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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$168,600
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$709
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    236
    273
  • Murder
    3
    6
  • Rape
    67
    41
  • Robbery
    44
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    562
    525
  • Theft
    2,189
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    221
    263

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,175
National
$53,889
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Fargo Reviews

39 reviews
All Categories
I enjoy Fargo. The people are nice and everything around here is clean. One and my only complaint about Fargo are the speeding people who don't signal. People need to SLOW Down! Otherwise, Fargo, ND is a beautiful, friendly neighborhood. Anyone is willing to give you a helping hand.
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The city is very accessible to get around on public transportation. The shopping area is very convient and accessible as well. The customer service I experienced each time I visited was awesome. The sales associate in several business that I've shopped always make me and my children feel welcome. They have taken the time to remember our names when we visit and even learned to know our likes and gives great ideas on purchasing items. We always leave satisfied, excited just the thought of revisiting. I Love shopping in Fargo ND.
Being new to the area, I felt super lost and lone. After my first month, that was completely different. There is always something going on where you can meet and hang out with people, even if you're new to the area. Everyone is so sweet and helpful!