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Grand Forks is a township in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The latitude of Grand Forks is 47.985N. The longitude is -97.031W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 827 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 231.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grand Forks demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56721 ZIP code.
15% of Grand Forks residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grand Forks ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grand Forks was $22,214, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Grand Forks residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grand Forks political report.
The average commute time for Grand Forks workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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