Burleigh County, ND

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Population

92,372

2% growth

Median Age

36.6


Median Household Income

$67,308

1.89% growth

Poverty Rate

8.53%


Number of Employees

51,229

1.1% growth

Median Property Value

$237,000

7.34% growth

About

In 2017, Burleigh County, ND had a population of 92.4k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $67,308. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Burleigh County, ND grew from 90,560 to 92,372, a 2% increase and its median household income grew from $66,057 to $67,308, a 1.89% increase.

The population of Burleigh County, ND is 89.9% White Alone, 3.73% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 2.17% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Burleigh County, ND speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Burleigh County, ND are Bismarck State College (1,155 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Mary (812 degrees), and United Tribes Technical College (85 degrees).

The median property value in Burleigh County, ND is $237,000, and the homeownership rate is 68.9%. Most people in Burleigh County, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Burleigh County, ND is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Burleigh County, ND employs 51.2k people. The largest industries in Burleigh County, ND are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,918 people), Retail Trade (5,854 people), and Public Administration (4,283 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($93,000), Utilities ($76,359), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($74,888).

Median household income in Burleigh County, ND is $67,308. Males in Burleigh County, ND have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,424. The income inequality in Burleigh County, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,308

2017 value

± $1,651

1.89%

1 Year Growth

± 4.02%

Households in Burleigh County, ND have a median annual income of $67,308, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,057 in 2016, which represents a 1.89% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,998

Average Male Salary

± $3,148

$42,424

Average Female Salary

± $2,091

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,817 ± $1,967

  2. Two or More Races

    $38,540 ± $11,502

  3. American Indian

    $36,702 ± $8,076

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burleigh County, ND is from North Dakota.

0.431

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 111.04

  2. Census Tract 111.05

  3. Census Tract 110.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burleigh County, ND was Census Tract 111.04 with a value of $140,474, followed by Census Tract 111.05 and Census Tract 110.02, with respective values of $117,171 and $90,239.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Burleigh County, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.53% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burleigh County, ND (7.6k out of 89.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,105 ± 518

  2. Native American

    1,844 ± 335

  3. Black

    465 ± 241

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burleigh County, ND is White, followed by Native American and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

51.2k

2017 Value

± 1,499

1.1%

1 Year growth

± 4.04%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burleigh County, ND grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 50.7k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burleigh County, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,997 people), Management Occupations (5,277 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,918 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burleigh County, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Burleigh County, ND, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,997 people), Management Occupations (5,277 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,918 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burleigh County, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.46 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.45 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Burleigh County, ND, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($66,985), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($63,070), and Legal Occupations ($61,563).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.2k

2017 Value

± 1,499

1.1%

1 Year growth

± 4.04%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burleigh County, ND grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 50.7k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burleigh County, ND, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,918 people), Retail Trade (5,854 people), and Public Administration (4,283 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burleigh County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Burleigh County, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Burleigh County, ND, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,918 people), Retail Trade (5,854 people), and Public Administration (4,283 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burleigh County, ND has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.34 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.21 times), and Public Administration (1.79 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Burleigh County, ND, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($93,000), Utilities ($76,359), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($74,888).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $46.1B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $46.1B, followed by Cereal grains ($11.4B) and Other ag prods. ($10.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$115B

2015 Value

$123B

Projected 2045 Value

6.79% growth

In 2015, total outbound North Dakota trade was $115B. This is expected to increase 6.79% to $123B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.8B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $8.57B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $12.8B, followed by Texas with $11.4B and Illinois and $8.57B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.7% of the population of Burleigh County, ND has health coverage, with 59.2% on employee plans, 6.78% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Burleigh County, ND was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Burleigh County, ND see 1011 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.36% increase from the previous year (933 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1227 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 468 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,011 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Burleigh County, ND see an average of 1,011 patients per year. This represents a 8.36% increase from the previous year (933 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Burleigh County, ND in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,410

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,461

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.33%

Uninsured

59.2%

Employer Coverage

6.78%

Medicaid

10.4%

Medicare

16%

Non-Group

1.26%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burleigh County, ND declined by 7.56% from 6.85% to 6.33%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Burleigh County, ND changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 13% prevalence

  3. 12.7% prevalence

Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Burleigh County, ND is home to a population of 92.4k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.22% of Burleigh County, ND residents were born outside of the country (2.05k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Burleigh County, ND is composed of 83.1k White Alone residents (89.9%), 3.45k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (3.73%), 2k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.17%), 1.56k Black or African American Alone residents (1.69%), 1.53k Two or More Races residents (1.65%), 687 Asian Alone residents (0.744%), 42 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0455%), and 40 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0433%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Burleigh County, ND are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Burleigh County, ND was 36.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Burleigh County, ND are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Burleigh County, ND residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.22%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.05k people

2.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.9k people

As of 2017, 2.22% of Burleigh County, ND residents (2.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burleigh County, ND was 2.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,426 ± 1,434 people

  2. Canada

    2,477 ± 1,220 people

  3. Philippines

    2,077 ± 1,117 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,426 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,477 and Philippines with 2,077.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Burleigh County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Burleigh County, ND was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    83.1k ± 46

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    3.45k ± 317

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2k ± 282

In 2017, there were 24.1 times more White Alone residents (83.1k people) in Burleigh County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.45k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 2k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Burleigh County, ND as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Burleigh County, ND citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Burleigh County, ND was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Burleigh County, ND are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,947 ± 243

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,001 ± 213

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    657 ± 185

Burleigh County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Burleigh County, ND awarded 2,108 degrees. The student population of Burleigh County, ND is skewed towards women, with 3,627 male students and 4,184 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Burleigh County, ND are White (1,745 and 84%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (99 and 4.77%), Unknown (92 and 4.43%), and Black or African American (56 and 2.7%).

The largest universities in Burleigh County, ND by number of degrees awarded are Bismarck State College (1,155 and 54.8%), University of Mary (812 and 38.5%), and United Tribes Technical College (85 and 4.03%).

The most popular majors in Burleigh County, ND are Liberal Arts & Sciences (381 and 18.1%), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (153 and 7.26%), and Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (138 and 6.55%).

The median tuition costs in Burleigh County, ND are $10,358 for private four year colleges, and $2,916 and $7,785 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Burleigh County, ND was Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology with 110 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Burleigh County, ND according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,155 degrees awarded

  2. 812 degrees awarded

  3. 85 degrees awarded

$2,916

Median In-State Public

$10,358

Median Private

In 2016, the Burleigh County, ND institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bismarck State College with 1,155 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,024

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,084

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,024 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Burleigh County, ND, which is 0.945 times less than the 1,084 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,745 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    99 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    92 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Burleigh County, ND were to White students. These 1,745 degrees mean that there were 17.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 99 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burleigh County, ND was $237,000 in 2017, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $220,800 to $237,000, a 7.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Burleigh County, ND is 68.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Burleigh County, ND have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Burleigh County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$67,308

Median Household Income

± $1,651

38.9k

Number of Households

± 1,321

In 2017, the median household income of the 38.9k households in Burleigh County, ND grew to $67,308 from the previous year's value of $66,057.

The following chart displays the households in Burleigh County, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$237,000

2017 Median

± $4,072

$220,800

2016 Median

± $4,229

In 2017, the median property value in Burleigh County, ND grew to to $237,000 from the previous year's value of $220,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Burleigh County, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burleigh County, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Burleigh County, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burleigh County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

68.9%

2017 Homeownership

69%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.9% of the housing units in Burleigh County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Burleigh County, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Burleigh County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burleigh County, ND have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burleigh County, ND have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.03% of the workforce in Burleigh County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85%

  2. Carpooled

    8.72%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Burleigh County, ND was Drove Alone (85%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.72%) and those who Worked At Home (3.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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