Fargo Moorhead’s public parks encompass more than 3,000 acres (about 5 square miles), an area approximately 3.5 times larger than New York City’s Central Park.
With one of the best elementary and secondary systems in the nation, education is where we really shine. Our high school students earn SAT and ACT scores that are consistently above the national averages and, compared to other communities, more of our high school students graduate and more go on to college. In addition to exceptional public schools, there are 11 private schools in the community, from religious-based programs to Montessori systems. Fargo Moorhead also is home to two universities, North Dakota State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead, as well as Concordia College, a highly respected private college. In addition, we have Minnesota State Community and Technical College, the University of Mary Fargo Center, Rasmussen College, University of Jamestown Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Minnesota School of Business, Moorhead.
North Dakota boasts the lowest overall crime rate and the lowest violent crime rate in the nation.
In Fargo Moorhead, you can find an abundance of housing to meet all needs and income levels, whether owning or renting. Vibrant tree-lined neighborhoods, high-end downtown condos, peaceful rural communities or lake homes just outside of town.
Fargo Moorhead is home to Hector International Airport which houses multiple commercial carriers with direct flights to nine cities providing global connections.