North Dakota Fast Facts 2000

North Dakota Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 86,609 miles
Interstate: 572 miles
Road bridges: 4,521
Class I railroad trackage: 2,571 miles
Public use airports: 92 (8 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 339,000
Light trucks registered: 284,000
Heavy trucks registered: 9,500
Buses registered: 2,300
Motorcycles registered: 17,000
Numbered boats: 48,000

Geographic

Land area: 68,976 sq. miles (rank: 17)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 4.02 (rank: 31)
Persons per square mile: 9.3 (rank: 47)
Highest point: White Butte, Slope County (3,506 ft.)
Lowest point: Red River (750 ft.)

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 53
Municipal governments: 3633
Congressional districts: 14

Demographic

Population: 642,200 (rank: 47)
Percent urban population: 535 (rank: 41)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $17 billion2 (rank: 50)
Civilian labor force: 339,0002 (rank: 47)
Median household income: $35,349 (rank: 41)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or van-drove alone: 77.7
Car, truck, or van-carpooled: 10.1
Public transportation (including taxi): 0.5
Walked: 4.9
Other means: 1.6
Worked at home: 5.2

State Transportation Department

North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT)
608 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0700
(701) 328-2500
http://www.state.nd.us/dot/

1 2002

2 1999

3 1997

4 Apportionment based on 2000 census

5 1990