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Location of the city of Grantwithin Washington County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Grant
within Washington County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Washington
 • Total 26.49 sq mi (68.60 km2)
 • Land 25.07 sq mi (64.92 km2)
 • Water 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2)
1,010 ft (308 m)
 • Total 4,096
 • Estimate 
 • Density 164.21/sq mi (63.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55082, 55115
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-25334
GNIS feature ID 1777317

Grant is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States and a suburb of St. Paul. The population was 4,096 at the 2010 census.


The city was named for Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.52 square miles (68.69 km2); 25.10 square miles (65.01 km2) is land and 1.42 square miles (3.68 km2) is water. Minnesota State Highways 36 and 96 are two of the main routes in the community.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 4,026
2010 4,096 1.7%
2019 (est.) 4,116 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,096 people, 1,464 households, and 1,235 families residing in the city. The population density was 163.2 inhabitants per square mile (63.0/km2). There were 1,509 housing units at an average density of 60.1 per square mile (23.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 1,464 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 15.6% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 47.7 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.4% were from 25 to 44; 40.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

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