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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Fargo, North Dakota is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Fargo, North Dakota is more expensive.

Overall, Fargo, North Dakota cost of living is 97.90.

  COST OF LIVINGFargo, North DakotaUnited States
  Overall  98100
  Grocery  106.1100
  Health  104100
  Housing  95100
  Utilities  90100
  Transportation  94100
  Miscellaneous  99100


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Fargo isn't so bad
I've lived in and around Fargo for about 15 years now. It is cheap and the economy is good right now even in the midst of the crisis. If you can get over the fact that... (read more)
re: Economy - 3/11/2008
OK... what about when one comes from Miami, FL and wishes to reside there from May - November? What does one do? Is there anything to do? I don't work for less than... (read more)
Fargo is a college town so the base wages are lower. Seven dollars to nine dollars per hour is an average starting wage. Jobs are plentiful. Fargo is becoming a "high... (read more)
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lame drivers
people tailgate here worse than anywhere I have lived except L.A. They also don't know how to merge onto freeways. the good news is traffic is fairly low. NOt... (read more)
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)
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