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Coon Rapids is a city in Anoka County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The latitude of Coon Rapids is 45.12N. The longitude is -93.287W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 62,310.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$55,550
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Coon Rapids demographic reports
Coon Rapids is on the Mississippi River
Former and merged names include:
· Coon Creek Rapids
Founded as a residential area for laborers and engineers building a dam below the Coon Creek Rapids in 1912
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Snowflake Days - Feb. 2-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Coon Rapids web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 46

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Coon Rapids demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anoka County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55433 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Coon Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coon Rapids ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coon Rapids was $22,915, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Coon Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Coon Rapids festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Coon Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $689.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,040.


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Libraries in Coon Rapids include Coon Rapids: Crooked Lake Branch Library, Coon Rapids: Northdale Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Coon Rapids include Anoka County Union, Coon Rapids Herald

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Anoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coon Rapids political report.

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The average commute time for Coon Rapids workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coon Rapids between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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