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Northwood is a city in Grand Forks County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The community was named for Northwood, IA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Northwood. For links to other places called Northwood, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Northwood is 47.734N. The longitude is -97.566W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,115 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 915.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Northwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grand Forks 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 58267 ZIP code.
19% of Northwood residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northwood was $17,923, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Northwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Northwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $748.
Grand Forks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northwood political report.
The average commute time for Northwood workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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