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
5Minot, NDPopulation: 41,25178A+AAAC+C+F
6West Fargo, NDPopulation: 25,79378B+A+AABC+F
7Dickinson, NDPopulation: 18,14077AAAB+BC+F
8Wahpeton, NDPopulation: 7,76977AA+A+ACCF
9Reile's Acres, NDPopulation: 66177FAA+A+AB+F
10Medora, NDPopulation: 14577CA+A+ACC+F
11Hazen, NDPopulation: 2,41277C+A+A+ABCF
12Fargo, NDPopulation: 106,00577A+A+BACC+F
13Bismarck, NDPopulation: 61,94176A+AC+AC+C+F
14North River, NDPopulation: 5776FAA+A+B+BF
15Washburn, NDPopulation: 1,25276D+A+A+ABC+F
16Mandan, NDPopulation: 18,36576AA+BB+BC+F
17Harwood, NDPopulation: 81276FAA+A+B+BF
18Hillsboro, NDPopulation: 1,80976BA+A+B+CD+F
19Bowman, NDPopulation: 1,60576CA+A+B+CCF
20Harmon, NDPopulation: 11475FC+A+A+AB+F
21Grand Forks, NDPopulation: 52,77375A+A+BACC+F
22Valley City, NDPopulation: 6,58575AA+A+BCDF
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
27Jamestown, NDPopulation: 15,33374A+A+B+BCCF
28Horace, NDPopulation: 2,60874FC+A+AB+B+F
29Beulah, NDPopulation: 3,11574C+A+ABBCF
30Kindred, NDPopulation: 65074DA+A+AC+CF
31Hettinger, NDPopulation: 1,20874DA+A+ACD+F
32Berthold, NDPopulation: 55574DA+A+AB+CF
33Garrison, NDPopulation: 1,19973CA+A+BC+D+F
34Williston, NDPopulation: 15,55373A+A+DB+BC+F
35Argusville, NDPopulation: 46973FC+A+A+ABF
36Hunter, NDPopulation: 32773D+A+A+A+C+DF
37Surrey, NDPopulation: 99573FAA+BBC+F
38Wheatland, NDPopulation: 5673FAA+A+C+BF
39Lincoln, NDPopulation: 2,49473D+C+A+B+BC+F
40Stanley, NDPopulation: 1,89873DA+A+B+BDF
41Ray, NDPopulation: 70573DA+A+ABD+F
42Larimore, NDPopulation: 1,43373FA+A+AC+D+F
43Christine, NDPopulation: 16773FAA+ABCF
44Colfax, NDPopulation: 9273FAA+ABC+F
45Kenmare, NDPopulation: 1,13273D+A+A+BC+DF
46Cavalier, NDPopulation: 1,38573CA+A+B+CD+F
47Wilton, NDPopulation: 72073FA+A+B+C+CF
48Langdon, NDPopulation: 1,81772C+A+A+BC+FF
49Thompson, NDPopulation: 98272FA+A+AB+C+F
50Northwood, NDPopulation: 76272DA+A+B+CCF
51Mooreton, NDPopulation: 20072FAA+ABCF
52Minot AFB, NDPopulation: 5,58872DDA+A+CAF
53Cando, NDPopulation: 1,03672CA+A+B+C+FF
54Tioga, NDPopulation: 91472FA+A+B+C+D+F
55Arthur, NDPopulation: 34072DA+A+ACD+F
56South Heart, NDPopulation: 24672FA+AB+C+D+F
57Leonard, NDPopulation: 27172FA+A+AC+D+F
58Rugby, NDPopulation: 2,87372BA+A+BCDF
59Buffalo, NDPopulation: 17072FA+A+A+CD+F
60Menoken, NDPopulation: 6171FC+A+BBB+F
61Burlington, NDPopulation: 1,06071FA+A+B+BCF
62Davenport, NDPopulation: 20271FAA+A+BCF
63LaMoure, NDPopulation: 94571DA+A+B+C+DF
64Carrington, NDPopulation: 2,05071DA+A+BCDF
65Pembina, NDPopulation: 66371DA+AABDF
66Englevale, NDPopulation: 6371FAAA+BCF
67New Salem, NDPopulation: 82971DA+ABCD+F
68East Fairview, NDPopulation: 12771DCA+B+B+C+F
69Grandin, NDPopulation: 19171FA+A+B+BCF
70Mayville, NDPopulation: 1,67871DA+A+B+CD+F
71Des Lacs, NDPopulation: 18971FA+A+ABD+F
72Mohall, NDPopulation: 71971DA+A+ABDF
73Reynolds, NDPopulation: 33671FA+A+ABCF
74Glenburn, NDPopulation: 36471FA+A+AC+D+F
75Tower City, NDPopulation: 28271FA+AACD+F
76Taylor, NDPopulation: 16971FA+A+AC+DF
77Lisbon, NDPopulation: 2,19971FA+A+BCD+F
78Buxton, NDPopulation: 40071FA+A+ABD+F
79Rolla, NDPopulation: 1,24070CA+A+B+D+FF
80Killdeer, NDPopulation: 96570DA+AB+C+DF
81Manvel, NDPopulation: 34470FA+A+ABCF
82Sawyer, NDPopulation: 36070FA+A+B+C+D+F
83Cooperstown, NDPopulation: 1,04070FA+A+B+CFF
84Crosby, NDPopulation: 1,05370DA+A+ACFF
85Neche, NDPopulation: 37370DA+AB+BDF
86Spiritwood Lake, NDPopulation: 8970FA+A+AC+CF
87New Town, NDPopulation: 1,85570DA+A+BC+FF
88Rhame, NDPopulation: 14670FA+AAC+FF
89Scranton, NDPopulation: 30870DA+ABBFF
90Underwood, NDPopulation: 74170FA+A+BC+D+F
91Plaza, NDPopulation: 24270FA+A+B+CD+F
92Buchanan, NDPopulation: 6970FC+A+AACF
93Parshall, NDPopulation: 1,12370DA+A+BBFF
94Steele, NDPopulation: 65770FA+A+BC+FF
95Park River, NDPopulation: 1,49170DA+A+BCDF
96Grand Forks AFB, NDPopulation: 2,57070FAA+A+C+CF
97Gwinner, NDPopulation: 66270DA+AAC+FF
98Sherwood, NDPopulation: 21370FA+A+AC+FF
99Clifford, NDPopulation: 2870DAA+A+BFF
100Portland, NDPopulation: 74970DA+ABC+D+F
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