Many cite "the people" as their favorite thing about Greater Grand Forks, but there's plenty to see and do in this college town of more than 65,000. It's a safe and friendly community that's as passionate about UND as the students are. It also has the fourth lowest unemployment rate of any college town in America at 3%.
City of Grand Forks
Recognized as one of the:
Top 10 most secure U.S. cities (<150,000 residents) – Farmers Insurance
Located about five hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN., and about two hours from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Greater Grand Forks offers plenty of outdoor recreation, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping opportunities.
While you are here, be sure to tour "The Ralph", quite possibly the finest college hockey arena in the world. Then stop by the Red Pepper to taste a UND student tradition since the 1960s.
North Dakota is the happiest state in the nation – Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index