Community Overview

Bismarck-Mandan has a quality of life second to none, and continues to be an exciting place to live. Our community is loved by those who make Bismarck-Mandan their home, and by those who come to visit.  Many are drawn to this area by the opportunities available and by our hometown hospitality.

North Dakota has a remarkable long temperate season, including beautiful sunny days in June, when the sun rises before 6 a.m. and sets after 9:30 p.m.  In addition, North Dakota has over 200 sunny or mostly sunny days per year.

Number 1 least stressful smal city in the United States according to Sperling, Number 5 Best Small Place for Business according to Forbes and the Sports Illustrated City are just a few of the accolades Bismarck-Mandan has recently received.  There is no question that our community is a great place to live, work and play.