Growth Indicators


A community's housing market does not exist in a vacuum but is a function of many factors.  A look at some of Grand Forks' leading indicators offers insights into trends that will be reflected in the housing market. 


Labor and Employment

The Grand Forks Metropolitan area's labor force includes approximately 59,900 Nonfarm workers with an average wage of $41,496/year.  Data current through 2nd Quarter of 2015 and provided by Job Service North Dakota.

Major Employers

Labor Market

Job Service ND

New Construction

An inventory of new construction -- Commercial, Industrial, Office, Institutional and Multi-Family Residential -- is available from the City's Planning Department.

New Construction Projects 

Enrollment Information

   Elementary School Enrollment Chart 2014 

 GF Public Schools


Enrollment at UND for 2014-2015 year is 14,906 students with the percent of students living off-campus at roughly 73%.   Click below for more information on UND Enrollment Statistics.

UND Enrollment Statistics