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Demographics

Total Population Estimates

Area census data
Location 2000 2010
Fargo 90,599 105,549
Cass County 123,138 149,778
North Dakota 642,200 672,591
United States 281,421,906 308,735,538
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Demographic Breakdown

2000 Age Demographic Data

2000 age demographic information
Age Group Fargo Cass County North Dakota United States
Under 5 years 5,763 (6.4%) 8,130 (6.6%) 39,400 (6.1%) 19,175,798 (6.8%)
5-19 years 17,283 (19.0%) 25,435 (20.7%) 144,064 (22.4%) 61,297,467 (21.8%)
20-24 years 13,477 (14.9%) 14,950 (12.1%) 50,503 (7.9%) 18,964,001 (6.7%)
25-44 years 28,195 (31.1%) 38,568 (31.3%) 174,891 (27.3%) 85,040,251 (30.2%)
45-64 years 16,761 (18.5%) 24,154 (19.5%) 138,864 (21.6%) 61,952,636 (22.0%)
65-84 years 7,703 (8.5%) 10,172 (8.2%) 79,752 (12.4%) 30,752,166 (10.9%)
85 years and over 1,417 (1.6%) 1,729 (1.4%) 14,726 (2.3%) 4,239,587 (1.5%)
2010 age data not available as of April 2011

2010 Racial Demographic Data

Demographic racial breakdown comparison
Race Fargo Cass County North Dakota United States
White 95,205 (90.2%) 137,308 (91.6%) 605,449 (90.0%) N/A
Black or African American 922 (1.0%) 996 (0.8%) 3,916 (0.6%) 34,658,190 (12.3%)
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,119 (1.2%) 1,325 (1.1%) 31,329( 4.9%) 2,475,956 (0.9%)
Asian 1,482 (1.6%) 1,551 (1.3%) 3,606 (0.6%) 10,242,998 (3.6%)
Some other race 440( 0.4%) 573 (0.4%) 2,770( 0.4%) 15,757,908 (5.6%)
One race 103,343 (97.9%) 146,794 (98.0%) 660,738 (98.2%) N/A
Two or more races 1,315 (1.5%) 1,587 (1.3%) 7,398 (1.2%) 6,826,228 (2.4%)

2010 Ethnicity Demographic Data

Demographic ethnicity data
Ethnicity Fargo Cass County North Dakota United States
2010 Fargo Cass County North Dakota United States
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,308 (2.2%) 3,015 (2.0%) N/A N/A

2000 Language Demographic Data

Lanugage demographic information
Language Fargo Cass County North Dakota Unites States
Speak a language other than English at home (5 years and over) 5,371 (6.3%) 6,316 (5.5%) 37,976 (6.3%) 46,951,595 (17.9%)

Median Family Income

Birth Rate (per 1,000)

Median family income
Locale FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
Fargo-Moorhead $65,100 $64,100 $66,400 $69,300 $68,100
North Dakota $57,000 $56,100 $58,200 $60,700 $61,500
United States $59,600 $59,000 $61,500 $64,000 $64,400
Birth rate per 1,000
Year Fargo Cass County North Dakota United States
2002 14.5 13.9 12.1 13.9
2003 15.1 14.9 12.4 14.1
2004 14.7 14.5 12.7 14.0
2005 10.98 15.7 13.1 14.2
2006 11.0 16.3 13.4 14.2
2007 15.2 16.7 13.7 14.3
2008 16.0 17.7 13.9 14.0
2009 16.4 17.6 17.0 N/A

Death Rate (per 100,000)

Death rate per 100,000
Year Fargo Cass County North Dakota United States
2003 745.0 769.2 942.2 832.7
2004 679.9 659.7 865.1 816.5
2005 488.07 602.58 891.2 N/A
2006 497.0 627.8 910.3 N/A
2007 699.8 642.4 861.6 776.5
2008 698.7 677.3 908.7 813.3
2009 730.7 696.8 912.5 N/A

NA = Data not available in April 2011.

Data Sources: U.S. Census Bureau216 217, North Dakota Department of Health 2, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention3 4 5 6 7 8 9 24 25 26 27 28 29

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