Best Places to Live in North Dakota

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in North Dakota by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in North Dakota is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. North Dakota has a population of 723,393 and a population density of 9.9. The capital city is Bismarck and the largest city in North Dakota is Fargo. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Prairie Rose, NDPopulation: 15082C+AA+A+AB+F
2Oxbow, NDPopulation: 30879FAA+A+A+B+F
3Briarwood, NDPopulation: 15979D+AA+A+AB+F
4Frontier, NDPopulation: 15179D+AA+A+ABF
5West Fargo, NDPopulation: 25,79378B+A+A+ABC+F
6Bismarck, NDPopulation: 61,94177A+ABAC+C+F
7Reile's Acres, NDPopulation: 66177FAA+A+AB+F
8Minot, NDPopulation: 41,25177A+AB+AC+C+F
9Medora, NDPopulation: 14577CA+A+ACC+F
10Wahpeton, NDPopulation: 7,76977AA+A+ACCF
11Hazen, NDPopulation: 2,41277C+A+A+ABCF
12Beulah, NDPopulation: 3,11576C+A+A+BBCF
13North River, NDPopulation: 5776FAA+A+B+BF
14Fargo, NDPopulation: 106,00576A+A+CACC+F
15Harwood, NDPopulation: 81276FAA+A+B+BF
16Washburn, NDPopulation: 1,25276D+A+A+ABC+F
17Hillsboro, NDPopulation: 1,80976BA+A+B+CD+F
18Bowman, NDPopulation: 1,60576CA+A+B+CCF
19Harmon, NDPopulation: 11475FC+A+A+AB+F
20Grand Forks, NDPopulation: 52,77375A+A+BACC+F
21Dickinson, NDPopulation: 18,14075AAC+B+BC+F
22Mandan, NDPopulation: 18,36575AA+C+B+BC+F
23Oakes, NDPopulation: 1,87775C+A+A+BCD+F
24Casselton, NDPopulation: 2,13775FA+A+ABC+F
25Mapleton, NDPopulation: 84874FAA+AB+CF
26Bottineau, NDPopulation: 2,29074BA+A+B+CDF
27Kindred, NDPopulation: 65074DA+A+AC+CF
28Horace, NDPopulation: 2,60874FC+A+AB+B+F
29Berthold, NDPopulation: 55574DA+A+AB+CF
30Jamestown, NDPopulation: 15,33374A+A+B+BCCF
31Hunter, NDPopulation: 32774D+A+A+A+C+DF
32Hettinger, NDPopulation: 1,20874DA+A+ACD+F
33Ray, NDPopulation: 70574DA+A+ABD+F
34Garrison, NDPopulation: 1,19973CA+A+BC+D+F
35Argusville, NDPopulation: 46973FC+A+A+ABF
36Surrey, NDPopulation: 99573FAA+BBC+F
37Wheatland, NDPopulation: 5673FAA+A+C+BF
38Lincoln, NDPopulation: 2,49473D+C+A+B+BC+F
39Christine, NDPopulation: 16773FAA+ABCF
40Stanley, NDPopulation: 1,89873DA+A+B+BDF
41Williston, NDPopulation: 15,55373A+A+FB+BC+F
42Valley City, NDPopulation: 6,58573AA+B+BCDF
43Wilton, NDPopulation: 72073FA+A+B+C+CF
44Larimore, NDPopulation: 1,43373FA+A+AC+D+F
45Killdeer, NDPopulation: 96573DA+A+B+C+DF
46Cavalier, NDPopulation: 1,38573CA+A+B+CD+F
47Colfax, NDPopulation: 9273FAA+ABC+F
48Kenmare, NDPopulation: 1,13273D+A+A+BC+DF
49Mooreton, NDPopulation: 20072FAA+ABCF
50Langdon, NDPopulation: 1,81772C+A+A+BC+FF
51Thompson, NDPopulation: 98272FA+A+AB+C+F
52Arthur, NDPopulation: 34072DA+A+ACD+F
53South Heart, NDPopulation: 24672FA+A+B+C+D+F
54Leonard, NDPopulation: 27172FA+A+AC+D+F
55Buffalo, NDPopulation: 17072FA+A+A+CD+F
56Northwood, NDPopulation: 76272DA+A+B+CCF
57Davenport, NDPopulation: 20272FAA+A+BCF
58Minot AFB, NDPopulation: 5,58872DDA+A+CAF
59Pembina, NDPopulation: 66372DA+A+ABDF
60Englevale, NDPopulation: 6372FAA+A+BCF
61New Salem, NDPopulation: 82972DA+A+BCD+F
62Cando, NDPopulation: 1,03672CA+A+B+C+FF
63Grandin, NDPopulation: 19172FA+A+B+BCF
64East Fairview, NDPopulation: 12772DCA+B+B+C+F
65Menoken, NDPopulation: 6171FC+A+BBB+F
66Des Lacs, NDPopulation: 18971FA+A+ABD+F
67Mohall, NDPopulation: 71971DA+A+ABDF
68Reynolds, NDPopulation: 33671FA+A+ABCF
69Glenburn, NDPopulation: 36471FA+A+AC+D+F
70Lisbon, NDPopulation: 2,19971FA+A+BCD+F
71Burlington, NDPopulation: 1,06071FA+A+B+BCF
72LaMoure, NDPopulation: 94571DA+A+B+C+DF
73Rugby, NDPopulation: 2,87371BA+A+BCDF
74Tower City, NDPopulation: 28271FA+A+ACD+F
75Carrington, NDPopulation: 2,05071DA+A+BCDF
76Taylor, NDPopulation: 16971FA+A+AC+DF
77Buxton, NDPopulation: 40071FA+A+ABD+F
78Mayville, NDPopulation: 1,67871DA+A+B+CD+F
79Sawyer, NDPopulation: 36071FA+A+B+C+D+F
80Manvel, NDPopulation: 34471FA+A+ABCF
81Steele, NDPopulation: 65771FA+A+BC+FF
82Neche, NDPopulation: 37371DA+A+B+BDF
83Rhame, NDPopulation: 14671FA+A+AC+FF
84Scranton, NDPopulation: 30871DA+A+BBFF
85Underwood, NDPopulation: 74170FA+A+BC+D+F
86Spiritwood Lake, NDPopulation: 8970FA+A+AC+CF
87Cooperstown, NDPopulation: 1,04070FA+A+B+CFF
88Plaza, NDPopulation: 24270FA+A+B+CD+F
89Crosby, NDPopulation: 1,05370DA+A+ACFF
90Buchanan, NDPopulation: 6970FC+A+AACF
91Gwinner, NDPopulation: 66270DA+A+AC+FF
92Clifford, NDPopulation: 2870DAA+A+BFF
93Portland, NDPopulation: 74970DA+A+BC+D+F
94Harvey, NDPopulation: 1,86270BA+A+C+D+FF
95Rolla, NDPopulation: 1,24070CA+A+B+D+FF
96Belfield, NDPopulation: 90770DA+A+C+C+FF
97Parshall, NDPopulation: 1,12370DA+A+BBFF
98New England, NDPopulation: 58870DA+AB+CFF
99Walcott, NDPopulation: 22470FA+A+BC+D+F
100Park River, NDPopulation: 1,49170DA+A+BCDF
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