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Fargo, ND (North Dakota) Houses and Residents

Fargo,ND index of house prices

Total population: 115,863 (Urban population: 90,696, Rural population: 91 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 58,791 (55,368 occupied: 23,621 owner occupied, 31,747 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,550 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $608,603.

Median contract rent in 2016: $432 (lower quartile is $338, upper quartile is $538)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $451


Median gross rent in Fargo, ND in 2016: $468

Housing units in Fargo with a mortgage: 15,815 (762 second mortgage, 1,998 home equity loan, 176 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,806

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $87,299

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $67,633

Median monthly housing costs: $831


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Fargo, North Dakota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $196,400 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Fargo:

$196,400
North Dakota:

$184,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $154,200 - $269,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $229,742
Here:

$229,742
State:

$217,608

Townhouses or other attached units: $178,307
Here:

$178,307
State:

$212,508

In 2-unit structures: $306,097
Here:

$306,097
State:

$134,692

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $659,440
Here:

$659,440
State:

$269,848

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,181
Here:

$164,181
State:

$201,011

Mobile homes: $43,642
Here:

$43,642
State:

$63,889
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 120,235
  • In family households: 77,445 (13,784 male householders, 12,222 female householders)
    19,867 spouses, 27,349 children (25,465 natural, 1,129 adopted, 755 stepchildren), 302 grandchildren, 452 brothers or sisters, 680 parents, 546 other relatives, 2,243 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 37,735 (15,608 male householders (11,361 living alone)), 13,754 female householders (10,372 living alone)), 8,373 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,055

Size of family households: 11,155 2-persons, 7,694 3-persons, 4,613 4-persons, 1,558 5-persons, 683 6-persons, 303 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 21,733 1-person, 6,954 2-persons, 178 3-persons, 395 4-persons, 54 5-persons, 48 6-persons.

15,801 married couples with children.
7,674 single-parent households (1,831 men, 5,843 women).

90.8% of residents of Fargo speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 7,929 (6.6%)
(40.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fargo, North Dakota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2271 bedroom
  • 4,5252 bedrooms
  • 9,9323 bedrooms
  • 6,6154 bedrooms
  • 2,3225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fargo population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fargo, North Dakota:

  • 2,083no bedroom
  • 8,7871 bedroom
  • 16,1222 bedrooms
  • 3,9663 bedrooms
  • 4054 bedrooms
  • 3845+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fargo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fargo in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 479no vehicle
  • 5,7491 vehicle
  • 12,1532 vehicles
  • 3,7253 vehicles
  • 1,0624 vehicles
  • 4535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fargo population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fargo in renter-occupied apartments

  • 4,380no vehicle
  • 13,9881 vehicle
  • 10,3562 vehicles
  • 2,4453 vehicles
  • 4764 vehicles
  • 1025+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fargo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fargo, North Dakota:

  • 01 room
  • 682 rooms
  • 2203 rooms
  • 1,9414 rooms
  • 2,7995 rooms
  • 4,5406 rooms
  • 3,9947 rooms
  • 2,7498 rooms
  • 7,3109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fargo population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fargo, North Dakota:

  • 1,8531 room
  • 3,6532 rooms
  • 7,3163 rooms
  • 9,6234 rooms
  • 5,6325 rooms
  • 1,9116 rooms
  • 5997 rooms
  • 6038 rooms
  • 5579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fargo population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Fargo, ND household income distribution

  • Fargo, ND household income distribution
  • 3,322Less than $10,000
  • 3,225$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,478$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,647$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,952$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,461$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,146$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,078$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,225$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5,687$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,568$60,000 to $74,999
  • 6,450$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,470$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,160$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,293$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,206$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fargo, ND

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fargo, ND
  • 238Less than $10,000
  • 220$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 53$35,000 to $39,999
  • 61$50,000 to $59,999
  • 117$60,000 to $69,999
  • 533$70,000 to $79,999
  • 556$80,000 to $89,999
  • 229$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,498$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,902$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,828$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4,155$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,273$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,674$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,445$300,000 to $399,999
  • 623$400,000 to $499,999
  • 942$500,000 to $749,999
  • 173$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 76$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fargo, ND

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fargo, ND
  • 781Less than $100
  • 520$100 to $149
  • 275$200 to $249
  • 150$250 to $299
  • 417$300 to $349
  • 464$350 to $399
  • 661$400 to $449
  • 1,110$450 to $499
  • 2,832$500 to $549
  • 1,981$550 to $599
  • 2,940$600 to $649
  • 2,558$650 to $699
  • 3,364$700 to $749
  • 1,669$750 to $799
  • 4,191$800 to $899
  • 2,753$900 to $999
  • 1,732$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,159$1,250 to $1,499
  • 460$1,500 to $1,999
  • 307$2,000 to $2,499
  • 73$2,500 to $2,999
  • 350No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,2702010 or later
  • 3,3782000 to 2009
  • 2,2491990 to 1999
  • 2391980 to 1989
  • 2251970 to 1979
  • 447Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fargo population
Fargo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,748
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,329
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 20,448
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 17,322
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 9,560
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,292
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,358
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 100
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,573
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 238
  • 90 or more minutes: 317
Fargo, ND Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.4%
Number of people working at home: 2,218 (3.1% of all workers)

Fargo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 80,793 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 9,277 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 836 (1%)
  • Taxi: 965 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 694 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,230 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,017 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 13,901
 Norwegian: 10,395
 American: 2,101
 Scandinavian: 1,183
 Irish: 1,177
 Somali: 1,171
 Yugoslavian: 1,149
 European: 951
 Swedish: 786
 Polish: 741
 English: 720
 French (except Basque): 587
 African: 575
 Scottish: 571
 Ethiopian: 478
 Italian: 439
 Ugandan: 438
 Czech: 378
 Dutch: 363
 French Canadian: 284
 German Russian: 222
 Finnish: 175
 Liberian: 155
 Northern European: 152
 Scotch-Irish: 124
 Bulgarian: 120
 Nigerian: 112
 Ukrainian: 104
 Arab: 102
 Iraqi: 97
 Danish: 96
 Russian: 94
 Czechoslovakian: 93
 Haitian: 73
 Brazilian: 67
 British: 67
 Sudanese: 65
 Icelander: 57
 Welsh: 55
 Lithuanian: 50
 Belgian: 48
 Egyptian: 47
 Sierra Leonean: 46
 Swiss: 40
 Greek: 34
 Iranian: 28
 Jamaican: 20
 Lebanese: 19
 Romanian: 19
 Portuguese: 17
 Croatian: 17
 Austrian: 16
 Ghanaian: 16
 Estonian: 14
 South African: 14
 Turkish: 10
 Slovak: 9
 Serbian: 8
 Celtic: 6
 Slavic: 4
 Syrian: 3
 Guyanese: 3
 Hungarian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 10%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 9%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Somalia
  • 7%India
  • 7%Nepal
  • 7%Other South Central Asia
  • 5%Iraq

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 56,560
  • Other state: 54,985
  • Northeast: 2,124
  • Midwest: 41,985
  • South: 5,175
  • West: 5,701

76% of Fargo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in North Dakota.

Fargo:

76.2%
State average:

83.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 282
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 521
  • 9th grade: 196
  • 10th grade: 262
  • 11th grade: 571
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 772
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,304
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,242
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,987
  • Associate degree: 5,606
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,898
  • Master's degree: 1,850
  • Professional school degree: 1,120
  • Doctorate degree: 582

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 478
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 64
  • 5th and 6th grade: 308
  • 7th and 8th grade: 129
  • 9th grade: 501
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 201
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,952
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,973
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,541
  • Associate degree: 4,896
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,078
  • Master's degree: 4,189
  • Professional school degree: 356
  • Doctorate degree: 288

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.4%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.5%Males
  • 1.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.5%Females
Fargo marital status for males
Fargo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,571
  • One, attached: 5,571
  • Two: 1,529
  • 3 or 4: 1,685
  • 5 to 9: 4,886
  • 10 to 19: 5,749
  • 20 to 49: 12,770
  • 50 or more: 6,283
  • Mobile homes: 747

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,204

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fargo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fargo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (67.4%)
  • Electricity (29.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (81.5%)
  • Utility gas (14.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,375
Here:

29.6%
North Dakota:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 448
Here:

11.3%
North Dakota:

6.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,101
Here:

8.2%
North Dakota:

12.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)