Best Places to Live

Fargo, ND

Population: 124,662
Kevin Young

In a city made famous by cold weather and the Coen brothers, college-goers are quickly warming up to the idea of going to school here. Home to multiple campuses, Fargo, ND has earned the reputation of a bona fide college town, but that's only half the attraction. With a low unemployment rate and plenty of entertainment options, Fargo is fast becoming a location destination of choice.

The Breakdown

City Population: 194,839

College(s): North Dakota State University, Rasmussen College, Masters Baptist College

Cool Factors: Celebrity Walk of Fame, skiing, sledding

Benefits: Affordable housing, low unemployment rate, jobs after you graduate

Check out more about the college town culture in Fargo, ND and why it's one of the best places to live in North Dakota.