East Grand Forks INFORMATION

Population: 7,753

Male 49% Female 51%
Married 57%
Single 43%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, East Grand Forks has a very low population density. East Grand Forks is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,552 East Grand Forks
27,441 New York

City Info

East Grand Forks, MN is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. East Grand Forks has a population density of 1,552, with 7,753 current residents.

Out of the 7,753 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 57% of the residents are married and 43% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 54% Sun
  • 20% Rain
  • 39% Snow


39°F average temperature

  • 34 years Median home age
  • $145,330 Median home price
  • 1.58% Home appreciation rate
  • 11.91% Annual property tax
  • 63.5%
    Homes owned
  • 29.8%
    Homes rented
  • 6.7%
    Homes vacant


As for living in East Grand Forks, the air quality is 93% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 20% rainy, and 39% snowy. The average temperature is 39°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in East Grand Forks, you should know that 63.5% of homes are owned while 29.8% of homes are rented, and 6.7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $145,330, the median age of homes is 34 years, the annual home appreciation is 1.58% and the annual property tax is 11.91%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of East Grand Forks, it’s important to determine the crime rate. East Grand Forks’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in East Grand Forks is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 51.19% Democratic, 46.62% Republican, and 2.19% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:17


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 84%
    High school diploma
  • 9%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 7%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at East Grand Forks, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 4.20% of residents are unemployed in East Grand Forks (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed East Grand Forks residents: 7.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 18.45% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.3% are in the customer service field, 29.2% are in the sales field, 1.54% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 13.3% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 15.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:17. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 84.32%, 9.04% of residents have an associate’s degree, 13.67% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 6.68% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in East Grand Forks, you should be aware that the average commute time is 16 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of East Grand Forks have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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