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 54,300 workers with an average wage of $40,190/year. 

Major Employers

Labor Market

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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 has steadily increased while percentage of students living off-campus has hovered around 68.5% for the last five years.

UND Enrollment Statistics