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.
Total Regional Employment
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Gross Regional Product
Population & Demographics
Population grew by 15,331 over the last 5 years and is projected to grow by 19,544 over the next 5 years.
Industry, Jobs, & Workforce
Industry & Employment
The top three industry employers in 2020 are Healthcare, Restaurants and Retail, and Manufacturing.
From 2015 to 2020, jobs declined by 0.8% in Fargo from 151,035 to 149,776 vs. the national growth rate of 0.0%.
Long & Short Term Trends
A national and regional comparison of Fargo-Moorhead economy's top industries.
This report includes 20,049 data points from 38 measures, collected from sources described below. We also estimated 0 data points based on our estimation and projection methodology.
Some of the summary data included in the report may not include suppressed data. Data suppression occurs in cases where private, identifying information would be disclosed. In most cases, this does not impact the total values presented in the report, but in cases where there are small industries or areas, data suppressions may reduce the accuracy of the data we can display.