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Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area


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2022 population: 258,663   ( 49,886 from 2010)
Land area: 2810.1 square miles
Population density: 92.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:215,896 83.47% 14.3%
Black:16,5016.38% 293.2%
Indian:3,6281.40% 49.6%
Asian:7,1252.75% 61.0%
2+ races:5,9222.29% 68.4%
Hispanic:9,5913.71% 89.1%
Total non-White:42,76716.53% 115.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:7,347 14.7
Deaths:4,4068.8
Net Migration: 4,7869.6
Net Immigration: 1,0852.2
Change in White population:26,932 12.9
Change in Non-White pop.:22,954 11.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
208,777
188,96490.51%
4,1972.01%
2,4251.16%
4,4262.12%
3,5161.68%
5,0712.43%
19,8139.49%

2000
174,367
163,59393.82%
1,2390.71%
1,9651.13%
2,0381.17%
2,0321.17%
3,3901.94%
10,7746.18%

1990
153,296
148,47096.85%
4150.27%
1,4660.96%
1,2530.82%
n/a
1,6921.10%
4,8263.15%

1980
137,574
135,00098.13%
2090.15%
8310.60%
6170.45%
n/a
8360.61%
2,5741.87%

1970
120,238
118,87398.86%
1090.09%
3520.29%
2100.17%
n/a
5170.43%
1,365 1.14%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
23,724 13.6
10,9776.3
10,8956.2
3,2701.9
25,371 14.6
9,039 5.2
1990's
NumberRate
22,261 14.5
11,0147.2
3,0972.0
4,2262.8
15,123 9.9
5,948 3.9
1980's
NumberRate
22,359 16.3
9,647 7.0
2,743 2.0
n/a
13,470 9.8
2,252 1.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
5,190 4.3
n/a
16,127 13.4
1,209 1.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
32.7
57,413 22.2%
201,250 77.8%
32,174 12.4%
105,017
2.31
59,177 56.3%
47,129 79.6%
5,580 9.4%
45,840 43.7%

2010
NumberPercent
31.5
46,404 22.2%
162,373 77.8%
21,628 10.4%
86,178
2.32
49,401 57.3%
38,581 78.1%
4,791 9.7%
36,777 42.7%

2000
NumberPercent
31.9
41,719 23.9%
132,648 76.1%
18,508 10.6%
69,950
2.38
42,527 60.8%
34,784 81.8%
3,820 9.0%
27,423 39.2%

1990
NumberPercent
29.7
38,338 25.0%
114,958 75.0%
16,102 10.5%
57,892
2.50
37,506 64.8%
32,009 85.3%
2,944 7.8%
20,386 35.2%

1980
NumberPercent
26.7
35,658 25.9%
101,916 74.1%
13,385 9.7%
48,915
2.63
33,468 68.4%
29,383 87.8%
2,001 6.0%
15,447 31.6%

2022 Housing Data for Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units112,931 
Median Value$263,394 
Occupied105,01793.0%
Vacant7,9147.0%
Owned58,46455.7%
Rented46,55344.3%
Median Rent$924 
Single-Family Units63,49456.2%
    Detached53,01346.9%
    Attached10,4819.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units41,38936.6%
Mobile Homes2,7082.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005,0094.8%
$10,000 to $14,9993,8253.6%
$15,000 to $19,9993,8153.6%
$20,000 to $24,9993,5123.3%
$25,000 to $29,9994,2294.0%
$30,000 to $34,9993,6033.4%
$35,000 to $39,9993,7693.6%
$40,000 to $44,9994,0713.9%
$45,000 to $49,9993,5713.4%
$50,000 to $59,9997,7947.4%
$60,000 to $74,99910,1329.6%
$75,000 to $99,99914,23613.6%
$100,000 to $124,99911,24010.7%
$125,000 to $149,9997,9437.6%
$150,000 to $199,9998,6098.2%
$200,000 or more9,6599.2%
Median Household Income73,675 
Per Capita Income41,800 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.80 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,9642.8%
Public Assistance2,5262.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps7,8397.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed132,39281.6%
Unemployed4,3002.7%
In Armed Forces6780.4%
Total Labor Force137,37084.7%
Not in Labor Force24,83015.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 18.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector54,08541,55956.5%
Non-Profit5,73711,93232.5%
Self-Employed6,6633,73964.1%
Local Government4,1195,63342.2%
State Government3,1383,44347.7%
Federal Government1,5651,88245.4%
Total Private + Self60,74845,29857.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.14,55922,89038.9%
Total75,30768,18852.5%
Pct. Govt.13.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts23,65516.5%
Sales and Office Occupations28,67520.0%
Professional, Technical38,58926.9%
Service Occupations24,59217.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,3681.0%
All others28,19419.6%
White Collar 63.3%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance27,17124.9%
Retail trade15,09013.8%
Educational services15,08613.8%
Manufacturing12,07811.1%
Construction10,1639.3%
Professional, scientific, technical10,1159.3%
Accommodation and food services9,4188.6%
Finance and insurance9,2598.5%
Other services6,2165.7%
Transportation and warehousing5,4225.0%
Public administration4,4754.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4,4724.1%
Wholesale trade4,2663.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,9742.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,8972.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,7091.6%
Information1,5001.4%
Utilities6680.6%
Management3800.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3460.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,8722.33%
Puerto Rican1,0030.40%
Cuban630.03%
Dominican170.01%
Total Central American2490.10%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1030.04%
Honduran1070.04%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian40.00%
Salvadoran350.01%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2740.11%
Argentinean440.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean200.01%
Colombian1480.06%
Ecuadorian40.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian460.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American120.00%
Other Hispanic1,2900.51%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian1,3610.54%
Korean7840.31%
Filipino7010.28%
Vietnamese6960.28%
Chinese4650.18%
Hmong2730.11%
Bhutanese1260.05%
Bangladeshi1210.05%
Thai720.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English214,22791.1%
Other5,9372.5%
Other Indo-European4,2151.8%
Spanish3,1331.3%
Arabic1,6080.7%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1,1340.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun9020.4%
German, other Germanic8350.4%
Korean8210.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German87,68034.8%
Norwegian68,38827.2%
Irish19,7037.8%
Swedish14,6625.8%
English13,0905.2%
French7,6593.0%
Scandinavian6,4532.6%
American5,9462.4%
Polish5,7902.3%
Czech3,2631.3%
Russian3,1511.3%
Scottish3,1221.2%
Danish2,8171.1%
Italian2,8171.1%
African2,7801.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen241,04195.8%
Not a citizen10,5944.2%
Native233,23892.7%
Foreign-born18,3977.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,047 1.9%4,351 2.8%31,262 19.9%53,867 34.3%44,127 28.1%20,467 13.0%
  Average years of education: 14.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,047 1.9%
9-12 Years 4,351 2.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 31,262 19.9%
Some College 53,867 34.3%
Bach. Degree 44,127 28.1%
Grad Degree 20,467 13.0%
Average years of education: 14.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 174,810 168,194 6,616 3.8%
1991 176,324 169,942 6,382 3.6%
1992 179,366 173,418 5,948 3.3%
1993 182,580 177,062 5,518 3.0%
1994 190,694 185,638 5,056 2.7%
1995 193,468 188,596 4,872 2.5%
1996 199,060 194,190 4,870 2.4%
1997 205,240 201,224 4,016 2.0%
1998 207,764 204,278 3,486 1.7%
1999 206,516 202,680 3,836 1.9%
2000 206,680 201,742 4,938 2.4%
2001 209,230 204,228 5,002 2.4%
2002 210,870 204,912 5,958 2.8%
2003 215,452 209,056 6,396 3.0%
2004 222,674 216,190 6,484 2.9%
2005 226,600 220,126 6,474 2.9%
2006 231,642 225,410 6,232 2.7%
2007 237,962 231,438 6,524 2.7%
2008 242,524 235,460 7,064 2.9%
2009 241,792 231,656 10,136 4.2%
2010 245,808 235,876 9,932 4.0%
2011 248,074 238,592 9,482 3.8%
2012 248,280 239,872 8,408 3.4%
2013 250,506 242,520 7,986 3.2%
2014 254,088 247,276 6,812 2.7%
2015 260,492 253,982 6,510 2.5%
2016 271,170 264,248 6,922 2.6%
2017 275,110 268,468 6,642 2.4%
2018 276,478 269,924 6,554 2.4%
2019 280,032 273,748 6,284 2.2%
2020 282,498 270,192 12,306 4.4%
2021 289,954 282,496 7,458 2.6%
2022 296,032 290,518 5,514 1.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com