Welcome to a city on the grow

West Fargo, with a population of over 25,000, is one of the fastest growing communities in North Dakota with a growth rate of 72.9%

West Fargo'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.


The Business Development Department connects new and existing business owners and operators with city officials, helping to pave the way for the growth and expansion that is making West Fargo part of North Dakota's new economic frontier. Serving as a link for the economic health of the community, the Department of Economic Development: