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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Fargo, North Dakota, is 2.40%, with job growth of 1.50%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.60%.

Fargo, North Dakota Taxes
Fargo, North Dakota,sales tax rate is 7.50%. Income tax is 1.22%.

Fargo, North Dakota Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $29,187, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $44,304.

  ECONOMYFargo, North DakotaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  2.40%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  1.50%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  40.60%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  7.50%6.00%
  Income Taxes  1.22%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $29,187$28,051
  Household Income  $44,304$53,046
  Family Median Income  $69,401$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  14.28%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.06%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.21%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  13.27%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.96%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.35%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.48%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  10.60%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  9.80%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  3.23%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  3.77%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  13.89%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  6.61%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.43%1.66%
  Legal  0.59%1.17%
  Education, library  5.93%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.47%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  7.15%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.35%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.94%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.67%5.61%
  Building maintenance  2.72%3.97%
  Personal care  3.62%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  26.12%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.56%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  7.63%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  11.33%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
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)
Economy
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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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
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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