Fessenden is located close to the center of North Dakota. Fessenden is part of Wells County. Fessenden has 0.45 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Fessenden population is 539, which has shrunk 13.76% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.77% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Fessenden median household income is $49,861 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 57.04% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 60.61% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Fessenden median house value is $56,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 86.67% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 90.86% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Fessenden is much better than the state average in quality. The Fessenden area code is 701.