Bismarck, ND Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 24,162 housing units in Bismarck. This represents a 20.6% growth from 20,038 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 24,160 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bismarck is about 63.3%. Bismarck's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.2%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bismarck were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom12.50%
Two Bedrooms32.20%
Three Bedrooms30.10%
Four Bedrooms18.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1974
Median Value of occupied units$97,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$88,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.74
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$466

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.80%
Home Equity Loan8.70%
Simple Mortgage53.40%
Debt Free30.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%