Inver Grove Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 35,672 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Inver Grove Heights is the 27th largest community in Minnesota.
Inver Grove Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Inver Grove Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Inver Grove Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Inver Grove Heights is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Inver Grove Heights who work in office and administrative support (13.60%), management occupations (12.09%), and sales jobs (10.23%).
Also of interest is that Inver Grove Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Inver Grove Heights is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.19% of adults in Inver Grove Heights have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Inver Grove Heights in 2018 was $42,572, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,288 for a family of four. However, Inver Grove Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Inver Grove Heights is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Inver Grove Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Inver Grove Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Inver Grove Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Inver Grove Heights include German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Inver Grove Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.