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Isanti County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 39,348 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 31,287 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,974
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,605
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,577
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,393 (it was 1,659 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

27%

Land area: 439 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Isanti County: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (15.9%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.8%), Construction (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Isanti County, MN (2017)
    • 36,508116.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7342.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7232.3%Two or more races
    • 3721.2%Asian alone
    • 2550.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1340.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 470.2%Some other race alone
    • 90.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Males: 19,936  (50.7%)
Females: 19,412  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Isanti County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,864 ($50,127 in 1999)
This county:

$67,864
Minnesota:

$68,388

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $816 (lower quartile is $637, upper quartile is $1,140)
This county:

$816
State:

$859


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $221,534 (it was $116,800 in 2000)
Isanti:

$221,534
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,190 - $276,822

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $262,798
Here:

$262,798
State:

$276,132

Townhouses or other attached units: $148,981
Here:

$148,981
State:

$212,789

In 2-unit structures: $156,296
Here:

$156,296
State:

$232,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,371
Here:

$111,371
State:

$175,014

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $77,422
Here:

$77,422
State:

$204,896

Mobile homes: $91,624
Here:

$91,624
State:

$67,892

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,423
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $474

Institutionalized population: 297

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 122
  • Thefts: 223
  • Auto thefts: 57

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 124
  • Thefts: 221
  • Auto thefts: 71
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 176 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 1998: 210 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1999: 289 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 326 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2001: 663 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2002: 529 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2003: 467 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 600 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2005: 483 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2006: 249 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2007: 169 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2014: 115 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2015: 126 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2016: 202 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2017: 270 buildings, average cost: $180,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Isanti, MN residents
Average permit cost in Isanti, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,117 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,983 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Isanti, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Isanti, MN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Isanti, MN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.3%
Isanti County:

6.3%
Minnesota:

9.5%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 3.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 0.5% for other race residents, 1.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.6 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 40.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.7 years old, Black residents: 26.1 years old, American Indian residents: 42.5 years old, Asian residents: 29.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.7 years old, Other race residents: 22.1 years old)

Area name: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Isanti County is $705 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $855 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1119 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cambridge, Isanti, Braham, Stanchfield.

Isanti County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Isanti County: Brookside Golf Club (A), Rush Lake Resort and Campgrounds (B), South Bay RV Park (C), Camp Sunrise (D), Wild Mountain Ski Area Water Park (E), Falcon Ridge Golf Course (F), Rushmore Campgrounds (G), Wildwood RV Park Cempground (H), Greenwood Golf Links (I), Landers Landing (J), Townhall (K), Pleasant Valley Orchard (L), Blue Waters Leisure Park Campgrounds (M), Hillcrest RV Park (N), Almelund Fire and Rescue (O), Amador Heritage Center (P), Oak Leaf Grange Hall (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Isanti County include: Faith Church (A), Fish Lake Church (B), Free Mission Church (C), Kost Evangelical Free Church (D), Sunrise Bible Church (E), Trinity Bible Church (F), Country Roads Church (G), Fish Lake Baptist Church (H), Dale Evangelical Free Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Green Lake Cemetery (1), Panola German Methodist Cemetery (2), Cedar Hill Cemetery (3), Covenant Cemetery (4), Danewood Cemetery (5), Heinrich Pioneer Cemetery (6), Gee Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Asp Lake (A), Birch Lake (B), Boos Lake (C), Kroon Lake (D), White Stone Lake (E), Wallmark Lake (F), Vibo Lake (G), Trulson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Deer Creek (A), Goose Creek (B), Lawrence Creek (C), Stevens Creek (D), Sunrise River (E), Hay Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Isanti County include: Kost Dam County Park (1), Franconia Sculpture Park (2), Blue Waters Leisure Park (3), Triangle Park (4), Carl Almquist Field (5), Saint Croix Wild River State Park (6), Saint Croix National Scenic River (7), Beach Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chisago County , Door County, Wisconsin , Sherman County, Oregon , Iron County, Michigan , Silver Bow County, Montana , Sawyer County, Wisconsin , Wright County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Minnesota:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Isanti, MN
County total employment by year in Isanti, MN
County average yearly wages by year in Isanti, MN

Current college students: 959
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 625 (62.3% naturalized citizens)

Isanti County:

1.6%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2122010 or later
  • 1572000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 511970 to 1979
  • 146Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.6%

Isanti County marital status for males Isanti County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,962
  • One, attached: 639
  • Two: 165
  • 3 or 4: 179
  • 5 to 9: 152
  • 10 to 19: 348
  • 20 to 49: 643
  • 50 or more: 216
  • Mobile homes: 482
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Isanti County with a mortgage: 8,569 (394 second mortgage, 809 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,297

Here:

72.7% with mortgage
State:

67.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Isanti County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,1497
Catholic3,1663
Evangelical Protestant2,44023
Other31
None26,058-
Isanti County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Isanti County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Isanti County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Isanti County:

6.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Isanti County:

27.1%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Isanti County:

Average size of farms: 146 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,887
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $195.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.33%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,771
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 59.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,831
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.75%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.88%
Corn for grain: 32303 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 780 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 30375 harvested acres
Vegetables: 117 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Tornado activity:

Isanti County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 3442485.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/21/1995, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Isanti County-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.1 miles away from Isanti County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 146.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 314.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Isanti County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 339.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 01, 2011 to July 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4009: July 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4009, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: June 28, 1997 to July 27, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1187: August 25, 1997, FEMA Id: 1187, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Minnesota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 01, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-347: August 01, 1972, FEMA Id: 347, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 18, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-255: April 18, 1969, FEMA Id: 255, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 11, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-188: April 11, 1965, FEMA Id: 188, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Isanti County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Isanti

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,818 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,061 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 181 (1.4%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 121 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 27 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 183 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,143 (9.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (18%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Vietnam (13%)
  • Ukraine (6%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Isanti County


  • German (22%)
  • Swedish (15%)
  • American (11%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • European (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scandinavian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Isanti County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 290 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Isanti County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 251 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 90 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 41 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,293.

8.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.69% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($42,719 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($5,718 average AGI)
Isanti County:

1.10%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anoka County, MN  2.44% ($52,958 average AGI)
from Chisago County, MN  1.04% ($47,099)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.76% ($46,940)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.48% ($61,838)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.47% ($33,514)
from Mille Lacs County, MN  0.44% ($45,926)
from Kanabec County, MN  0.33% ($42,294)


7.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.49% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($39,108 average AGI)
1.03% relocated to other states ($6,416 average AGI)
Isanti County:

1.03%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anoka County, MN  1.71% ($45,586 average AGI)
to Chisago County, MN  0.91% ($52,086)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.66% ($40,574)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.51% ($45,487)
to Kanabec County, MN  0.39% ($39,083)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.39% ($42,898)
to Mille Lacs County, MN  0.35% ($47,528)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Isanti County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Isanti County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Isanti County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Isanti County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Isanti County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Isanti County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Isanti County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Isanti County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Isanti County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,654 (3,917 aged, 737 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 458 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Isanti County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (235)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (207)
  • Unspecified dementia (207)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (195)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (190)
  • Congestive heart failure (178)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (146)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (146)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (89)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (75)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,227
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 222
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,797

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,208
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 727
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,348
  • In family households: 32,792 (5,321 male householders, 4,724 female householders)
    7,895 spouses, 11,797 children (11,011 natural, 366 adopted, 415 stepchildren), 772 grandchildren, 226 brothers or sisters, 393 parents, 532 other relatives, 1,156 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,968 (2,437 male householders (1,990 living alone)), 2,088 female householders (1,603 living alone)), 1,445 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 585

Size of family households: 4,695 2-persons, 2,041 3-persons, 1,923 4-persons, 824 5-persons, 356 6-persons, 203 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,594 1-person, 694 2-persons, 146 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

6,516 married couples with children.
1,978 single-parent households (709 men, 1,269 women).

96.7% of residents of Isanti speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $111,750,000 ($3,058 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,600,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $56,703,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,260,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,841,000
Federal grants: $22,327,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,998,000 ($11,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,620,000 ($2,354,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $558,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $90,139,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,335,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,234
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,254
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +64
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,401
Here +143 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Isanti County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.99 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • 3322014 or later
  • 1382010 to 2013
  • 3,7852000 to 2009
  • 2,8241990 to 1999
  • 2,2131980 to 1989
  • 2,7371970 to 1979
  • 9211960 to 1969
  • 6801950 to 1959
  • 4521940 to 1949
  • 1,6291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Isanti County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • 221 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 3823 rooms
  • 1,2064 rooms
  • 1,8055 rooms
  • 2,3336 rooms
  • 1,8697 rooms
  • 1,6988 rooms
  • 2,4519+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • 1021 room
  • 2772 rooms
  • 4923 rooms
  • 7444 rooms
  • 3725 rooms
  • 2456 rooms
  • 2197 rooms
  • 1268 rooms
  • 1269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Isanti County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • 24no bedroom
  • 3221 bedroom
  • 2,4572 bedrooms
  • 5,1033 bedrooms
  • 3,1594 bedrooms
  • 7515+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Isanti County, Minnesota
  • 100no bedroom
  • 7371 bedroom
  • 9562 bedrooms
  • 6563 bedrooms
  • 1814 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Isanti County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Isanti County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Isanti County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 142no vehicle
  • 2,0581 vehicle
  • 4,9332 vehicles
  • 2,8953 vehicles
  • 1,2534 vehicles
  • 6715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Isanti County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Isanti County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 342no vehicle
  • 1,2061 vehicle
  • 8112 vehicles
  • 2523 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

87.4% of Isanti County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Minnesota.

Isanti County:

87.4%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 32,553
  • Other state: 5,649
  • Northeast: 413
  • Midwest: 3,269
  • South: 719
  • West: 1,245
Year householders moved into unit in Isanti County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Isanti County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.9%Utility gas
  • 34.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 7.4%Wood
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 423
Here:

9.6%
Minnesota:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 134
Here:

6.3%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 224
Here:

14.1%
Minnesota:

22.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Isanti County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,892,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,971,000
    Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,611,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,558,000
    Police Protection: $7,389,000
    Regular Highways: $2,631,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,107,000
    Financial Administration: $1,990,000
    Health - Other: $1,568,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,511,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,141,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,056,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Parks and Recreation: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $229,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $395,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,615,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,019,000
    Rents: $512,000
    Interest Earnings: $205,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $135,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $564,000
    Parks and Recreation: $346,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    Transit Utilities: $65,000
    General - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,501,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,555,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,355,000
    Highways: $4,523,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,162,000
    Other: $2,039,000
    Transit Utilities: $950,000
    Health and Hospitals: $834,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,230,000
    Other License: $289,000
    Other: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,954,000

Isanti County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,892,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,971,000
    Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,611,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,558,000
    Police Protection: $7,389,000
    Regular Highways: $2,631,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,107,000
    Financial Administration: $1,990,000
    Health - Other: $1,568,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,511,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,141,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,056,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Parks and Recreation: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $229,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $395,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,615,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,019,000
    Rents: $512,000
    Interest Earnings: $205,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $135,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $564,000
    Parks and Recreation: $346,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    Transit Utilities: $65,000
    General - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,501,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,555,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,355,000
    Highways: $4,523,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,162,000
    Other: $2,039,000
    Transit Utilities: $950,000
    Health and Hospitals: $834,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,230,000
    Other License: $289,000
    Other: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,954,000

Isanti County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,892,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,971,000
    Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,611,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,558,000
    Police Protection: $7,389,000
    Regular Highways: $2,631,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,107,000
    Financial Administration: $1,990,000
    Health - Other: $1,568,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,511,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,141,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,056,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Parks and Recreation: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $229,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $395,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,615,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,019,000
    Rents: $512,000
    Interest Earnings: $205,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $135,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $564,000
    Parks and Recreation: $346,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    Transit Utilities: $65,000
    General - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,501,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,555,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,355,000
    Highways: $4,523,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,162,000
    Other: $2,039,000
    Transit Utilities: $950,000
    Health and Hospitals: $834,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,230,000
    Other License: $289,000
    Other: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,954,000

Isanti County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,892,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,971,000
    Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,611,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,558,000
    Police Protection: $7,389,000
    Regular Highways: $2,631,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,107,000
    Financial Administration: $1,990,000
    Health - Other: $1,568,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,511,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,141,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,056,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Parks and Recreation: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $229,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $395,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,615,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,019,000
    Rents: $512,000
    Interest Earnings: $205,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $135,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $564,000
    Parks and Recreation: $346,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    Transit Utilities: $65,000
    General - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,501,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,555,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,355,000
    Highways: $4,523,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,162,000
    Other: $2,039,000
    Transit Utilities: $950,000
    Health and Hospitals: $834,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,230,000
    Other License: $289,000
    Other: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,954,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 324
  • Number of aged recipients: 21
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 303
  • Number of recipients under 18: 53
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 232
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 39
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 101
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 135
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED299$127,973149$117,463796$163,03652$62,0001$620,00059$123,4079$106,889
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$124,00020$91,90080$160,9138$31,6250$012$102,4174$89,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$142,41733$103,182399$185,70940$76,2250$020$158,15011$86,182
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$129,65538$121,395275$187,54515$76,6000$010$127,6001$157,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$103,3859$126,44469$176,0292$59,0000$03$104,6674$139,250
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$120,41714$180,214
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$169,7509$264,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$104,5008$205,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$108,3331$117,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$193,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Isanti, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Isanti, MN - Value
Most common first names in Isanti County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11178.6 years
Robert7773.3 years
William7776.9 years
Ruth6581.2 years
Carl6579.7 years
Charles5175.2 years
George5080.5 years
Walter4878.5 years
Anna4789.0 years
Richard4766.8 years
Most common last names in Isanti County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson16480.2 years
Johnson16479.4 years
Olson13580.2 years
Nelson10978.4 years
Peterson10778.6 years
Larson9280.4 years
Erickson8481.2 years
Carlson7283.0 years
Swanson4180.9 years
Hanson3478.4 years
Businesses in Isanti County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Menards1
Arby's1Nike1
Caribou Coffee1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves2RadioShack1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford2Target1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Kohl's1UPS5
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's2