Latest Data (2016)
Population 72,417
Nationwide Rank 485

Quick Facts

Bismarck, North Dakota is the 485th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Bismarck, North Dakota is a city.

Bismarck, North Dakota is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Bismarck had its largest population ever.

Bismarck, North Dakota is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 68% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Bismarck, North Dakota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
475 Albany, Georgia 73,801 -3.7%
476 Temple, Texas 73,600 33.3%
477 Flower Mound, Texas 73,547 42.0%
478 Rochester Hills, Michigan 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield, Michigan 73,100 -6.6%
480 Rock Hill, South Carolina 72,937 43.6%
481 Turlock, California 72,796 27.8%
482 Decatur, Illinois 72,706 -11.2%
483 New Britain, Connecticut 72,558 1.3%
484 Apple Valley, California 72,553 32.8%
485 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,417 29.7%
486 Missoula, Montana 72,364 25.3%
487 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,363 10.1%
488 Rancho Cordova, California 72,326 34.6%
489 Gulfport, Mississippi 72,076 0.8%
490 Lafayette, Indiana 71,782 16.8%
491 Lauderhill, Florida 71,626 7.0%
492 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,459 34.5%
493 Wilmington, Delaware 71,442 -1.7%
494 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 71,427 -2.2%
495 Canton, Ohio 71,323 -11.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Dakota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
229 Fargo 120,762 32.7%
485 Bismarck 72,417 29.7%
652 Grand Forks 57,339 16.4%
782 Minot 48,743 33.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 72,417 485
2015 71,167 490
2014 68,896 499
2013 67,034 510
2012 64,751 528
2011 62,855 542
2010 61,272 548
2009 61,217 546
2008 60,253 551
2007 59,467 549
2006 58,633 555
2005 57,818 554
2004 56,934 562
2003 56,716 551
2002 56,439 550
2001 55,984 546
2000 55,805 542
1990 50,005 526