Grand Forks, ND: What you need to know

Grand Forks Air Force Base plays a major part in the diverse economy that residents of Grand Forks enjoy. Education, defense, health care and research industries all represent key job providers in the city. The University of North Dakota draws visitors and provides local businesses with a young customer base. The Red River and Lake Agassiz provide opportunities to fish, swim and boat. The North Dakota Museum of Art and the Chester Fritz Auditorium are the city’s largest cultural venues.


Grand Forks, ND City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 54,944
Median Age 29
Median Household Income $46,149
Median Home Price $163,800

Grand Forks, ND Rankings

Grand Forks , ND Real Estate

Infrastructure, housing, education put this bustling city out ahead

Grand Forks, ND Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50.9%
  Female 49.1%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 163
In Grand Forks , ND

 
8.1% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Grand Forks , ND

Median Population

Median Age 28.5%
Age 18 Over 81.2%
Age 21 Over 70.4%
Age 62 Over 13.6%
Age 65 Over 10.8%

Race

  Ethnicity White 88%
  Ethnicity Black 2.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.7%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 3.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.9%

Economics

  Median Household Income $46,149
  Median Home Price $163,800
  Homes Owned 54.8%
  Homes Rent 45.2%
  Median Property Rent $761

Language

  English Only 93.4%
  English Other 6.6%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 12.9 MINUTES
in Grand Forks , ND

Commute Types

  Walked 3.7%
  Worked at Home 3.4%
  Public Transportation 1.2%
  Other Means 1.5%
  Drove Alone 82.1%
  Carpooled 8%