Anoka County MN Information


Anoka County Subdivisions

Anoka County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 346,045
Population in Households 343,036
Population in Familes 287,987
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,009
Population Density1 818
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 127,490
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 91,858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 133,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103,003 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,487 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,517 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $211,502
Average Home Value $241,256


Median Household Income $72,847
Average Household Income $88,797
Per Capita Income $32,885
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.83%
Households 0.81% 0.89%
Families 0.72% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Anoka County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anoka County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 97th
Population Density1 # 3 98th
Diversity Index2 # 13 86th
Median Household Income # 7 93rd
Per Capita Income # 8 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.