Fargo employment information

IndexFargoNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$29,986$30,894$28,555
Median household income$46,311$55,579$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,756$72,034$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,891$32,305$33,219
Median earnings male$31,526$39,027$36,116
Median earnings female$22,916$24,504$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%2.2%5.8%
Poverty level15.4%11.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fargo is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fargo is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fargo is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fargo is 1% lower than the national average.

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Fargo median earnings by income bracket

Fargo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%1.3%
Manufacturing sector13.1%2.2%
Financial & insurance services4.7%8.6%
Wholesale & retail services19.4%14.1%
Public administration2.3%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%1.6%
Education, health & social services14.9%40.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Briarwood, ND61$250,001367%
Oxbow, ND343$130,278144%
Prairie Rose, ND118$120,000124%
Reile's Acres, ND618$117,500120%
Frontier, ND208$116,875119%
Fargo, ND110,725$46,31113%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Miami Gardens, FL110,867$39,54526%
Elgin, IL110,906$59,83212%
Inglewood, CA111,133$42,24921%
Wilmington, NC110,100$42,13021%
Manchester, NH110,065$55,3063%
Fargo, ND110,725$46,31113%
Source: The Fargo, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.