Fargo, ND-MN

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
240,421
1.44% 1-year growth
2019 Median Age
32.5
0.619% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
11.1%
1.07% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$64,666
2.92% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$215,200
6.69% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
138,192
1.81% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Fargo, ND-MN had a population of 240k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $64,666. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fargo, ND-MN grew from 237,003 to 240,421, a 1.44% increase and its median household income grew from $62,832 to $64,666, a 2.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fargo, ND-MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.04%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.29%), and White (Hispanic) (2.06%). 0% of the households in Fargo, ND-MN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

96.1% of the residents in Fargo, ND-MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fargo, ND-MN are North Dakota State University-Main Campus (3,259 degrees awarded in 2019), Minnesota State University Moorhead (1,631 degrees), and Concordia College at Moorhead (555 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Fargo, ND-MN was $215,200, and the homeownership rate was 55.9%. Most people in Fargo, ND-MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Fargo, ND-MN was 2 cars per household.

Fargo, ND-MN borders Fergus Falls, MN and Wahpeton, ND-MN.

Diversity

Fargo, ND-MN is home to a population of 240k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 9.35% of Fargo, ND-MN residents were born outside of the country (22.5k people).

In 2019, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (207k people) in Fargo, ND-MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.85k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fargo, ND-MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    207k ± 111
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.1k ± 378
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.85k ± 499
3.18%
Hispanic Population
7.64k people

In 2019, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (207k people) in Fargo, ND-MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.85k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.18% of the people in Fargo, ND-MN are hispanic (7.64k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Fargo, ND-MN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.35%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
22.5k people
6.42%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
15.2k people

As of 2019, 9.35% of Fargo, ND-MN residents (22.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fargo, ND-MN was 6.42%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
32
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Fargo, ND-MN was 32.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 32. But people in Fargo, ND-MN are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Fargo, ND-MN residents was 32.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    64,615 ± 7,371 people
  2. Somalia
    36,079 ± 5,331 people
  3. India
    31,475 ± 4,897 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota and Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 64,615 North Dakota and Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 36,079 and India with 31,475.

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Citizenship

96.1%
2019 Citizenship
96.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.1% of Fargo, ND-MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Fargo, ND-MN was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,190 ± 402
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,784 ± 480
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,551 ± 469

Fargo, ND-MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Dakota and Minnesota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in North Dakota and Minnesota (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Economy

Median household income in Fargo, ND-MN is $64,666. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Fargo, ND-MN was Scott County, MN with a value of $108,761, followed by Carver County, MN and Washington County, MN, with respective values of $101,434 and $100,596.

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,005. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,881. The income inequality in Minnesota is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Fargo, ND-MN employs 138k people. The largest industries in Fargo, ND-MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,552 people), Retail Trade (15,731 people), and Educational Services (13,898 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,861), Public Administration ($54,274), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,720).

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,666
2019 value
± $1,327
2.92%
1 Year Growth
± 3.06%

Households in Fargo, ND-MN have a median annual income of $64,666, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,832 in 2018, which represents a 2.92% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Fargo, ND-MN compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for North Dakota and Minnesota.
$65,092
Average Male Salary in North Dakota
± $3,239
$47,005
Average Female Salary in North Dakota
± $2,548
$73,832
Average Male Salary in Minnesota
± $1,635
$56,881
Average Female Salary in Minnesota
± $1,288

In 2019, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.38 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Dakota and Minnesota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Minnesota
  1. White
    $57,611 ± $1,007
  2. Asian
    $55,741 ± $4,579
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,682 ± $19,858
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Dakota
  1. White
    $50,652 ± $2,077
  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $44,913 ± $25,375
  3. American Indian
    $40,584 ± $9,716

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Minnesota.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Dakota.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fargo, ND-MN is from North Dakota and Minnesota.
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.429
2018 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.466
2018 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2019, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.262% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.463 and income inequality had a 0.673% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Dakota and Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fargo, ND-MN was Scott County, MN with a value of $108,761, followed by Carver County, MN and Washington County, MN, with respective values of $101,434 and $100,596.

The following map shows all of the counties in Fargo, ND-MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fargo, ND-MN (25.7k out of 232k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    17,885 ± 1,104
  2. Black
    4,429 ± 561
  3. Two Or More
    1,236 ± 294

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fargo, ND-MN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

138k
2019 Value
± 2,854
1.81%
1 Year growth
± 2.91%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fargo, ND-MN grew at a rate of 1.81%, from 136k employees to 138k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fargo, ND-MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (17,093 people), Management Occupations (14,646 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (13,522 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fargo, ND-MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fargo, ND-MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (17,093 people), Management Occupations (14,646 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (13,522 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Fargo, ND-MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.29 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.16 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fargo, ND-MN, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($65,600), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,759), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($61,122).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

138k
2019 Value
± 2,854
1.81%
1 Year growth
± 2.91%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fargo, ND-MN grew at a rate of 1.81%, from 136k employees to 138k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fargo, ND-MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,552 people), Retail Trade (15,731 people), and Educational Services (13,898 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fargo, ND-MN, though some of these residents may live in Fargo, ND-MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Fargo, ND-MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,552 people), Retail Trade (15,731 people), and Educational Services (13,898 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Fargo, ND-MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.53 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.45 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fargo, ND-MN, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,861), Public Administration ($54,274), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,720).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota and North Dakota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota and North Dakota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $122B
  2. $31.2B
  3. $28.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Minnesota and North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $122B, followed by Cereal grains ($31.2B) and Electronics ($28.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota and Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Minnesota and North Dakota.
$336B
2018 Value in Minnesota
$633B
Projected 2045 Value in Minnesota
88.5% growth
$211B
2018 Value in North Dakota
$240B
Projected 2045 Value in North Dakota
13.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Minnesota trade was $336B. This is expected to increase 88.5% to $633B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound North Dakota trade was $211B. This is expected to increase 13.8% to $240B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota and North Dakota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota and North Dakota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $66.1B
  2. $34.8B
  3. $29.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Minnesota and North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $66.1B, followed by Texas with $34.8B and Wisconsin and $29.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota and North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Donald J. Trump with 46.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (44.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.09%). The most partisan county was Burke County, ND with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Hoeven, Kevin Cramer, Amy Klobuchar, and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota and Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Dakota and Minnesota is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of North Dakota and Minnesota.
Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Minnesota
46.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Dakota and Minnesota
  1. 85.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Dakota and Minnesota was Burke County, ND with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Dakota and Minnesota colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from North Dakota and Minnesota

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for North Dakota and Minnesota.
John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat after Al Franken's resignation.

John Hoeven, Kevin Cramer, Amy Klobuchar, and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing North Dakota and Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Dakota and Minnesota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Dakota and Minnesota

North Dakota and Minnesota is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Dakota and Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Fargo, ND-MN awarded 5,969 degrees. The student population of Fargo, ND-MN is skewed towards women, with 10,032 male students and 11,807 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fargo, ND-MN are White (4,972 and 87.3%), followed by Unknown (194 and 3.41%), Black or African American (157 and 2.76%), and Hispanic or Latino (132 and 2.32%).

The largest universities in Fargo, ND-MN by number of degrees awarded are North Dakota State University-Main Campus (3,259 and 54.6%), Minnesota State University Moorhead (1,631 and 27.3%), and Concordia College at Moorhead (555 and 9.3%).

The most popular majors in Fargo, ND-MN are Registered Nursing (437 and 7.32%), General Business Administration & Management (224 and 3.75%), and General Biological Sciences (172 and 2.88%).

The median tuition costs in Fargo, ND-MN are $41,150 for private four year colleges, and $7,954 and $13,839 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 163 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 329 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 169 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fargo, ND-MN was General Human Development & Family Studies with 163 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fargo, ND-MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,259 degrees awarded
  2. 1,631 degrees awarded
  3. 555 degrees awarded
$7,954
Median In-State Public
$41,150
Median Private

In 2019, the Fargo, ND-MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Dakota State University-Main Campus with 3,259 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,534
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,435
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,534 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fargo, ND-MN, which is 0.738 times less than the 3,435 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Fargo, ND-MN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,972 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    194 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    157 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Fargo, ND-MN was White students. These 4,972 degrees mean that there were 25.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 194 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fargo, ND-MN was $215,200 in 2019, which is 0.895 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $201,700 to $215,200, a 6.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Fargo, ND-MN is 55.9%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Fargo, ND-MN have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fargo, ND-MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$215,200
2019 Median
± $3,646
$201,700
2018 Median
± $3,835

In 2019, the median property value in Fargo, ND-MN grew to to $215,200 from the previous year's value of $201,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fargo, ND-MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fargo, ND-MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,666
Median Household Income
± $1,327
100k
Number of Households
± 2,326

In 2019, the median household income of the 100k households in Fargo, ND-MN grew to $64,666 from the previous year's value of $62,832.

The following chart displays the households in Fargo, ND-MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fargo, ND-MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fargo, ND-MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

55.9%
2019 Homeownership
56.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 55.9% of the housing units in Fargo, ND-MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fargo, ND-MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fargo, ND-MN have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.05% of the workforce in Fargo, ND-MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Fargo, ND-MN compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82.2%)
  2. Carpooled (8.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.42%)

In 2019, 82.2% of workers in Fargo, ND-MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.6%) and those who worked at home (4.42%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fargo, ND-MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fargo, ND-MN have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

94.6% of the population of Fargo, ND-MN has health coverage, with 61.6% on employee plans, 9.42% on Medicaid, 8.39% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Dakota was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Per capita personal health care spending in Minnesota was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see 1299 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.46% decrease from the previous year (1305 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1506 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 509 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Minnesota see 1117 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0894% decrease from the previous year (1118 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1338 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 374 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (24.1%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for North Dakota and Minnesota.
1,299 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Dakota
1,117 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Minnesota

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see an average of 1,299 patients per year. This represents a 0.46% decrease from the previous year (1,305 patients).

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,117 patients per year. This represents a 0.0894% decrease from the previous year (1,118 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Dakota and Minnesota in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for North Dakota and Minnesota.
$9,851
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Dakota
$8,871
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Minnesota

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.35%
Uninsured
61.6%
Employer Coverage
9.42%
Medicaid
8.39%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.6%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fargo, ND-MN declined by 4.55% from 5.61% to 5.35%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fargo, ND-MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 24.1% prevalence
  2. 16.8% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota and Minnesota, at 24.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota and Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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