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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 2,581 as of July 1, 2020. 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 47.9557 and longitude -97.3913 in Grand Forks County. The formal boundaries for the Grand Forks Air Force Base Census Designated Place 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.

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


Grand Forks AFB CDP, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,581 (100%)
Population in Households 2,215 (85.8%)
Population in Families 2,156 (83.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 366 (14.2%)
Population Density 344
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $51,817
Average Household Income $63,185
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $17,302
Wealth Index5 37


Total HU (Housing Units) 897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5 ( 0.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 661 (73.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 666
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.85% 0.48%
Households 1.07% 0.68%
Families 1.01% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


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, 2020 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 # 21 95th
Population Density # 196 51st
Median Household Income # 321 20th
Housing Affordability Index # 188 47th
Per Capita Income # 390 3rd
Diversity Index # 4 99th

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