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 35,076 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 35,076
Daytime Population: Workers 12,335
Daytime Population: Residents 16,318
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,653
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 34,885
Population in Familes 28,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density2 1,262
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $68,953
Average Household Income $95,705
Per Capita Income $38,202


Total Housing Units 14,469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,938 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,029 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 503 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $245,265
Average Home Value $283,308


Total Households 13,966
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 9,279
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 0.48% 0.42%
Households 0.49% 0.44%
Families 0.37% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

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, 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 # 28 97th
Population Density # 192 79th
Diversity Index # 79 91st
Median Household Income # 160 82nd
Per Capita Income # 84 91st

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