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Isanti, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Isanti had a population of 5,771 as of July 1, 2017. Isanti ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Isanti is located at latitude 45.4916 and longitude -93.243 in Isanti County. The formal boundaries for the City of Isanti (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Isanti County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

The City of Isanti (GNIS ID: 2395443) 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 Isanti population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 5,771
Daytime Population: Workers 1,480
Daytime Population: Residents 2,653
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,133
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 5,771
Population in Familes 4,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,198
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $62,465
Average Household Income $73,088
Per Capita Income $25,922


Total Housing Units 2,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,571 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 479 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $172,236
Average Home Value $196,006


Total Households 2,050
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 1,478
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 1.31% 1.03%
Households 1.27% 0.98%
Families 1.4% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Isanti, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Isanti 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 # 135 85th
Population Density # 204 78th
Diversity Index # 333 64th
Median Household Income # 254 72nd
Per Capita Income # 650 28th

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