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Coon Rapids, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Coon Rapids had a population of 63,020 as of July 1, 2016. Coon Rapids ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Coon Rapids is located at latitude 45.1764 and longitude -93.3115 in Anoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coon Rapids (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.73 sq. miles. Anoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The City of Coon Rapids (GNIS ID: 2393628) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coon Rapids population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coon Rapids: City of Coon Rapids.

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Coon Rapids, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 63,020
Population in Households 62,661
Population in Familes 51,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 359
Population Density1 2,787
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 24,362
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 16,752
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,406 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,956 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 965 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $184,160
Average Home Value $201,277


Median Household Income $64,110
Average Household Income $80,360
Per Capita Income $31,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.63%
Households 0.56% 0.73%
Families 0.42% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Coon Rapids, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coon Rapids to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 13 99th
Population Density1 # 33 96th
Diversity Index2 # 114 87th
Median Household Income # 176 81st
Per Capita Income # 227 75th

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