Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population 2018

Grand Forks County, North Dakota's estimated population is 70,795 with a growth rate of 1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grand Forks County, North Dakota is the 3rd largest county in North Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201770,7951,0021.44%
201669,793-803-1.14%
201670,5962350.33%
201570,3615400.77%
201469,8217441.08%
201369,0771,5352.27%
201267,5421,0141.52%
201166,528-425-0.63%
201066,953-3,730-5.28%
199070,6834,5836.93%
198066,1004,9988.18%
197061,10212,42525.53%
196048,6779,23423.41%
195039,4434,92514.27%
194034,5182,5628.02%
193031,9563,16110.98%
192028,7959073.25%
191027,8883,42914.02%
190024,4596,10233.24%
189018,35712,109193.81%
18806,2480.00%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,670
Two or More Races2,082
Black or African American1,999
American Indian and Alaska Native1,721
Asian1,683
Some Other Race590
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Median Age

29.5


Total

28.7


Male

30.7


Female

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Adults

There are 55,625 adults, (7,887 of which are seniors) in Grand Forks County, North Dakota.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Age Dependency

46.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

33,700

48.29%

Male

36,093

51.71%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Households and Families

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All50.2%49.8%
Male44.5%55.5%
Female33.4%66.6%
Non Family27%73%

50.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,9912.2450.2
Non Family12,7301.3627
Married12,6042.8877.2
Female2,1783.0333.4
Male1,4793.2144.5

2.83

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Households

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Education

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8672.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,6884.19%
High School Graduate10,13125.12%
Some College9,19822.81%
Associates Degree5,09912.64%
Bachelors Degree8,82721.89%
Graduate Degree4,52011.21%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,74233,98312,301
Hispanic1,062862160
Black1,030972174
Asian969835488
Multiple Races817582144
Native American78857583
Other Race23323333
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 50.36%.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,234$43,280$30,518
Less Than High School$22,238$30,688$
High School Grad$33,177$40,189$22,006
Some College$34,553$41,776$27,405
Bachelors Degree$44,076$52,551$37,248
Graduate Degree$60,781$68,372$55,521

$37,234

Average Earnings

$43,280

Average Male

$30,518

Average Female

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Language

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Language by Age

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Language

93.97% of Grand Forks County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Poverty

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,7918,84815.86%
Black1,81684246.37%
Native1,64369542.30%
Hispanic2,41547519.67%
Asian1,53639725.85%
Multiple1,99733016.52%
Other586376.31%
Islander382565.79%

17.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.19%

Male Poverty Rate

19.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grand Forks County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Forks County, North Dakota is Islander, with 65.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Forks County, North Dakota is Other, with 6.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.11%.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.55%
High School14.99%
Some College8.81%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.85%
Female Unemployed47.84%
Female Employed15.78%
Male Employed9.90%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Income

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,652$69,704
Families$72,588$89,775
Married Families$84,370$
Non Families$28,158$40,968

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marital Status

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by War

5,216

Number of Veterans

4,870

Male Veterans

346

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War1,670
Vietnam1,584
First Gulf War1,244
Korea423
World War II219

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,361
55 to 641,003
18 to 34997
65 to 74950
75+905

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8219.86%
Hispanic21413.82%
Black18113.06%
2 or More998.64%
Indian605.42%
Other3011.72%
Asian251.90%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

5.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Employment Status

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Employment by Age

72.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Employment by Race

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Grand Forks County, North Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Grand Forks529195733944208.35%
Larimore13461304-42-3.12%
Thompson9841011272.74%
Northwood945917-28-2.96%
Emerado414428143.38%
Manvel360375154.17%
Reynolds 301300-1-0.33%
Gilby237231-6-2.53%
Niagara5351-2-3.77%
Inkster5048-2-4.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990