Falcon Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 5,571 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Falcon Heights is the 137th largest community in Minnesota.
Falcon Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Falcon Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Falcon Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Falcon Heights is a city of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Falcon Heights who work in teaching (21.96%), management occupations (9.92%), and office and administrative support (7.74%).
Of important note, Falcon Heights is also a city of artists. Falcon Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Falcon Heights’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Falcon Heights has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Falcon Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Falcon Heights, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Falcon Heights provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
In Falcon Heights, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Falcon Heights is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Falcon Heights is a pretty powerful place. 68.36% of the adults in Falcon Heights have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Falcon Heights in 2010 was $35,396, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,584 for a family of four. However, Falcon Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Falcon Heights is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Falcon Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Falcon Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Falcon Heights include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
Falcon Heights also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.68%.
The most common language spoken in Falcon Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.