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Frontier, North Dakota
Street in Frontier
Street in Frontier
Location of Frontier, North Dakota
Location of Frontier, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Cass
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
906 ft (276 m)
 • Total 214
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,132.98/sq mi (437.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-28720
GNIS feature ID 1037276

Frontier is a city in Cass County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 214 at the 2010 census. Frontier is located south of the city of Fargo and is located roughly six miles southwest of that city's downtown. Frontier was founded in 1976. Since Frontier's founding, the adjacent city of Fargo has grown to the point where it almost completely encompasses Frontier's city limits. Only a small gap on the city's southwest corner keeps Frontier from being a complete enclave community within Fargo's border.


Frontier is located at 46°48′1″N 96°50′0″W / 46.80028°N 96.83333°W / 46.80028; -96.83333 (46.800343, -96.833370).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 160
1990 218 36.3%
2000 273 25.2%
2010 214 −21.6%
2019 (est.) 213 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 214 people, 75 households, and 67 families living in the city. The population density was 1,126.3 inhabitants per square mile (434.9/km2). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 400.0 per square mile (154.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.9% African American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 75 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.0% were married couples living together, 1.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.7% were non-families. 10.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 43.5 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 43.8% were from 45 to 64; and 4.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

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