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

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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, 2017)


Total Population 10,511
Daytime Population: Workers 5,468
Daytime Population: Residents 5,004
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,472
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 10,448
Population in Familes 8,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $59,157
Average Household Income $74,204
Per Capita Income $29,629


Total Housing Units 4,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,860 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,320 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $159,021
Average Home Value $176,180


Total Households 4,180
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,757
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.39%
Households 0.44% 0.31%
Families 0.33% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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

The table below compares 56721 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 158 82nd
Population Density # 307 65th
Diversity Index # 174 80th
Median Household Income # 338 62nd
Per Capita Income # 447 49th

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