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People

Total Population 7,847
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 4,063
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 41.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,350
% Above Poverty Level 80.2%
% Below Poverty Level 19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.6%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $102,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 4.8%
Irish 9.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Crookston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 250 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Polk
Metro Area Grand Forks
Standard Zip Codes 56716
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.774
Longitude -96.607

Crookston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CROOKSTON NW EXP STN
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Station GRAND FORKS INTL AP
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 15 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 19.6 inches
Station HILLSBORO 3 N
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Crookston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gentilly (56716)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Climax 290 $61,042
East Grand Forks 8,611 $79,554
Fertile 931 $57,143
Fisher 464 $70,000
Mentor 191 $37,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Crookston Hospitals

RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
323 SOUTH MINNESOTA
(218) 281-9200
Emergency Service: Yes

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Crookston High Schools

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CROOKSTON SEC.
402 FISHER
218-281-2144
Serves 628 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

NEW PATHS AREA LEARNING CTR.
121 E 3RD ST.
218-281-5864
A Non-traditional School
Serves 56 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 70

RED RIVER JUVENILE CENTER
600 BRUCE ST.
218-281-6091
A Non-traditional School
Serves 5 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.5

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