Burleigh County


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Burleigh County, North Dakota

PO Box 1055
Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone: (701) 222-6761
Fax: (701) 221-3756
www.co.burleigh.nd.us

In south-central ND; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County, which was discontinued. Name Origin: For Walter Atwood Burleigh (1820-96), attorney, physician, Dakota Territory delegate to Congress (1865-69), and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 1668.04 (land 1633.09; water 34.95) Population per square mile: 45.20
Population 2005: 73,818 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 6.30%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 69,416 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $20,436; median household $41,309; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,981-$31,327
Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bismarck County seat (56,619)

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    In comparison, Burleigh County, North Dakota, the second largest in the state and home to Bismarck, has personal income of roughly $4.
    A construction project on a two-county jail will soon be ready for contract bidding, the Burleigh County sheriff declared.
    The 191st was designated as "Team Safety" and was responsible for all TCPs in Bismarck and portions of the surrounding Burleigh County.
    Only one, Burleigh County, gained popula-tion, and most of that gain was in a part of the county closer to Bismarck, outside of BEK's service area.
    After a hearing on the motion, the District Court of Burleigh County granted the defendants' motion as to both the claim for medical malpractice as well as the claim regarding lack of informed consent.
    A volunteer for Skywarn took this photograph as Burleigh County deputies blocked the highway to stop the traffic from driving into the path of the tornado.
    5-megawatt wind turbines on more than 8,000 acres southeast of Wilton in Burleigh County, North Dakota.
    MTWTF 2:00 pm -Pick up Pharmacy Locked totes for Burleigh County Detention Center (Bismarck), MRCC (Bismarck) and YCC (Mandan) from the DOCR Administrative building in the Pharmacy in Bismarck (drop off empty brief
    North Dakota's eight counties with air pollution monitors scored a nearly straight "A" report card this year, with the state's only "B" grade for 24-hour particulate pollution in Burleigh County.
    On April 25, 2002, in District Court for Burleigh County, South Central Judicial District, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
    The 10-site, 11-channel TaitNet P25 VHF conventional simulcast system supports 600 subscribers across seven public safety agencies in the Metropolitan Area Bismarck Police and Fire, Mandan Police and Fire, Burleigh County Sherriff, Burleigh Rural Fire and Morton County Sherriff.
    Burleigh County is always seeking to provide efficient and responsive services to our community," said Burleigh County Treasurer.