Coon Rapids is an economically diverse, medium size city. Residents work in both blue- and white-collar industries, many in administrative support and sales professions. Residents are well-educated and middle class. Coon Rapids residents depend on their internet to connect with the community. Compared with 90% of Minnesota, 99% of Coon Rapids can connect to high-speed internet services.
Coon Rapids residents have limited options for connecting to high-speed internet. CenturyLink offers DSL to 99% of the area. Xfinity brings cable internet to 98% of the area. Both of these suppliers are the sole supplier of their respective services.
Commercial users in Coon Rapids have additional options. Megapath offers copper wire and DSL while Level 3 Communications is introducing fiber optics.