic picnic areas. One can also visit the North Dakota Heritage Center and the De Mores State Historic Site from mandan. Local festivals include the Art in the Park Festival, Fort Lincoln Festival, Rodeo Days and Buggies 'n Blues.

Mandan Transportation

Minot International is the nearest major airport.

Mandan Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Bismarck State College, Minot State University and the University of Mary.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,613
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+11,766
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married56.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,334
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,383
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,006

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,259
% Above Poverty Level89.4%
% Below Poverty Level10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.6%
Median Gross Rent$756
Median House Value$175,400

Ancestry

German57.1%
Norwegian18.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
Russian7.7%
Irish6.9%
English2.9%
Swedish2.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Czech1.5%
Polish1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Hungarian0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Finnish0.6%
Italian0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Lebanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Icelander0.1%
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Mandan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morton County
Standard Zip Codes58554
Phone Area Codes701
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude46.82
Approximate Longitude-100.88

Mandan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMANDAN EXPERIMENT STN
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp32 to 57 F
Annual Precip17 inches
StationBISMARCK MUNICIPAL AP
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 21 F
Apr Temp31 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 85 F
Oct Temp32 to 58 F
Annual Precip16.8 inches
StationWILTON
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 17 F
Apr Temp31 to 52 F
Jul Temp56 to 80 F
Oct Temp33 to 55 F
Annual Precip18.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bismarck68,981$82,006
Lincoln3,311$70,764
New Salem891$71,250
Wilton936$76,875

Mandan Public Libraries

Morton Mandan Public Library
609 W. MAIN ST.
Mandan, North Dakota
(701) 667-5365

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Mandan Hospitals

Kindred Hospital Central Dakotas
(Proprietary)
1000 18th St Nw
(701) 667-2000

Mandan Public Schools

Brave Center Academy
901 Division St Nw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6525
High
Total Enrollment 35
Custer Elementary School
205 8th Ave Ne
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6503
Primary
Total Enrollment 126
Ft Lincoln Elementary School
2007 8th Ave Se
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6504
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Lewis And Clark Elementary School
600 14th St Nw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6505
Primary
Total Enrollment 405
Mandan High School
905 8th Ave Nw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6501
High
Total Enrollment 1009
Mandan Middle School
2901 12th Ave Nw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6502
Middle
Total Enrollment 808
Marmot School 9-12
701 16th Ave Sw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 667-1400
High
Total Enrollment 64
Marmot School K-8
701 16th Ave Sw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 667-1400
Primary
Total Enrollment 5
Mary Stark Elementary School
405 8th Ave Sw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6506
Primary
Total Enrollment 172
Missouri River Area Career & Tech Center
3001 Memorial Hwy Ste B
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-4041
Morton-sioux Spec Ed Unit
901 Division St Nw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6500
Red Trail Elementary School
4801 37th Ave Nw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6508
Primary
Total Enrollment 281
Roosevelt Elementary School
305 10th Ave Nw
ZIP: 58554
(701) 751-6507
Primary
Total Enrollment 247
Sweet Briar School
4060 County Rd 83
ZIP: 58554
(701) 663-7453
Primary
Total Enrollment 14

Mandan Private Schools

Christ The King Elementary School
505 10th Ave Nw
ZIP: 58554
Elementary
Total Enrollment 125
St Joseph Elementary School
410 Collins Ave
ZIP: 58554
Elementary
Total Enrollment 145
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