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 92.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Falcon Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Falcon Heights who work in teaching (19.43%), management occupations (10.92%), and office and administrative support (8.99%).
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.
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.
In addition, Falcon Heights is a college town. There are a lot of students in Falcon Heights attending college, and as a result Falcon Heights provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Even though Falcon Heights is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Falcon Heights. 69.20% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Falcon Heights in 2010 was $36,680, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,720 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, Swedish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Falcon Heights's cultural character, accounting for 18.02% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Falcon Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and African languages.