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Falcon Heights, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Falcon Heights had a population of 5,286 as of July 1, 2016. Falcon 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 Falcon Heights is located at latitude 44.988 and longitude -93.1747 in Ramsey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Falcon Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ramsey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 955 feet.

The City of Falcon Heights (GNIS ID: 2394738) 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 Falcon 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 Falcon Heights: City of Falcon Heights.

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


Total Population 5,286
Population in Households 4,834
Population in Familes 3,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 452
Population Density1 2,366
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 2,109
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,235
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,146 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 963 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $290,931
Average Home Value $308,624


Median Household Income $62,975
Average Household Income $92,328
Per Capita Income $38,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% 0.35%
Households -0.17% 0.32%
Families -0.31% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Falcon Heights, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falcon 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 # 140 85th
Population Density1 # 46 95th
Diversity Index2 # 54 94th
Median Household Income # 190 79th
Per Capita Income # 70 92nd

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