Ramsey is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 25,828 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ramsey is the 40th largest community in Minnesota.
Ramsey is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ramsey is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ramsey who work in office and administrative support (14.13%), sales jobs (11.39%), and management occupations (10.65%).
Also of interest is that Ramsey has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Ramsey is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ramsey’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Ramsey, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.96 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Ramsey is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.94% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ramsey in 2010 was $32,582, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,328 for a family of four.
The people who call Ramsey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ramsey residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ramsey include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ramsey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.