Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND

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2022 Population
186,328
1.82% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.7
0.608% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.8%
4.23% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$73,249
6.59% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$270,300
10.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
104,653
1.42% 1-year growth

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In 2022, Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND had a population of 186k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $73,249. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND grew from 182,992 to 186,328, a 1.82% increase and its median household income grew from $68,718 to $73,249, a 6.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.45%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.22%).

9.12% of the households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.2% of the residents in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are North Dakota State University-Main Campus (3,143 degrees awarded in 2022), Rasmussen University-North Dakota (335 degrees), and The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo (101 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was $270,300, and the homeownership rate was 52.3%.

Most people in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND is home to a population of 186k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.49% of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND residents were born outside of the country (14k people).

In 2022, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (155k people) in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.97k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are Spanish (2,176 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,875 households), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (1,678 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
90,771
Women
48.8%
95,197
Men
51.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 185,968 inhabitants, with 51.2% men, and 48.8% women.

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Citizenship

95.2%
2022 Citizenship
95.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.2% of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    155k ± 437
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12k ± 436
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.97k ± 345
3%
Hispanic Population
5.59k people

In 2022, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (155k people) in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.97k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3% of the people in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are hispanic (5.59k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Liberia
    2,116 ± 1,123 people
  2. Kenya
    949 ± 754 people
  3. Somalia
    803 ± 694 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was Liberia, the natal country of 2,116 Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND residents, followed by Kenya with 949 and Somalia with 803.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.49%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14k people
7.82%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.3k people

As of 2022, 7.49% of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND residents (14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was 7.82%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,176 households (1.25%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,875 households (1.08%)
  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    1,678 households (0.963%)

9.12% of the households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was Spanish. 1.25% of the households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,058 ± 373
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,250 ± 460
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,055 ± 280

Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND employs 105k people. The largest industries in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,005 people), Construction (7,799 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,834 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($289,367), Wired telecommunications carriers ($188,298), and Plastics product manufacturing ($178,686).

Males in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,376. The income inequality in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
48,727
Women
47.9%
52,920
Men
52.1%

The workforce of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND in 2020 was 101,647 people, with 47.9% woman, and 52.1% men.

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Occupations

105k
2022 Value
1.42%
1 Year growth
± 1.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND grew at a rate of 1.42%, from 103k employees to 105k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND, are Registered nurses (4,444 people), Other managers (2,644 people), and Retail salespersons (2,627 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

105k
2022 Value
1.42%
1 Year growth
± 1.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND grew at a rate of 1.42%, from 103k employees to 105k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,005 people), Construction (7,799 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,834 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND, though some of these residents may live in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,364
Median earning men ± $1,884
$38,754
Median earning women ± $1,493

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($69,054), Public Administration ($61,944), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,343).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($53,956), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,739), and Public Administration ($46,111).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.6%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

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Education

In 2022, universities in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND awarded 3,700 degrees. The student population of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,126 male students and 6,831 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are White (3,012 and 85.5%), followed by Black or African American (136 and 3.86%), Two or More Races (107 and 3.04%), and Hispanic or Latino (91 and 2.58%).

The largest universities in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND by number of degrees awarded are North Dakota State University-Main Campus (3,143 and 84.9%), Rasmussen University-North Dakota (335 and 9.05%), and The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo (101 and 2.73%).

The most popular majors in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND are Registered Nursing (348 and 9.41%), Mechanical Engineering (160 and 4.32%), and General Human Development & Family Studies (148 and 4%).

The median tuition cost in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND for a public four year colleges is $9,309 for in-state students and $13,963 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 12,957 (47.3% men and 52.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 12,957 students enrolled in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND, 47.3% men and 52.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 10,304 records, of which 52.8% were women and 47.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 227 degrees awarded
  2. 154 degrees awarded
  3. 144 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was Registered Nursing with 227 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,143 degrees awarded
  2. 335 degrees awarded
  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Dakota State University-Main Campus with 3,143 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,672 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND, which is 0.824 times less than the 2,028 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,012 degrees mean that there were 22.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 136 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($10,535) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,750) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.334% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.772% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND in 2022 were Some college (38.4k), Bachelors Degree (36.8k), and High School or Equivalent (29.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was $270,300 in 2022, which is 0.959 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $244,000 to $270,300, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND is 52.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND is $73,249. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was Bismarck & Mandan Cities PUMA, ND with a value of $81,923, followed by West North Dakota--Dickinson & Williston Cities PUMA, ND and North Central North Dakota--Minot City PUMA, ND, with respective values of $79,854 and $78,895.

Property

$270,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,868
$41,610
Median Property Taxes
±$1,565

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Rent vs Own

52.3%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.3% of the housing units in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 53%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was Bismarck & Mandan Cities PUMA, ND with a value of $81,923, followed by West North Dakota--Dickinson & Williston Cities PUMA, ND and North Central North Dakota--Minot City PUMA, ND, with respective values of $79,854 and $78,895.

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Household Income

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$73,249
Median Household Income
± $2,516
79.5k
Number of Households
± 2,632

In 2022, the median household income of the 79.5k households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND grew to $73,249 from the previous year's value of $68,718.

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Wage Distribution

0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND
0.451
2021 Wage GINI in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND

In 2022, the income inequality in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.58% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.18%)
  3. Carpooled (7%)

In 2022, 80.4% of workers in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.18%) and those who carpooled to work (7%).

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND (19.6k out of 181k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND has health coverage, with 62.7% on employee plans, 8.28% on Medicaid, 9.23% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see 1287 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.924% decrease from the previous year (1299 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1483 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 472 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Minnesota see 1102 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1117 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1322 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,287 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Dakota
1,102 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Minnesota

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see an average of 1,287 patients per year. This represents a 0.924% decrease from the previous year (1,299 patients).

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,102 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1,117 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.3% under 18 years, 29.8% between 18 and 34 years, 33.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.9%
Uninsured
62.7%
Employer Coverage
8.28%
Medicaid
9.23%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.68%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cass County--Fargo City PUMA, ND declined by 1.52% from 5.99% to 5.9%.

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