Fessenden is a tiny city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 477 people and just one neighborhood, Fessenden is the 90th largest community in North Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fessenden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fessenden is a city of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fessenden who work in management occupations (20.93%), office and administrative support (14.34%) and sales jobs (10.47%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Fessenden is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fessenden a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fessenden has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fessenden’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.25 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Fessenden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.