Grant, Minnesota

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Grant, Minnesota

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High Points

Grant strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Grant People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Grant Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Grant Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Grant College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Grant Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Grant Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Grant Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Grant, Minnesota

Comparing Grant to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Age of the Population 9 8
Racial Diversity 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Grant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Washington
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55110, 55115
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.084
Longitude -92.91

Grant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
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Grant Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,026 100%
Male 2,061 51.2%
Female 1,965 48.8%
Under 18 1,131 28.1%
18+ 2,895 71.9%
65+ 328 8.1%
Median Age 41.7
Average Family Size 3.11
White 3,951 98.1%
African-American 6 0.1%
Asian 36 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 18 0.4%
Mixed Race 12 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 48 1.2%

Estimated Grant Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,073
Growth 47
Growth % 1.2%

Grant Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.6%
Norwegian 10.6%
Irish 10%
Swedish 8.5%
English 6.1%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
US/American 3%
Polish 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
French Canadian 2.3%
Italian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Russian 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.8%
British 0.8%
Serbian 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Danish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Lebanese 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Slovene 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Grant, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Birchwood (55110)
Grant Township (55110, 55115)
White Bear Township (55110)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grant 4,026 $104,601
Centerville 3,202 $67,336
Dellwood 1,033 $133,717
Mahtomedi 7,563 $81,923
Pine Springs 421 $104,670
White Bear Lake 24,325 $60,196
Willernie 549 $50,313
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