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Mandan is a city in Morton County, in the Bismarck metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Indian tribe.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Mandan. For links to other places called Mandan, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Mandan is 46.826N. The longitude is -100.889W.

It is in the Central Standard/Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,647 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,781.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$38,182
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mandan demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Cushman
· Morton
· Lincoln
Explorers Lewis and Clark built a fort here in 1804
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Old Fashioned Root Beer Social - July 1, 2007
  • Rodeo Days - July 1-4, 2007
  • Art in the Park Festival - July 3-4, 2007
  • Fort Lincoln Festival - June 16-17, 2007
  • Buggies 'n Blues - June 9-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mandan web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, North Dakota State Railroad Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mandan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bismarck area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58554 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

48% of Mandan residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mandan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mandan was $17,509, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Mandan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mandan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.


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Libraries in Mandan include Mandan Public Library, Morton County Library ... View libraries

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Morton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mandan political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Mandan workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mandan between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Mandan include Best Western.

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