Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

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Population in 2010: 2,367.
Population change since 2000: -51.0%
Males: 1,309  (55.3%)
Females: 1,058  (44.7%)
Median resident age:

23.1 years
North Dakota median age:

35.5 years

Zip codes: 58204, 58205.

Grand Forks AFB Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,004 (it was $36,414 in 2000)
Grand Forks AFB:

$63,004
ND:

$64,577

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,727 (it was $11,503 in 2000)

Grand Forks AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,523 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Grand Forks AFB:

$107,523
ND:

$205,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $241,369; detached houses: $258,123; townhouses or other attached units: $232,956; in 2-unit structures: $248,277; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,861; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,449; mobile homes: $75,412

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,422.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grand Forks AFB: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.6%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grand Forks AFB, ND (2019)
    • 1,81466.9%White alone
    • 32712.1%Hispanic
    • 27510.1%Black alone
    • 1385.1%Two or more races
    • 612.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 552.0%Asian alone
    • 190.7%American Indian alone
    • 150.6%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (18.3%), Irish (8.6%), American (3.7%), European (3.4%), Italian (2.5%), Jamaican (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.18 square miles.

Population density: 289 people per square mile   (very low).

Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota map

112 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 2.0% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This place:

4.2%
North Dakota:

4.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Grand Forks AFB CDP:

1.6% ($700)
North Dakota:

1.8% ($1,247)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (78.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (283.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (634.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Emerado, ND (1.3 miles ),
Gilby, ND (3.3 miles ),
Manvel, ND (3.5 miles ),
Larimore, ND (3.6 miles ),
Grand Forks, ND (3.8 miles ),
East Grand Forks, MN (4.0 miles ),
Thompson, ND (4.1 miles ),
Northwood, ND (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 47.95 N, Longitude: 97.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +820 (+30.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,309 (78.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Distribution of median household income in Grand Forks AFB, ND in 2019
Grand Forks AFB satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
North Dakota:

4.1%
Historical population in Grand Forks AFB, ND
Historical housing units in Grand Forks AFB, ND
Most common industries in Grand Forks AFB, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (15.2%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (36.7%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Social assistance (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Grand Forks AFB, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.4%)
  • Child care workers (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota average temperatures Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota average precipitation Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota humidity Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota wind speed Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota snowfall Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota sunshine Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Grand Forks AFB-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Grand Forks AFB place 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 8.1 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Forks AFB-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 18% 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 169.5 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 676.5 miles away from Grand Forks AFB 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 165.1 miles away from Grand Forks AFB center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 276.3 miles away from Grand Forks AFB 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 151.2 miles away from Grand Forks AFB 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 292.2 miles away from Grand Forks AFB center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grand Forks County (34) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 30, Storms: 15, Snows: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Forks AFB topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grand Forks AFB:

  • REM ND INC-5017 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LARIMORE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LARIMORE, ND)
  • AURORA DIALYSIS LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • THE KIDNEY INSTITUTE OF NORTH DAKOTA (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • RICHARD P STADTER PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • WOODSIDE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • VALLEY ELDERCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)

Amtrak station near Grand Forks AFB:

  • 12 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 Grand Forks AFB:

  • University of North Dakota (about 14 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 78 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 80 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 81 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 120 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 121 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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Grand Forks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.4 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

93.8%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
366 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
476 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Grand Forks AFB:

Marital status in Grand Forks AFB, ND
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.9%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Forks AFB:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
North Dakota average:

9.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grand Forks AFB
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grand Forks AFB, ND (based on Grand Forks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,57134
Catholic11,7698
Evangelical Protestant5,36131
Other1,2524
None30,908-
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: 9
Grand Forks County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Here:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grand Forks County:

6.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.0%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grand Forks County:

11.6%
North Dakota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
North Dakota:

50.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.2%
State:

48.2%

Average BMI:
Grand Forks AFB:

27.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grand Forks AFB:

18.8%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grand Forks AFB:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

27.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

63.9%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Grand Forks AFB:

86.7%
North Dakota:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grand Forks AFB, ND Residents

8.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
North Dakota average:

8.08%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,623 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.26%
North Dakota average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, MN  0.98% ($41,974 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.60% ($36,795)
from Walsh County, ND  0.23% ($32,323)


9.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.63%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,162 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.21%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  0.99% ($43,622 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.87% ($43,242)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($32,899)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Forks AFB:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, 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)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKXL (1440 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Forks AFB:

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

TV broadcast stations around Grand Forks AFB:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • K49FF (Channel 49; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.4mTotal length
  • $836,000Total costs
  • 22,219Total average daily traffic
  • 2,743Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Grand Forks AFB, ND - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grand Forks AFB, ND

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grand Forks AFB)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33147, N33147, N-33147, Serial Number: 28-7525163, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 12/10/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Jared D Coles, 1456 Nevada Dr Unit A, Grand Forks Afb, ND 58204

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$85,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grand Forks AFB, ND
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grand Forks AFB, ND - Value
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Forks AFB, ND
  • 54.3%Electricity
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Grand Forks AFB compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Grand Forks AFB on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #8 (58204) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #11 (58204) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #69 (58204) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #73 (58204) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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