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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Fargo is $29,986, which is about the same as the state average of $30,894 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Fargo median household income is $46,311, which has grown by 30.42% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 60.61% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Fargo residents spend 14.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 16.3 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #129

Fargo, ND
29,986 USD
North Dakota
30,894 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Fargo, ND
27,002 USD
North Dakota
31,198 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Fargo, ND
31,526 USD
North Dakota
39,027 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Fargo, ND
22,916 USD
North Dakota
24,504 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #198
Fargo, ND
46,311 USD
North Dakota
55,579 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Fargo, ND
66,558 USD
North Dakota
73,272 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #276
Fargo, ND
30.42%
North Dakota
60.61%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Fargo, NDNorth DakotaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income22.44%$15,358, see rank26.32%$18,25021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income19.05%$16,684, see rank26.44%$16,58729.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.41%$5,267, see rank1.81%$3,6342.82%$3,720
Retirement Income9.85%$19,226, see rank11.87%$19,82917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Fargo, ND
70,371 USD
North Dakota
72,770 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Fargo, ND
91,917 USD
North Dakota
90,140 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Fargo, NDNorth DakotaU.S.
White$48,355, see rank$57,619$56,900
Black$16,964, see rank$29,012$35,600
Hispanic$33,524, see rank$42,932$42,396
Asian$40,395, see rank$44,537$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$27,204, see rank$29,857$37,170
One Race, Other$45,441, see rank$53,073$40,300
Two or More Races$27,500, see rank$39,351$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Fargo, NDNorth DakotaU.S.
less than 25$25,210, see rank$30,154$25,788
25 to 44$52,074, see rank$65,189$58,398
45 to 64$62,714, see rank$71,105$65,027
65 or over$36,285, see rank$35,087$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Fargo, NDNorth DakotaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over90,700, see rank563,755248,775,628
Male145,156, 49.79%, see rank50.86%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:235,417, 78.43%, see rank75.11%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2117, 0.26%, see rank1.54%0.73%
Male, Civilian235,300, 78.17%, see rank73.57%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed333,740, 95.58%, see rank96.60%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed31,560, 4.42%, see rank3.40%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force29,739, 21.57%, see rank24.89%30.72%
Female145,544, 50.21%, see rank49.14%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:233,212, 72.92%, see rank65.66%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces24, 0.01%, see rank0.24%0.11%
Female, Civilian233,208, 72.91%, see rank65.42%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed331,859, 95.94%, see rank97.22%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,349, 4.06%, see rank2.78%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force212,332, 27.08%, see rank34.34%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Fargo, NDNorth DakotaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over64,392, 100%377,678141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone53,197, 82.61%, see rank79.89%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled4,842, 7.52%, see rank9.24%9.59%
Public Transportation952, 1.48%, see rank0.55%5.06%
Walked2,433, 3.78%, see rank3.87%2.78%
Other Means1,309, 2.03%, see rank1.32%1.79%
Worked at Home1,659, 2.58%, see rank5.14%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Fargo, ND
14.6 minutes
North Dakota
16.3 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Fargo, NDNorth DakotaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over65,599379,972143,435,233
Male133,740, 51.43%, see rank53.63%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations211,882, 35.22%, see rank31.93%33.12%
Service Occupations24,031, 11.95%, see rank10.94%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations26,348, 18.81%, see rank14.92%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2309, 0.92%, see rank2.77%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22,980, 8.83%, see rank12.45%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations26,518, 19.32%, see rank19.47%17.94%
Female131,859, 48.57%, see rank46.37%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations212,993, 40.78%, see rank38.18%40.04%
Service Occupations27,661, 24.05%, see rank24.77%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations29,956, 31.25%, see rank31.75%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations274, 0.23%, see rank0.45%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations280, 0.25%, see rank0.45%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,048, 3.29%, see rank4.20%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Fargo, NDNorth DakotaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over65,599, 100%379,972143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,043, 1.59%, see rank9.10%1.96%
Construction4,040, 6.16%, see rank7.42%6.17%
Manufacturing5,711, 8.71%, see rank6.88%10.43%
Wholesale Trade2,610, 3.98%, see rank3.31%2.75%
Retail Trade8,432, 12.85%, see rank11.74%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities2,379, 3.63%, see rank5.41%4.93%
Information1,261, 1.92%, see rank1.56%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing5,453, 8.31%, see rank5.77%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
6,075, 9.26%, see rank6.56%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance17,860, 27.23%, see rank24.83%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
6,529, 9.95%, see rank7.99%9.49%
Public Administration1,509, 2.30%, see rank5.01%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration2,697, 4.11%, see rank4.41%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Fargo, ND%North DakotaU.S.
Population in Poverty16,40115.45%, see rank11.89%15.59%
Family in Poverty1,9088.07%, see rank7.32%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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