North Oaks, Minnesota

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North Oaks, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy North Oaks College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy North Oaks People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy North Oaks Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy North Oaks Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy North Oaks Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy North Oaks Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% North Oaks Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 17% North Oaks Racial Diversity
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% North Oaks Low Property Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% North Oaks Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of North Oaks, Minnesota

Comparing North Oaks 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 9
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 8 9

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North Oaks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Ramsey
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55126, 55127
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.102
Longitude -93.078

North Oaks Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ST PAUL
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
Distance 14.1 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 18.8 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
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North Oaks Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,883 100%
Male 1,934 49.8%
Female 1,949 50.2%
Under 18 1,071 27.6%
18+ 2,812 72.4%
65+ 450 11.6%
Median Age 45
Average Family Size 3.08
White 3,624 93.3%
African-American 12 0.3%
Asian 179 4.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 22 0.6%
Mixed Race 39 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 1.2%

Estimated North Oaks Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,141
Growth 258
Growth % 6.6%

North Oaks 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 20.1%
Norwegian 12.6%
Irish 12.2%
Swedish 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
English 7%
Italian 4.1%
Polish 4%
Danish 1.9%
European 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
Scandinavian 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
US/American 1.5%
Finnish 1.4%
French Canadian 1.4%
Russian 1.2%
Iranian 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Lebanese 0.8%
Belgian 0.8%
Turkish 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Northern European 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
British 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Ethiopian 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Moroccan 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
African 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North Oaks 3,883 $152,380
Dellwood 1,033 $133,717
Gem Lake 419 $82,909
Lino Lakes 16,791 $79,183
Shoreview 25,924 $82,500
Vadnais Heights 13,069 $74,178
White Bear Lake 24,325 $60,196
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