Anoka County, MN

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Population

353,813

0.694% growth

Poverty Rate

6.57%


Median Age

39.3


Median Household Income

$82,492

4.2% growth

Number of Employees

193,831

0.446% growth

Median Property Value

$247,000

7.44% growth

About

In 2018, Anoka County, MN had a population of 354k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $82,492. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Anoka County, MN grew from 351,373 to 353,813, a 0.694% increase and its median household income grew from $79,169 to $82,492, a 4.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Anoka County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.48%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.46%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), and White (Hispanic) (2.81%). N/A% of the people in Anoka County, MN speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Anoka County, MN are Anoka-Ramsey Community College (1,087 degrees awarded in 2017), Anoka Technical College (640 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-Spring Lake Park (52 degrees).

The median property value in Anoka County, MN is $247,000, and the homeownership rate is 80.3%. Most people in Anoka County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Anoka County, MN is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Anoka County, MN employs 194k people. The largest industries in Anoka County, MN are Manufacturing (32,069 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (28,144 people), and Retail Trade (22,956 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($89,096), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,301), and Utilities ($66,793).

Median household income in Anoka County, MN is $82,492. Males in Anoka County, MN have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,167. The income inequality in Anoka County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$82,492

2018 value

± $2,757

4.2%

1 Year Growth

± 4.33%

Households in Anoka County, MN have a median annual income of $82,492, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,169 in 2017, which represents a 4.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,786

Average Male Salary

± $1,613

$56,167

Average Female Salary

± $1,265

In 2018, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $56,930 ± $990

  2. Asian

    $56,786 ± $4,618

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $39,533 ± $8,965

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Anoka County, MN is from Minnesota.

0.462

2018 Wage GINI

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.33% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2018 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 502.30

  2. Census Tract 508.19

  3. Census Tract 502.36

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Anoka County, MN was Census Tract 502.30 with a value of $133,438, followed by Census Tract 508.19 and Census Tract 502.36, with respective values of $133,396 and $128,684.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Anoka County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.57% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Anoka County, MN (22.4k out of 342k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    14,574 ± 701

  2. Black

    3,626 ± 413

  3. Hispanic

    2,190 ± 309

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Anoka County, MN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

194k

2018 Value

± 6,485

0.446%

1 Year growth

± 4.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Anoka County, MN grew at a rate of 0.446%, from 193k employees to 194k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Anoka County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (24,219 people), Management Occupations (20,085 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (18,729 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Anoka County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Anoka County, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (24,219 people), Management Occupations (20,085 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (18,729 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Anoka County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.5 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.22 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Anoka County, MN, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,056), Legal Occupations ($77,075), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,795).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

194k

2018 Value

± 6,485

0.446%

1 Year growth

± 4.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Anoka County, MN grew at a rate of 0.446%, from 193k employees to 194k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Anoka County, MN, are Manufacturing (32,069 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (28,144 people), and Retail Trade (22,956 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Anoka County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Anoka County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Anoka County, MN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (32,069 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (28,144 people), and Retail Trade (22,956 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Anoka County, MN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.7 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.14 times), and Construction (1.13 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Anoka County, MN, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($89,096), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,301), and Utilities ($66,793).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.4% of the population of Anoka County, MN has health coverage, with 61.2% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 9.38% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.951% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Anoka County, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Anoka County, MN see 1881 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.9% increase from the previous year (1828 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1602 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 786 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,881 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Anoka County, MN see an average of 1,881 patients per year. This represents a 2.9% increase from the previous year (1,828 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Anoka County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.58%

Uninsured

61.2%

Employer Coverage

13.4%

Medicaid

9.38%

Medicare

10.5%

Non-Group

0.951%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Anoka County, MN grew by 23.4% from 3.72% to 4.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Anoka County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

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Diversity

Anoka County, MN is home to a population of 354k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.8% of Anoka County, MN residents were born outside of the country (27.4k people).

In 2018, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (285k people) in Anoka County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Anoka County, MN was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Anoka County, MN are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Anoka County, MN residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

27.4k people

7.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

24.9k people

As of 2017, 7.8% of Anoka County, MN residents (27.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Anoka County, MN was 7.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    58,148 ± 5,890 people

  2. Somalia

    37,468 ± 4,736 people

  3. India

    27,159 ± 4,036 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 58,148 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 37,468 and India with 27,159.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2018 Citizenship

96.3%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.7% of Anoka County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Anoka County, MN was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Anoka County, MN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    285k ± 171

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    22.9k ± 1.74k

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    15.8k ± 1.33k

In 2018, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (285k people) in Anoka County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Anoka County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    6,263 ± 876

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    4,226 ± 1,023

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    2,177 ± 693

Anoka County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Anoka County, MN awarded 1,779 degrees. The student population of Anoka County, MN is skewed towards women, with 4,359 male students and 6,553 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Anoka County, MN are White (1,428 and 80.5%), followed by Black or African American (106 and 5.97%), Asian (76 and 4.28%), and Hispanic or Latino (63 and 3.55%).

The largest universities in Anoka County, MN by number of degrees awarded are Anoka-Ramsey Community College (1,087 and 61.1%), Anoka Technical College (640 and 36%), and Empire Beauty School-Spring Lake Park (52 and 2.92%).

The most popular majors in Anoka County, MN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (546 and 30.7%), Registered Nursing (189 and 10.6%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (156 and 8.77%).

The median tuition costs in Anoka County, MN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 546 degrees awarded

  2. 189 degrees awarded

  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Anoka County, MN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 546 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Anoka County, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,087 degrees awarded

  2. 640 degrees awarded

  3. 52 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Anoka County, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Anoka-Ramsey Community College with 1,087 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

561

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,218

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 561 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Anoka County, MN, which is 0.461 times less than the 1,218 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,428 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    106 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    76 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Anoka County, MN were to White students. These 1,428 degrees mean that there were 13.5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 106 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Anoka County, MN was $247,000 in 2018, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $229,900 to $247,000, a 7.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Anoka County, MN is 80.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Anoka County, MN have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Anoka County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$247,000

2018 Median

± $4,119

$229,900

2017 Median

± $3,494

In 2018, the median property value in Anoka County, MN grew to to $247,000 from the previous year's value of $229,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Anoka County, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Anoka County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$82,492

Median Household Income

± $2,757

128k

Number of Households

± 4,763

In 2018, the median household income of the 128k households in Anoka County, MN grew to $82,492 from the previous year's value of $79,169.

The following chart displays the households in Anoka County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Anoka County, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Anoka County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

80.3%

2018 Homeownership

80.8%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 80.3% of the housing units in Anoka County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Anoka County, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Anoka County, MN have a shorter commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Anoka County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Carpooled

    7.67%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.13%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Anoka County, MN was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.67%) and those who Worked At Home (5.13%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Anoka County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Anoka County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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