Bismarck North Dakota
Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota, and its Capitol is the tallest building in the state. More than 4,000 people are employed by the state government. Bismarck is the economic and health care hub of a large portion of south-central North Dakota and even the north-central portion of South Dakota. Population: Bismarcks population was 61,272 at the 2010 census with the metropolitan area numbering 108,779.
Climate: Bismarcks weather is mild during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 60's, but extremely cold during winter when temperatures dip into the 10's. Average annual precipitation is less than 17 inches.
Cost of living: http://www.areavibes.com states that the cost of living in Bismarck, ND is 1.1% less than the North Dakota average, and 6% less than the national average.
Housing costs: Relatively expensive for the state, the median home value in Bismarck, ND is 56.2% greater than the North Dakota average. However, it is still 20.8% less than the national average.
Colleges and Universities: Bismarck State College, a member of the North Dakota University System. http://www.bsc.nodak.edu/ is a two-year public college. Its Continuing Education, Training & Innovation (CETI) is ready to teach retirees something new from cooking to finance to fitness.
Transportation:http://www.bismarckairport.com/ is the website where you will find information on airlines, arriving and departing flights, and terminal amenities. Three airlines serve the area including Delta and Allegiant.
Travel and tourism: Retirees will love Bismarcks Hawktree Golf Club http://www.hawktree.com/, where carts have GPS and golfers can enjoy the challenge of a prairie links course. Kirkwood Mall http://www.shopkirkwoodmall.com is located in the citys center rather in the suburbs, and is a major shopping destination for the area.
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