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Capital City:
Bismarck
State FLower:
Wild Prairie Rose
State Bird:
Western Meadowlark
State #39 Admitted to Union:
November 2, 1889
People Facts North Dakota USA
Population, 2010 672,591 308,745,538
Population, 2000 642,200 281,421,906
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 22.1% 23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 14.4% 13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2011 49.4% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2011 90.4% 78.1%
Black persons, percent, 2011 1.3% 13.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 88.6% 63.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 89.4% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 26.3% 27.9%
Housing units, 2011 320,909 132,312,404
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 66.6% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $111,300 $188,400
Households, 2006-2010 276,642 114,235,996
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $25,803 $27,334
Median household income 2006-2010 $46,781 $51,914
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 12.3% 13.8%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 21,832 7,396,628
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 294,907 111,970,095
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 47,770 22,110,628
Total number of firms, 2007 61,546 27,092,908
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 24.8% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 11,349,799 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 13,099,348 4,174,286,516
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 10,527,300 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $16,495 $12,990
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 69,000.80 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile, 2010 9.7 87.4



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