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Total population: 95,556 (Urban population: 95,460, Rural population: 96 (all nonfarm))

Fargo,ND index of house prices


Houses: 41,277 (39,351 occupied: 18,549 owner occupied, 20,802 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

53%
State:

57%

Housing density: 1088 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $98,059.


Median contract rent in 2009: $543 (lower quartile is $430, upper quartile is $683)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $719


Median gross rent in Fargo, ND in 2009: $596


Housing units in Fargo with a mortgage: 11,841 (1,309 second mortgage, 1,323 home equity loan, 59 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,551


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,129


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,204


Median monthly housing costs: $699





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Fargo, North Dakota Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $147,400 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Fargo:

$147,400
North Dakota:

$116,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $112,100 - $207,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $189,400
Here:

$189,400
State:

$136,625

Townhouses or other attached units: $198,886
Here:

$198,886
State:

$154,745

In 2-unit structures: $119,917
Here:

$119,917
State:

$110,423

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,600
Here:

$154,600
State:

$143,655

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,180
Here:

$155,180
State:

$151,070

Mobile homes: $32,612
Here:

$32,612
State:

$26,643

Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 86,770
  • In family households: 62,316 (16,260 male householders, 4,746 female householders)
    16,537 spouses, 21,514 children (20,003 natural, 572 adopted, 939 stepchildren), 368 grandchildren, 734 brothers or sisters, 215 parents, 566 other relatives, 1,376 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24,454 (8,919 male householders (6,046 living alone)), 9,429 female householders (7,560 living alone)), 6,106 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,017 (825 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,679 2-persons, 4,919 3-persons, 4,174 4-persons, 1,721 5-persons, 425 6-persons, 88 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,606 1-person, 3,788 2-persons, 759 3-persons, 153 4-persons, 28 5-persons, 14 6-persons.

14,270 married couples with children.
4,106 single-parent households (910 men, 3,196 women).

93.7% of residents of Fargo speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,587 (4.0%)
(24.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Fargo, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 80
  • 3 rooms: 399
  • 4 rooms: 1,669
  • 5 rooms: 3,287
  • 6 rooms: 3,295
  • 7 rooms: 2,874
  • 8 rooms: 2,873
  • 9 or more rooms: 4,055
  • 1 room: 1,558
  • 2 rooms: 2,902
  • 3 rooms: 4,576
  • 4 rooms: 6,438
  • 5 rooms: 3,501
  • 6 rooms: 1,109
  • 7 rooms: 334
  • 8 rooms: 219
  • 9 or more rooms: 165
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fargo, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 57
  • 1 bedroom: 259
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,458
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,726
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,901
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,148
  • no bedroom: 1,942
  • 1 bedroom: 6,157
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,035
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,281
  • 4 bedrooms: 253
  • 5+ bedrooms: 134
Cars and other vehicles available in Fargo, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 416
  • 1 vehicle: 4,601
  • 2 vehicles: 9,627
  • 3 vehicles: 2,910
  • 4 vehicles: 700
  • 5+ vehicles: 295
  • no vehicle: 2,735
  • 1 vehicle: 10,282
  • 2 vehicles: 6,075
  • 3 vehicles: 1,289
  • 4 vehicles: 295
  • 5+ vehicles: 126

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,330
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,970
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,699
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,003
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,392
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,637
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,934
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,514
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,230

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Fargo, ND house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Fargo, ND:

  • Less than $10,000: 302
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 151
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 186
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 143
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 31
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 63
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 73
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 180
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 260
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 471
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 573
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 664
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 851
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2951
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 3437
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 2492
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1980
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 2381
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1162
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 944
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 323
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 258
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 24
  • $1,000,000 or more: 16
 


Fargo rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Fargo:

  • Less than $100: 110 people
  • $100 to $149: 110
  • $150 to $199: 277
  • $200 to $249: 191
  • $250 to $299: 422
  • $300 to $349: 852
  • $350 to $399: 1,016
  • $400 to $449: 1,849
  • $450 to $499: 2,296
  • $500 to $549: 2,709
  • $550 to $599: 2,374
  • $600 to $649: 2,603
  • $650 to $699: 1,956
  • $700 to $749: 1,521
  • $750 to $799: 1,146
  • $800 to $899: 1,594
  • $900 to $999: 926
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 1,099
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 404
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 376
  • $2,000 or more: 240
  • No cash rent: 425
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,929
  • 1990 to 1994: 747
  • 1985 to 1989: 103
  • 1980 to 1984: 136
  • 1975 to 1979: 149
  • 1970 to 1974: 76
  • 1970 to 1974: 118
  • 1965 to 1969: 329


Fargo, ND Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,492 (2.9% of all workers)


Fargo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2284
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10282
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 16238
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13142
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4601
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 818
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1176
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 110
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 121
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 552
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 718
  • 90 or more minutes: 603
 


Fargo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 43,565 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 3,992 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 219 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 40 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 310 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,269 (4%)
  • Other means: 232 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,492 (3%)
 


Fargo, ND household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 3888
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 3022
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 3247
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 3137
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 3079
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3006
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 2557
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 2370
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1934
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 3472
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 3538
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2898
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1451
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 644
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 454
  • $200,000 or more: 657
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 26659
 Norwegian: 25889
 Other groups: 4551
 Irish: 3835
 Swedish: 2667
 English: 2143
 French (except Basque): 2027
 United States or American: 1816
 Polish: 1335
 Scandinavian: 965
 Czech: 798
 Danish: 714
 French Canadian: 685
 Italian: 661
 Yugoslavian: 660
 Subsaharan African:: 657
 Scotch-Irish: 614
 Dutch: 577
 Scottish: 567
 Russian: 394
 Finnish: 378
 Arab:: 277
 Somalian: 258
 African: 251
 Canadian: 240
 Czechoslovakian: 228
 European: 214
 British: 213
 Ukrainian: 154
 Icelander: 138
 Swiss: 125
 Austrian: 108
 German Russian: 103
 Sudanese: 103
 Welsh: 102
 Iranian: 96
 Hungarian: 87
 Greek: 84
 Palestinian: 70
 Belgian: 67
 Lebanese: 60
 Croatian: 54
 Albanian: 54
 Lithuanian: 52
 Other Arab: 48
 Slovak: 46
 Northern European: 46
 Romanian: 41
 Egyptian: 40
 Bulgarian: 37
 Iraqi: 30
 Pennsylvania German: 30
 Israeli: 29
 Serbian: 24
 Syrian: 23
 Nigerian: 22
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 22
 West Indian: 22
 Luxemburger: 20
 Slavic: 14
 Turkish: 13
 Eastern European: 12
 Other Subsaharan African: 10
 Basque: 9
 Slovene: 8
 South African: 7
 Armenian: 7
 Moroccan: 6
 Kenyan: 6
 Latvian: 5
 Portuguese: 4


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



  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (17%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • India (8%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (7%)
  • Other Northern Africa (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)


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

  • This state: 53545
  • Northeast: 1072
  • Midwest: 25897
  • South: 2286
  • West: 3970

41% of Fargo residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in North Dakota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 81
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26
  • 5th and 6th grade: 107
  • 7th and 8th grade: 695
  • 9th grade: 282
  • 10th grade: 399
  • 11th grade: 293
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 531
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,647
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,773
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,828
  • Associate degree: 2,307
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,534
  • Master's degree: 1,627
  • Professional school degree: 887
  • Doctorate degree: 677

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 109
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 63
  • 5th and 6th grade: 18
  • 7th and 8th grade: 853
  • 9th grade: 333
  • 10th grade: 424
  • 11th grade: 282
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 383
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,037
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,107
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,332
  • Associate degree: 2,716
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,012
  • Master's degree: 1,395
  • Professional school degree: 386
  • Doctorate degree: 175

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 2.2%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 19.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 6.9%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 5.2%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 7.3%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 4.4%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 9.8%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 3.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 11.2%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.6%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 7.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $39,312
  • Black householders: $13,671
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $27,890
  • Asian householders: $39,025
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $82,903
  • Some other race householders: $31,577
  • Two or more races householders: $32,065
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $50,141
Fargo household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Fargo household income for Black householders
Fargo household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Fargo household income for Asian householders
Fargo household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Fargo household income for Some other race householders
Fargo household income for Two or more races householders
Fargo household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Fargo marital status for males
Fargo marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $155,075
  • Black or African American householders: $129,856
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $128,759
  • Asian householders: $189,223
  • Some other race householders: $133,145
  • Two or more races householders: $115,601
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $99,467

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,697
  • One, attached: 2,660
  • Two: 1,020
  • 3 or 4: 1,760
  • 5 to 9: 2,912
  • 10 to 19: 4,597
  • 20 to 49: 8,444
  • 50 or more: 2,971
  • Mobile homes: 1,216

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fargo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fargo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.5%)
  • Electricity (26.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (68.0%)
  • Utility gas (23.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 764
Here:

9.3%
North Dakota:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 294
Here:

7.1%
North Dakota:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 604
Here:

5.1%
North Dakota:

10.5%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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