East Grand Forks, Minnesota Population 2020

8,550

East Grand Forks is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 8,550, it is the 111th largest city in Minnesota and the 3432nd largest city in the United States. East Grand Forks is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,601 in 2010. East Grand Forks reached it's highest population of 8,681 in 2016. Spanning over 6 miles, East Grand Forks has a population density of 1,458 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Grand Forks is $69,231 with a poverty rate of 13.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $724 per month, and the median house value is $191,100. The median age in East Grand Forks is 35.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.1 males.

East Grand Forks Demographics

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

  • White: 90.84%
  • Black or African American: 3.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Native American: 1.77%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Grand Forks, Minnesota is 8,550, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,600.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,601.

East Grand Forks, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,84490.84%
Black or African American3183.68%
Two or More Races2512.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native1531.77%
Asian350.41%
Some Other Race340.39%

East Grand Forks Population Pyramid 2020

East Grand Forks Median Age

35.2


Total

33.9


Male

36.9


Female

East Grand Forks Adults

There are 6,401 adults, (1,186 of whom are seniors) in East Grand Forks.

East Grand Forks Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

East Grand Forks Sex Ratio

Female

4,337

50.23%

Male

4,298

49.77%

East Grand Forks Households and Families

East Grand Forks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Grand Forks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
Male90.7%9.3%
All66.9%33.1%
Female56%44%
Non Family41.9%58.1%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4972.4466.9
Married1,5593.2292
Non Family1,5141.2341.9
Female3273.6756
Male974.6190.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Grand Forks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1101.96%
9th to 12th Grade2203.92%
High School Graduate1,66329.65%
Some College1,17520.95%
Associates Degree78914.07%
Bachelors Degree1,11019.79%
Graduate Degree5419.65%

East Grand Forks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9964,7421,577
Hispanic2982778
Black15511923
Native American82638
Multiple Races707025
Other Race3434
Asian171710

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,953$50,059$36,618
Less Than High School$23,427$28,281$15,735
High School Grad$31,338$36,944$24,214
Some College$39,568$48,977$35,648
Bachelors Degree$53,033$61,970$48,250
Graduate Degree$58,095$62,132$54,602

$40,953

Average Earnings

$50,059

Average Male

$36,618

Average Female

East Grand Forks Language

East Grand Forks Language by Age

East Grand Forks Language

94.58% of East Grand Forks residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

East Grand Forks Poverty

East Grand Forks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,35477010.47%
Black31818558.18%
Hispanic53414126.40%
Native1534630.07%
Other342676.47%
Multiple251228.76%

13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.24%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Grand Forks

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Grand Forks is Other, with 76.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Grand Forks is Multiple, with 8.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.73%
High School15.03%
Some College13.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Unemployed11.86%
Female Employed7.76%
Male Employed5.09%

East Grand Forks Income

East Grand Forks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,453$69,231
Families$84,531$91,857
Married Families$90,175-
Non Families$22,203$35,372

East Grand Forks Marital Status

East Grand Forks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

East Grand Forks Married by Age and Sex

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

East Grand Forks Veterans

432

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War91
Korea88
Vietnam86
Second Gulf War60
World War II10
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54128
75+123
65 to 7478
55 to 6463
18 to 3440
Name Veterans % of Total
White3956.69%
Black3114.98%
Hispanic205.12%
Indian66.00%

$East Grand Forks Veterans by Education

17.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Grand Forks Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

East Grand Forks Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

31.26%

Born in Minnesota

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.49% of East Grand Forks residents were born in the United States, with 31.26% having been born in Minnesota. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,550-25-0.29%
20198,575-25-0.29%
20188,600-56-0.65%
20178,656-25-0.29%
20168,681700.81%
20158,61110.01%
20148,61060.07%
20138,604320.37%
20128,572-19-0.22%
20118,591-31-0.36%
20108,6221,1211.40%
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%