Fargo SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

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Fargo, North Dakota Info Snack

Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for nearly 16% of the state population. Fargo is also the county seat of Cass County. According to the 2016 United States Census estimates, its population was 120,762, making it the 229th-most populous city in the United States. Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as the adjacent cities of West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2016 contained a population of 238,124. In 2014, Forbes magazine ranked Fargo as the fourth fastest-growing small city in the United States.
Population
118,099
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
13.9%
Median Home
$190,200
Median Income
$50,561
Median Rent
$765

Rankings for Fargo in North Dakota

Best Places Around Fargo

1

Moorhead, MN
Population 41,321

2

Horace, ND
Population 2,559

3

Casselton, ND
Population 2,500

4

West Fargo, ND
Population 31,557

5

Hillsboro, ND
Population 1,643

6

Wahpeton, ND
Population 7,844

7

Detroit Lakes, MN
Population 9,060

8

Mayville, ND
Population 1,820

Map Of Fargo, ND

Population over time in Fargo

Year Population % Change
2017 118,099 1.9%
2016 115,950 2.2%
2015 113,464 2.5%
2014 110,725 2.2%
2013 108,371 2.2%
2012 106,005 1.7%
2011 104,193 1.6%
2010 102,527 -

Crime in Fargo Per 100k

Crime Fargo ND USA
Violent Crime 402.7 281.3 382.9
Murder 2.4 1.3 5.3
Robbery 55.1 24.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 277.9 202.9 248.9
Property Crime 3135.4 2197.8 2362.0
Burglary 480.4 389.5 430.4
Larceny 2410.3 1573.6 1694.0
Car Theft 244.7 234.7 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Fargo

White
84.5% (99,793)
African American
5.4% (6,411)
American Indian
1.1% (1,252)
Asian
3.5% (4,186)
Hawaiian
0.0% (49)
Other
0.1% (123)
Two Or More
2.5% (2,931)
Hispanic
2.8% (3,354)
Race Fargo ND USA
White 84.5% 85.7% 61.5%
African American 5.4% 2.3% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 5.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.0% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.8% 3.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Fargo, North Dakota

Less than $10,000
6.4% (755,833)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.5% (649,544)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (1,310,898)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (1,369,948)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (1,747,865)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (2,149,401)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (1,499,857)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (1,393,568)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (436,966)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (507,825)
Income Fargo ND USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 5.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 4.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 8.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 9.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 13.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 14.1% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 5.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 5.2% 6.3%

Gender in Fargo

Female
49.4% (58,322)
Male
50.6% (59,776)
Gender Fargo ND USA
Female 49.4% 48.7% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 51.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fargo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.9% (3,376)
9-12th Grade
3.4% (3,959)
High School / GED
20.3% (23,953)
Some College
20.4% (24,123)
Associate's Degree
14.3% (16,890)
Bachelor's Degree
27.4% (32,368)
Master's Degree
7.4% (8,766)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,331)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,329)
Education Fargo ND USA
< 9th Grade 2.9% 3.3% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.4% 4.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 20.3% 27.1% 27.3%
Some College 20.4% 22.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 14.3% 13.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 27.4% 21.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.4% 5.4% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.1% 1.4%

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