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Mounds View, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Mounds View had a population of 12,583 as of July 1, 2016. Mounds View 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 Mounds View is located at latitude 45.1067 and longitude -93.2068 in Ramsey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mounds View (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Ramsey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Mounds View (GNIS ID: 2395118) 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 Mounds View 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 Mounds View: City of Mounds View.

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Mounds View, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,583
Population in Households 12,560
Population in Familes 9,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 3,125
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 5,123
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,317
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,534 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,589 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 346 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $195,935
Average Home Value $190,313


Median Household Income $62,068
Average Household Income $77,108
Per Capita Income $31,486
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.89%
Households 0.54% 0.85%
Families 0.4% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Mounds View, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mounds View 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 # 85 91st
Population Density1 # 26 97th
Diversity Index2 # 72 92nd
Median Household Income # 205 77th
Per Capita Income # 219 76th

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