East Grand Forks, Minnesota Population 2021

8,455
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East Grand Forks is a city located in Polk County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 8,455, it is the 113th largest city in Minnesota and the 3478th largest city in the United States . East Grand Forks is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -1.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,601 in 2010. East Grand Forks reached it's highest population of 8,669 in 2016. Spanning over 6 miles, East Grand Forks has a population density of 1,441 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Grand Forks is $71,767 with a poverty rate of 12.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $721 per month, and the median house value is $196,500. The median age in East Grand Forks is 34.5 years, 32.1 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

East Grand Forks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Grand Forks was:

  • White: 88.91%
  • Black or African American: 4.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Native American: 2.84%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Grand Forks, Minnesota is 8,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,575.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,601.

East Grand Forks, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,65088.91%
Black or African American3904.53%
Two or More Races2572.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native2442.84%
Asian380.44%
Some Other Race250.29%
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East Grand Forks Population by Race

East Grand Forks Population Pyramid $2021

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East Grand Forks Median Age

34.5


Total

32.1


Male

35.8


Female

East Grand Forks Adults

There are 6,268 adults, (1,244 of whom are seniors) in East Grand Forks.

East Grand Forks Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

East Grand Forks Sex Ratio

Female

4,264

49.56%

Male

4,340

50.44%

East Grand Forks Population by Age

East Grand Forks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Grand Forks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.6%6.4%
Married92.2%7.8%
All65.9%34.1%
Female50%50%
Non Family41.4%58.6%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Grand Forks Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5582.3965.9
Married1,5673.2392.2
Non Family1,5331.1541.4
Female3803.5550
Male784.2693.6

3.26

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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East Grand Forks Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1392.55%
9th to 12th Grade2234.09%
High School Graduate1,52527.95%
Some College1,04719.19%
Associates Degree86415.84%
Bachelors Degree1,17521.54%
Graduate Degree4838.85%
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East Grand Forks Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Grand Forks Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,7964,5841,586
Hispanic25023030
Black19911118
Native American1401044
2+ Races656515
Other Race2525
Asian25195

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.07%.

East Grand Forks Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,479$53,519$38,214
Less Than 9th Grade$25,346$$25,638
High School Graduate$31,268$53,097$24,438
Some College$40,151$50,924$35,846
Bachelors Degree$54,043$61,958$51,141
Graduate Degree$61,576$64,213$58,587

$43,479

Average Earnings

$53,519

Average Male

$38,214

Average Female

East Grand Forks Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Grand Forks Language by Age

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East Grand Forks Language

91.86% of East Grand Forks residents speak only English, while 8.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.51% of the population.

East Grand Forks Language

East Grand Forks Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1416148.60%
Hispanic55319835.80%
Black39014336.67%
Native2447028.69%
Multiple257238.95%
Other252080.00%

12.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Grand Forks

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Grand Forks is Other, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Grand Forks is White, with 8.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.59%.

East Grand Forks Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.00%
Less Than 9th Grade15.75%
Some College11.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

East Grand Forks Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.72%
Male Unemployed10.31%
Female Employed5.98%
Male Employed2.25%

East Grand Forks Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Grand Forks Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,091$71,767
Families$86,479$95,855
Married Families$94,107-
Non Families$25,446$36,232
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Income by Household Type

East Grand Forks Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

East Grand Forks Married by Age and Sex

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East Grand Forks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Grand Forks Marital Status by Race

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East Grand Forks Marital Status

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401

Number of Veterans

379

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
Korea81
Second Gulf War78
First Gulf War77
World War II

East Grand Forks Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54107
75+105
65 to 7486
55 to 6460
18 to 3443

East Grand Forks Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3706.51%
Black3113.48%
Hispanic51.44%

East Grand Forks Veterans by Race

East Grand Forks Veterans by Education

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13.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Grand Forks Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

East Grand Forks Employment by Age

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East Grand Forks Employment by Race

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East Grand Forks Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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30.97%

Born in East Grand Forks

95.82%

Native Born

4.18%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.82% of East Grand Forks residents were born in the United States, with 30.97% having been born in Minnesota. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Grand Forks Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,455-40-0.47%
20208,495-40-0.47%
20198,535-40-0.47%
20188,575-59-0.68%
20178,634-35-0.40%
20168,669650.76%
20158,604-4-0.05%
20148,60850.06%
20138,603310.36%
20128,572-20-0.23%
20118,592-29-0.34%
20108,6211,1201.40%
20007,501-1,157-1.42%
19908,6581210.14%
19808,5379301.16%
19707,6076090.84%
19606,9981,9493.32%
19505,0491,5383.70%
19403,5115891.85%
19302,9223890.72%
19102,5330.00%

East Grand Forks Population by Year