Coon Rapids

With the scenic Mississippi River flowing along its edges, the city offers a perfect blend of urban amenities and natural beauty.

Welcome to Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids, Minnesota, located in Anoka County, is a suburb of the Twin Cities and stands as one of the larger cities in the state. With the scenic Mississippi River flowing along its edges, the city offers a perfect blend of urban amenities and natural beauty.
 
Over the years, Coon Rapids has seen significant development, turning it into a hub of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. The city is particularly known for the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, a popular destination for hiking, fishing, and observing wildlife. The community spirit is strong in Coon Rapids, evidenced by its well-maintained parks, regular community events, and dedicated educational institutions.
 
As a gateway to the northern parts of Minnesota and with easy access to major highways, the city provides a strategic location for residents and businesses alike.

Overview for Coon Rapids, MN

67,804 people live in Coon Rapids, where the median age is 37.9 and the average individual income is $33,913.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

67,804

Total Population

37.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$33,913.5

Average individual Income

Around Coon Rapids, MN

There's plenty to do around Coon Rapids, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

34
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
46
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
22
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Spice and Rice, Cullens Ice Cream, and Kwik Trip.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.63 miles 17 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.97 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.66 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 4.23 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 21 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Nightlife 4.07 miles 16 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Coon Rapids, MN

Coon Rapids has 25,991 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Coon Rapids do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 67,804 people call Coon Rapids home. The population density is 2,910.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

67,804

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.9

Median Age

48.53 / 51.47%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
25,991

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$33,913.5

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Coon Rapids, MN

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Coon Rapids. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Hoover Elementary BioMed Sci Egng
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Anoka-Hennepin Regn Night School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
River Trail Learning Center @ Lo Jacob
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Coon Rapids Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
Cross Of Christ Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Northwest Passage High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Anoka-Hennepin Regional High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Anoka-Hennepin Regn High School Summer Prog
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
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