Anoka is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 17,350 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Anoka is the 63rd largest community in Minnesota.
Anoka is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Anoka is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anoka who work in office and administrative support (13.30%), sales jobs (9.83%), and management occupations (8.56%).
The education level of Anoka citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.61% of adults 25 and older in Anoka have a college degree.
The per capita income in Anoka in 2010 was $25,942, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,768 for a family of four. However, Anoka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Anoka is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Anoka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Anoka residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Anoka include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Anoka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.