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East Grand Forks is a city in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The community was named for its location on the Red River, across from Grand Forks, ND
The latitude of East Grand Forks is 47.93N. The longitude is -97.024W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,562.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Grand Forks demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Forks area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56721 ZIP code.
21% of East Grand Forks residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Grand Forks ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Grand Forks was $16,599, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of East Grand Forks residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in East Grand Forks, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $904.
Libraries in East Grand Forks include East Grand Forks-Campbell Library ... View libraries
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Grand Forks political report.
The average commute time for East Grand Forks workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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