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Mekinock is a township in Grand Forks County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The township name derives from an Ojibway term for "turtle."
The latitude of Mekinock is 47.968N. The longitude is -97.418W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 906 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,529.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mekinock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grand Forks 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 58204 ZIP code.
22% of Mekinock residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mekinock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mekinock was $12,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Mekinock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mekinock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $582. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $833.
Grand Forks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mekinock political report.
The average commute time for Mekinock workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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