Residents in Coon Rapids have been counted! More than 85% of households in our community responded online, by phone, or by mail, well above the state and national average of 67%.
Population and number of households in the city has continued to increase, with the number of households growing 40% since 1990.
The self-response rate in Coon Rapids increased between 2010 and 2020 at a faster rate than the State of Minnesota.
Coon Rapids is growing more diverse. The number of people who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) has increased by more than 20% since 1990.
The U.S. Constitution requires that each decade a count, or census, is taken of America’s population. The U.S. Census Bureau leads this effort. The census provides vital information for you and the community.
It determines how many representatives each state gets in Congress and is used to redraw district boundaries for Federal, State, and local offices.
Communities rely on census statistics to plan for a variety of resident needs including transportation, schools and emergency services.
Businesses use census data to determine where to bring jobs and where to locate places to shop.
Census data determines how federal funding is distributed throughout the country.