BismarckNorth Dakota

Bismarck Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Bismarck is 74,141. 24.01% is under 18, while 18.23% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.15% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.01% were 18 years or younger and 31.22% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.68% female and 50.32% male.

Bismarck Housing

According to the US Census, Bismarck has 35,318 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Bismarck was 88.98%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $254,800

Bismarck Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone constitute 89.55% of Bismarck's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 2.91% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.31% of the city's population and Some Other Race Alone at 1.30%

White Alone84.72%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone4.84%
Black Or African American Alone2.91%
Asian Alone1.31%
Some Other Race Alone1.30%
White Black Or African American0.58%

How Educated is Bismarck

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 26.8% of Bismarck residents had a bachelor's degree, while 11.2% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 38.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Bismarck CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher89.1%
Some College Or Associates Degree43.8%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher32.6%
Bachelors Degree26.8%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency24.7%
Some College No Degree19.2%

Average Income in Bismarck

The median household income in Bismarck is $61,861. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $61,861.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $95,711 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $99,739.

A closer examination of the income groups of Bismarck households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (15.9%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.1%). 2.9% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$99,739
Nonfamily households$43,250