Carl Ben is a neighborhood in the heart of Fargo and is home to Carl Ben Eielson Middle School. Carl Ben Eielson was an American aviator and explorer who was a pioneer of air travel in Alaska and the polar regions in the early 1900’s. Carl Ben middle school was built in 2006, has 775 students in grades 6-8, and has an average class size of 23 students. On the west side of this neighborhood on 13th Ave S. is a small business district that is home to CVS Pharmacy, Little Caesars Pizza, Batteries Plus Bulbs, Oreilly’s Auto Parts, Taco John’s, and many others. If you continue west on 13th Ave S you will reach one of the main shopping districts in Fargo including the West Acres Mall.
In the past year there were 40 homes sold in the Carl Ben neighborhood with an average sales price of $138,067 and a median sales price of $140,000. Most homes built in this neighborhood were built in the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Below is a map of Carl Ben as well as a link to google maps.