Inver Grove Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 35,541 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Inver Grove Heights is the 28th largest community in Minnesota.
Also of interest is that Inver Grove Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Inver Grove Heights ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Inver Grove Heights, 42.42% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Inver Grove Heights in 2018 was $48,022, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,088 for a family of four. However, Inver Grove Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Inver Grove Heights is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Inver Grove Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Inver Grove Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Inver Grove Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Inver Grove Heights include German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Inver Grove Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.