Best Places to Live

Grand Forks, ND

Population: 54,944
LIV
SCORE
614
Courtesy of Convention and Visitors Bureau in Grand Forks

The city of Grand Forks enjoys a diverse economy strong in sectors like advanced manufacturing, education, healthcare, research, retail and technology.

The University of North Dakota is a key player in the cultural vibe of the community, creating a youthful and active atmosphere, and the high-rated Grand Forks Public Schools district serves more than 7,200 students in 17 schools.

Residents can enjoy exercise along the Grand Forks Greenway that offers 2,200 acres of open space complete with several parks, a campground, two golf courses, three disc golf courses and 20 miles of multipurpose trails. Also in the city are Red River and Lake Agassiz with plenty of opportunities to fish, swim and boat, while quaint neighborhoods throughout Grand Forks offer affordable housing options.

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Grand Forks, ND Ranking Data

Civic
58
Demographics
33
Economy
85
Education
58
Health
67
Housing
79
Infrastructure
42