Fridley is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 27,713 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Fridley is the 33rd largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, Fridley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fridley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fridley is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fridley who work in office and administrative support (19.37%), sales jobs (11.31%), and management occupations (6.47%).
Also of interest is that Fridley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Fridley is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Fridley, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The percentage of people in Fridley who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.59% of adults in Fridley have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fridley in 2010 was $27,376, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,504 for a family of four. However, Fridley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fridley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fridley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fridley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fridley include Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Fridley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.