Fargo Metro Area, North Dakota 

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Best Places to Live in Fargo Metro Area, North Dakota

Small city - Extreme eastern North Dakota at the Minnesota border
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: North Dakota
County:
Metro Area: Fargo Metro Area
City: Fargo, West Fargo, 79 total
Zip Codes: 58103, 58104, 58102, 58078, 58047, 58012, 58105, 58042, 58051, 58059, 25 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 899 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fargo Metro Area is 2.70% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fargo Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.35%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fargo Metro Area's cost of living is 1.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fargo Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fargo Metro Area's population is 233,836 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 52.54%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fargo Metro Area is $196,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 37.70%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Fargo Metro Area public schools spend $13,039 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Fargo Metro Area. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Fargo

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ZIP CODES IN FARGO METRO AREA, NORTH DAKOTA
58103, 58104, 58102, 58078, 58047, 58012, 58105, 58042, 58051, 58059, 25 total