Tonka Bay, Minnesota

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Tonka Bay, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 2% trophy Tonka Bay Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 3% trophy Tonka Bay People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
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Top 3% trophy Tonka Bay Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
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Top 3% trophy Tonka Bay College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 3% trophy Tonka Bay Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Tonka Bay Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Tonka Bay, Minnesota

Comparing Tonka Bay 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
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 7


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 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 8 5
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 5 6
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Tonka Bay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55331
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.908
Longitude -93.592

Tonka Bay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station CHASKA
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
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Tonka Bay Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,547 100%
Male 789 51%
Female 758 49%
Under 18 384 24.8%
18+ 1,163 75.2%
65+ 136 8.8%
Median Age 41.4
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,526 98.6%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 8 0.5%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 1.4%

Estimated Tonka Bay Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,546
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

Tonka Bay 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 27.1%
Norwegian 13.5%
Irish 11.4%
Swedish 7.9%
US/American 5.5%
English 5.4%
Polish 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Danish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
Scandinavian 1.4%
Hungarian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Finnish 0.8%
Celtic 0.8%
Czech 0.7%
Canadian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
British 0.6%
Belgian 0.5%
Slovene 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
European 0.4%
Latvian 0.4%
Croatian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Eastern European 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Armenian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tonka Bay 1,547 $90,783
Deephaven 3,853 $107,422
Excelsior 2,393 $61,406
Greenwood 729 $127,013
Minnetonka Beach 614 $168,868
Shorewood 7,400 $104,100
Spring Park 1,717 $42,969
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