Anoka, Minnesota Population 2021

17,593
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Anoka is a city located in Anoka County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Anoka County. With a 2020 population of 17,593, it is the 65th largest city in Minnesota and the 2058th largest city in the United States . Anoka is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 2.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,142 in 2010. Anoka reached it's highest population of 18,076 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, Anoka has a population density of 2,641 people per square mile.

The average household income in Anoka is $79,777 with a poverty rate of 10.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $203,100. The median age in Anoka is 38.4 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Anoka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Anoka was:

  • White: 84.21%
  • Black or African American: 7.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.08%
  • Other race: 1.85%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Anoka, Minnesota is 17,593 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,527.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,142.

Anoka, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,71384.21%
Black or African American1,3437.69%
Two or More Races7124.08%
Some Other Race3241.85%
Asian2491.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1250.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%
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Anoka Population by Race

Anoka Population Pyramid $2021

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Anoka Median Age

38.4


Total

36.7


Male

40.3


Female

Anoka Adults

There are 13,682 adults, (3,171 of whom are seniors) in Anoka.

Anoka Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Anoka Sex Ratio

Female

8,930

51.11%

Male

8,541

48.89%

Anoka Population by Age

Anoka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Anoka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
Male67.7%32.3%
All53.7%46.3%
Female37.5%62.5%
Non Family34.3%65.7%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Anoka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9592.3853.7
Married2,9503.1874.1
Non Family2,7571.2234.3
Female8193.0337.5
Male4333.1467.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Anoka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1371.13%
9th to 12th Grade6385.27%
High School Graduate3,80531.40%
Some College3,21826.56%
Associates Degree1,27010.48%
Bachelors Degree2,14417.70%
Graduate Degree9047.46%
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Anoka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Anoka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,54410,0392,804
Black65761769
Hispanic41623052
2+ Races25324758
Asian21518260
Other Race1876111
Native American1009514
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.91%.

Anoka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,100$49,464$33,224
Less Than 9th Grade$20,888$25,588$11,688
High School Graduate$33,734$41,622$30,589
Some College$34,953$42,374$31,722
Bachelors Degree$52,235$62,281$47,237
Graduate Degree$64,231$75,114$58,950

$40,100

Average Earnings

$49,464

Average Male

$33,224

Average Female

Anoka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anoka Language by Age

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Anoka Language

93.09% of Anoka residents speak only English, while 6.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Anoka Language

Anoka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0019766.97%
Black1,26533426.40%
Multiple70823132.63%
Hispanic69517525.18%
Other30917355.99%
Native1002222.00%
Asian24952.01%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.99%

Male Poverty Rate

12.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anoka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anoka is Other, with 55.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anoka is Asian, with 2.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.35%.

Anoka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.86%
High School12.72%
Some College6.98%
Bachelors or Greater1.43%

Anoka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.70%
Male Unemployed36.07%
Female Employed5.10%
Male Employed2.32%

Anoka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anoka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,576$79,777
Families$74,327$93,619
Married Families$87,917-
Non Families$40,027$53,580
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Income by Household Type

Anoka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Anoka Married by Age and Sex

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Anoka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Anoka Marital Status by Race

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Anoka Marital Status

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1,141

Number of Veterans

1,070

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam364
Korea203
Second Gulf War167
First Gulf War134
World War II91

Anoka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+389
65 to 74264
35 to 54249
55 to 64161
18 to 3478

Anoka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0989.09%
Hispanic449.63%
Black223.02%
Native American1211.43%
Asian94.05%

Anoka Veterans by Race

Anoka Veterans by Education

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3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anoka Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Anoka Employment by Age

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Anoka Employment by Race

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Anoka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.20%

Born in Anoka

93.74%

Native Born

6.26%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.74% of Anoka residents were born in the United States, with 70.20% having been born in Minnesota. 3.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Anoka Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,593220.13%
202017,571220.13%
201917,549220.13%
201817,527580.33%
201717,469660.38%
201617,403450.26%
201517,358570.33%
201417,301360.21%
201317,26540.02%
201217,261850.49%
201117,176150.09%
201017,161-915-0.52%
200018,0768840.50%
199017,1921,5580.95%
198015,6342,3361.63%
197013,2982,7362.33%
196010,5623,1663.63%
19507,3969701.42%
19406,4261,5752.85%
19304,8515641.24%
19204,2873150.77%
19103,9722030.53%
19003,769-483-1.20%
18904,2521,5464.62%
18802,7060.00%

Anoka Population by Year