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Pros

-College-town element
-Cool summers
-Educated population

Cons

-Cold winters
-Isolation
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About Fargo Metro Area


Fargo, the largest city in North Dakota, lies alongside the Red River in the southeast part of the state near the Minnesota border. Located along east-west I-94, it is an agricultural, commercial, and transportation center with the strongest economy in the state. Fargo is home to North Dakota State University, while Moorhead, Minnesota, across the river, has Moorhead State and Concordia College. The well-preserved downtown district is classic mid-America with a mix of modern buildings and clean older brick structures. Waterfront areas along the Red River contain well-kept parks. The area is known for being friendly and having a strong community feel, and has a strong Scandinavian influence.


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Quick Facts About Fargo


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Fargo is 2.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fargo jobs have Increased by 1.50 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fargo's cost of living is 2.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Fargo's population is 106,005 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.62 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Fargo is $162,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.40 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Fargo public schools spend $12,722 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Fargo.

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Numbers are very misleading
Just because you have a large number of Black, Mexican and Asian Americans in Lincoln, Nebraska has nothing to do with racism or the welcoming of people who look... (read more)
re: Great place to live if you enjoy daily season
Hey, wait a minute - "a happy harry's liquor store on every corner." - I don't think so. There's only two in town. Why the need to exaggerate? I have MetLife ins. and... (read more)
re: Great place to live if you enjoy daily season
Hey, wait a minute - "a happy harry's liquor store on every corner." - I don't think so. There's only two in town. Why the need to exaggerate? I have MetLife ins. and... (read more)
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