The Cost of Living is a Recruiting Advantage in Bismarck-Mandan!

Recruiting employees is more complicated than ever. Promoting Bismarck-Mandan’s refreshing cost of living is a significant factor favoring area employers. Whether saving money on a home or spending less at the grocery store or gas station, employees will enjoy how much farther their paycheck will last in Bismarck-Mandan.

Cost of Living Bismarck-Mandan MPLS/St. Paul USA
Overall 92.9 105.5 100
Grocery 96.9 101.0 100
Health 94.3 76.7 100
Housing 95.6 116.8 100
Median Home Cost $279,000 $340,700 $291,700
Utilities 93.4 98.4 100
Transportation 79.4 109.1 100

 Source: BestPlaces

BestPlaces indicates the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Statistical Area is nearly 10% more affordable than the national average. While utilities and transportation costs lead the way, this chart illustrates how employees will favor the area!