Fargo, ND Population

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

Cass County

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

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)

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