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West Fargo is a city in Cass County, in the Fargo metro area.

The latitude of West Fargo is 46.875N. The longitude is -96.9W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 896 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,431.


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Median household income
Local
$44,542
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Fargo demographic reports
West Fargo is on the Sheyenne River.
Former and merged names include:
· Haggart's
· Haggart
· Sheyenne Stockyards
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Red River Valley Fair - June 15-23, 2007
  • Pioneer Days - Aug. 18-19, 2007
  • West Fest - Sept. 15-16, 2007
  • Harvest Fest - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check West Fargo web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about West Fargo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cass County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fargo-Moorhead area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58103 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of West Fargo residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Fargo ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Fargo was $19,368, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of West Fargo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in West Fargo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $935.


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Libraries in West Fargo include West Fargo Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in West Fargo include West Fargo Pioneer

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Cass County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Fargo political report.

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The average commute time for West Fargo workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in West Fargo include Days Inn-West Fargo, Super 8.

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