Coon Rapids...Community strength...for generations
Coon Rapids, Minnesota is a progressive community located just 15 miles north of Minneapolis! Our city offers a variety of opportunities for recreation and shopping, as well as great housing options and wonderful opportunities for business! 61,476 citizens call Coon Rapids home! With 24 hour police and fire departments, unique housing programs, active volunteer community and a variety of educational opportunities, our city offers something for everyone!
Coon Rapids offers a variety of community events including concerts, Movie the Park events, Safety Camps and a variety of other activities.
Coon Rapids is home to:
The Anoka-Hennepin School District serves students in Coon Rapids, as well as there are private and charter schools. Coon Rapids High School offers a bio-medical program to help students prepare for careers in the bio-medical field.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College provides many 2 and 4 year degree programs.
Minnesota has the nation's 2nd highest graduation rate, and nearly 2/3 of the graduates are going on to college. Schools are focusing their efforts on preparing students with high-tech computer skills and knowledge to work in a global economy.