Fargo Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Fargo Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
124,662

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
13.3%
18 - 24:
17.6%
25 - 34:
18.5%
35 - 54:
21.9%
55 - 64:
10.1%
Over 65 Years:
11.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
11.8%
11.8%
High School Graduates
94.3%
94.3%
College Graduated
40.0%
40.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Fargo
$35,205
$35,205
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Fargo
$55,551
$55,551
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.2%

Employment Industries in Fargo

 
Healthcare
19.1%
19.1%
Retail
11.9%
11.9%
Manufacturing
9.0%
9.0%
Accommodation
8.9%
8.9%
Education
8.9%
8.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.6%
6.6%
Finance
6.5%
6.5%
Construction
6.5%
6.5%
Other
3.9%
3.9%
Wholesale
3.4%
3.4%
Transportation
3.4%
3.4%
Public Service
3.0%
3.0%
Administration
2.9%
2.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
82.7%
82.7%
Black Or African American
7.0%
7.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
1.1%
1.1%
Asian
3.4%
3.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.8%
2.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
3.0%
3.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
37.1%
37.1%
Norwegian
28.1%
28.1%
Irish
8.8%
8.8%
Swedish
5.1%
5.1%
English
3.9%
3.9%
French
3.6%
3.6%
Polish
3.1%
3.1%
Russian
1.9%
1.9%
Scandinavian
1.8%
1.8%
Czech
1.4%
1.4%
Somalian
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
Danish
1.2%
1.2%
Dutch
1.1%
1.1%
Liberian
1.1%
1.1%
Italian
1.1%
1.1%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Finnish
0.8%
0.8%
French Canadian
0.8%
0.8%
European
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
90.8%
90.8%
African languages
2.0%
2.0%
Spanish
1.4%
1.4%
Serbo-Croatian
1.0%
1.0%
Polish
0.8%
0.8%
Langs. of India
0.6%
0.6%
Native American languages
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Fargo Residents:
9.0%