Grand Forks County

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Grand Forks County, North Dakota

124 S 4th St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Phone: (701) 787-2715
Fax: (701) 787-2716
www.grandforkscountygov.com

On the central border of ND; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Pembina County. Name Origin: For the village of Grand Forks, itself named for the forks of the Red River of the North and Red Lake River

Area (sq mi):: 1439.83 (land 1437.81; water 2.02) Population per square mile: 45.90
Population 2005: 65,940 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 -6.50% Population 2000: 66,109 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 1.00%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 29.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,868; median household $35,785; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,092-$28,364
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 14.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Grand Forks County seat (48,984)

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