Coon Rapids is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 62,240 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Coon Rapids is the 12th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coon Rapids is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coon Rapids is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coon Rapids who work in office and administrative support (17.03%), sales jobs (9.82%), and management occupations (9.68%).
Also of interest is that Coon Rapids has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Coon Rapids is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.90% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coon Rapids in 2010 was $30,367, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,468 for a family of four. However, Coon Rapids contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Coon Rapids is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Coon Rapids home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coon Rapids residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Coon Rapids include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Coon Rapids is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.