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Thief River Falls is a city in Pennington County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Thief River Falls is 48.119N. The longitude is -96.18W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,132 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,427.


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Median household income
Local
$30,759
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Thief River Falls demographic reports
Began as a lumber town; developed as a wheat-shipping point with construction of the Great Northern and Soo Line Railroads
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Pennington County Fair - July 11-15, 2007
  • Pioneer Days - July 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Thief River Falls web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge
Thief River Falls attractions: Casino
Historic sites and museums: Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village
Colleges and universities: Northland Community and Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Thief River Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pennington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56701 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Thief River Falls residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thief River Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thief River Falls was $17,489, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Thief River Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Thief River Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $302.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $663.


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Libraries in Thief River Falls include Thief River Falls Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Thief River Falls include Thief River Falls Times

TV stations in Thief River Falls include KBRR.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KQMN., KNTN.

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Politics

Pennington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thief River Falls political report.

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The average commute time for Thief River Falls workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Thief River Falls include Best Western, Super 8.

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