The medium-sized city of Fargo, North Dakota is home to approximately 118,000 residents. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population, though young professionals also outpace national averages. At an average age of just under 35, the city's residents skew notably younger than most cities in North Dakota. Home ownership is less common than renting in Fargo, and 44% of residents own their homes. At $830 per month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
Fargo residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose, the most common five of which are healthcare, retail, entertainment, education, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 37% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 9% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $67,000, Fargo workers bring in a bit less than the average North Dakota resident. Fargo's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Fargo has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 who have Bachelor's degrees (17%) compared to the national average (13%). Furthermore, 24% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Fargo residents have an average commute of about 17 minutes, quicker than the North Dakota average of about 18 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 53% of workers, while public transit is not widely used. Few commuters (2%) walk to work, though the number is higher than the national average.
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