Anoka, MN

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2022 Population
17,892
0.806% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
6.93% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.02%
8.06% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$73,118
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$273,100
19% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,559
2.35% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Anoka, MN had a population of 17.9k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $73,118. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Anoka, MN grew from 17,749 to 17,892, a 0.806% increase and its median household income grew from $66,160 to $73,118, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Anoka, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.15%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.78%).

None of the households in Anoka, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.6% of the residents in Anoka, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Anoka, MN are Anoka Technical College (985 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Anoka, MN was $273,100, and the homeownership rate was 56.7%.

Most people in Anoka, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Anoka, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Anoka, MN is home to a population of 17.9k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.61% of Anoka, MN residents were born outside of the country (1.36k people).

In 2022, there were 9.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.8k people) in Anoka, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.39k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 742 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.6%
2022 Citizenship
95.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.6% of Anoka, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Anoka, MN was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Anoka, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.8k ± 774
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.39k ± 401
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    742 ± 268
6.05%
Hispanic Population
1.08k people

In 2022, there were 9.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.8k people) in Anoka, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.39k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 742 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.05% of the people in Anoka, MN are hispanic (1.08k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.36k people
7.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.25k people

As of 2022, 7.61% of Anoka, MN residents (1.36k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Anoka, MN was 7.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    281 ± 94
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    163 ± 104
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    136 ± 77

Anoka, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Anoka, MN employs 8.56k people. The largest industries in Anoka, MN are Manufacturing (1,441 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,219 people), and Retail Trade (1,105 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($90,750), Public Administration ($83,214), and Finance & Insurance ($72,546).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

8.56k
2022 Value
± 606
−2.35%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Anoka, MN declined at a rate of −2.35%, from 8.77k employees to 8.56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Anoka, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (986 people), Production Occupations (881 people), and Management Occupations (843 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Anoka, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.56k
2022 Value
± 606
−2.35%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Anoka, MN declined at a rate of −2.35%, from 8.77k employees to 8.56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Anoka, MN, are Manufacturing (1,441 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,219 people), and Retail Trade (1,105 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Anoka, MN, though some of these residents may live in Anoka, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,957
Median earning men ± $5,111
$41,649
Median earning women ± $4,060

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($96,250), Public Administration ($84,323), and Construction ($67,606).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,583), Public Administration ($55,521), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($49,659).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Anoka, MN awarded 985 degrees. The student population of Anoka, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 733 male students and 847 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Anoka, MN are White (735 and 74.8%), followed by Black or African American (74 and 7.53%), Hispanic or Latino (60 and 6.1%), and Two or More Races (47 and 4.78%).

The largest universities in Anoka, MN by number of degrees awarded are Anoka Technical College (985 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Anoka, MN are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (128 and 13%), Welding Technology (119 and 12.1%), and Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) (65 and 6.6%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,580 students enrolled in Anoka, MN, 46.4% men and 53.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,050 records, of which 52.1% were women and 47.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Anoka, MN was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 47 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Anoka, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
985 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Anoka Technical College with 985 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 494 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Anoka, MN, which is 1.01 times more than the 491 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 735 degrees mean that there were 9.93 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 74 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($5,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($575) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Anoka, MN was $273,100 in 2022, which is 0.969 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $229,400 to $273,100, a 19% increase. The homeownership rate in Anoka, MN is 56.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Anoka, MN have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Anoka, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Anoka, MN is $73,118. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Anoka, MN was Census Tract 504.01 with a value of $99,076, followed by Census Tract 505.05 and Census Tract 504.02, with respective values of $85,722 and $64,455.

Property

$273,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,202
$4,065
Median Property Taxes
±$415

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Anoka, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.7%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.7% of the housing units in Anoka, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 504.01
  2. Census Tract 505.05
  3. Census Tract 504.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Anoka, MN was Census Tract 504.01 with a value of $99,076, followed by Census Tract 505.05 and Census Tract 504.02, with respective values of $85,722 and $64,455.

The following map shows all of the places in Anoka, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$73,118
Median Household Income
± $6,820
7.17k
Number of Households
± 564

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.17k households in Anoka, MN grew to $73,118 from the previous year's value of $66,160.

The following chart displays the households in Anoka, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Anoka, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.53%)
  3. Carpooled (7.97%)

In 2022, 79.7% of workers in Anoka, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.53%) and those who carpooled to work (7.97%).

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Anoka, MN have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.3% of the workforce in Anoka, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Anoka, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Anoka, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.02% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Anoka, MN (1.55k out of 17.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Anoka, MN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.4% of the population of Anoka, MN has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.71% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Anoka County, MN see 1972 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.253% decrease from the previous year (1977 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1538 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 536 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,972 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Anoka County, MN

Primary care physicians in Anoka County, MN see an average of 1,972 patients per year. This represents a 0.253% decrease from the previous year (1,977 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Anoka County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.4% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.57%
Uninsured
51.3%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.71%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Anoka, MN grew by 12.3% from 3.18% to 3.57%.

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