Most Expensive Grand Forks Neighborhoods
Grand Forks is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 56,057 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Grand Forks is the third largest community in North Dakota.
Grand Forks real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Grand Forks house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Grand Forks is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Forks is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Forks who work in office and administrative support (13.83%), sales jobs (9.89%) and teaching (9.37%).
In addition, Grand Forks is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. Naturally, collegiate life has a major influence on local Grand Forks culture, lifestyle and entertainment options. Grand Forks really pulses to the beat of the academic calendar. In Grand Forks every fall, returning students reinvigorate the community, who you will notice are all over town, buying groceries, out with friends, and getting acquainted or re-acquainted with each other and Grand Forks. One of the beneficial effects that colleges provide is that they tend to be lasting institutions that deliver direct economic benefits to the local economy in the form of such things as jobs for faculty and staff, and spending by students. Grand Forks benefits directly from this.
Not only is Grand Forks a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, shaping the character of the city into a place that is geared toward, and considered attractive to, many single, educated people. Many singles consider Grand Forks a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One of the benefits of Grand Forks is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.96 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The population of Grand Forks is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.93% of adults in Grand Forks have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grand Forks in 2010 was $26,968, which is middle income relative to North Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,872 for a family of four. However, Grand Forks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grand Forks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Forks residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Grand Forks include German, Norwegian, Irish, Polish, Swedish and English.
The most common language spoken in Grand Forks is English.
|GRAND FORKS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||22,844|
|GRAND FORKS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||43.20%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||56.80%|
|TYPE OF GRAND FORKS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||40.00%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.11%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.74%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||39.35%|
|SIZE OF GRAND FORKS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.95%|
|AGE OF GRAND FORKS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.05%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||46.75%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||26.21%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||12.00%|
|GRAND FORKS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$199,740|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$882|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $64,000||8.45%|
|$64,001 - $128,000||11.30%|
|$128,001 - $256,000||54.19%|
|$256,001 - $385,000||17.44%|
|$385,001 - $513,000||4.98%|
|$513,001 - $641,000||2.15%|
|$641,001 - $962,000||0.96%|
|$962,001 - $1,282,000||0.42%|
|PEOPLE OF GRAND FORKS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.00%|
|5 TO 17||12.52%|
|18 TO 24||25.77%|
|25 TO 34||14.99%|
|35 TO 54||20.25%|
|55 TO 64||9.86%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.61%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.78%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$44,134|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$26,968|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||21.36%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.48%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.94%)
Public Service (3.51%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.56%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||3.13%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.34%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.58%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.84%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (32.77%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.60%)
African languages (1.20%)
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