Grand Forks, ND Population

By | June 25, 2019

Population: 49,321. Estimated population in July 2020: 49,792 (+1.0% change)
Males: 24,904 (50.5%), Females: 24,417 (49.5%)

Grand Forks County

Zip codes: 58201, 58202, 58203.

Median resident age: 28.3 years
Median household income: $34,194
Median house value: $96,300

Races in Grand Forks:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • American Indian (3.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (36.4%), German (34.7%), Irish (10.6%), French (6.5%), Polish (6.2%), English (6.1%).

Elevation: 834 feet

Land area: 19.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grand Forks

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Forks city

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

3.3% Foreign born (1.1% North America, 0.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -132 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Grand Forks:

  • ALTRU HOSPITAL (1200 S COLUMBIA RD)
  • RICHARD P STADTER PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (1451 44TH AVENUE SOUTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grand Forks:

  • NORTH VALLEY HEALTH CENTER (about 30 miles; WARREN, MN)
  • UNION HOSPITAL-CAH (about 34 miles; MAYVILLE, ND)
  • RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME (about 35 miles; CROOKSTON, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grand Forks:

Other public-use airports nearest to Grand Forks:

  • CROOKSTON MUNI KIRKWOOD FLD (about 31 miles; CROOKSTON, MN; Abbreviation: CKN)
  • WARREN MUNI (about 31 miles; WARREN, MN; Abbreviation: D37)
  • MINTO MUNI (about 34 miles; MINTO, ND; Abbreviation: D06)
Amtrak station:
GRAND FORKS (5555 DEMERS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Grand Forks:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 9,935; Location: UNIVERSITY STATION; Public; Website: www.und.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • JOSEFS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN INC (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 2011 S WASHINGTON ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Grand Forks:

  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 67 miles; FARGO, ND; Full-time enrollment: 8,836)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 80 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 80 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 117 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BEMIDJI (about 154 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,761)
  • BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 154 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,562)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 196 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)

Schools

Public high schools in Grand Forks:

  • RED RIVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,291; Location: 2211 17TH AVE S; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,148; Location: 115 N 4TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • COMMUNITY ALT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 500 STANFORD RD SUITE B; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Grand Forks:

  • SCHROEDER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 800 32ND AVE S; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 2100 5TH AVE N; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 1999 47TH AVE S; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 3351 17TH AVE S; Grades: PK – 05)
  • J NELSON KELLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 3000 CHERRY ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAKE AGASSIZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 605 STANFORD RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • VIKING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 809 22ND AVE S; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BEN FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 1016 S 20TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 615 N 25TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 1100 13TH AVE S; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Grand Forks:

  • ST MICHAELS ELEM (Students: 138; Location: 504 5TH AVE NO; Grades: KG – 6)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 1001 17TH AVE S; Grades: KG – 6)
  • GRAND FORKS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 700-24 AVE S; Grades: KG – 8)
  • LITTLE SCHOLARSHIP (Students: 72; Location: 1420 24TH AVE.; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 216 BELMONT ROAD; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Grand Forks:

  • GRAND FORKS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,100,897; Location: 2110 LIBRARY CIRCLE; 273,720 books; 19,304 audio materials; 13,722 video materials; 391 serial subscriptions)