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Isanti Minnesota Community Guide


Location:

Location of Isanti Minnesota


Population: 
Isanti (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 679 858 1,228 2,324 5,251  +2,927  +125.95 
Land Area (sq. mile) 1.00 1.05 1.31 2.12 4.81  +2.69  +126.89 
Density (persons per sq. mile) 679.00 817.14 937.40 1,095.31 1,091.68 -3.63  -0.33 
Housing Units 207 329 461 834 2,038  +1,204  +144.36 
Households -- 305 447 816 1,871  +1,055  +129.29 
Persons Per Household -- 2.81 2.75 2.84 2.81  -0.03  -1.06 

Geography:

Isanti is a city in Isanti County in East Central Minnesota. Minnesota State Highway 65 and Isanti County Road 5 are the main routes in Isanti. The Rum River flows through Isanti's western edge. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.85 square miles (12.56 km2), of which 4.81 square miles (12.46 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,251 people, 1,871 households, and 1,336 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,091.7 inhabitants per square mile (421.5/km2). There were 2,038 housing units at an average density of 423.7 per square mile (163.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.7% White, 1.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 1,871 households of which 48.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the city was 28.4 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 36.9% were from 25 to 44; 15.4% were from 45 to 64; and 6.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

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History:  

ISANTI Township and its railway village were named, like the county, for the Dakota who inhabited this region when the first white explorers and traders came. The old Isanti was first established in sections 29 and 32, with a post office beginning 1865 in the home of Peter Norelius, a store and a hotel built in 1866 by George Nesbitt, and gristmills, a church, and a school. The village was moved in 1899 to the present site to be along the Great Northern Railway; incorporated as a village February 27, 1901.

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Main street before the fire, Isanti Minnesota 1910
Main Street before the fire, Isanti Minnesota 1910
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Government:
Isanti City Hall
110 1st Avenue NW
PO Box 428
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-5512

Business Hours:
Monday-  Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

The City of Isanti Council meetings are typically held the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

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Isanti City Hall, Isanti Minnesota
Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2022  Jeffrey Johnson
705 Main Street
Isanti, MN 55040
Email (612) 236-7513
City Administrator  appointed  Josi Wood
110 1st Avenue NW
Isanti, MN 55040 
Email (763) 444-5512
Council Member 12/31/2022   Paul Bergley
110 2nd Avenue NW
Isanti, MN 55040
Email (763) 377-2209
Council Member 12/31/2022   Dan Collison
817 Dogwood Street SW
Isanti, MN 55040
Email (763) 444-4298
Council Member 12/31/2020   Ross Lorinser
749 Park Brook Road NW
Isanti, MN 55040
Email (763) 587-3841
Council Member 12/31/2020   Steve Lundeen
1110 Cimarron Trail SW
Isanti, MN 55040
Email (612) 203-8957

Post Office:
US Post Office
25 W Main Street
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-5516
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days        8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday           8:30am - 11:30am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Connexus Energy   (763) 323-2650
Electricity East Central Energy   (800) 254-7944
Natural Gas Centerpoint Energy   (800) 245-2377
Wastewater City of Isanti   (763) 444-5512
Water City of Isanti   (763) 444-5512
Telephone CenturyLink (800) 244-1111
Cable TV MidContinent Communications (800) 783-2356

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Schools:
Cambridge-Isanti Independent School District #911
625 Main Street N
Cambridge, MN  55008
Phone:
(763) 689-6188
Web:
www.cambridge.k12.mn.us
Cambridge-Isanti High School
430 NW 8th Avenue
Cambridge, MN  55008
Phone:
(763) 689-6066
Isanti Middle School
201 Centennial Drive
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone:
(763)
691-8600
 
Isanti Intermediate School
101 9th Avenue NE
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone:
(763) 552-8800
Isanti Intermediate School, Isanti Minnesota
Isanti Primary School
301 W County Road 5
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone:
(763) 691-8778
 
Isanti Primary School, Isanti Minnesota

Churches:
Elim Baptist Church
114 N Dahlin Avenue
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-9221
Web: www.elimconnection.org

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship: 8:30 am & 10:00 am

 
Faith Lutheran Church ELCA
109 2nd Avenue S
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-9201
Web: www.faithisanti.com

Pastor: Rev. Valerie Brown-Greenly
Sunday Worship: 8:30 am & 11:00 am

 
Harvest Christian Center
Assembly of God

1455 County Road 5 NE
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-8883

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Living Hope Lutheran Church
28433 Highway 65 NE
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-6857

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Oxlip Evangelical Free Church
4770 County Road 5 NW
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-5134
Web: www.oxlip.org

Pastor: Lee Scheumann
Sunday Worship:  9:00 am

Oxlip Evangelical Free Church, Isanti Minnesota
St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church
207 N County Road 23
Phone: (763) 444-4035
Isanti, MN 55040
Web: www.stelizabeth-isanti.org

Pastor: Father Jose Edayadiyi
Saturday Mass:  6:00 pm
Sunday Mass: 8:30 am & 10:30 am

St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Isanti Minnesota
South Isanti Baptist Church
3367 County Road 5 NE
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-5860

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Long Lake Lutheran
3921 277th Avenue NW
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-5315
Web: www.longlakeluth.org

Pastor: Howard Skulstad
Sunday Worship: 8:00 am & 10:15 am

Long Lake Lutheran Church, Isanti Minnesota

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Campgrounds:
Country Camping Tent and RV Park
27437 Palm Street NW
Isanti, MN 55040
Phone: (763) 444-9626
Web: www.country-camping.com
 

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