Bismarck-Mandan MSA jumps to #7 on "Best Performing Cities Index"
Bismarck breaks into top 100 "Best Places to Live" list
Forbes ranks Bismarck keeps Bismarck in the top five on its list of Best Smaller Metro Areas for Business and Careers
North Dakota #47 of the 50 states for cost of doing business
CNN MONEY ranks Bismarck second in its list of the smaller metros to start a small business
North Dakota safest state ten of past eleven years - Bismarck MSA ranked as 7th safest city
Bismarck-Mandan ranked #4 of 179 best small metros in the U.S. to do business and advance careers
Bismarck ranked 3rd most favorable metro area in potential to attract businesses and households
North Dakota ranked 6th in State Economic Competitivemess
North Dakota average commute time of 15.4 minutes was ranked as #1 for the year 2004.
North Dakota's Workers' Compensation premium rates continue to be the lowest in the nation
North Dakota ranked 49th of 50 states in cost of doing business.