Demographics

People

Total Population8,635
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+4,417
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married48.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.1%
Median Earnings25+$40,953
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,427
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,338

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,531
% Above Poverty Level86.5%
% Below Poverty Level13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone37.5%
Median Gross Rent$724
Median House Value$191,100

Ancestry

Norwegian32%
German24.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.7%
Swedish8.1%
Irish8.1%
French Except Basque8%
English4.5%
Polish4.4%
Arab2.1%
Czech2.1%
Iraqi1.7%
African1.7%
Dutch1.1%
Finnish1.1%
Italian1.1%
Scottish1%
Danishn0.8%
Icelander0.6%
Liberian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Russian0.4%
Somali0.3%
Austrian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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East Grand Forks Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyPolk County
Standard Zip Codes56721
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude47.93
Approximate Longitude-97.01

East Grand Forks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGRAND FORKS UNIV NWS
Distance3.6 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 15 F
Apr Temp31 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 55 F
Annual Precip19.3 inches
StationGRAND FORKS INTL AP
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 15 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp57 to 82 F
Oct Temp33 to 56 F
Annual Precip19.6 inches
StationCROOKSTON NW EXP STN
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp-7 to 14 F
Apr Temp31 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp33 to 55 F
Annual Precip20.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alvarado410$73,125
Climax277$64,375
Crookston7,782$74,167
Fisher504$71,964
Oslo237$62,500
Warren1,668$70,250

East Grand Forks Public Libraries

East Grand Forks Campbell Library
422 4TH STREET NORTHWEST
East Grand Forks, Minnesota
(218) 773-9121

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East Grand Forks Public Schools

Area Special Education Cooperative
1505 Central Ave Nw
ZIP: 56721
(218) 773-0315
Central Middle
1827 Bygland Rd Se
ZIP: 56721
(218) 773-1141
Middle
Total Enrollment 409
East Grand Forks Senior High
1420 4th Ave Nw
ZIP: 56721
(218) 773-2405
High
Total Enrollment 519
New Heights Elementary
1427 6th Ave Nw
ZIP: 56721
(218) 773-0908
Primary
Total Enrollment 467
South Point Elementary
1900 13th St Se
ZIP: 56721
(218) 773-1149
Primary
Total Enrollment 391

East Grand Forks Private Schools

Riverside Christian School
610 2nd Ave Ne
ZIP: 56721
Elementary
Total Enrollment 107
Sacred Heart Elementary School
117 4th St Nw
ZIP: 56721
Elementary
Total Enrollment 138
Sacred Heart High School
122 3rd St Nw
ZIP: 56721
Secondary
Total Enrollment 142
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