Fargo, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 122,359 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.1%
 
Males: 62,752  (51.3%)
Females: 59,607  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

30.7 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip codes: 58047, 58078, 58102, 58103, 58105.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,542 (it was $35,510 in 2000)
Fargo:

$59,542
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,819 (it was $21,101 in 2000)

Fargo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $213,300 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Fargo:

$213,300
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $229,324; detached houses: $256,147; townhouses or other attached units: $168,982; in 2-unit structures: $139,924; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,703; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,004; mobile homes: $129,869

Median gross rent in 2017: $785.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fargo: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.1%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.3% for Black residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.3% for American Indian residents, 12.9% for other race residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fargo, ND (2017)
    • 99,34783.5%White alone
    • 8,2977.0%Black alone
    • 5,3674.5%Asian alone
    • 4,0133.4%Hispanic
    • 2,3602.0%Two or more races
    • 1,3771.2%American Indian alone
    • 3980.3%Other race alone
    • 130.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Fargo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists, there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Fargo, North Dakota as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fargo is 1,531 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Fargo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.2)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
2
(1.8)
3
(2.7)
4
(3.5)
3
(2.5)
3
(2.5)
3
(2.4)
5
(4.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
42
(46.0)
69
(76.0)
62
(68.9)
52
(56.0)
54
(57.6)
44
(44.1)
42
(39.1)
69
(62.8)
71
(63.9)
80
(69.2)
79
(66.7)
79
(65.2)
83
(67.2)
105
(84.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(12.0)
19
(20.9)
26
(28.9)
27
(29.1)
34
(36.2)
35
(35.1)
47
(43.8)
46
(41.9)
58
(52.2)
76
(65.7)
52
(43.9)
68
(56.1)
68
(55.1)
63
(50.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(53.6)
141
(155.3)
150
(166.7)
194
(208.9)
213
(227.0)
223
(223.7)
294
(273.9)
277
(252.2)
314
(282.6)
250
(216.1)
280
(236.3)
317
(261.5)
343
(277.9)
349
(279.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
438
(479.3)
525
(578.1)
530
(588.9)
442
(475.9)
639
(681.0)
392
(393.2)
423
(394.1)
451
(410.7)
701
(631.0)
539
(465.9)
666
(562.1)
566
(466.9)
593
(480.4)
695
(556.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,697
(1,857)
1,930
(2,125)
2,018
(2,242)
2,252
(2,425)
2,302
(2,453)
2,205
(2,212)
2,120
(1,975)
2,229
(2,030)
2,342
(2,108)
2,304
(1,992)
2,594
(2,189)
2,962
(2,444)
2,975
(2,410)
2,927
(2,343)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
213
(233.1)
224
(246.6)
197
(218.9)
212
(228.2)
246
(262.2)
167
(167.5)
128
(119.3)
155
(141.1)
166
(149.4)
199
(172.0)
262
(221.1)
315
(259.9)
302
(244.7)
309
(247.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(10.9)
17
(18.7)
21
(23.3)
20
(21.5)
19
(20.2)
14
(14.0)
13
(12.1)
16
(14.6)
13
(11.7)
15
(13.0)
10
(8.4)
21
(17.3)
10
(8.1)
10
(8.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)182.0247.7252.2243.8273.4220.0217.2238.2269.2251.2263.4277.4280.4298.7

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City-data.com crime index in Fargo, ND

Crime rate in Fargo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 196 (174 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
North Dakota average:

2.25
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Ancestries: German (28.3%), Norwegian (21.3%), American (4.3%), Yugoslavian (2.4%), Irish (2.4%), Scandinavian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1875

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 37.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,225 people per square mile   (average).

Fargo, North Dakota map

9,667 residents are foreign born (2.3% Africa, 1.5% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

7.8%
North Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,699 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,257 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (215.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (569.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Moorhead, MN (1.6 miles ),
Prairie Rose, ND (2.0 miles),
West Fargo, ND (2.0 miles ),
Reile's Acres, ND (2.1 miles ),
Oakport, MN (2.2 miles ),
Dilworth, MN (2.2 miles ),
Frontier, ND (2.2 miles ),
North River, ND (2.3 miles)

Latitude: 46.87 N, Longitude: 96.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +24,817 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 60,946 (80.2%)

Area code: 701

Distribution of median household income in Fargo, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fargo, ND in 2017
Fargo satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 242 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 1998: 407 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 1999: 384 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2000: 304 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2001: 327 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2002: 401 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2003: 455 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2004: 441 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2005: 491 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2006: 470 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2007: 447 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2008: 404 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2009: 353 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2010: 334 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2011: 283 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2012: 403 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2013: 509 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2014: 377 buildings, average cost: $229,200
  • 2015: 526 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2016: 474 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2017: 444 buildings, average cost: $222,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Fargo, ND residents
Average permit cost in Fargo, ND
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Fargo, ND
Historical housing units in Fargo, ND

Population change in the 1990s: +16,162 (+21.7%).
Most common industries in Fargo, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Machinery (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (24.8%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Fargo, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.2%)

Average climate in Fargo, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fargo, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.1. This is about average.

City:

63.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fargo-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Fargo city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fargo-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Fargo center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Fargo center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 686.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 222.8 miles away from Fargo center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from Fargo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 25, Storms: 12, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fargo topographic map

Main business address for: COMMUNITY FIRST BANKSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Fargo:

  • DAKOTA DAY SURGERY (1717 S UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • DAKOTA HEARTLAND HEALTH SYSTEM (provides emergency services, 1720 S UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • FARGO VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 2101 ELM STREET)
  • FRASER-2726 (2726 18TH ST S)
  • FRIENDSHIP-1635 (1635 34TH AVE S)
  • FRIENDSHIP-2502 (2502 33RD AVE S)
  • HEARTLAND MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 510 4TH STREET SOUTH)
  • HOSPICE OF THE RED RIVER VALLEY (1701 38TH ST S STE 101)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF FARGO (2902 S UNIVERISTY DRIVE)
  • SANFORD MEDICAL CENTER FARGO (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 801 BROADWAY NORTH)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL - FARGO (1720 UNIVERSITY DRIVE SOUTH)

Airports and heliports located in Fargo:

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Amtrak station:

FARGO (420 4TH ST. N) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/Universities in Fargo:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 12,680; Location: 1301 12th Avenue North; Public; Website: www.ndsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Rasmussen College-North Dakota (Full-time enrollment: 879; Location: 4012 19th Avenue SW; Private, for-profit; Website: rasmussen.edu)
  • Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Fargo Downtown (Full-time enrollment: 135; Location: 627 Northern Pacific Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: jsohd.com)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo (Full-time enrollment: 127; Location: 4377 15th Ave South; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tspafargo.com)
  • Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Fargo West (Full-time enrollment: 78; Location: 4501 15th Avenue SW; Private, for-profit; Website: jsohd.com)
  • Lynnes Welding Training (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 2717 3rd Ave N; Private, for-profit)
  • Moler Barber College (Full-time enrollment: 9; Location: 16 S Eighth St; Private, for-profit; Website: molerbarberfargo.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fargo:

  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 3 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 3 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 43 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • University of North Dakota (about 74 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 92 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 98 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Public high schools in Fargo:

Private high school in Fargo:

  • SHANLEY HIGH SCHOOL & SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 550, Location: 5600 25TH ST S, Grades: 6-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fargo:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fargo:

  • NATIVITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 342, Location: 1825 11TH ST S, Grades: KG-5)
  • DAKOTA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 1134 WESTRAC DR S, Grades: UG-6)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 133, Location: 1025 14TH AVE S, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHILDREN'S MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 49, Location: 1612 TOM WILLIAMS DR S, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Fargo

Library in Fargo:

  • FARGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,508,177; Location: 102 NORTH 3RD STREET; 179,120 books; 505 e-books; 14,087 audio materials; 13,695 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 7 state licensed databases; 24 other licensed databases; 686 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Dakota Montessori School has drastically changed in numbers (bigger) and changed location. 1132 Westrac Dr Fargo. Call to confirm. 235-9184
  • Fargo, North Dakota's metropolitan area is 203,664.
  • Community First is no longer located in Fargo, it has been replaced by Bank of the West.
  • Fargo is the hometown of major league baseball slugger Roger Maris.
  • Minnesota State University is not 21 miles from Fargo

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fargo: Fargo Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Elm Tree Square (B), Village Square (C), Market Square (D), Block Six of the Original Townsite (E), Fargo City Landfill (F), Fargo Fire Department Station 6 (G), Fargo Fire Department Station 3 (H), Fargo Fire Department Station 4 (I), Fargo Fire Department Station 2 (J), Fargo Fire Department Station 5 (K), Fargo Fire Department Headquarters (L), Cass County Court House (M), Fargo - Moorhead Ambulance Service (N), LifeFlight Meritcare - Hector Fixed Wing Station (O), North Dakota Air National Guard Fire Department Hector Field (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northport Mall (1), Valley North Mall (2), West Acres Shopping Center (3), Southside Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Fargo: COMMUNITY FIRST BANKSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fargo include: Sacred Heart Convent (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fargo include: Island Park (1), Mickelson Field (2), Roosevelt Playground (3), Oak Grove Park (4), Lindenwood Park (5), Percy Godwin Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: West Acres Regional Shopping Center - Administration General Office (Museums; 3902 13th Avenue South) (1), Children's Museum at Yunker Farm (1201 28th Avenue North) (2), Fargo Air Museum (1609 19th Avenue North) (3), Gallery 4 Ltd (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 118 Broadway) (4), Red River Valley Genealogical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 112 University Village) (5), Red River Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4220 21st Avenue South) (6), KAT Enterprises (Recreation Areas; 1437 South University Drive Suite 270) (7), Charitable Equipment Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3301 15th Street South) (8), Driverz (Amusement & Theme Parks; 401 27th Street North) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Rodeway Inn Fargo (2202 University Drive South) (1), Wingate Inn (4429 19th Avenue South) (2), Sleep Inn Fargo (1921 44th Street Southwest) (3), Comfort Inn West (3825 9th Avenue Southwest) (4), Sabre Travel (419 11th Avenue South Suite 105) (5), Comfort Suites Fargo (1415 35th Street South) (6), Americinn Motel & Suites (1423 35th Street Southwest) (7), Microtel Inn & Suites (1101 38th Street North) (8), Best Western Fargo Doublewood (3333 13th Avenue South) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: North Dakota State - Juvenile Court (1015 3rd Avenue South) (1), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court (655 1st Avenue North Suite 350) (2), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court- Clerk Of Court (655 1st Avenue North Suite 110) (3), Federal Bureau of Investigation (657 2nd Avenue North Rm 446) (4), United States Government - Courts- Circuit Court Of Appeals-Eight Cir (655 1st Avenue North Suite 370) (5), Fargo City - Municipal Court (414 4th Avenue North) (6), United States Government - Courts- Federal Court- Probation And Pretrial- Courts Lib (655 1st Avenue North Suite 370) (7), United States Government - Courts- Federal Court (655 1st Avenue North) (8), United States Government - Courts- Federal Court- Probation And Pret (655 1st Avenue North Suite 370) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Collin Peterson - Politician, Jan Maxwell - Actress, CariDee English - Female model, Jennifer Baumgardner - Feminist, David Schindler - Limnologist, Mark Ladwig - Figure skater, Neal D. Barnard - Physician, Arlan Stangeland - Politician, Beverly Hanson - Professional golfer, George Sinner - Politician.

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fargo and their reported violations in the past:

NORTHERN IMPROVEMENT RV PARK (Population served: 157, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GARDNER CITY OF (Population served: 74, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In NOV-19-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fargo that have no violations reported:

  • FARGO CITY OF (Population served: 105,549, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • NORTHERN IMPROVEMENT RV PARK-DICKINSON (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

49.3%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Fargo in 2010:

  • 3,270 people in college/university student housing
  • 678 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 215 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 212 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 168 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 112 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 61 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 60 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Fargo in 2000:

  • 2,646 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 648 people in nursing homes
  • 208 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 116 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 116 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 87 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 76 people in other group homes
  • 54 people in religious group quarters
  • 36 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 36 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 7 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Banks with most branches in Fargo (2011 data):

  • Gate City Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,403.0 mil, Deposits: $1,231.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • State Bank & Trust: at 3100 13th Avenue, South, Time Square Branch, Fargo - South Pointe Branch, North Broadway Branch, Downtown Branch, South Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,226.6 mil, Deposits: $1,916.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: State Bankshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Fargo-Main Branch, West Acres Branch, Fargo South Branch, Fargo North Branch, Fargo Southwest Branch, North Dakota State University. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hornbachers Village West Branch, Fargo Southside Branch, Fargo Main Branch, Fargo West Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First International Bank & Trust: Southwest Fargo Branch, Fargo Branch, South Branch. Info updated 2008/06/03: Bank assets: $1,088.7 mil, Deposits: $962.1 mil, headquarters in Watford City, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Watford City Bancshares, Inc.
  • BREMER BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Bremer Bank, National Association, Fargo Cashwise Branch, North Fargo. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,562.1 mil, Deposits: $1,223.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • Bank of the West: Fargo - 32nd Ave Branch, Fargo Main Branch, Fargo - Village West Branch. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Union State Bank of Fargo: West Acres Shopping Center Branch, Union Center Branch, Union State Bank Of Fargo. Info updated 2007/01/30: Bank assets: $69.9 mil, Deposits: $57.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.
  • Alerus Financial, National Association: Broadway Branch, Osgood Branch, Fargo Branch. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $1,154.4 mil, Deposits: $988.9 mil, headquarters in Grand Forks, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Alerus Financial Corporation
  • 10 other banks with 14 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Fargo:

Marital status in Fargo, ND
  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Fargo:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
North Dakota average:

9.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fargo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Fargo:

(Fargo, North Dakota Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Fargo, ND (based on Cass County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant46,44471
Catholic26,43814
Evangelical Protestant14,31844
Other1,80510
Orthodox501
None60,723-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
This county:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Cass County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cass County:

11.1%
North Dakota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fargo:

19.5%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fargo:

9.4%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

30.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.7%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.5%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fargo, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 150$909,547$72,7640$0
Streets and Highways 132$690,870$62,8064$5,600
Firefighters 115$639,373$66,7170$0
Health 77$390,868$60,91438$121,892
Financial Administration 52$301,278$69,5264$3,109
Solid Waste Management 51$230,113$54,1440$0
Water Supply 44$211,482$57,6770$0
Other and Unallocable 31$148,616$57,5290$0
Other Government Administration 31$171,423$66,3577$2,704
Local Libraries 29$137,997$57,10227$39,266
Parks and Recreation 26$113,236$52,263224$101,102
Airports 25$130,253$62,5212$3,162
Police - Other 22$84,546$46,1162$7,064
Sewerage 22$121,615$66,3350$0
Welfare 19$58,298$36,82011$13,093
Transit 16$76,149$57,1123$3,780
Natural Resources 12$57,027$57,0270$0
Judicial and Legal 9$41,451$55,2680$0
Fire - Other 3$20,693$82,7720$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$12,712$76,2720$0
Totals for Government 868$4,547,547$62,869322$300,772

Fargo government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $87,262,000 ($713.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $755,000 ($6.17)
    Water Utilities: $298,000 ($2.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $214,000 ($1.75)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($0.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $33,326,000 ($272.36)
    Regular Highways: $11,321,000 ($92.52)
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,413,000 ($85.10)
    Water Utilities: $9,605,000 ($78.50)
    Central Staff Services: $9,237,000 ($75.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,507,000 ($69.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,996,000 ($65.35)
    Transit Utilities: $7,031,000 ($57.46)
    Sewerage: $6,525,000 ($53.33)
    Financial Administration: $5,850,000 ($47.81)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,096,000 ($17.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,662,000 ($13.58)
    General Public Buildings: $1,200,000 ($9.81)
    Parking Facilities: $985,000 ($8.05)
    General - Other: $842,000 ($6.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($0.34)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $45,224,000 ($369.60)
    Benefit Payments: $8,082,000 ($66.05)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,485,000 ($12.14)
    Withdrawals: $160,000 ($1.31)
    Corporate Stocks: $21,000 ($0.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,008,000 ($188.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,000,000 ($81.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $511,000 ($4.18)

Fargo government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $22,189,000 ($181.34)
    Sewerage: $11,960,000 ($97.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,851,000 ($96.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,070,000 ($49.61)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,141,000 ($17.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,754,000 ($14.33)
    Parking Facilities: $1,513,000 ($12.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $2,410,000 ($19.70)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,797,000 ($14.69)
    From Other Governments: $159,000 ($1.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,042,000 ($8.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $26,976,000 ($220.47)
    Interest Earnings: $7,629,000 ($62.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,307,000 ($18.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,716,000 ($14.02)
    Sale of Property: $1,277,000 ($10.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,135,000 ($156.38)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000,000 ($24.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,669,000 ($258.82)
    General Local Government Support: $23,737,000 ($193.99)
    Other: $1,610,000 ($13.16)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $50,988,000 ($416.71)
    Property: $24,820,000 ($202.85)
    Other License: $4,991,000 ($40.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,943,000 ($40.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,409,000 ($19.69)
    Other: $1,875,000 ($15.32)

Fargo government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $489,178,000 ($3997.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $433,572,000 ($3543.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,391,000 ($902.19)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $110,391,000 ($902.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,355,000 ($664.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,749,000 ($210.44)

Fargo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $66,447,000 ($543.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,802,000 ($1085.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,192,000 ($1529.86)

8.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
North Dakota average:

8.08%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($795 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.12%
North Dakota average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clay County, MN  1.23% ($49,669 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.39% ($43,622)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.28% ($51,790)


7.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,255 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.17%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clay County, MN  1.43% ($45,732 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.43% ($47,183)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.23% ($36,795)
Businesses in Fargo, ND
NameCountNameCount
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture5
AmericInn1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza3
Applebee's4Long John Silver's1
Arby's4Lowe's1
Audi1Macy's1
AutoZone2MainStay1
Barnes & Noble1Marriott1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's7
Best Western2Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster2Motel 61
Budget Car Rental2Motherhood Maternity3
Buffalo Wild Wings2New Balance8
Burger King3New York & Co1
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike11
CVS2Nissan1
Caribou Coffee4Office Depot1
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery2Penske2
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn2Pizza Hut3
Comfort Suites1Plato's Closet1
Curves2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen8Quiznos5
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Dennys2Ramada1
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday1
Eddie Bauer1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Express1SAS Shoes1
FedEx24Sam's Club1
Finish Line1Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Sleep Inn1
Ford2Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel3
GNC2Starbucks3
GameStop2Subway11
Gap1Super 82
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block5T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's2Taco Bell3
Haworth1Target1
Hobby Lobby1The Limited1
Holiday Inn4Toyota1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1True Value2
Honda1U-Haul2
Hot Topic1UPS35
Howard Johnson1Vans5
IHOP1Verizon Wireless4
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York3Village Inn1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice1Walmart2
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart1Wet Seal1
Kohl's1Wingate1
Kroger4YMCA3
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fargo:

  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fargo:

  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fargo:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KVNJ-LP (Channel 2; FARGO, ND; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fargo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 123Number of bridges
  • 2,241ft / 683mTotal length
  • $4,671,000Total costs
  • 3,749,940Total average daily traffic
  • 261,178Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Fargo, ND - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 191970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 221990-1999
  • 582000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fargo, ND
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fargo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 361 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fargo, ND)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 169 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 491 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fargo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fargo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 239 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED523$126,112508$124,9701,660$131,169280$39,85838$661,666127$102,43813$48,952
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$142,26020$90,66980$134,57413$27,8880$01$8,0006$62,048
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$122,85141$98,852307$129,67253$17,9731$70,00013$108,08422$29,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$139,42245$139,611356$144,81825$49,5080$09$135,2082$35,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$143,00087$139,0119$48,8780$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Fargo, ND

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED83$141,83166$146,3612$88,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$132,20113$155,4380$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$141,8334$168,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$122,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$94,0001$89,0002$94,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fargo, ND
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fargo, ND - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 221. The highest number of reported fires - 250 took place in 2010, and the least - 172 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fargo, ND When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.8%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fargo, ND
    • 1,72545.8%Structure Fires
    • 1,16731.0%Outside Fires
    • 82822.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 451.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fargo, ND

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fargo, North Dakota:

  • Fargo Comfort Inn East, 1407 35TH St S, Fargo, North Dakota 58103 , Phone: (701) 280-9666, Fax: (701) 280-9666
  • Fargo Comfort Inn West, 3825 9TH Ave SW, Fargo, North Dakota 58103 , Phone: (701) 282-9596, Fax: (701) 282-9596
  • Quality Suites, 1415 35TH St S, Fargo, North Dakota 58103 , Phone: (701) 237-5911
  • Kelly Inn On Main Ave, 3800 Main Ave, Fargo, North Dakota 58103 , Phone: (701) 281-9700, Fax: (701) 282-6970
  • Radisson Hotel Fargo, 201 5TH St N, Fargo, North Dakota 58102 , Phone: (701) 232-7363, Fax: (701) 298-9134
  • Fargo Econo Lodge, 1401 35th St S, Fargo, North Dakota 58103 , Phone: (701) 232-3412, Fax: (701) 232-3412
  • Kelly Inn 13TH Avenue, 4207 13TH Ave SW, Fargo, North Dakota 58103 , Phone: (701) 277-8821, Fax: (701) 277-0208
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 3316 13TH Ave S, Fargo, North Dakota 58103 , Phone: (701) 234-0565, Fax: (701) 478-0320
  • 31 other hotels and motels
All 39 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fargo, North Dakota
Most common first names in Fargo, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33176.8 years
Mary24180.5 years
William21776.8 years
Robert18170.0 years
George17679.0 years
James17071.7 years
Margaret15681.6 years
Helen15182.6 years
Donald14373.0 years
Alice13183.6 years
Most common last names in Fargo, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson34177.3 years
Anderson26677.3 years
Olson21377.3 years
Nelson16878.5 years
Peterson13180.1 years
Hanson12278.9 years
Larson12078.8 years
Smith9378.8 years
Thompson9378.7 years
Miller9075.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fargo, ND
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fargo, ND
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 19.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Coal or coke


Fargo compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Fargo on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
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