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West Fargo is now the fifth largest city in the state.

This distinction up from the number eight spot recorded ten years ago, according to new official federal census figures released last week.


Fargo took the top spot in North Dakota, followed by Bismarck, Grand Forks, and Minot in fourth.

West Fargo also earned the largest growth rate of the larger cities with its population

jumping 73 percent from 14,940 in 2000, to 25,830 people in 2010.

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