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Population in 2012: 109,779 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.2%
 

Males: 54,680  (49.8%)
Females: 55,099  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  30.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.3 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,360 (it was $35,510 in 2000)
Fargo:

$45,360
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,092

Fargo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,000 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Fargo:

$167,000
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $175,806; Detached houses: $185,282; Townhouses or other attached units: $170,719; In 2-unit structures: $136,667; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,128; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,941; Mobile homes: $74,688

Median gross rent in 2012: $647.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 58102, 58103, 58104.

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  • White alone - 93,889 (89.0%)
  • Asian alone - 3,132 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 2,809 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2,308 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1,934 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,326 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 110 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 41 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fargo: 100.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (31.6%), Norwegian (25.1%), Irish (6.5%), Swedish (4.3%), French (3.6%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1875

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 37.9 square miles.

Population density: 2,894 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Fargo:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fargo city:

  • Never married: 42.5%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

4,828 residents are foreign born (1.2% Africa, 1.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This city:  5.1%
North Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Fargo, North Dakota as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fargo to the number of sex offenders is 2,336 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,968 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,378 (1.7%)

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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) .

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.87 N, Longitude: 96.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +27,564 (+25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 51,867 (81.2%)

Area code: 701

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Crime rates in Fargo by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000122302012
per 100,000 1.10.00.00.01.12.22.23.30.02.10.00.91.8
Rapes 41634941224269625254444269
per 100,000 45.970.454.845.024.046.076.068.956.057.644.139.162.8
Robberies 1916141131119262734354746
per 100,000 21.317.915.612.13.312.020.928.929.136.235.143.841.9
Assaults 476261251949141150194213223294277
per 100,000 52.669.368.227.420.853.6155.3166.7208.9227.0223.7273.9252.2
Burglaries 318363396335344438525530442639392423451
per 100,000 356.0405.6442.7367.5375.7479.3578.1588.9475.9681.0393.2394.1410.7
Thefts 2,2472,4302,5471,7591,5891,6971,9302,0182,2522,3022,2052,1202,229
per 100,000 2515.82714.92847.11929.51735.51857.12125.12242.32424.62453.42211.81975.22029.8
Auto thefts 206200199189163213224197212246167128155
per 100,000 230.6223.5222.5207.3178.0233.1246.6218.9228.2262.2167.5119.3141.1
Arson 1611151141017212019141316
per 100,000 17.912.316.812.14.410.918.723.321.520.214.012.114.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 196.1226.1220.6161.5133.9178.5243.1247.5239.2268.2215.8213.1233.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 160 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
North Dakota average:

2.07

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Fargo, North Dakota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.2%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +16,162 (+21.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fargo-area historical tornado activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 52% 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 significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 98% 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 the city 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 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fargo topographic 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.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Fargo:

  • DAVITA - FARGO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 4474 23RD AVE S)
  • SANFORD DIALYSIS FARGO (Dialysis Facility, 2801 UNIVERSITY DR S)
  • MIDWEST HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1711 S UNIVERSITY DR)
  • SANFORD HOME CARE FARGO (Home Health Center, 1711 S UNIVERSITY DR)
  • SISTERS OF MARY OF PRESENTATION PRAIRIELAND HOME C (Home Health Center, 1102 PAGE DR SW)
  • DAKOTA DAY SURGERY (Hospital, 1717 S UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • DAKOTA HEARTLAND HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1720 S UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH-FARGO (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 3000 32ND AVE SOUTH)
  • FARGO VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, provides emergency services, 2101 ELM STREET)
  • FRASER-2574 (Hospital, 2574 ARROWHEAD RD)
  • FRASER-2726 (Hospital, 2726 18TH ST S)
  • FRIENDSHIP-1635 (Hospital, 1635 34TH AVE S)
  • FRIENDSHIP-2424 (Hospital, 2424 18TH ST S)
  • FRIENDSHIP-2502 (Hospital, 2502 33RD AVE S)
  • FRIENDSHIP-3012 (Hospital, 3012 12TH ST S)
  • HEARTLAND MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 510 4TH STREET SOUTH)
  • HOSPICE OF THE RED RIVER VALLEY (Hospital, 1701 38TH ST S STE 101)
  • MERITCARE HOS SAME DAY SURGERY (Hospital, 321 8TH AVE N)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF FARGO (Hospital, 2902 S UNIVERISTY DRIVE)
  • PRAIRIE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, 510 4TH STREET SOUTH)
  • SANFORD MEDICAL CENTER FARGO (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 801 BROADWAY NORTH)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL - FARGO (Hospital, 1720 UNIVERSITY DRIVE SOUTH)
  • BETHANY ON 42ND (Nursing Home, 4255 30TH AVE S)
  • BETHANY ON UNIVERSITY (Nursing Home, 201 S UNIVERSITY DR)
  • ELIM CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3534 UNIVERSITY DR S)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, 1315 S UNIVERSITY DR)
  • MERITCARE HOSPITAL TCU (Nursing Home, 1720 S UNIVERSITY DR)
  • ROSEWOOD ON BROADWAY (Nursing Home, 1351 N BROADWAY)
  • VILLA MARIA (Nursing Home, 3102 S UNIVERSITY DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Fargo, ND

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.

Local government website: ci.fargo.nd.us

Colleges/Universities in Fargo:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 11,679; Location: 1301 12th Avenue North; Public; Website: www.ndsu.nodak.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Rasmussen College-Fargo (FT enrollment: 803; Location: 4012 19th Avenue SW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rasmussen.edu)
  • Salon Professional Academy (FT enrollment: 107; Location: 4377 15th Ave South; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tspafargo.com)
  • Josef's School of Hair Design Inc (FT enrollment: 95; Location: 627 Northern Pacific Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: josefsschoolofhairdesign.com)
  • Josef's School of Hair Design Inc (FT enrollment: 49; Location: 4501 15th Avenue SW; Private, for-profit; Website: jsohd.com)
  • Moler Barber College (FT enrollment: 6; Location: 16 S Eighth St; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fargo:

  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 2 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 3 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • University of North Dakota (about 74 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 92 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • Bemidji State University (about 101 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 129 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public high schools in Fargo:

Private high schools in Fargo:

  • SHANLEY HIGH-SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 5600 25TH ST S; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • OAK GROVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 124 N TERRACE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fargo:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fargo:

  • NATIVITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 1825 11TH ST S; Grades: PK - 5)
  • DAKOTA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 1134 WESTRAC DR S; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HOLY SPIRIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 1441 8TH ST N; Grades: PK - 5)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 2610 12TH ST S; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SMALL WONDERS KINDERGARTEN (Students: 104; Location: 1401 OAK MANOR AVE S; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ACADEMY FOR CHILDREN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 73; Location: 20 8TH ST S; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MERITCARE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 43; Location: 502 7TH ST N; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Fargo, School District: FARGO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 1

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

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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

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

 
Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average.
City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.288. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.288
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.90. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.90
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.65. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.65
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.166
U.S.:

0.334

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

FARGO CITY OF (Address: 200 N 3RD ST , Population served: 90599, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1997. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-1997), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-1997)
ASBURY CAMP MEETING ASSOC (Address: 722 8TH AVENUE N APT 1 , Population served: 100, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
GARDNER CITY OF (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-02-2005 and NOV-16-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVERDALE SUBDIVISION (Address: 6931 RIVERDALE DRIVE , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOREX PROPERTIES (Address: 3321 4TH AVE SOUTH , Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-1998), St Public Notif received (APR-01-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-1998), St Public Notif received (APR-01-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-1996), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2001)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
CHRISAN WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Address: 7206 CHRISAN BLVD , Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SELKIRK SETTLEMENT (Address: 6816 SOUTH UNIVERSITY DR , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
US PORT OF ENTRY - ST JOHN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-28-1998 and AUG-28-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-1998)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • TOM BRANTNER MEMORIAL CAMP BSA (Serves MN, Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FLYING J MOTEL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fargo, ND

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

Fargo compared to North Dakota state average:

Fargo, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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

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

  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Fargo, 3902 9TH Ave, Fargo, ND 58103 , Phone: (701) 235-1167, Fax: (701) 281-0494
  • Fargo Comfort Inn East, 1407 35TH St S, Fargo, ND 58103 , Phone: (701) 280-9666, Fax: (701) 280-9666
  • Fargo Comfort Inn West, 3825 9TH Ave SW, Fargo, ND 58103 , Phone: (701) 282-9596, Fax: (701) 282-9596
  • Fargo Comfort Suites, 1415 35TH St S, Fargo, ND 58103 , Phone: (701) 237-5911, Fax: (701) 237-5911
  • Kelly Inn On Main Ave, 3800 Main Ave, Fargo, ND 58103 , Phone: (701) 281-9700, Fax: (701) 282-6970
  • Select Inn Of Fargo, I-29 & 13TH Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103 , Phone: (701) 282-6300
  • Expressway Inn, 1340 21ST Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103 , Phone: (701) 235-3141, Fax: (701) 234-0474
  • Radisson Hotel Fargo, 201 5TH St N, Fargo, ND 58102 , Phone: (701) 232-7363, Fax: (701) 298-9134
  • 31 other hotels and motels
All 39 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fargo, North Dakota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fargo travel time to work - commute


Fargo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Fargo:

(Fargo, North Dakota Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Fargo city (based on Cass County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.76%
Here56.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents48.7%25.5%4.3%4.3%3.6%
Congregations29.3%12.2%8.9%4.1%8.9%
NameAssemblies of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%1.9%1.4%0.9%6.7%
Congregations1.6%1.6%3.3%1.6%28.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Cass County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

26.0%
State:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 39$181,663$55,8967$7,288
Other Government Administration 21$92,423$52,8135$2,887
Judicial and Legal 8$23,212$34,8180$0
Police Protection - Officers 124$590,547$57,1500$0
Police - Other 17$56,701$40,0242$361
Firefighters 95$414,253$52,3270$0
Fire - Other 6$27,976$55,9520$0
Streets and Highways 118$444,950$45,2495$6,217
Airports 16$54,686$41,0150$0
Health 73$290,286$47,71837$97,901
Solid Waste Management 44$184,969$50,4463$2,387
Sewerage 19$81,179$51,2711$2,502
Parks and Recreation 5$18,186$43,64618$4,169
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$19,558$58,6740$0
Natural Resources 12$40,009$40,0094$6,113
Water Supply 39$140,593$43,2590$0
Transit 5$19,767$47,4411$239
Local Libraries 18$63,196$42,13121$22,505
Other and Unallocable 25$99,891$47,9481$1,599
Totals for Government 688$2,844,045$49,605105$154,168

Fargo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $17,489,000 ($159.31)
    Regular Highways: $13,074,000 ($119.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,985,000 ($45.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $399,000 ($3.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,320,000 ($103.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,560,000 ($77.97)
    Regular Highways: $8,235,000 ($75.01)
    Water Utilities: $7,304,000 ($66.53)
    Health - Other: $6,490,000 ($59.12)
    General - Other: $6,056,000 ($55.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,955,000 ($54.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,660,000 ($51.56)
    Financial Administration: $4,309,000 ($39.25)
    Sewerage: $3,163,000 ($28.81)
    Transit Utilities: $2,704,000 ($24.63)
    Central Staff Services: $2,022,000 ($18.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,569,000 ($14.29)
    Libraries: $1,487,000 ($13.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,390,000 ($12.66)
    General Public Buildings: $1,224,000 ($11.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,044,000 ($9.51)
    Natural Resources - Other: $908,000 ($8.27)
    Public Welfare - Other: $660,000 ($6.01)
    Parking Facilities: $532,000 ($4.85)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $21,680,000 ($197.49)
    Benefit Payments: $3,475,000 ($31.65)
    Corporate Bonds: $3,223,000 ($29.36)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,532,000 ($13.96)
    Withdrawals: $255,000 ($2.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,588,000 ($205.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,165,000 ($19.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,012,000 ($9.22)
    Central Staff Services: $406,000 ($3.70)
    Sewerage: $283,000 ($2.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $270,000 ($2.46)
    Water Utilities: $249,000 ($2.27)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($0.39)
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000 ($0.37)
    Transit Utilities: $29,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,475,000 ($304.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,922,000 ($17.51)

Fargo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $9,341,000 ($85.09)
    Sewerage: $8,918,000 ($81.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,921,000 ($72.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,974,000 ($36.20)
    Parking Facilities: $1,072,000 ($9.77)
    Natural Resources - Other: $861,000 ($7.84)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $7,734,000 ($70.45)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,945,000 ($17.72)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,452,000 ($13.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,265,000 ($29.74)
    Transit Utilities: $1,484,000 ($13.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,054,000 ($9.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,529,000 ($13.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $19,614,000 ($178.67)
    Interest Earnings: $16,275,000 ($148.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,574,000 ($41.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,594,000 ($23.63)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,332,000 ($130.55)
    Transit Utilities: $914,000 ($8.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,250,000 ($84.26)
    Highways: $7,865,000 ($71.64)
    General Local Government Support: $5,382,000 ($49.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $742,000 ($6.76)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,896,000 ($235.89)
    Property: $14,166,000 ($129.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,818,000 ($34.78)
    Other License: $3,015,000 ($27.46)
    NEC: $2,411,000 ($21.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $775,000 ($7.06)

Fargo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,944,000 ($2695.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $265,371,000 ($2417.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $163,145,000 ($1486.12)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $160,425,000 ($1461.35)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,876,000 ($481.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,303,000 ($203.16)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,720,000 ($24.78)

Fargo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,060,000 ($55.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $25,934,000 ($236.24)
    Total Federal Securities: $5,748,000 ($52.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,686,000 ($571.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $204,875,000 ($1866.25)

9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.26%
North Dakota average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clay County, MN  1.22% ($25,077 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.49% ($30,591)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.36% ($30,610)


7.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.04%
North Dakota average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clay County, MN  1.21% ($35,404 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.49% ($32,148)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.31% ($33,766)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fargo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 106
Total length: 1,115 meters (3,658ft)
Total costs: $4,250,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,965,831
Total average daily truck traffic: 263,806

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 21
  • 2000-2009: 56
  • 2010-2012: 1
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: 236 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fargo, ND)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 135 (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: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 387 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fargo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fargo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 242 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 224
  • Hazardous Condition: 231
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Fargo


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fargo, ND

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
Businesses in Fargo, ND
NameCountNameCount
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture5
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza3
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's4Lowe's1
Arby's4Macy's1
AutoZone2MainStay1
Bath & Body Works1Marriott1
Bed Bath & Beyond1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Best Western2McDonald's7
Blockbuster2Men's Wearhouse1
Budget Car Rental2Motel 61
Buffalo Wild Wings2Motherhood Maternity3
Burger King3New Balance8
Burlington Coat Factory1New York & Co1
CVS2Nike11
Caribou Coffee4Office Depot1
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden1
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza2
Cold Stone Creamery2Payless2
Coldwater Creek1Penske2
Comfort Inn2Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut3
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
Forever 211Spencer Gifts1
GNC2Sprint Nextel3
GameStop2Starbucks3
Gap1Subway11
Gymboree1Super 82
H&R Block5T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's2T.J.Maxx1
Haworth1Taco Bell3
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn4The Limited1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1True Value2
Hot Topic1U-Haul2
Howard Johnson1UPS35
IHOP1Vans5
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless4
Jones New York3Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Village Inn1
KFC1Walmart2
Kmart1Wendy's2
Kohl's1Wet Seal1
Kroger4Wingate1
La Quinta1YMCA3
La-Z-Boy1
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Fargo on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 (58078) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 (58102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (58078) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scandinavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (58103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 (58103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #81 (58103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #82 (58103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Somalian first ancestries"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Noel Wayne Anderson (76)
  • Nadejda N. Krasheninnik (25)
  • Dean C. Webster (21)
  • Noel W. Anderson (15)
  • Long Wu (14)
  • Alex J. Kugel (9)
  • Nikolai R. Tevs (8)
  • Joel A. Jorgenson (8)
  • Philip Boudjouk (7)
  • Joshua N. Gelinske (7)

Total of 413 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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