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Fargo Moorhead’s business environment is evolving rapidly, adding new expertise, facilities and capacity every day. Businesses here are benefiting from world-class education and research, unique advanced facilities, strong industry-university partnerships, sophisticated business infrastructure, and hardworking, skilled and productive employees. Our companies are growing, competing globally and profiting in a community that is fully engaged in deliberate, cooperative and business-focused planning and execution.




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Population grew by 15,331 over the last 5 years and is projected to grow by 19,544 over the next 5 years.

Industry & Employment

The top three industry employers in 2021 are Healthcare, Restaurants and Retail, and Manufacturing.


From 2016 to 2021, jobs increased by 1.2% in Fargo, ND-MN from 154,891 to 156,722 vs. the national growth rate of 1.9%.

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Largest Industries

A national and regional comparison of Fargo-Moorhead economy's top industries.