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
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.929, Longitude -97.017
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 345
  • PO Box Addresses: 174
  • Residential Addresses: 4,316
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 949
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,367

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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East Grand Forks, MN 56721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,489
Population in Households 10,426
Population in Familes 8,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $61,456
Average Household Income $76,515
Per Capita Income $30,583


Total Housing Units 4,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,985 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,191 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $177,996
Average Home Value $194,832


Total Households 4,176
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,746
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.45% 0.43%
Households 0.37% 0.39%
Families 0.25% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

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

The table below compares 56721 to the other 881 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 160 82nd
Population Density # 306 65th
Diversity Index # 187 79th
Median Household Income # 327 63rd
Per Capita Income # 450 49th

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