menu






Real Estate Prices & Overview

Grand Forks South median real estate price is $486,498, which is more expensive than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in North Dakota and 61.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Grand Forks South is currently $1,355, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.9% of the neighborhoods in North Dakota.

Grand Forks South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Grand Forks South real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Grand Forks South neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Grand Forks South are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 73.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Grand Forks South is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Grand Forks, the Grand Forks South neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Grand Forks South neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 78.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Grand Forks South neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 59.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Grand Forks South neighborhood stands out by having 89.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Grand Forks South neighborhood has more Norwegian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 7.9% have Swedish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Grand Forks South neighborhood in Grand Forks are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 55.9% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Grand Forks South neighborhood, 44.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.7%), and 14.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Grand Forks South neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.7% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Grand Forks South neighborhood in Grand Forks, ND, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Norwegian (30.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (26.7%), and residents who report Swedish roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 13.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Grand Forks South neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Real Estate includes:
Average Home Values
Rental Market
Housing Market Details
Neighborhood Setting
Economics & Demographics include:
Lifestyle & Special Character
Household Types
Commute To Work
Migration & Mobility
Race & Ethnic Diversity
Employment Industries & Occupations
Income & Unemployment Rate
Higher Education Attainment
Crime includes:
Neighborhood Crime Index
Crimes Per Square Mile
Property Crime Comparison
Violent Crime Comparison
Schools include:
School Ratings
Schools In District
Public School Test Scores
School District Enrollment
Educational Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby