Mandan is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 21,769 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mandan is the sixth largest community in North Dakota.
Mandan real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Mandan house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Mandan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mandan is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mandan who work in office and administrative support (12.32%), management occupations (11.44%), and sales jobs (9.65%).
Residents of Mandan by-and-large get to work each day by driving: 87.41% use their own cars for their daily commute, making it a very car-oriented city. While Mandan may be a convenient place for driving around town, the negative aspect of this is that places that are suitable for walking or bicycling to and from work or stores may be few and far between. In general, car-oriented communities emphasize roads and convenience of driving, but not have a lot of walking-friendly areas to get from home to work, and tend not to have a lot of public transportation options.
Mandan is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Mandan is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.73% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mandan in 2010 was $33,366, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,464 for a family of four. However, Mandan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mandan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mandan residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Mandan include Norwegian, Russian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mandan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.