St Francis, Minnesota

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St Francis, Minnesota

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% St Francis Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% St Francis Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of St Francis, Minnesota

Comparing St Francis 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 3 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
People Living Alone 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 7 6
Low Property Crime 3 3

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St Francis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles N of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Anoka
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55070
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.386
Longitude -93.359

St Francis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CEDAR
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Distance 21.7 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
Station MILACA
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
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St Francis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,910 100%
Male 2,438 49.7%
Female 2,472 50.3%
Under 18 1,730 35.2%
18+ 3,180 64.8%
65+ 171 3.5%
Median Age 27.9
Average Family Size 3.27
White 4,701 95.7%
African-American 11 0.2%
Asian 63 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 36 0.7%
Other 13 0.3%
Mixed Race 84 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 45 0.9%

Estimated St Francis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 7,101
Growth 2,191
Growth % 44.6%

St Francis 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 32.6%
Norwegian 12.4%
Swedish 8.5%
Irish 8.1%
US/American 4.9%
Polish 4.6%
English 4.3%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
French Canadian 3.5%
Italian 2.5%
Finnish 2.4%
Dutch 2.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Scandinavian 0.9%
European 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Canadian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Haitian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
British 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Francis 4,910 $52,193
Bethel 443 $50,500
East Bethel 10,941 $62,004
Ham Lake 12,710 $71,905
Isanti 2,324 $46,842
Oak Grove 6,903 $73,728
Ramsey 18,510 $70,926
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St Francis High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 1,774 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25.1

A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 71 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 35.5

A Special Education School
Serves 12 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.7

St Francis Colleges

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1. Burleson, Texas 85.3   18.1% 10.1% 15.6% 28 $56,031 8% 4.4% 20,976 6% 60.7 0.4% 2
2. Peculiar, Missouri 85   20% 9.3% 13.5% 32 $48,534 8.6% 2.8% 2,604 7.5% 67.2 0.3% 2.3
3. Molalla, Oregon 82.8   23.3% 10.6% 11.2% 34 $46,915 10.1% 11.4% 5,647 9.7% 44.6 0.2% 1.2
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