FargoNorth Dakota

Fargo Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Fargo is 124,843. 25.37% is under 18, while 12.68% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.34% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.37% were 18 years or younger and 23.60% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.46% female and 49.54% male.

Fargo Housing

According to the US Census, Fargo has 61,277 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Fargo was 95.09%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $238,600

Fargo Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 87.68% of Fargo's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 4.11% of the total population.

Other racial groups include American Indian And Alaska Native Alone, constituting 1.60% of the city's population and Some Other Race Alone at 1.20%

White Alone78.93%
Black Or African American Alone8.76%
Asian Alone4.11%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.60%
Some Other Race Alone1.20%
White Black Or African American0.91%

How Educated is Fargo

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 28.5% of Fargo residents had a bachelor's degree, while 15.0% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 43.50% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Fargo CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher96.1%
Some College Or Associates Degree45.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher39.0%
Bachelors Degree28.5%
Some College No Degree20.4%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency19.3%

Average Income in Fargo

The median household income in Fargo is $59,089. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $59,089.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $82,703 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $98,529.

A closer examination of the income groups of Fargo households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (14.4%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (7.5%). 6.7% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$98,529
Nonfamily households$37,027