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Fargo
  • City in North Dakota

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Fargo is a city in North Dakota with a population of 123,550. Fargo is in Cass County and is one of the best places to live in North Dakota. Living in Fargo offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fargo there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Fargo and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Fargo are highly rated.

About

About Fargo...
Population
123,550

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$225,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$821
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    322.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    84.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    48.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    800.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,302.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    366.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    17%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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