Thief River Falls Pennington County, Minnesota

Thief River Falls: City in Pennington County, Minnesota, USA

About

Thief River Falls is a city located in the county of Pennington in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,573 and a population density of 561 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,688 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Thief River Falls Quick Facts

Population : 8,688 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Pennington County
Postal code : 56701
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 15.29 km2
Altitude : 1,132 feet / 345 meters
Capital city : Thief River Falls is capital of Pennington County
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:30:06 (1st October 2022)
Density : 568 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.32% (2010-2020)
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Location of Thief River Falls on Minnesota map.
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Geography

Thief River Falls is located at 48°7'9"N 96°10'52"W (48.1191400, -96.1811500).

Thief River Falls map

Demographics

The population of Thief River Falls increased by 1.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,573 - census
2011 8,701 1.47% estimation process
2012 8,732 0.36% estimation process
2013 8,741 0.1% estimation process
2014 8,688 -0.61% estimation process
2015 8,763 0.86% estimation process
2016 8,783 0.23% estimation process
2017 8,804 0.24% estimation process
2018 8,800 -0.05% estimation process
2019 8,828 0.32% estimation process
2020 8,688 -1.61% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,198
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,262
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,292
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,260
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.2%
People over 65 (%) : 14.3%
Female persons, % : 49.9%
White only, percent : 68.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 14.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 62.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 463
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 15.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.5%

Thief River Falls zip code is 56701. County name: Pennington, County fips: 27113

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $73,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $851
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $478
2015-2019 median gross rent : $658
2015-2019 Households : 2,276
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.24
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,291
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,466
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 127,434
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,403
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,439
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,121
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 398
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 157
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 148
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 44
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 335
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 349
2010 population per square mile : 1,436.7
2010 land area in square miles : 3.66

People born in Thief River Falls (17)

People born in Thief River Falls, including basketball player Mel Peterson, official Rick Looker, climatologist Sherwood B. Idso, .

List

  • Wyatt Smith (American ice hockey player) he was born in 13/02/1977
  • Michael Forney (American ice hockey player) he was born in 14/05/1988
  • John R. Tunheim (United States District Judge) he was born in 01/09/1953
  • Ralph Engelstad (American businessman) he was born in 28/01/1930
  • Ronald Stordahl (American businessman) he was born in 09/11/1943
  • Wayne Nordhagen (American baseball player) he was born in 04/07/1948
  • Robert Baker (American ice hockey player) he was born in 21/12/1926
  • Andrew O. Skaar (American politician) he was born in 03/01/1922
  • Bob Melby (American politician) he was born in 06/08/1928
  • Larry Stordahl (ice hockey player (1942-)) he was born in 23/10/1942
  • John H. Hay (American military personnel) he was born in 02/10/1917
  • Jeanette White (Vermont politician) she was born in 02/05/1943
  • Ron Sieloff (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1944
  • Cliff Hansen (American football player) he was born in 29/06/1910

Schools in Thief River Falls

College & universities near Thief River Falls, MN

Code Name City ZIP
174473 Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls (MN) 56701

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Thief River Falls, MN

Code Name Address Type
GFK Grand Forks 5555 DeMers Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Thief River Falls

Post Office Name City ZIP
Thief River Fall Post Office Thief River Falls (MN) 56701

Other cities in Pennington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pennington County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Erie 1,761 Human settlement in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States of America
Saint Hilaire 258 Human settlement in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States of America
Goodridge 74 Township in Pennington County, Minnesota

Distance to Other Cities

Thief River Falls distances to largest Minnesota cities