Oak Park Heights, Minnesota

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Oak Park Heights, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Oak Park Heights Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Oak Park Heights Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Oak Park Heights Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 11% Oak Park Heights Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Oak Park Heights Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Oak Park Heights People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Oak Park Heights Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Oak Park Heights College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Oak Park Heights, Minnesota

Comparing Oak Park Heights 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 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Racial Diversity 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Working at Home 8 7
Short Commute Times 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 9
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 8
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Oak Park Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Washington
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55082
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.031
Longitude -92.792

Oak Park Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.3 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 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
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Oak Park Heights Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,957 100%
Male 2,138 54%
Female 1,819 46%
Under 18 863 21.8%
18+ 3,094 78.2%
65+ 508 12.8%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 2.94
White 3,602 91%
African-American 175 4.4%
Asian 51 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 36 0.9%
Other 25 0.6%
Mixed Race 67 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 83 2.1%

Estimated Oak Park Heights Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,065
Growth 108
Growth % 2.7%

Oak Park Heights 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 29.5%
Swedish 12.5%
Norwegian 11.5%
Irish 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
English 6.6%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
Italian 3.5%
US/American 2.4%
Polish 2.2%
Danish 1.7%
French Canadian 1.7%
Finnish 1%
Czech 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
African 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Jamaican 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Lakeland (55082)

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)
Oak Park Heights 3,957 $69,485
Bayport 3,162 $62,917
Grant 4,026 $104,601
Lake Elmo 6,863 $84,562
Lakeland 1,917 $79,772
Pine Springs 421 $104,670
Stillwater 15,143 $72,188

Wal-mart in Oak Park Heights

(As of 2006)
5815 Norell Ave
(651) 439-7476
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Rossford, Ohio 84.5   30% 13.8% 21% 20 $57,442 6% 3.7% 6,406 3.7% 40 0.4% 1.1
2. Grandview Heights, Ohio 76.4   32.3% 10.3% 47.9% 18 $63,713 5.3% 4.1% 6,695 4.5% 40.5 0.2% 1.1
3. Proctor, Minnesota 76.3   31.1% 15.8% 15.9% 18 $49,875 5.9% 3.5% 2,852 5% 63.1 0.2% 0.7
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