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-Low crime
-Cost of living
-Capital-city amenities


-Low ethnic diversity
-Cold winters

What Bert Has To Say About Bismarck Metro Area

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.


Quick Facts About Bismarck

    The unemployment rate in Bismarck Metro Area is 2.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bismarck Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.23 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bismarck Metro Area's cost of living is 12.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Bismarck Metro Area's population is 109,380 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.48 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Bismarck Metro Area is $233,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 13.00 percent.
    Bismarck Metro Area public schools spend $11,876 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 9.6 students per teacher in Bismarck Metro Area.

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