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 676,253 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
1Medora, NDPopulation: 14577CA+A+ACC+F
2Bismarck, NDPopulation: 61,94176A+AC+AC+C+F
3West Fargo, NDPopulation: 25,79376B+A+B+ABC+F
4Prairie Rose, NDPopulation: 15076C+D+A+A+AB+F
5Minot, NDPopulation: 41,25176A+AC+AC+C+F
6Hazen, NDPopulation: 2,41276C+A+A+ABCF
7Fargo, NDPopulation: 106,00575A+A+CACC+F
8Wahpeton, NDPopulation: 7,76975AA+AACCF
9Washburn, NDPopulation: 1,25275D+A+A+ABC+F
10Frontier, NDPopulation: 15175D+C+A+A+ABF
11Mandan, NDPopulation: 18,36574AA+CB+BC+F
12Dickinson, NDPopulation: 18,14074AACB+BC+F
13Beulah, NDPopulation: 3,11574C+A+ABBCF
14Hillsboro, NDPopulation: 1,80974BA+A+B+CD+F
15Lincoln, NDPopulation: 2,49474D+A+A+B+BC+F
16Briarwood, NDPopulation: 15974D+CA+A+AB+F
17Grand Forks, NDPopulation: 52,77374A+A+C+ACC+F
18Bowman, NDPopulation: 1,60574CA+AB+CCF
19Williston, NDPopulation: 15,55374A+A+DB+BC+F
20Horace, NDPopulation: 2,60874FC+A+AB+B+F
21Oxbow, NDPopulation: 30873FDA+A+A+B+F
22Casselton, NDPopulation: 2,13773FA+A+ABC+F
23Oakes, NDPopulation: 1,87773C+A+A+BCD+F
24Harwood, NDPopulation: 81273FAAA+B+BF
25East Fairview, NDPopulation: 12773DA+B+B+B+C+F
26Bottineau, NDPopulation: 2,29073BA+A+B+CDF
27Jamestown, NDPopulation: 15,33373A+A+C+BCCF
28Harmon, NDPopulation: 11473FCA+A+AB+F
29Hettinger, NDPopulation: 1,20873DA+A+ACD+F
30Mapleton, NDPopulation: 84872FAAAB+CF
31Killdeer, NDPopulation: 96572DA+A+B+C+DF
32Garrison, NDPopulation: 1,19972CA+A+BC+D+F
33North River, NDPopulation: 5772FC+A+A+B+BF
34Kindred, NDPopulation: 65072DA+B+AC+CF
35Berthold, NDPopulation: 55572DA+B+AB+CF
36Surrey, NDPopulation: 99572FAA+BBC+F
37Valley City, NDPopulation: 6,58572AA+BBCDF
38Hunter, NDPopulation: 32772D+A+B+A+C+DF
39Thompson, NDPopulation: 98272FA+A+AB+C+F
40Stanley, NDPopulation: 1,89872DA+A+B+BDF
41Larimore, NDPopulation: 1,43372FA+A+AC+D+F
42Christine, NDPopulation: 16772FA+B+ABCF
43Argusville, NDPopulation: 46972FC+A+A+ABF
44Kenmare, NDPopulation: 1,13271D+A+A+BC+DF
45Ray, NDPopulation: 70571DA+B+ABD+F
46Reile's Acres, NDPopulation: 66171FDA+A+AB+F
47Buchanan, NDPopulation: 6971FA+B+AACF
48Northwood, NDPopulation: 76271DA+A+B+CCF
49Mooreton, NDPopulation: 20071FA+B+ABCF
50Langdon, NDPopulation: 1,81771C+A+A+BC+FF
51Springbrook, NDPopulation: 1971FAA+B+ABF
52Englevale, NDPopulation: 6371FA+BA+BCF
53Wilton, NDPopulation: 72071FA+B+B+C+CF
54Minot AFB, NDPopulation: 5,58871DDA+A+CAF
55Cavalier, NDPopulation: 1,38571CA+AB+CD+F
56Davenport, NDPopulation: 20270FA+B+A+BCF
57Carrington, NDPopulation: 2,05070DA+A+BCDF
58Colfax, NDPopulation: 9270FAAABC+F
59Cando, NDPopulation: 1,03670CA+A+B+C+FF
60South Heart, NDPopulation: 24670FA+BB+C+D+F
61Manning, NDPopulation: 4470FA+B+C+A+DF
62Steele, NDPopulation: 65770FA+A+BC+FF
63Buffalo, NDPopulation: 17070FA+B+A+CD+F
64Arthur, NDPopulation: 34070DA+B+ACD+F
65Leonard, NDPopulation: 27170FA+B+AC+D+F
66New Salem, NDPopulation: 82970DA+BBCD+F
67Burlington, NDPopulation: 1,06070FA+A+B+BCF
68Pembina, NDPopulation: 66370DA+BABDF
69Sherwood, NDPopulation: 21370FA+A+AC+FF
70Mayville, NDPopulation: 1,67870DA+A+B+CD+F
71Clifford, NDPopulation: 2869DA+B+A+BFF
72Logan, NDPopulation: 20869FA+B+ABCF
73Devils Lake, NDPopulation: 7,12969A+A+D+BCD+F
74Grandin, NDPopulation: 19169FA+B+B+BCF
75LaMoure, NDPopulation: 94569DA+AB+C+DF
76Lisbon, NDPopulation: 2,19969FA+ABCD+F
77Mohall, NDPopulation: 71969DA+B+ABDF
78Rugby, NDPopulation: 2,87369BA+B+BCDF
79Tower City, NDPopulation: 28269FA+BACD+F
80Taylor, NDPopulation: 16969FA+B+AC+DF
81Glenburn, NDPopulation: 36469FA+B+AC+D+F
82Watford City, NDPopulation: 2,08869CA+D+B+BD+F
83Reynolds, NDPopulation: 33669FA+B+ABCF
84Belfield, NDPopulation: 90769DA+AC+C+FF
85Des Lacs, NDPopulation: 18969FA+B+ABD+F
86Harvey, NDPopulation: 1,86269BA+A+C+D+FF
87Cooperstown, NDPopulation: 1,04069FA+A+B+CFF
88Crosby, NDPopulation: 1,05369DA+A+ACFF
89Wheatland, NDPopulation: 5669FCA+A+C+BF
90Buxton, NDPopulation: 40069FA+B+ABD+F
91Scranton, NDPopulation: 30869DA+BBBFF
92Amenia, NDPopulation: 12069FA+BABD+F
93Sawyer, NDPopulation: 36069FA+B+B+C+D+F
94Neche, NDPopulation: 37369DA+BB+BDF
95Rhame, NDPopulation: 14669FA+BAC+FF
96Park River, NDPopulation: 1,49168DA+A+BCDF
97Riverdale, NDPopulation: 18468FA+B+AC+D+F
98Parshall, NDPopulation: 1,12368DA+A+BBFF
99Underwood, NDPopulation: 74168FA+B+BC+D+F
100Manvel, NDPopulation: 34468FA+B+ABCF
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