West Fargo, ND
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West Fargo profile

Living in West Fargo

West Fargo is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 39,487 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, West Fargo is the fifth largest community in North Dakota. Much of the housing stock in West Fargo was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local West Fargo economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in West Fargo, where the median household income is $93,382.00.

West Fargo real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although West Fargo house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that West Fargo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.23 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of West Fargo ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in West Fargo, 43.78% 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 West Fargo in 2018 was $46,158, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,632 for a family of four.

West Fargo is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Fargo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Fargo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Fargo include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in West Fargo is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.