According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bismarck has an overall cost of living index of 103 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only North Dakota, Bismarck has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than North Dakota's index of 97.
The standard of living in Bismarck ranks as #3,487 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Dakota. By definition, that implies Bismarck ranks as the #2,932 most expensive place in the Peace Garden State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in North Dakota, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
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