No results found
Show all results

Burleigh County, ND&

Add Comparison
2.65% growth
Median Age
Median Household Income
1.23% growth
Poverty Rate
Number of Employees
2.63% growth
Median Property Value
10.8% growth


The economy of Burleigh County, ND employs 50,674 people. The economy of Burleigh County, ND is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Utilities; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 4.08; 3.31; and 1.76 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Burleigh County, ND are Healthcare & Social Assistance (9,775), Retail trade (5,994), and Public Admin. (4,226), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($69,359), Utilities ($64,966), and Transportation & Warehousing ($48,063).

Median household income in Burleigh County, ND is $66,057. Males in Burleigh County, ND have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,814. The income inequality of Burleigh County, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.419 which is lower than the national average.


Median Household Income

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Wage Distribution

Income by Location

Poverty by Age and Gender

Poverty by Race & Ethnicity


Employment by Occupations

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paid

Dataset: Source:


Employment by Industries

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paying

Dataset: Source:

Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Burleigh County, ND. In Burleigh County, ND the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 107 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,135. Ward County, ND has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in North Dakota.


Clinician to Patient Rates

Insurance Coverage by Age and Gender

Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements by Location

Trends in Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements

Hospital Care for Medicare Patients

Heart Disease and Pneumonia

Diabetes Care

Preventative Women’s Health Services

Health Risks

Opioid Use

Conditions and Diseases

Risky/Harmful Behaviors

Homicide & Crime


Burleigh County, ND is home to a population of 90,560 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Burleigh County, ND is composed of 81,953 White residents (90.5%), 3,385 Native residents (3.74%), 1,791 Hispanic residents (1.98%), 1,584 Two+ residents (1.75%), and 1,072 Black residents (1.18%). The most common foreign languages in Burleigh County, ND are German (1,521 speakers), Spanish (717 speakers), and Chinese (260 speakers), but compared to other places, Burleigh County, ND has a relative high number of German (1,521 speakers), Scandinavian (155 speakers), and Other Native North American (154 speakers).


Age by Nativity


Global Diversity


Race & Ethnicity

Non-English Speakers




In 2015 universities in Burleigh County, ND awarded 2,062 degrees. The student population of Burleigh County, ND is skewed towards females, with 966 male students and 1,096 female students. Most students in Burleigh County, ND are White (1,723 and 83.6%), followed by American Indian (91 and 4.41%), Unknown (75 and 3.64%), and Black or African American (61 and 2.96%). The largest universities in Burleigh County, ND by number of graduates are Bismarck State College (1,125 and 54.6%), University of Mary (801 and 38.8%), and United Tribes Technical College (83 and 4.03%). The most popular majors in Burleigh County, ND are Liberal Arts & Sciences (402 and 19.5%), Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (103 and 5%), and Other Industrial Production Technology (75 and 3.64%). The median tuition costs in Burleigh County, ND are $15,990 for private four year colleges, and $2,916 and $7,785 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



Student Gender for Common Institutions

Student Race & Ethnicity

Housing & Living

The median property value in Burleigh County, ND is $220,800, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $199,200 to $220,800, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate of Burleigh County, ND is 69%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Burleigh County, ND have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Burleigh County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


Household Income


Property Value

Property Taxes

Rent vs Own


Car Ownership

Commute Time

Commuter Transportation

Keep Exploring

United States
North Dakota
Bismarck, ND
metropolitan statistical area
South Central North Dakota--Bismarck City PUMA
public use microdata area
No results found
Loading Comparison