West Fargo, North Dakota Population 2018

West Fargo, North Dakota's estimated population is 35,708 according to the most recent United States census estimates. West Fargo, North Dakota is the 5th largest city in North Dakota based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2296.60 people/mi² (886.72 people/km²), with a household density of 317.91 people/km² (823.38 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 33.4 years, 33.4 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 12,802 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%, with a median rent of $770/month. The median house has 6.2 rooms, and has a value of $190,400.

The median income for households in West Fargo, North Dakota is $71,516, while the mean household income is $84,689. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201735,7089692.79%
201634,7391,2583.76%
201533,4811,8035.69%
201431,6781,8216.10%
201329,8572,2358.09%
201227,6221,0313.88%
201126,5916642.56%
201025,92710,9875.67%
200014,9402,6531.97%
199012,2872,1881.98%
198010,0994,9386.94%
19705,1611,8614.57%
19603,3000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,181
Black or African American813
Asian617
Two or More Races567
American Indian and Alaska Native379

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

West Fargo Nd Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

West Fargo Nd Median Age

33.4


Total

33.4


Male

33.4


Female

West Fargo Nd Adults

There are 23,163 adults, (2,809 of which are seniors) in West Fargo Nd.

West Fargo Nd Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Fargo Nd Sex Ratio

Female

15,680

49.69%

Male

15,877

50.31%

West Fargo Nd Households and Families

West Fargo Nd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Fargo Nd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All67.2%32.8%
Male53.1%46.9%
Female52.7%47.3%
Non Family40.6%59.4%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Fargo Nd Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3562.5567.2
Married6,6543.286.6
Non Family3,8821.2840.6
Female1,3212.8652.7
Male4992.9253.1

3.04

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Fargo Nd Households

West Fargo Nd Education

West Fargo Nd Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3961.93%
9th to 12th Grade4912.39%
High School Graduate3,93719.18%
Some College4,70122.90%
Associates Degree3,50117.05%
Bachelors Degree5,25425.59%
Graduate Degree2,25110.96%

West Fargo Nd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,37518,7557,160
Black39025696
Asian312213100
Hispanic21120399
Native American18818820
Multiple Races744830

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 46.92%.

West Fargo Nd Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,994$46,698$36,143
Less Than High School$32,361$37,196$6,622
High School Grad$32,917$37,361$27,853
Some College$41,258$47,039$31,685
Bachelors Degree$44,583$50,833$43,660
Graduate Degree$77,976$92,279$74,453

$41,994

Average Earnings

$46,698

Average Male

$36,143

Average Female

West Fargo Nd Language

West Fargo Nd Language by Age

West Fargo Nd Language

94.10% of West Fargo Nd residents speak only English, while 5.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

West Fargo Nd Poverty

West Fargo Nd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,8341,3644.73%
Multiple55932257.60%
Asian61719932.25%
Black81319123.49%
Hispanic3215416.82%
Native379328.44%

6.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.48%

Male Poverty Rate

7.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Fargo Nd

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Fargo Nd is Multiple, with 57.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Fargo Nd is White, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.97%.

West Fargo Nd Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.01%
High School11.25%
Some College7.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

West Fargo Nd Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed9.71%
Female Unemployed8.80%
Female Employed4.80%
Male Employed3.94%

West Fargo Nd Income

West Fargo Nd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,516$84,689
Families$85,239$99,862
Married Families$93,189$
Non Families$39,528$47,785

West Fargo Nd Marital Status

West Fargo Nd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Fargo Nd Married by Age and Sex

West Fargo Nd Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

West Fargo Nd Marital Status by Race

West Fargo Nd Veterans

West Fargo Nd Veterans by War

1,741

Number of Veterans

1,673

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam621
Second Gulf War390
First Gulf War293
Korea110
World War II41

West Fargo Nd Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54508
65 to 74479
18 to 34260
55 to 64259
75+235

West Fargo Nd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7087.82%
Indian188.78%
Black152.79%

West Fargo Nd Veterans by Education

1.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Fargo Nd Employment Status

West Fargo Nd Employment by Age

78.6%

Labor Force Participation

77.4%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

West Fargo Nd Employment by Race

West Fargo Nd Employment by Education

West Fargo Nd Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.35%

Born in North Dakota

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

2.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.02% of West Fargo Nd residents were born in the United States, with 64.35% having been born in North Dakota. 2.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.