Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

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Population in 2010: 2,367. Population change since 2000: -51.0%
Males: 1,463  (61.8%)
Females: 904  (38.2%)
Median resident age:  22.9 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58204, 58205.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,069 (it was $36,414 in 2000)
Grand Forks AFB:

$44,069
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,009 (it was $11,503 in 2000)

Grand Forks AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,614 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Grand Forks AFB:

$99,614
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $202,411; Detached houses: $215,592; Townhouses or other attached units: $195,357; In 2-unit structures: $114,927; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $242,513; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,905; Mobile homes: $46,539

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,194.

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  • Races in Grand Forks AFB, ND (2010)

    Grand Forks AFB races chart
    • 1,71072.2%White alone
    • 23710.0%Hispanic
    • 2269.5%Black alone
    • 1074.5%Two or more races
    • 642.7%Asian alone
    • 130.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grand Forks AFB: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (17.1%), German (8.3%), Irish (7.8%), English (6.5%), French (6.3%), Italian (2.9%).

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

For population 25 years and over in Grand Forks AFB:

  • High school or higher: 99.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Forks AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

146 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.8% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This place:

5.0%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Grand Forks AFB CDP:  1.6% ($700)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)
Grand Forks AFB satellite photo by USGS

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: +250 (+8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,302 (72.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Grand Forks AFB household income distribution Grand Forks AFB home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (54%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Grand Forks AFB: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 below North Dakota state average. It is 81% 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 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 276.3 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 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 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 Grand Forks County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 14, Snows: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 44.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.7%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 4.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
North Dakota average:

9.6

Grand Forks AFB travel time to work - commute Grand Forks AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand Forks County:

29.0%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.1%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Grand Forks AFB:

27.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grand Forks AFB:

19.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grand Forks AFB:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

27.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

64.2%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Grand Forks AFB:

86.8%
North Dakota:

78.0%

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

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($971 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.21%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, MN  0.91% ($30,517 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.57% ($41,345)
from Walsh County, ND  0.29% ($32,387)


9.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.93%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,349 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.38%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  0.96% ($32,208 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.85% ($34,149)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($36,128)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 40Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
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

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above 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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