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: 15080C+AA+A+AB+F
2Oxbow, NDPopulation: 30878FAA+A+A+B+F
3Briarwood, NDPopulation: 15978D+AA+A+AB+F
4Frontier, NDPopulation: 15177D+AA+A+ABF
5Medora, NDPopulation: 14577CA+A+ACC+F
6West Fargo, NDPopulation: 25,79376B+A+B+ABC+F
7Bismarck, NDPopulation: 61,94176A+AC+AC+C+F
8Reile's Acres, NDPopulation: 66176FAA+A+AB+F
9Minot, NDPopulation: 41,25176A+AC+AC+C+F
10Hazen, NDPopulation: 2,41276C+A+A+ABCF
11Fargo, NDPopulation: 106,00575A+A+CACC+F
12Wahpeton, NDPopulation: 7,76975AA+AACCF
13Washburn, NDPopulation: 1,25275D+A+A+ABC+F
14North River, NDPopulation: 5774FAA+A+B+BF
15Mandan, NDPopulation: 18,36574AA+CB+BC+F
16Hillsboro, NDPopulation: 1,80974BA+A+B+CD+F
17Beulah, NDPopulation: 3,11574C+A+ABBCF
18Dickinson, NDPopulation: 18,14074AACB+BC+F
19Grand Forks, NDPopulation: 52,77374A+A+C+ACC+F
20Harmon, NDPopulation: 11474FC+A+A+AB+F
21Williston, NDPopulation: 15,55374A+A+DB+BC+F
22Horace, NDPopulation: 2,60874FC+A+AB+B+F
23Bowman, NDPopulation: 1,60574CA+AB+CCF
24Harwood, NDPopulation: 81274FAAA+B+BF
25Oakes, NDPopulation: 1,87773C+A+A+BCD+F
26Casselton, NDPopulation: 2,13773FA+A+ABC+F
27Bottineau, NDPopulation: 2,29073BA+A+B+CDF
28Jamestown, NDPopulation: 15,33373A+A+C+BCCF
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
33Stanley, NDPopulation: 1,89872DA+A+B+BDF
34Kindred, NDPopulation: 65072DA+B+AC+CF
35Wheatland, NDPopulation: 5672FAA+A+C+BF
36Berthold, NDPopulation: 55572DA+B+AB+CF
37Surrey, NDPopulation: 99572FAA+BBC+F
38Valley City, NDPopulation: 6,58572AA+BBCDF
39Thompson, NDPopulation: 98272FA+A+AB+C+F
40Hunter, NDPopulation: 32772D+A+B+A+C+DF
41Larimore, NDPopulation: 1,43372FA+A+AC+D+F
42Argusville, NDPopulation: 46972FC+A+A+ABF
43Lincoln, NDPopulation: 2,49471D+C+A+B+BC+F
44Kenmare, NDPopulation: 1,13271D+A+A+BC+DF
45Ray, NDPopulation: 70571DA+B+ABD+F
46Northwood, NDPopulation: 76271DA+A+B+CCF
47Langdon, NDPopulation: 1,81771C+A+A+BC+FF
48Christine, NDPopulation: 16771FAB+ABCF
49Minot AFB, NDPopulation: 5,58871DDA+A+CAF
50Wilton, NDPopulation: 72071FA+B+B+C+CF
51Cavalier, NDPopulation: 1,38571CA+AB+CD+F
52Colfax, NDPopulation: 9270FAAABC+F
53Carrington, NDPopulation: 2,05070DA+A+BCDF
54Cando, NDPopulation: 1,03670CA+A+B+C+FF
55South Heart, NDPopulation: 24670FA+BB+C+D+F
56Menoken, NDPopulation: 6170FC+A+BBB+F
57Mooreton, NDPopulation: 20070FAB+ABCF
58Steele, NDPopulation: 65770FA+A+BC+FF
59Buffalo, NDPopulation: 17070FA+B+A+CD+F
60Leonard, NDPopulation: 27170FA+B+AC+D+F
61Arthur, NDPopulation: 34070DA+B+ACD+F
62Burlington, NDPopulation: 1,06070FA+A+B+BCF
63Englevale, NDPopulation: 6370FABA+BCF
64Pembina, NDPopulation: 66370DA+BABDF
65New Salem, NDPopulation: 82970DA+BBCD+F
66Mayville, NDPopulation: 1,67870DA+A+B+CD+F
67Sherwood, NDPopulation: 21370FA+A+AC+FF
68Davenport, NDPopulation: 20270FAB+A+BCF
69Devils Lake, NDPopulation: 7,12969A+A+D+BCD+F
70Grandin, NDPopulation: 19169FA+B+B+BCF
71LaMoure, NDPopulation: 94569DA+AB+C+DF
72Rugby, NDPopulation: 2,87369BA+B+BCDF
73Lisbon, NDPopulation: 2,19969FA+ABCD+F
74Mohall, NDPopulation: 71969DA+B+ABDF
75Tower City, NDPopulation: 28269FA+BACD+F
76East Fairview, NDPopulation: 12769DCB+B+B+C+F
77Glenburn, NDPopulation: 36469FA+B+AC+D+F
78Taylor, NDPopulation: 16969FA+B+AC+DF
79Watford City, NDPopulation: 2,08869CA+D+B+BD+F
80Des Lacs, NDPopulation: 18969FA+B+ABD+F
81Reynolds, NDPopulation: 33669FA+B+ABCF
82Harvey, NDPopulation: 1,86269BA+A+C+D+FF
83Belfield, NDPopulation: 90769DA+AC+C+FF
84Crosby, NDPopulation: 1,05369DA+A+ACFF
85Cooperstown, NDPopulation: 1,04069FA+A+B+CFF
86Buxton, NDPopulation: 40069FA+B+ABD+F
87Neche, NDPopulation: 37369DA+BB+BDF
88Sawyer, NDPopulation: 36069FA+B+B+C+D+F
89Scranton, NDPopulation: 30869DA+BBBFF
90Rhame, NDPopulation: 14669FA+BAC+FF
91Park River, NDPopulation: 1,49168DA+A+BCDF
92Manvel, NDPopulation: 34468FA+B+ABCF
93Gwinner, NDPopulation: 66268DA+BAC+FF
94Parshall, NDPopulation: 1,12368DA+A+BBFF
95Underwood, NDPopulation: 74168FA+B+BC+D+F
96Portland, NDPopulation: 74968DA+BBC+D+F
97New England, NDPopulation: 58868DA+BB+CFF
98Fessenden, NDPopulation: 49668FA+A+AC+FF
99Lignite, NDPopulation: 10068FA+A+B+B+FF
100Forman, NDPopulation: 55768DA+BB+C+FF
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