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-Low ethnic diversity
-Cold winters

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The name Bismarck comes from an attempt to attract German capital during late 19th century for railroad building and other enterprises. Located along the Missouri River near where Lewis and Clark made their famous winter camp, this capital is an agriculture and transportation center for the state. There is some energy industry and a strong health care presence, along with some manufacturing led by construction equipment maker Bobcat. The downtown and the area along the Missouri River are clean and pleasant but plain and quiet with lots of parks and attractive waterfront areas. The suburbs spread east from the Missouri River. Bismarck has among the lowest cost of living and crime rates for a capital city.


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City: Bismarck
Zip Codes: 58501, 58503, ... 4 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1697 ft above sea level

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    The unemployment rate in Bismarck is 2.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bismarck jobs have Increased by 2.53 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bismarck's cost of living is 16.60% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Bismarck's Cost of Living
    Bismarck's population is 71,167 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.48 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Bismarck is $267,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 70.23%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Bismarck public schools spend $12,316 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Bismarck. Learn more...

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Bismarck, ND is awesome. I moved here from California in 2010 because I was unemployed too long in Cali but here in Bismarck you can find work easy. Bismarck has low... (Read More)



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