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Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

Grand Forks AFB is a United States Air Force installation located in Grand Forks County, North Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the base had a total population of 4,832.

Geography Grand Forks AFB is located at 47°56'50" North, 97°21'32" West (47.947341, -97.358877)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the base has a total area of 21.2 km² (8.2 mi²). 21.2 km² (8.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 4,832 people, 1,279 households, and 1,230 families residing on base. The population density is 228.1/km² (590.5/mi²). There are 1,516 housing units at an average density of 71.6/km² (185.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the base is 80.86% White, 8.40% African American, 0.89% Native American, 2.42% Asian, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 2.67% from other races, and 4.45% from two or more races. 5.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,279 households out of which 77.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.5% are married couples living together, 4.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 3.8% are non-families. 3.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.41 and the average family size is 3.48.

On the base the population is spread out with 38.4% under the age of 18, 20.4% from 18 to 24, 39.4% from 25 to 44, 1.7% from 45 to 64, and 0.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 115.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 123.9 males.

The median income for a household on the base is $36,414, and the median income for a family is $36,104. Males have a median income of $24,413 versus $17,750 for females. The per capita income for the base is $11,503. 4.2% of the population and 4.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.6% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.

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