West Fargo, North Dakota

Population 26,652

West Fargo is located in Cass County, ND. The population is 26,652, making West Fargo the 2nd largest city in Cass County and the 5th largest city in the state of North Dakota.

There are 15 public schools in West Fargo with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for West Fargo is very low , and there are 33 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in West Fargo is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date West Fargo property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near West Fargo include Barnes Township, Mapleton Township and Fargo.

West Fargo Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 4.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.6%

Crime Rate

32.75% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 139
  • Violent Crimes: 144
  • Robbery: 10
  • Burglary: 299
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

21.44% Lower than national avg.
  • 33 offenders in West Fargo
  • 12.38 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

62 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 54

Unemployment

Low 1.5%
  • North Dakota unemployment average: 2.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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15 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 15 K-12 public schools in West Fargo, ND and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates West Fargo's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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

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  • In 2014, the city of West Fargo, ND issued 982 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 982 permits, 541 were issued for single family homes and 441 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of West Fargo, ND issued 877 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 877 permits, 601 were issued for single family homes and 276 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $593
  • 1 Bedroom: $703
  • 2 Bedrooms: $857
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,213
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,467

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Environmental Hazards

62 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

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

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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 West Fargo, ND

Earthquakes
West Fargo, ND has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
West Fargo, ND has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
West Fargo, ND has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
West Fargo, ND has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in West Fargo, ND: $71,516

Unemployment

Unemployment in West Fargo is 1.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.67%
White Collar - 65.33%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Kevin Cramer

Neighborhood Info

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  • No Cemeteries found in West Fargo, ND

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0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in West Fargo, ND

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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