West Fargo, North Dakota Population 2019

West Fargo, North Dakota's estimated population is 36,566 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 2351.78 people/mi² (908.03 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.3 years, 34.3 years for males, and 34.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,508 households in the city, with an average size of 2.53 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.2%, with a median rent of $826/month. The median house has 6.4 rooms, and has a value of $217,400.

The median income for households in West Fargo, North Dakota is $76,925, while the mean household income is $95,274.

How Many People Live in West Fargo, North Dakota?

36,566
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201836,5668152.28%
201735,7511,0763.10%
201634,6751,2173.64%
201533,4581,8235.76%
201431,6351,7415.82%
201329,8942,2348.08%
201227,6601,0013.75%
201126,6596972.68%
201025,96211,0225.68%
200014,9402,6531.97%
199012,2872,1881.98%
198010,0994,9386.94%
19705,1611,8614.57%
19603,3000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,353
Two or More Races752
Black or African American711
Asian676
American Indian and Alaska Native363
Some Other Race234

West Fargo Nd Population Pyramid 2019

West Fargo Nd Median Age

34.3


Total

34.3


Male

34.2


Female

West Fargo Nd Adults

There are 24,315 adults, (2,850 of whom are seniors) in West Fargo Nd.

West Fargo Nd Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

West Fargo Nd Sex Ratio

Female

16,483

49.81%

Male

16,606

50.19%

West Fargo Nd Households and Families

West Fargo Nd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Fargo Nd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All67.6%32.4%
Female57.3%42.7%
Male52.2%47.8%
Non Family39%61%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0302.5367.6
Married7,2823.185.7
Non Family3,8821.339
Female1,3832.7757.3
Male4833.1152.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Fargo Nd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2721.26%
9th to 12th Grade5022.33%
High School Graduate3,99218.50%
Some College4,91322.77%
Associates Degree3,36415.59%
Bachelors Degree5,92827.47%
Graduate Degree2,60612.08%

West Fargo Nd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,22419,7588,133
Hispanic36522198
Asian364288149
Black330283107
Native American21721716
Other Race18743
Multiple Races985731

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 asian people with a rate of 40.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,804$49,855$39,339
Less Than High School$$38,819$10,986
High School Grad$35,202$40,137$28,852
Some College$40,840$46,780$35,387
Bachelors Degree$47,988$61,833$43,553
Graduate Degree$82,006$106,836$80,506

$43,804

Average Earnings

$49,855

Average Male

$39,339

Average Female

West Fargo Nd Language

West Fargo Nd Language by Age

West Fargo Nd Language

95.08% of West Fargo Nd residents speak only English, while 4.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

West Fargo Nd Poverty

West Fargo Nd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,9931,3154.38%
Multiple74733044.18%
Asian67624836.69%
Black71123232.63%
Hispanic55811420.43%
Other2347029.91%
Native3634512.40%

6.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.01%

Male Poverty Rate

7.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Fargo Nd

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Fargo Nd is Multiple, with 44.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Fargo Nd is White, with 4.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.68%
High School10.75%
Some College6.05%
Bachelors or Greater1.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.26%
Female Employed6.40%
Male Employed3.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Fargo Nd Income

West Fargo Nd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,925$95,274
Families$90,917$110,490
Married Families$96,835-
Non Families$46,005$54,061

West Fargo Nd Marital Status

West Fargo Nd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Fargo Nd Marital Status by Race

West Fargo Nd Veterans

1,692

Number of Veterans

1,604

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam644
Second Gulf War520
First Gulf War256
Korea89
World War II26

West Fargo Nd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6807.44%
Black122.49%

West Fargo Nd Veterans by Education

1.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Fargo Nd Employment Status

79%

Labor Force Participation

77.4%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

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

64.00%

Born in North Dakota

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.49% of West Fargo Nd residents were born in the United States, with 64.00% having been born in North Dakota. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.