Fargo is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 126,748 people and 30 constituent neighborhoods, Fargo is the largest community in North Dakota.
Fargo real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Fargo house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Fargo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Fargo is made interesting by being both a reasonably big city and having a major college student population: students here will find that the city provides a lot of amenities, culture, and opportunities for them. Fargo is more than just a college town, however, though the thousands of students certainly are a major part of the character of the city, as well as a contributor to the local economy.
Not only is Fargo a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fargo spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.89 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Fargo ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Fargo, 41.76% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Fargo in 2018 was $37,522, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,088 for a family of four. However, Fargo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fargo is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fargo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fargo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fargo include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Fargo is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.