Bismarck Burleigh County, North Dakota

Bismarck: Capital of North Dakota, United States and seat of Burleigh County

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Location of Bismarck on North Dakota map.


Bismarck is a city located in the county of Burleigh in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Its population at the 2010 census was 61,272 and a population density of 701 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 73,529 inhabitants.

The city was created 149 years ago in 1871.


Bismarck is located at 46°48'30"N 100°47'1"W (46.8083300, -100.7837400).

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Bismarck forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. more

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Bismarck Quick Facts

Population : 73,529 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Dakota (United States)
County : Burleigh County
Postal code : 58501–58507
Phone Area Codes : 701
Area : 87.38 km2
Named for : Otto von Bismarck
Altitude : 1,686 feet / 514 meters
Capital city : Bismarck is capital of North Dakota, Burleigh County, Dakota Territory
Establishment : January 01, 1872 (149 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 03:22:16 (14th May 2021)
Density : 841 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 16.67% (2010-2019)
Weather : 74℉ Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


The population of Bismarck increased by 16.67% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1910 4,913 - census
2010 61,272 91.98% census
2011 62,768 2.38% estimation process
2012 64,772 3.09% estimation process
2013 67,127 3.51% estimation process
2014 69,011 2.73% estimation process
2015 71,413 3.36% estimation process
2016 72,580 1.61% estimation process
2017 73,141 0.77% estimation process
2018 73,229 0.12% estimation process
2019 73,529 0.41% estimation process

Bismarck zip code is 58501. County name: Burleigh, County fips: 38015

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People born in Bismarck (67)

People born in Bismarck, including ice hockey goaltender Scott Fankhouser, actress Leslie Bibb, United States Senator from North Dakota John Hoeven, you can see a list of people who born in Bismarck.


College & universities near Bismarck

Code Name City ZIP
452009 The Hair Academy Bismarck (ND) 58501
200022 Bismarck State College Bismarck (ND) 58506-5587
200387 JZ Trend Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School Bismarck (ND) 58504
200554 United Tribes Technical College Bismarck (ND) 58504
492379 Lynnes Welding Training-Bismarck Bismarck (ND) 58504-7593

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Burleigh County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Burleigh County , ND.

City Name Population Title
Midway 571 Township in Stutsman County, North Dakota
Driscoll 182 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
Menoken 167 Township in Burleigh County, North Dakota
Sterling 162 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
McKenzie 92 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
Pierce 68 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
Regan 43 City in Burleigh County, North Dakota, United States
Lincoln 37 City in North Dakota, United States
Baldwin 31 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
Wing 28 Human settlement in Burleigh County, North Dakota, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bismarck distances to largest North Dakota cities

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