Fargo, ND Population

By | June 25, 2019

Population: 90,599. Estimated population in July 2020: 90,672 (+0.1% change)
Males: 45,306 (50.0%), Females: 45,293 (50.0%)

The city of Fargo is located in Cass County, North Dakota. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in North Dakota, including top 10 cities by population and area of North Dakota.

Zip codes: 58102, 58103, 58104.

Median resident age: 30.1 years
Median household income: $35,510
Median house value: $98,700

Races in Fargo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (40.6%), Norwegian (35.9%), Irish (8.6%), Swedish (6.5%), English (5.2%), French (4.7%).

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 37.9 square miles

Map of Fargo, ND

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fargo

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fargo city

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

4.0% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 0.7% Africa, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +16,162 (+21.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Fargo:

  • INNOVIS HEALTH (3000 32ND AVE S)
  • MERITCARE HOSPITAL (720 4TH ST N)
  • PRAIRIE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (510 4TH STREET SOUTH)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL – FARGO (1720 UNIVERSITY DRIVE SOUTH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fargo:

Other public-use airports nearest to Fargo:

  • WEST FARGO UTILITY (about 8 miles; FARGO, ND; Abbreviation: D54)
  • MOORHEAD MUNI (about 12 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Abbreviation: JKJ)
  • HAMRY FIELD (about 21 miles; KINDRED, ND; Abbreviation: K74)
Amtrak station:
FARGO (420 4TH ST. N). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Fargo:

  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 8,836; Location: 1301 12th Avenue North; Public; Website: www.ndsu.nodak.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • AAKERS BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 111; Location: 4012 19TH AVE SW; Private, for-profit)
  • JOSEFS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN INC (Full-time enrollment: 78; Location: 627 NORTH P AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • MOLER BARBER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 27; Location: 16 S EIGHTH ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fargo:

  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 21 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 21 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 44 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 75 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; Full-time enrollment: 9,935)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BEMIDJI (about 141 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,761)
  • BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 141 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,562)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)

Schools

Public high schools in Fargo:

  • SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,573; Location: 1840 15TH AVE S; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 871; Location: 801 17TH AVE N; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • WOODROW WILSON ALT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 315 N UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Fargo:

  • OAK GROVE LUTHERAN HIGH SCH (Students: 299; Location: 124 NORTH TERRACE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • SHANLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 705 13TH AVENUE NORTH; Grades: 9 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fargo:

  • DISCOVERY JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,132; Location: 1717 40TH AVE S; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • AGASSIZ MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 993; Location: 1305 9TH AVE S; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • BEN FRANKLIN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 956; Location: 1420 8TH ST N; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 4201 25TH ST S; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 1729 16TH ST S; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 20 29TH AVE NE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 2120 9TH ST S; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • BENNETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 2000 S 58TH AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAGLE KINDERGARTEN CENTER (Students: 433; Location: 3502 S UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: KG – KG)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 1725 N BROADWAY; Grades: KG – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Fargo:

  • NATIVITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 1825 11TH STREET SOUTH; Grades: KG – 5)
  • SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 2720 32ND AVE S; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 1025 14TH AVE S; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY SPIRIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 1441 NORTH 8TH STREET; Grades: PK – 5)
  • DAKOTA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 1620 16 AVE S; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ACADEMY FOR CHILDREN (Students: 80; Location: 20 S 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 4)

Libraries

Library in Fargo:

  • FARGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,489,506; Location: 102 NORTH THIRD STREET; 136,572 books; 5,473 audio materials; 4,131 video materials; 364 serial subscriptions)