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West Fargo
  • Suburb of Fargo, ND

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  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 37,913. 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 above average.

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About West Fargo...
Population
37,913

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$255,300
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$963
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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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
    135
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    230.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    932.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    125
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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