Vadnais Heights has the 2136th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Vadnais Heights is part of the Minneapolis metro area. Unemployment in the Minneapolis area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Minneapolis has the 14th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Vadnais Heights is above average at $53,450, and the median cost of a home in Vadnais Heights is $205,000, which is above the national average. 40% of workers in Vadnais Heights hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Vadnais Heights. 74% of Vadnais Heights workers drive to work alone, 6% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Vadnais Heights spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.