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
1Prairie Rose, NDPopulation: 15082C+A+A+A+AB+F
2Oxbow, NDPopulation: 30879FA+A+A+A+B+F
3Briarwood, NDPopulation: 15979D+A+A+A+AB+F
4Frontier, NDPopulation: 15179D+A+A+A+ABF
5Reile's Acres, NDPopulation: 66177FA+A+A+AB+F
6Medora, NDPopulation: 14577CA+A+ACC+F
7West Fargo, NDPopulation: 25,79376B+A+B+ABC+F
8Bismarck, NDPopulation: 61,94176A+AC+AC+C+F
9Harmon, NDPopulation: 11476FAA+A+AB+F
10Minot, NDPopulation: 41,25176A+AC+AC+C+F
11North River, NDPopulation: 5776FA+A+A+B+BF
12Hazen, NDPopulation: 2,41276C+A+A+ABCF
13Fargo, NDPopulation: 106,00575A+A+CACC+F
14Wahpeton, NDPopulation: 7,76975AA+AACCF
15Washburn, NDPopulation: 1,25275D+A+A+ABC+F
16Harwood, NDPopulation: 81275FA+AA+B+BF
17Mandan, NDPopulation: 18,36574AA+CB+BC+F
18Hillsboro, NDPopulation: 1,80974BA+A+B+CD+F
19Beulah, NDPopulation: 3,11574C+A+ABBCF
20Dickinson, NDPopulation: 18,14074AACB+BC+F
21Grand Forks, NDPopulation: 52,77374A+A+C+ACC+F
22Williston, NDPopulation: 15,55374A+A+DB+BC+F
23Horace, NDPopulation: 2,60874FC+A+AB+B+F
24Bowman, NDPopulation: 1,60574CA+AB+CCF
25East Fairview, NDPopulation: 12774DA+B+B+B+C+F
26Lincoln, NDPopulation: 2,49474D+AA+B+BC+F
27Casselton, NDPopulation: 2,13773FA+A+ABC+F
28Oakes, NDPopulation: 1,87773C+A+A+BCD+F
29Wheatland, NDPopulation: 5673FA+A+A+C+BF
30Bottineau, NDPopulation: 2,29073BA+A+B+CDF
31Jamestown, NDPopulation: 15,33373A+A+C+BCCF
32Hettinger, NDPopulation: 1,20872DA+A+ACD+F
33Mapleton, NDPopulation: 84872FAAAB+CF
34Menoken, NDPopulation: 6172FAA+BBB+F
35Springbrook, NDPopulation: 1972FA+A+B+ABF
36Killdeer, NDPopulation: 96572DA+A+B+C+DF
37Garrison, NDPopulation: 1,19972CA+A+BC+D+F
38Christine, NDPopulation: 16772FA+B+ABCF
39Kindred, NDPopulation: 65072DA+B+AC+CF
40Berthold, NDPopulation: 55572DA+B+AB+CF
41Surrey, NDPopulation: 99572FAA+BBC+F
42Valley City, NDPopulation: 6,58572AA+BBCDF
43Hunter, NDPopulation: 32772D+A+B+A+C+DF
44Thompson, NDPopulation: 98272FA+A+AB+C+F
45Stanley, NDPopulation: 1,89872DA+A+B+BDF
46Argusville, NDPopulation: 46972FC+A+A+ABF
47Larimore, NDPopulation: 1,43372FA+A+AC+D+F
48Colfax, NDPopulation: 9272FA+AABC+F
49Kenmare, NDPopulation: 1,13271D+A+A+BC+DF
50Ray, NDPopulation: 70571DA+B+ABD+F
51Mooreton, NDPopulation: 20071FA+B+ABCF
52Northwood, NDPopulation: 76271DA+A+B+CCF
53Langdon, NDPopulation: 1,81771C+A+A+BC+FF
54Englevale, NDPopulation: 6371FA+BA+BCF
55Davenport, NDPopulation: 20271FA+B+A+BCF
56Minot AFB, NDPopulation: 5,58871DDA+A+CAF
57Cavalier, NDPopulation: 1,38571CA+AB+CD+F
58Wilton, NDPopulation: 72071FA+B+B+C+CF
59Cando, NDPopulation: 1,03670CA+A+B+C+FF
60Carrington, NDPopulation: 2,05070DA+A+BCDF
61South Heart, NDPopulation: 24670FA+BB+C+D+F
62Foxholm, NDPopulation: 5770FA+A+CBBF
63Buchanan, NDPopulation: 6970FAB+AACF
64Manning, NDPopulation: 4470FA+B+C+A+DF
65Steele, NDPopulation: 65770FA+A+BC+FF
66Buffalo, NDPopulation: 17070FA+B+A+CD+F
67Arthur, NDPopulation: 34070DA+B+ACD+F
68Leonard, NDPopulation: 27170FA+B+AC+D+F
69Logan, NDPopulation: 20870FA+B+ABCF
70Burlington, NDPopulation: 1,06070FA+A+B+BCF
71New Salem, NDPopulation: 82970DA+BBCD+F
72Pembina, NDPopulation: 66370DA+BABDF
73Sherwood, NDPopulation: 21370FA+A+AC+FF
74Mayville, NDPopulation: 1,67870DA+A+B+CD+F
75Devils Lake, NDPopulation: 7,12969A+A+D+BCD+F
76Grandin, NDPopulation: 19169FA+B+B+BCF
77Lisbon, NDPopulation: 2,19969FA+ABCD+F
78LaMoure, NDPopulation: 94569DA+AB+C+DF
79Mohall, NDPopulation: 71969DA+B+ABDF
80Rugby, NDPopulation: 2,87369BA+B+BCDF
81Tower City, NDPopulation: 28269FA+BACD+F
82Glenburn, NDPopulation: 36469FA+B+AC+D+F
83Clifford, NDPopulation: 2869DA+B+A+BFF
84Taylor, NDPopulation: 16969FA+B+AC+DF
85Watford City, NDPopulation: 2,08869CA+D+B+BD+F
86Reynolds, NDPopulation: 33669FA+B+ABCF
87Des Lacs, NDPopulation: 18969FA+B+ABD+F
88Harvey, NDPopulation: 1,86269BA+A+C+D+FF
89Belfield, NDPopulation: 90769DA+AC+C+FF
90Cooperstown, NDPopulation: 1,04069FA+A+B+CFF
91Crosby, NDPopulation: 1,05369DA+A+ACFF
92Amenia, NDPopulation: 12069FA+BABD+F
93Buxton, NDPopulation: 40069FA+B+ABD+F
94Sawyer, NDPopulation: 36069FA+B+B+C+D+F
95Neche, NDPopulation: 37369DA+BB+BDF
96Scranton, NDPopulation: 30869DA+BBBFF
97Rhame, NDPopulation: 14669FA+BAC+FF
98Park River, NDPopulation: 1,49168DA+A+BCDF
99Parshall, NDPopulation: 1,12368DA+A+BBFF
100Manvel, NDPopulation: 34468FA+B+ABCF
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