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Population Statistics

State Population
779,094
Metropolitan Populations
Fargo, ND-MN 249,843 Bismarck 133,626 Grand Forks, ND-MN 104,362
Minot 77,546 Williston 40,950 Dickinson 34,591
Top County Populations
Cass 184,525 Burleigh 98,458 Grand Forks 73,170
Ward 69,919 Williams 40,950 Stark 33,291
Top City Populations
Fargo 125,209 Bismark 74,018 Grand Forks 55,950
Minot 47,428 West Fargo 38,194 Williston 29,749
Sources: 2020 U.S. Census Data (metro populations and counties), 2020 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

About North Dakota

  • Capital: Bismark
  • Nickname: Peace Garden State
  • Area: 68,976 square miles, 17th largest
  • Statehood: 39th state; admitted November 2, 1889
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 571.13 miles
  • Highest Point: White Butte (3,506 feet above sea level)
  • Home of the geographical center of North America:: Rugby (Pierce County)
  • Agriculture: sugar beets, wheat, cattle, barley, sunflowers, milk

Updated December 30, 2021.