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Ramsey, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Ramsey had a population of 25,889 as of July 1, 2017. Ramsey ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Ramsey is located at latitude 45.2601 and longitude -93.4526 in Anoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ramsey (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Anoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 876 feet.

The City of Ramsey (GNIS ID: 2396311) 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 Ramsey 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 Ramsey: City of Ramsey.

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


Total Population 25,889
Daytime Population: Workers 6,616
Daytime Population: Residents 11,582
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,198
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 25,882
Population in Familes 22,860
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 899
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $85,894
Average Household Income $99,818
Per Capita Income $34,116


Total Housing Units 8,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,992 (89.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 855 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $238,605
Average Home Value $259,178


Total Households 8,847
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 7,083
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.24% 1.2%
Households 1.34% 1.25%
Families 1.23% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Ramsey, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramsey 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 # 39 96th
Population Density # 321 65th
Diversity Index # 221 76th
Median Household Income # 67 93rd
Per Capita Income # 179 80th

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