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Population (year 2000): 90,599. Estimated population in July 2005: 90,672 (+0.1% change)
Males: 45,306 (50.0%), Females: 45,293 (50.0%)

Cass County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.1 years
Median household income: $35,510 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,700 (year 2000)

Fargo, ND residents, houses, and apartments details

Profiles of local businesses:
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Races in Fargo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (40.6%), Norwegian (35.9%), Irish (8.6%), Swedish (6.5%), English (5.2%), French (4.7%).North Dakota

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 37.9 square miles

Fargo,

For population 25 years and over in Fargo

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fargo city

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

4.0% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 0.7% Africa, 0.4% North America).

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


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (276.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (717.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN Moorhead, (3.5 miles Prairie Rose, ND (4.2 miles) , ND (5.2 miles Frontier, Acres, ND (5.3 miles Reile's MN (5.3 miles Oakport, North River, ND (5.4 miles) , Fargo, ND (5.9 miles West Briarwood, ND (6.0 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 406 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 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

Latitude: 46.87 N, Longitude: 96.81 W

Area code: 701


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Fargo, North Dakota business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.6%), Retail trade (15.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,536 (+18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 43,230 (82.9%)

Crime in Fargo by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 2.2 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1
Rapes 54 41 63 49 41 22
    per 100,000 59.6 45.3 69.5 54.1 45.3 24.3
Robberies 17 19 16 14 11 3
    per 100,000 18.8 21.0 17.7 15.5 12.1 3.3
Assaults 45 47 62 61 25 19
    per 100,000 49.7 51.9 68.4 67.3 27.6 21.0
Burglaries 440 318 363 396 335 344
    per 100,000 485.7 351.0 400.7 437.1 369.8 379.7
Thefts 2,137 2,247 2,430 2,547 1,759 1,589
    per 100,000 2358.7 2480.2 2682.1 2811.3 1941.5 1753.9
Auto thefts 191 206 200 199 189 163
    per 100,000 210.8 227.4 220.8 219.6 208.6 179.9
186.8 177.8 199.8 200.4 147.5 127.1

Average climate in Fargo, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fargo, Fargo:

Fargo-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1975, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Fargo city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.2 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.

Birthplace of: Tyler Koenig - College basketball player (Wisc. Green Bay Phoenix), William H. Gass - author, Bobby Vee - (born 1943), singer.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Fargo:
  • INNOVIS HEALTH (3000 32ND AVE S)
  • MERITCARE HOSPITAL (720 4TH ST N)
  • PRAIRIE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (510 4TH STREET SOUTH)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL - FARGO (1720 UNIVERSITY DRIVE SOUTH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fargo:
  • HECTOR INTL (about 4 miles; FARGO, ND; ID: FAR)
  • GRAND FORKS INTL (about 78 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; ID: GFK)
  • THIEF RIVER FALLS REGIONAL (about 92 miles; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; ID: TVF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fargo:
  • WEST FARGO UTILITY (about 8 miles; FARGO, ND; ID: D54)
  • MOORHEAD MUNI (about 12 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; ID: JKJ)
  • HAMRY FIELD (about 21 miles; KINDRED, ND; ID: K74)

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:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 44 $147,809 $40,311 2 $2,759
Health 70 $240,363 $41,205 37 $83,375
Airports 14 $55,124 $47,249 2 $1,982
Streets and Highways 111 $396,355 $42,849 5 $6,255
Other and Unallocable 23 $81,482 $42,512 2 $1,408
Parks and Recreation 6 $20,630 $41,260 16 $4,450
Local Libraries 19 $53,997 $34,103 22 $19,700
Transit 5 $16,877 $40,504 0 $0
Water Supply 39 $136,688 $42,057 1 $1,120
Financial Administration 41 $159,607 $46,714 1 $3,677
Other Government Administration 22 $85,587 $46,683 5 $1,300
Judicial and Legal 7 $22,346 $38,307 1 $1,439
Police Protection - Officers 118 $529,540 $53,851 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $49,428 $34,890 0 $0
Firefighters 91 $361,393 $47,656 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $12,642 $37,926 0 $0
Natural Resources 10 $33,752 $40,502 3 $4,731
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $14,012 $56,048 0 $0
Sewerage 16 $58,864 $44,148 1 $1,437
Totals for Government 660 $2,476,496 $45,027 98 $133,633
Colleges/Universities in Fargo:
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 8,836; Location: 1301 12th Avenue North; Public; Website: www.ndsu.nodak.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • AAKERS BUSINESS COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 111; Location: 4012 19TH AVE SW; Private, for-profit)
  • JOSEFS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN INC (FT enrollment: 78; Location: 627 NORTH P AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • MOLER BARBER COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 27; Location: 16 S EIGHTH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fargo:
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 21 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 21 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 44 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 75 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; FT enrollment: 9,935)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BEMIDJI (about 141 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; FT enrollment: 3,761)
  • BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 141 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; FT enrollment: 3,562)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; FT enrollment: 2,356)
Public high schools in Fargo:
  • SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,573; Location: 1840 15TH AVE S; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 871; Location: 801 17TH AVE N; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • WOODROW WILSON ALT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 315 N UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Fargo:
  • OAK GROVE LUTHERAN HIGH SCH (Students: 299; Location: 124 NORTH TERRACE; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • SHANLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 705 13TH AVENUE NORTH; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fargo:
  • DISCOVERY JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,132; Location: 1717 40TH AVE S; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • AGASSIZ MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 993; Location: 1305 9TH AVE S; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • BEN FRANKLIN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 956; Location: 1420 8TH ST N; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 4201 25TH ST S; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 1729 16TH ST S; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 20 29TH AVE NE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 2120 9TH ST S; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • BENNETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 2000 S 58TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EAGLE KINDERGARTEN CENTER (Students: 433; Location: 3502 S UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: KG - KG)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 1725 N BROADWAY; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Fargo:
  • NATIVITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 1825 11TH STREET SOUTH; Grades: KG - 5)
  • SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 2720 32ND AVE S; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 1025 14TH AVE S; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY SPIRIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 1441 NORTH 8TH STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • DAKOTA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 1620 16 AVE S; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ACADEMY FOR CHILDREN (Students: 80; Location: 20 S 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Fargo:
  • FARGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,489,506; Location: 102 NORTH THIRD STREET; 136,572 books; 5,473 audio materials; 4,131 video materials; 364 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Minnesota State University is not 21 miles from Fargo
  • Dakota Montessori School has drastically changed in numbers (bigger) and changed location. 1132 Westrac Dr Fargo. Call to confirm. 235-9184

Notable locations in Fargo: Market Square (A), Village Square (B), Block Six of the Original Townsite (C), Elm Tree Square (D).

Shopping Centers: Valley North Mall (1), Northport Mall (2), West Acres Shopping Center (3), Southside Shopping Center (4).

Church in Fargo: Sacred Heart Convent (A).

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2).

Parks in Fargo include: Roosevelt Playground (1), Percy Godwin Park (2), Lindenwood Park (3), Mickelson Field (4), Island Park (5), Oak Grove Park (6).


Fargo compared to North Dakota state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fargo:
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fargo:
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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