The City of West Fargo is the 5th largest city in North Dakota with a population of 31,444 as of July 1, 2016. West Fargo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for West Fargo is located at latitude 46.8563 and longitude -96.9051 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Fargo (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.
The City of West Fargo (GNIS ID: 1036321) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Fargo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Fargo: Haggert, Sheyenne Stockyards, South West Fargo.
|Population in Households||31,341|
|Population in Familes||24,743|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||103|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||13,055 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,790 (59.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,722 (36.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||543 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$211,200|
|Average Home Value||$225,186|
|Median Household Income||$65,554|
|Average Household Income||$84,894|
|Per Capita Income||$33,908|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.93%|
|Per Capita Income||1.57%|
The table below compares West Fargo to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 5||99th|
|Population Density1||# 10||98th|
|Diversity Index2||# 96||76th|
|Median Household Income||# 89||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 174||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.