Inver Grove Heights, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Inver Grove Heights had a population of 34,527 as of July 1, 2016. Inver Grove Heights 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 Inver Grove Heights is located at latitude 44.8239 and longitude -93.0585 in Dakota County. The formal boundaries for the City of Inver Grove Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.79 sq. miles and a water area of 2.34 sq. miles. Dakota County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

The City of Inver Grove Heights (GNIS ID: 2395429) 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 Inver Grove Heights 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 Inver Grove Heights: City of Inver Grove Heights, Inver Grove, Invergrove.

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Inver Grove Heights, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,527
Population in Households 34,334
Population in Familes 27,777
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density1 1,242
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 13,833
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 9,186
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,876 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,957 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 545 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $233,780
Average Home Value $278,761


Median Household Income $68,471
Average Household Income $94,564
Per Capita Income $37,988
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.28%
Households 0.42% 0.4%
Families 0.26% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Inver Grove Heights, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Inver Grove Heights 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 # 28 97th
Population Density1 # 193 79th
Diversity Index2 # 78 91st
Median Household Income # 139 85th
Per Capita Income # 76 92nd

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