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Income/capita 14%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 62%
IndexFargoArkansasNational
Income per capita$25,610$23,401$29,829
Median household income$38,500$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,625$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,000$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$27,188$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$13,958$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level29.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fargo is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fargo is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fargo is 62% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fargo is 98% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,664$38,500$77,000
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Fargo median earnings by income bracket

      Fargo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.5%15.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.7%28.9%
      Public administration0.0%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%10.5%
      Other41.7%42.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moro, AR213$42,70823%
      Wheatley, AR229$36,75034%
      Fredonia (Biscoe), AR441$31,77643%
      Brinkley, AR2,937$29,91446%
      Cotton Plant, AR653$26,60752%
      Fargo, AR117$38,50030%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elmer, OK117$43,21422%
      Pleasant Plain, OH117$34,58337%
      Lebam, WA117$45,16318%
      Aripeka, FL117$21,87560%
      Batesland, SD117$48,12513%
      Fargo, AR117$38,50030%
      Source: The Fargo, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).