Grand Forks Jobs

  • Web and Feature Writer

    University of North Dakota Center For Rural Health - Grand Forks, ND

    The Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota is seeking experienced and talented applicants to serve as the Web and Feature Writer for the Rural Assistance...

    from University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health - 9 days ago
  • AVENGERS Crewmember - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Grand Forks, ND

    Discipline. Leadership. Teamwork. These are the qualities all employers look for because people who possess them think clearly, remain calm under pressure, and push the...

    from Army National Guard - 5 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Grand Forks, ND

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 6 days ago
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Grand Forks, North Dakota

Grand Forks is a city in the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Grand Forks County. Grand Forks is North Dakota's third largest city after Fargo and Bismarck. As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 53,230 The city is populated primarily by people of European descent; 93.35% of residents are white and the top ancestry groups are Norwegian and German . Grand Forks, along with its twin city of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, forms the center of the Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is often called Greater Grand Forks or The Grand Cities. Grand Forks sits on the western banks of the Red River in an extremely flat region known as the Red River Valley. The forking of the Red River with the Red Lake River at Grand Forks is the origin of the city's name. Originally called Les Grandes Fourches by French fur traders, Grand Forks was founded in 1870 by steamboat captain Alexander Griggs and officially incorporated on February 22, 1881. Grand...more

Grand Forks Economy

The economy of Grand Forks is not dominated by any one industry or sector. While agriculture continues to play a role in the area's economy, the city of Grand Forks now has a relatively diverse economy that includes public and private employers in sectors such as education, defense, health care, manufacturing, and food processing. and Cirrus Design . Major food producers include J. R. Simplot Company and the state-owned North Dakota Mill and Elevator . Amazon.com and SEI Information Technologies both operate call centers in Grand Forks. Other large private employers in the city include Alerus Financial and Hugo's . The retail and service sector is also an important part of the economy. Depending on the relative strength of the Canadian dollar versus the American dollar, the Greater Grand Forks area attracts numbers of tourist shoppers from Manitoba and especially from Winnipeg. Grand Forks is a popular weekend destination for many Manitobans. Economic development The city...more

Grand Forks Careers

Among the most common occupations in Grand Forks are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Grand Forks, North Dakota work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Grand Forks Industries

The leading industries in Grand Forks, North Dakota are Educational, health and social services, 29%; Retail trade, 14%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Grand Forks job listings indicate that the following industries in Grand Forks are hiring the most workers:

Grand Forks Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Grand Forks, North Dakota is $26,138, and the median income of households in Grand Forks was $34,194.
 

Average Salaries in Grand Forks, ND

Grand Forks, ND

$26,000
 

According to our Grand Forks Trends data, the number of Grand Forks, North Dakota jobs has increased by 85% since September 2013.
Grand Forks job trends

Grand Forks Employment Statistics

Population of Grand Forks
Total population 49,321
Male 50.49%
Female 49.51%
Median age 28.3
  
Grand Forks Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.7%
Median cost of a home $96,300
Median mortgage payment $637
Renter-occupied homes 49.3%
Vacant housing 5.6%
Median monthly rent $477
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,703
Median for all female full-time $21,573
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 27%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 10%
  
Marital Status
Never married 40%
Currently married 45%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 8%
  
Race
White 95%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 3%
  
Grand Forks Commute
Carpool 9.3%
Public transportation 1.1%
Average travel time 13 minutes