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Average rent in Fargo, ND

$921/mo Fargo, ND average rental price, November 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Fargo, ND is $921.

Fargo, ND apartment rent ranges

About 48% of apartment rents in Fargo, ND range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 24% of apartments. Around 20% of Fargo’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between < $500.

Getting around in Fargo, ND

78 /100
Very Walkable
28 /100
Some Transit
53 /100
Walk Score®: 78, Transit Score®: 28, Bike Score®: 53

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Fargo, ND last updated?

Prices and availability in Fargo, ND were last updated on 3 Dec 2022.

What are the best apartments in Fargo, ND?

The best apartments in Fargo, ND are: Latitude 46, Dillard Apartments, Lakestone Apartments, Shadow Bay Apartments and Kassenborg.

What is the average rent in Fargo, ND?

The average rent in Fargo, ND is $921. Start your search for apartments in Fargo, ND now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Fargo, ND?

The price range for a studio apartment in Fargo, ND is between $295 and $1,900. View all studio apartments in Fargo, ND.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fargo, ND?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fargo, ND is between $375 and $1,900. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Fargo, ND now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Fargo, ND?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Fargo, ND is between $385 and $3,200. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Fargo, ND.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Fargo, ND?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Fargo, ND is between $450 and $2,800. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Fargo, ND.

What type of rental buildings are in Fargo, ND?

In Fargo, 56% of the residents are renting compared to 44% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 19% of Fargo’s rentals, 74% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 6% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Fargo, ND?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Fargo are about 25 years old, on average. Of these, 48% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 95% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 5% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Fargo, ND?

Studio apartments in Fargo are around 4% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 31% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 51% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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Living in Fargo, ND

Fargo is regularly named one of the best places to live in North Dakota and the entire U.S. There is something for everyone, from an affordable cost of living, a highly rated school and health care system to the perfect combination of big-city amenities with small-town spirit. The family-friendly atmosphere and excellent job opportunities drive in young families, while the business-friendly policies attract entrepreneurs. Whether it’s diving into the thriving art scene or exploring the great outdoors, renters here never run out of new things to do. While the long, frigid winters may cause some to pause, Fargo’s renters have made embracing the colder months as part of their lifestyle, and you will find them skating, skiing, hiking or snowshoeing in all weather.

Renting in Fargo, ND

With the presence of North Dakota State University in town and Minnesota State University Moorhead and Concordia College just across the border, most people living in Fargo are renters. The cost of housing is above average compared to the rest of the state but still below the national average, so renting in Fargo is refreshingly affordable. The city comprises a mix of single-family suburban homes, condos and apartment communities. The upscale downtown area offers an urban setting, perfect for easy access to entertainment, dining and shopping, while the neighborhoods south of the North Dakota State University campus are more affordable. Landlords may charge the equivalent of one month’s as a security deposit, as well as an additional two months’ rent for a pet deposit.

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Fargo, ND demographics

Fargo, ND has a population of 123,550 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 61,280 of Fargo’s residents are women and 62,270 are men. The median age of those who live in Fargo, ND is 31.4.

Shopping in Fargo, ND

Local grocery store chains Hornbacher’s and Family Fare Supermarkets have several locations throughout Fargo for easy shopping. In addition, there are two Aldi locations for a budget-friendly option and one Natural Grocer for health-minded renters. The West Acre Mall is the largest shopping mall in Fargo. Besides the typical shopping and dining experiences, renters also have access to a movie theater, an aquarium, a unique artist in residence program and art studios. Downtown Fargo offers a wealth of quirky boutiques, hip designers and galleries featuring local artists. While Fargo’s agricultural past is receding in favor of other industries, renters can still enjoy locally grown produce straight from the farm at the weekly farmers’ market.

Fargo, ND households

  • 27,647 Family
    27,831 Non-family
  • 13,655 Children
    41,823 No Children
  • 55,478Total Number of Households
  • 2.14Average People Per Household
  • $57,520Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 55,478 households in Fargo, ND. 27,647 are family households and 27,831 are non-family households. There are 13,655 households with children in Fargo and 41,823 households without children. On average, about 2.14 people live in a household in Fargo, ND.

Things to do in Fargo, ND

Sports fans will have plenty to root for in Fargo. The North Dakota State University Bison are consistently showing up in March Madness brackets, and NDSU’s football team has won 5 consecutive NCAA Division 1 FCS national championships. The Bison play in the Fargodome, which also hosts major concerts and events when the football team isn't playing.

If you’re looking for fun things to do with kids in Fargo, there are plenty of parks around the city, featuring everything from batting cages and playgrounds to sledding hills and swimming pools. Oak Grove Park and Lindenwood Park are great spots to take strolls along the Red River, which separates North Dakota from Minnesota.

The Fargo Blues Festival is a major event every summer and is considered one of the best in the country. The Food Truck Festival is another huge occurrence in Fargo and features a craft fair, kid’s activities, and more.

Things to do

The Fargo Blues Festival is a major event every summer and is considered one of the best in the country. The Food Truck Festival is another huge occurrence in Fargo and features a craft fair, kid’s activities, and more.

If you're hungry, the city is also home to many authentic, ethnic restaurants, so folks who want to try diverse foods can dine out on Indian, Greek, Middle Eastern and Ethiopian cuisine on any given night.

Fargo has a rich history, as shown at places like Bonanzaville, USA – a 12-acre pioneer village and museum, which features over 43 historic buildings, which showcase more than 400,000 artifacts. The Red River Zoo and the Fargo Air Museum are other must-see attractions.

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Transportation in Fargo, ND

Fargo has poor walkability, so renters use their cars to get around. However, some neighborhoods, such as Downtown and Westgate, are very walkable, so it’s easier for renters to run most errands in these areas. Some parts of the city are well-equipped with bike lanes, including Downtown and Carl Ben. On weekdays, renters rely on the MATBUS, Fargos' public transportation system, which serves the city and neighboring communities of West Fargo, ND and Moorhead and Dillworth, MN. Additionally, ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are available in the area for those who favor convenience. For air travel, the Hector International Airport is conveniently located just under 4 miles from downtown Fargo.

Education in Fargo, ND

Known as the Tri-College University System, the Fargo-Moorhead area is home to North Dakota State University, Concordia College, and Minnesota State University, bringing the area's combined college student population to over 25,000.

Fargo, ND education statistics

The level of education of the population of Fargo, ND is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 23% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 13% have an Associate Degree, 25% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

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