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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Vadnais Heights had a population of 13,177 as of July 1, 2017. Vadnais 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 Vadnais Heights is located at latitude 45.0579 and longitude -93.0665 in Ramsey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vadnais Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.98 sq. miles and a water area of 1.26 sq. miles. Ramsey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Vadnais Heights (GNIS ID: 2397106) 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 Vadnais Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vadnais Heights: City of Vadnais Heights.

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Vadnais Heights, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,177
Population in Households 13,116
Population in Familes 10,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 1,888
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 5,392
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 3,531
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,392 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,000 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $249,092
Average Home Value $282,834


Median Household Income $77,362
Average Household Income $101,343
Per Capita Income $41,565
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.99%
Households 0.86% 0.91%
Families 0.77% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.63%
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.

Vadnais Heights, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vadnais Heights to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 83 91st
Population Density1 # 88 90th
Diversity Index2 # 108 88th
Median Household Income # 103 89th
Per Capita Income # 56 94th

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