East Grand Forks, MN 56721 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56721: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Grand Forks, MN 56721

Acceptable Alternative
E Grand Forks, MN 56721

Not Acceptable, USPS
E G Forks, MN 56721

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 345
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,334
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 973
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.929, Longitude -97.017
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Grand Forks, MN 56721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,465
Population in Households 10,396
Population in Familes 8,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 4,171
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,754
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,880 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,291 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $149,767
Average Home Value $167,196


Median Household Income $59,245
Average Household Income $73,246
Per Capita Income $29,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.37%
Households 0.48% 0.34%
Families 0.38% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Grand Forks, MN 56721 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56721 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 159 82nd
Population Density1 # 308 65th
Diversity Index2 # 172 81st
Median Household Income # 279 68th
Per Capita Income # 390 56th

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