Isanti is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 5,464 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Isanti is the 141st largest community in Minnesota. Isanti has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Isanti, where the median household income is $56,699.00.
Isanti is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Isanti is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Isanti who work in office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (12.77%), and healthcare (10.02%).
One downside of living in Isanti, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.20 minutes every day commuting to work.
Isanti is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Isanti rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.14% of adults 25 and older in Isanti have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Isanti in 2010 was $25,398, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,592 for a family of four. However, Isanti contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Isanti home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Isanti residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Isanti include Swedish, Norwegian, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Isanti is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and French.