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Andover, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Andover is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Anoka County at latitude 45.2524 and longitude -93.3374. Anoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 889 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Andover, but most people and references simply refer to it as Andover, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Andover indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Andover (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.95 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Andover: City of Andover.

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Andover, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 31,468
Population in Households 31,426
Population in Familes 28,745
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 929
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 10,199
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 8,661
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,514 (91.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 685 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $237,391
Average Home Value $255,576


Median Household Income $93,826
Average Household Income $111,838
Per Capita Income $36,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.66% 0.79%
Households 0.92% 0.89%
Families 0.84% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.

Andover, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Andover to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 29 97th
Population Density1 # 316 65th
Diversity Index2 # 270 70th
Median Household Income # 37 96th
Per Capita Income # 75 92nd

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