Fargo, ND
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fargo, North Dakota Info Snack

Population
123,550
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
13.2%
Median Home
$225,500
Median Income
$57,520
Median Rent
$821

Fargo SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

Fargo, ND Crime Report

4,987
Total Crimes
3,929.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
67.48%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fargo
/ 100k People
North Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,987 3,929.0 2,453.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 584 460.1 329.0 387.8
Murder 7 5.5 4.2 6.5
Robbery 61 48.1 19.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 409 322.2 253.4 279.7
Property Crime 4,403 3,468.9 2,124.1 1,958.2
Burglary 1,016 800.5 417.6 314.2
Larceny 2,922 2,302.1 1,435.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 465 366.4 271.0 246.0

Fargo, ND Cost Of Living

98
Fargo's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fargo North Dakota National Average
Overall 98 97 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 106 105 100
Health 115 113 100
Housing 92 84 100
Transportation 98 104 100
Utilities 89 92 100

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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
2020 123,550 2.8%
2019 120,209 1.8%
2018 118,099 1.9%
2017 115,950 2.2%
2016 113,464 2.5%
2015 110,725 2.2%
2014 108,371 2.2%
2013 106,005 1.7%
2012 104,193 1.6%
2011 102,527 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fargo

White
81.3% (100,397)
African American
7.8% (9,671)
American Indian
1.0% (1,272)
Asian
4.1% (5,094)
Hawaiian
0.0% (34)
Other
0.2% (294)
Two Or More
2.3% (2,855)
Hispanic
3.2% (3,933)
Race Fargo ND USA
White 81.3% 83.7% 60.1%
African American 7.8% 3.1% 12.2%
American Indian 1.0% 4.9% 0.6%
Asian 4.1% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.2% 4.0% 18.2%

Gender in Fargo

Female
49.6% (61,279)
Male
50.4% (62,270)
Gender Fargo ND USA
Female 49.6% 48.8% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 51.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fargo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (3,706)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (3,706)
High School / GED
19.0% (23,474)
Some College
20.0% (24,710)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (17,297)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (34,594)
Master's Degree
9.0% (11,119)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,471)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,471)
Education Fargo ND USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 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
6.2% (767,427)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (495,954)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (1,267,613)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (1,164,057)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (1,546,657)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (2,466,635)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (1,594,092)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (1,782,720)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (608,641)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (661,198)
Income Fargo ND USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 5.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 8.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 8.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 11.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 14.1% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 17.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 6.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 6.0% 8.3%

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