Fargo, ND
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Fargo, North Dakota Info Snack

Population
121,889
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
13.2%
Median Home
$212,100
Median Income
$55,551
Median Rent
$823

Fargo SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Fargo, ND Crime Report

4,552
Total Crimes
3,572.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
44.24%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fargo
/ 100k People
North Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,552 3,572.4 2,261.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 574 450.5 284.6 366.7
Murder 5 3.9 3.1 5.0
Robbery 78 61.2 23.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 380 298.2 200.6 250.2
Property Crime 3,978 3,121.9 1,977.0 2,109.9
Burglary 830 651.4 342.2 340.5
Larceny 2,757 2,163.7 1,399.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 391 306.9 235.2 219.9

Fargo, ND Cost Of Living

97
Fargo's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fargo North Dakota National Average
Overall 97 95 100
Services 100 97 100
Groceries 108 106 100
Health 115 113 100
Housing 91 85 100
Transportation 99 104 100
Utilities 87 89 100

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Rankings for Fargo in North Dakota

Map Of Fargo, ND

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Population over time in Fargo

Year Population % Change
2019 121,889 1.4%
2018 120,209 1.8%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fargo

White
82.7% (100,791)
African American
7.0% (8,508)
American Indian
1.1% (1,349)
Asian
3.4% (4,146)
Hawaiian
0.0% (26)
Other
0.1% (128)
Two Or More
2.7% (3,329)
Hispanic
3.0% (3,612)
Race Fargo ND USA
White 82.7% 84.4% 60.7%
African American 7.0% 2.9% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 5.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 1.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Fargo

Female
49.1% (59,900)
Male
50.9% (61,988)
Gender Fargo ND USA
Female 49.1% 48.8% 50.8%
Male 50.9% 51.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fargo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,437)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (3,656)
High School / GED
21.0% (25,596)
Some College
20.0% (24,377)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (17,064)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (34,128)
Master's Degree
8.0% (9,751)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,437)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,437)
Education Fargo ND USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 14.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fargo, North Dakota

Less than $10,000
6.1% (743,113)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (608,875)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (1,228,918)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (1,179,109)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (1,687,027)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (2,219,737)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (1,710,479)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.6% (1,539,833)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (613,342)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (658,461)
Income Fargo ND USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 5.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 8.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 8.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 12.1% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 17.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.6% 17.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 6.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 5.9% 7.7%

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