Fargo/West Fargo/Moorhead

Fargo/West Fargo/Moorhead

Fargo/West Fargo/Moorhead

North Dakota’s largest city, Fargo, is located on the Red River on the eastern border of the state. The city of just under 110,000 serves as a shopping and entertainment hub for the region.

The adjacent community of West Fargo, with a population of nearly 30,000, is one of the fastest-growing communities in North Dakota. Just across the river from Fargo lies Moorhead, Minnesota, with a population of 40,000.

Things to do

Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau - things to do and see in the Fargo area
Downtown Fargo - shopping and dining in Fargo's historic downtown
Fargo Park District and West Fargo Parks District - parks and recreational facilities and programs


North Dakota continues to have record low unemployment rates, consistently the lowest in the nation. With a labor force of 413,804 and participation rate of 69.5%, there is constantly a search for qualified talent in careers and jobs in all industries. With thousands of positions open across the state, there’s something out there for all job seekers.:  
Job Service ND - The official employment service for the state of North Dakota
Job Service ND – Fargo - Contact information for the Fargo office

CareersFM - Fargo/Moorhead Economic Development Corporation job and housing website

Largest employers in the area: Sanford Health, North Dakota State University, Noridian Mutual Insurance Company, Fargo Public Schools, Essentia Health, City of Fargo, US Bank, West Fargo Public School District, VA Medical Center, Microsoft




Additional City Resources

City of Fargo - Information about the government and city services

City of West Fargo - Government and city service information

Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation - Building stronger economy, better community and happier citizenry.
Fargo Forum - The latest news and information
Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce - Information on the business community
Fargo-Moorhead Young Professionals Network – Resources and events to connect with young professionals and the local business community