Latest Data (2017)
Population 72,865
Nationwide Rank 487

Quick Facts

Bismarck, North Dakota is the 487th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Bismarck, North Dakota is a city.

Bismarck, North Dakota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Bismarck had its largest population ever.

Bismarck, North Dakota is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 69% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Bismarck, North Dakota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
477 Rochester Hills, Michigan 74,205 7.6%
478 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,184 -1.4%
479 Rancho Cordova, California 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock, California 73,556 29.1%
481 Missoula, Montana 73,340 27.0%
482 Southfield, Michigan 73,208 -6.5%
483 Albany, Georgia 73,179 -4.5%
484 Apple Valley, California 73,077 33.8%
485 Rock Hill, South Carolina 73,068 43.9%
486 Pasco, Washington 73,013 114.4%
487 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,865 30.5%
488 New Britain, Connecticut 72,710 1.6%
489 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,489 10.3%
490 Jacksonville, North Carolina 72,447 10.1%
491 Lafayette, Indiana 72,390 17.8%
492 Decatur, Illinois 72,174 -11.8%
493 Pittsburg, California 72,141 26.1%
494 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 72,001 -1.4%
495 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,975 35.5%
496 Lauderhill, Florida 71,970 7.5%
497 Gulfport, Mississippi 71,822 0.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Dakota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
225 Fargo 122,359 34.5%
487 Bismarck 72,865 30.5%
662 Grand Forks 57,056 15.8%
808 Minot 47,822 30.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 72,865 487
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