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West Fargo
  • Suburb of Fargo, ND

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

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West Fargo is a suburb of Fargo with a population of 36,406. West Fargo is in Cass County and is one of the best places to live in North Dakota. Living in West Fargo offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Fargo there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Fargo and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Fargo are highly rated.

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About West Fargo...
Population
36,406

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$241,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$957
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    113.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    355.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,015
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    163.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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