Mandan is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 21,382 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mandan is the sixth largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mandan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mandan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mandan who work in office and administrative support (15.95%), sales jobs (10.06%), and management occupations (9.03%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mandan spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.98 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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.
The overall education level of Mandan is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.23% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mandan in 2010 was $29,137, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,548 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 German and Spanish.