For population 25 years and over in Fargo:
For population 15 years and over in Fargo town:
8 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $418 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (122.1 miles , pop. 61,645).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (132.2 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (295.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Northeast Ellis, OK (2.3 miles ), Gage, OK (2.9 miles ), Woodward, OK (3.6 miles ), Fort Supply, OK (3.7 miles ), Northwest Ellis, OK (3.9 miles ), Shattuck, OK (4.0 miles ), Sharon, OK (4.1 miles) , May, OK (4.3 miles) .
Latitude: 36.37 N, Longitude: 99.62 W
Area code: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.9%).
Work and jobs in Fargo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fargo, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fargo-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/21/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Fargo town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/26/1991, a category F3 tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fargo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Fargo center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from Fargo center
On 10/12/2008 at 12:08:15, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Fargo:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fargo:
Public high school in Fargo:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Fargo and their reported violations in the past:FARGO (Population served: 326, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.1%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Fargo compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fargo (based on Ellis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Fargo government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,011 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,242 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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