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Fargo, ND: What you need to know

Fargo, the Gateway to the West and a Livability Top 100 Best Place to Live, is the largest city in North Dakota. Located on the banks of the Red River, which separates it from neighboring Moorhead, MN, Fargo is jam-packed with museums, galleries and an Art Deco theater palace in its vibrant downtown district. Outdoor activities, low taxes and strong workforce helped it rank as one of the Best Places to Live by Men's Journal. Three public colleges, including North Dakota State University, call Fargo-Moorhead home, as does the private Concordia College.


Fargo, ND City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 113,464
Median Age 31
Median Household Income $46,175
Median Home Price $168,600

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Health in Fargo, ND

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Fargo, ND Demographics

Median Population in Fargo, ND

Median Age 30.5%
Age 18 Over 80.3%
Age 21 Over 72.6%
Age 62 Over 13.6%
Age 65 Over 10.5%

Race in Fargo, ND

  Ethnicity White 88.4%
  Ethnicity Black 3.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.3%
  Ethnicity Other 0.6%

Population By Gender in Fargo, ND

  Male 49.6%
  Female 50.4%

Language in Fargo, ND

  English Only 90.8%
  English Other 9.2%

Economics in Fargo, ND

  Median Household Income $46,175
  Median Home Price $168,600
  Homes Owned 56.2%
  Homes Rent 43.8%
  Median Property Rent $709

Fargo has huge appeal; business supports the creative process here. The draws include incredible universities, a growing culinary scene, the arts, financial stability, education, walkability. People want to be here.

Greg Tehven, Emerging Prairie Co-Founder

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Commute Types in Fargo, ND

  Walked 3.8%
  Worked at Home 3%
  Public Transportation 1.1%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 82.1%
  Carpooled 8.1%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 94
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