East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 8,631 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 
Males: 4,250  (49.2%)
Females: 4,381  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56721.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,064 (it was $35,866 in 2000)
East Grand Forks:

$52,064
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,871 (it was $16,599 in 2000)

East Grand Forks city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,479 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
East Grand Forks:

$178,479
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $774.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Grand Forks: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.1% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.7% for American Indian residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Grand Forks, MN (2017)
    • 7,47884.6%White alone
    • 4675.3%Hispanic
    • 3714.2%Black alone
    • 2663.0%Two or more races
    • 1241.4%American Indian alone
    • 650.7%Asian alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in East Grand Forks detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in East Grand Forks, Minnesota as of September 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Grand Forks is 8,745 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in East Grand Forks by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(64.7)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(23.5)
12
(139.6)
6
(69.3)
2
(23.1)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
3
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(168.3)
13
(167.0)
12
(152.0)
7
(90.1)
6
(76.5)
11
(139.6)
9
(103.8)
10
(116.1)
6
(70.4)
12
(139.6)
6
(69.3)
5
(57.8)
12
(137.7)
7
(81.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
57
(738.0)
43
(552.3)
43
(544.6)
32
(411.9)
39
(497.5)
33
(418.9)
36
(415.4)
25
(290.2)
40
(469.0)
39
(453.6)
9
(103.9)
33
(381.5)
18
(206.6)
9
(104.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
244
(3,159)
204
(2,620)
204
(2,584)
183
(2,356)
191
(2,437)
197
(2,501)
170
(1,961)
163
(1,892)
218
(2,556)
150
(1,745)
107
(1,236)
151
(1,746)
134
(1,538)
70
(810.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(64.7)
14
(179.8)
5
(63.3)
10
(128.7)
14
(178.6)
5
(63.5)
2
(23.1)
9
(104.5)
11
(129.0)
11
(127.9)
6
(69.3)
6
(69.4)
6
(68.9)
8
(92.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.5)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
1
(11.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)294.5246.5252.9206.7224.4213.1183.2174.0185.3251.3138.5132.2118.263.4

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City-data.com crime index in East Grand Forks, MN

Crime rate in East Grand Forks detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: Norwegian (33.7%), German (16.3%), American (6.8%), African (4.4%), Irish (3.1%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,728 people per square mile   (low).

East Grand Forks, Minnesota map

327 residents are foreign born (2.0% Africa, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

3.7%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,455 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,246 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (74.0 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (272.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (621.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grand Forks, ND (1.5 miles ),
Thompson, ND (3.4 miles ),
Manvel, ND (3.5 miles ),
Fisher, MN (3.7 miles ),
Grand Forks AFB, ND (4.0 miles ),
Emerado, ND (4.0 miles ),
Alvarado, MN (4.3 miles ),
Reynolds, ND (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 47.93 N, Longitude: 97.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,240 (-14.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 987 (21.8%)

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in East Grand Forks, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Grand Forks, MN in 2017
East Grand Forks satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $252,900
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $268,500
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $256,600
Number of permits per 10,000 East Grand Forks, MN residents
Average permit cost in East Grand Forks, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in East Grand Forks, MN
Historical housing units in East Grand Forks, MN
Most common industries in East Grand Forks, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.6%)
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in East Grand Forks, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Grand Forks, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

East Grand Forks-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the East Grand Forks city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 8/11/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Grand Forks-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 691.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 281.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 294.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Grand Forks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in East Grand Forks:

  • REM NORTHSTAR (RED RIVER WEST) (2138 9TH AVENUE NW)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (1414 20TH ST NW)

Other hospitals and medical centers near East Grand Forks:

  • ALMONTE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • ALTRU HEALTH SYSTEM ASC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • ALTRU HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • ALTRU HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • MEDICAL CENTER REHAB HOSP (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • ALTRU HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • VALLEY ELDERCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)

Airports located in East Grand Forks:

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Amtrak station near East Grand Forks:

  • 5 miles: 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/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Grand Forks:

  • University of North Dakota (about 3 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 73 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 75 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 76 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 105 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 117 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high school in East Grand Forks:

Private high school in East Grand Forks:

Public elementary/middle schools in East Grand Forks:

Private elementary/middle schools in East Grand Forks:

See full list of schools located in East Grand Forks

Library in East Grand Forks:

  • EAST GRAND FORKS-CAMPBELL LIBRARY (Operating income: $369,892; Location: 422 4TH STREET NORTHWEST; 44,863 books; 2,000 audio materials; 2,291 video materials; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Grand Forks: East Grand Forks (A), Valley Golf Course (B), East Grand Forks Public Library (C), East Grand Forks City Hall (D), East Grand Forks Police Headquarters (E), East Grand Forks Fire Department Station 1 (F), East Grand Forks Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Grand Forks include: River Heights Lutheran Church (A), Harvest Assembly of God Church (B), Christ the King Lutheran Church (C), Family of God Lutheran Church (D), Our Savior's Lutheran Church (E), First Lutheran Church (F), Community Christian Church (G), Mendenhall Presbyterian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Red Lake River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Red Lake River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in East Grand Forks include: Folsom Park (1), Red River State Recreation Area (2), O'Leary Park (3), Lafave Park (4), Stauss Park (5), ITTS Williams Park (6), Nash Park (7), River Heights Park (8), Sherlock Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Heritage Village Foundation (Tours & Charters; 219 20th Street Northeast).

Hotels: Plaza Motel (309 Demers Avenue), East Grand Inn (606 Gateway Dr Ne).

Birthplace of: Kurt Knoff - Football player, Pat Owens - Women mayor.

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Grand Forks that have no violations reported:

  • EAST GRAND FORKS (Population served: 8,601, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
64 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in East Grand Forks in 2000:

  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in East Grand Forks (2011 data):

  • American Federal Bank: East Grand Forks Branch at 140 Gateway Drive Ne, branch established on 1997/08/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $439.6 mil, Deposits: $363.5 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: East Grand Forks Branch at 1413 Central Avenue, N.W., branch established on 1964/07/20. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: East Grand Forks Branch at 314 14th Street, N.E., branch established on 1997/04/22. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in East Grand Forks:

Marital status in East Grand Forks, MN
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in East Grand Forks:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - East Grand Forks
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Grand Forks, MN (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,58235
Catholic6,50013
Evangelical Protestant3,31139
Other2926
None11,915-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

7.5%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
East Grand Forks:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Grand Forks:

21.6%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Grand Forks:

33.2%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
East Grand Forks:

57.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
East Grand Forks:

79.1%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Grand Forks, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$125,858$68,6500$0
Other and Unallocable 19$114,859$72,5431$977
Electric Power 11$63,997$69,8150$0
Firefighters 9$50,222$66,96315$1,080
Parks and Recreation 7$32,233$55,25728$21,062
Water Supply 5$34,193$82,0630$0
Streets and Highways 4$15,066$45,1981$2,093
Local Libraries 3$17,584$70,3369$8,069
Solid Waste Management 3$11,760$47,0400$0
Police - Other 3$16,246$64,9841$330
Financial Administration 3$16,149$64,5960$0
Sewerage 3$15,418$61,6720$0
Other Government Administration 2$13,253$79,5188$4,317
Fire - Other 1$7,923$95,0760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$2,279
Totals for Government 95$534,761$67,54964$40,207

East Grand Forks government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,496,000 ($289.19)
    Regular Highways: $348,000 ($40.32)
    General Public Buildings: $320,000 ($37.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $279,000 ($32.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($0.58)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,358,000 ($1547.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,629,000 ($304.60)
    Police Protection: $2,605,000 ($301.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,363,000 ($273.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,940,000 ($224.77)
    Regular Highways: $1,320,000 ($152.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,255,000 ($145.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $968,000 ($112.15)
    General - Other: $737,000 ($85.39)
    Sewerage: $727,000 ($84.23)
    Central Staff Services: $660,000 ($76.47)
    Transit Utilities: $402,000 ($46.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $162,000 ($18.77)
    General Public Buildings: $147,000 ($17.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $145,000 ($16.80)
    Financial Administration: $116,000 ($13.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $70,000 ($8.11)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($0.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $60,000 ($6.95)
    Withdrawals: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,752,000 ($202.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,992,000 ($230.80)
    Electric Utilities: $754,000 ($87.36)
    Regular Highways: $132,000 ($15.29)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($6.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($5.56)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($3.13)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($2.32)
    Transit Utilities: $17,000 ($1.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,110,000 ($360.33)

East Grand Forks government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $2,589,000 ($299.97)
    Sewerage: $1,991,000 ($230.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,107,000 ($128.26)
    Other: $628,000 ($72.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $541,000 ($62.68)
    Regular Highways: $341,000 ($39.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $67,000 ($7.76)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $60,000 ($6.95)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $9,000 ($1.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $121,000 ($14.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,472,000 ($286.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,380,000 ($275.75)
    Interest Earnings: $2,271,000 ($263.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $269,000 ($31.17)
    Rents: $259,000 ($30.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000 ($17.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($3.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $17,018,000 ($1971.73)
    Water Utilities: $2,829,000 ($327.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,911,000 ($221.41)
    General Local Government Support: $685,000 ($79.37)
    Highways: $497,000 ($57.58)
    Transit Utilities: $334,000 ($38.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $243,000 ($28.15)
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000 ($3.24)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $3,153,000 ($365.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,667,000 ($193.14)
    Other License: $88,000 ($10.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $59,000 ($6.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($2.20)

East Grand Forks government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,530,000 ($3537.25)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $27,780,000 ($3218.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,107,000 ($1518.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,051,000 ($1280.38)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,750,000 ($318.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,056,000 ($238.21)

East Grand Forks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,127,000 ($130.58)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,030,000 ($119.34)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,204,000 ($2456.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,749,000 ($5068.82)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grand Forks County, ND  1.99% ($43,242 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($31,265)
from Cass County, ND  0.25% ($45,581)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grand Forks County, ND  2.18% ($41,974 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.41% ($37,700)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($40,200)
Businesses in East Grand Forks, MN
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1UPS1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in East Grand Forks:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KKXL (1440 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KROX (1260 AM; 1 kW; CROOKSTON, MN)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Grand Forks:

  • KJKJ (107.5 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKXL-FM (92.9 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUND-FM (89.3 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KFJM (90.7 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KNOX-FM (94.7 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KZLT-FM (104.3 FM; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KQHT (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYCK (97.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: SS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQMN (91.5 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K285BG (104.9 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: SHINE THE LIGHT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Grand Forks:

  • K49FF (Channel 49; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KBRR (Channel 10; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
East Grand Forks fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of East Grand Forks fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 440ft / 134mTotal length
  • $2,582,998,000Total costs
  • 72,084Total average daily traffic
  • 4,254Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,546Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in East Grand Forks, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for East Grand Forks, MN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$142,41423$131,56392$120,39012$63,7291$2,059,8605$94,396
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$60,2704$110,4751$70,8700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$143,8103$137,76015$139,4306$34,4920$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$152,62012$138,1451$106,4300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$96,1081$54,9600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$134,7276$149,537
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$107,295
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Grand Forks, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Grand Forks, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2011, and the least - 19 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in East Grand Forks, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (38.7%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Grand Forks, MN
    • 18938.7%Structure Fires
    • 18437.7%Outside Fires
    • 8417.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 316.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Grand Forks, MN
Most common first names in East Grand Forks, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7377.2 years
Mary3881.8 years
Robert3570.2 years
William3275.6 years
Anna2885.0 years
Edward2677.1 years
Alice2482.4 years
Frank2477.1 years
James2376.8 years
Clarence2372.0 years
Most common last names in East Grand Forks, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5678.1 years
Anderson3676.8 years
Nelson3178.0 years
Olson2974.9 years
Larson2882.3 years
Peterson2276.0 years
Driscoll1980.1 years
Gust1774.7 years
Hanson1678.6 years
Thompson1583.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Grand Forks, MN
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Grand Forks, MN
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 4.9%No fuel used
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


East Grand Forks compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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