Fargo, North Dakota

Population 109,467

Fargo is located in Cass County, ND. The population is 109,467, making Fargo the largest city in Cass County and the largest city in the state of North Dakota.

There are 26 public schools in Fargo with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Fargo is moderate , and there are 303 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Fargo is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Fargo property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Fargo include Prairie Rose, West Fargo and Moorhead.

Fargo Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 51.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 42.2%

Crime Rate

30.08% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 307
  • Violent Crimes: 450
  • Robbery: 61
  • Burglary: 651
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

51.08% Higher than national avg.
  • 303 offenders in Fargo
  • 27.68 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

325 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 14
  • Superfunds: 8
  • Tanks & Spills: 303


Low 1.8%
  • North Dakota unemployment average: 2.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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26 Public Schools view public schools

There are 26 K-12 public schools in Fargo, ND and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Fargo's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

303 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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2,170 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Fargo, ND issued 2,170 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,170 permits, 377 were issued for single family homes and 1,793 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Fargo, ND issued 1,655 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,655 permits, 509 were issued for single family homes and 1,146 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $628
  • 1 Bedroom: $744
  • 2 Bedrooms: $905
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,284
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,551

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Environmental Hazards

325 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Fargo, ND has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Fargo, ND is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.83 Average
    Fargo, ND is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 8.37°
  • February 12.52°
  • March 26.95°
  • April 43.17°
  • May 57.09°
  • June 66.87°
  • July 72.07°
  • August 68.92°
  • September 60.17°
  • October 47.3°
  • November 32.5°
  • December 14.5°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Fargo, ND

Fargo, ND has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Fargo, ND has no risk of hurricanes.
Fargo, ND has a high risk of hail storms.
Fargo, ND has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Fargo, ND: $52,699


Unemployment in Fargo is 1.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 33.85%
White Collar - 66.15%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jack Dalrymple
  • Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
  • Sen. John Hoeven

City Representatives

  • Kevin Cramer
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