Anoka, MN


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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.

Unlike some cities, Anoka isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Anoka are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anoka is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anoka who work in office and administrative support (11.37%), sales jobs (8.27%), and management occupations (7.80%).

In terms of college education, Anoka is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.56% of adults 25 and older in Anoka have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Anoka in 2010 was $25,730, 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 $102,920 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 Laotian.