Grand Forks AFB CDP, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grand Forks AFB CDP, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The Grand Forks Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 2,552 as of July 1, 2016. Grand Forks AFB CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Forks AFB CDP is located at latitude 47.9549 and longitude -97.3866 in Grand Forks County. The formal boundaries for the Grand Forks Air Force Base Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Grand Forks Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393020) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Grand Forks Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mekinock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grand Forks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Forks AFB CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grand Forks AFB CDP: Grand Forks Air Force Base CDP.

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Grand Forks AFB CDP, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,552
Population in Households 2,195
Population in Familes 2,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 357
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 659
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 617
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 891 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 653 (73.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $51,652
Average Household Income $64,534
Per Capita Income $17,222
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.21% 1.45%
Households 1.59% 1.79%
Families 1.56% 1.75%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Grand Forks AFB CDP, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Forks AFB CDP to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 95th
Population Density1 # 215 47th
Diversity Index2 # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 273 32nd
Per Capita Income # 390 3rd

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