Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population 2021

Grand Forks County, North Dakota's estimated population is 67,643 with a growth rate of -1.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grand Forks County, North Dakota is the 4th largest county inNorth Dakota. The 2010 Population was 66,994 and has seen a growth of 0.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202167,643-904-1.32%
202068,547-904-1.30%
201969,451-904-1.28%
201870,355-134-0.19%
201770,489160.02%
201670,4731210.17%
201570,3525880.84%
201469,7646620.96%
201369,1021,5202.25%
201267,5829281.39%
201166,654-340-0.51%
201066,994-3,689-5.22%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.32%
County Website
Founded
March 2, 1875
County Seat
2010 Population
66,994
Growth Since 2010
0.97%
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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,43986.07%
Black or African American2,6413.76%
Asian1,9622.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,8612.65%
Two or More Races1,7272.46%
Some Other Race1,1901.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4040.58%
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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population by Race

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population Pyramid $2021

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Median Age

29.7


Total

29


Male

30.8


Female

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Adults

There are 55,640 adults, (8,630 of whom are seniors) in Grand Forks County, North Dakota.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Age Dependency

49.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

33,830

48.17%

Male

36,394

51.83%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Population by Age

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

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family26.9%73.1%
Female30.3%69.7%
All48.5%51.5%
Male49.1%50.9%
Married76.8%23.2%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,5022.1648.5
Non Family14,3331.3126.9
Married12,5232.9576.8
Female2,4622.830.3
Male1,1842.7649.1

2.84

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8161.97%
9th to 12th Grade1,2142.93%
High School Graduate9,18422.18%
Some College9,93724.00%
Associates Degree5,51913.33%
Bachelors Degree9,48022.90%
Graduate Degree5,24912.68%
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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White35,80834,64313,406
Black1,5191,315147
Hispanic1,3001,059138
Asian1,156849507
Native American906791164
2+ Races693689256
Other Race54644883
Islander757558

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 77.33%.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,829$49,464$36,521
Less Than 9th Grade$31,554$37,303$23,615
High School Graduate$36,341$43,235$26,175
Some College$39,045$44,426$32,120
Bachelors Degree$50,530$60,899$42,440
Graduate Degree$62,278$69,634$58,540

$42,829

Average Earnings

$49,464

Average Male

$36,521

Average Female

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Language by Age

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Language

93.09% of Grand Forks County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Language

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,2078,10314.68%
Native1,76174742.42%
Black2,51548919.44%
Hispanic2,72543515.96%
Asian1,83535519.35%
Islander40434585.40%
Multiple1,59625916.23%
Other1,16213511.62%

16.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.01%

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 85.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Forks County, North Dakota is Other, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.90%.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.45%
High School15.53%
Some College9.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed65.15%
Female Unemployed37.13%
Female Employed11.35%
Male Employed9.52%

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

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,051$73,717
Families$82,304$96,731
Married Families$94,995$111,270
Non Families$31,991$45,837
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Income by Household Type

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Marital Status

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4,229

Number of Veterans

3,881

Male Veterans

348

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,363
Second Gulf War1,274
First Gulf War1,119
Korea334
World War II133

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,075
65 to 74906
75+802
55 to 64778
18 to 34668

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8418.00%
Black1196.97%
2+ Races918.24%
Hispanic834.68%
Islander5828.16%
Asian553.72%
Native American342.99%
Other Race314.59%

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

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11.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

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72.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Employment by Age

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Employment by Race

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota 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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53.61%

Born in Grand Forks County, North Dakota

94.40%

Native Born

5.60%

Foreign Born

3.45%

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.40% of Grand Forks County, North Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 53.61% having been born in North Dakota. 3.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Grand Forks County, North Dakota Place of Birth

  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

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