Minnesota

5,519,952 Population

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

79,628.4 square miles 69.3 people per square mile 87 Counties       905 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
1.7%
was 1.7%
Ranked 22nd Highest in US
Population Density
69.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.6%
was 51.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.2%
was 8.3%
Ranked 23rd Highest in US
Percent Under 18
23.3%
was 23.4%
Ranked 17th Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
15.0%
was 14.7%
Ranked 33rd Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 3.7
Ranked 9th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
9.9%
was 10.2%
Ranked 5th Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$63,217
was $63,488
Ranked 11th Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
45
44.9
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,700
Ranked 14th Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
80
was 85
Ranked 4th Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
53,340
was 52,292
Ranked 13th Highest in US

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.4
was 2.1
Ranked 33rd Highest in US
Violent Crimes per 100,000
242.6
was 234.4
Ranked 39th Highest in US
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,222.1
was 2,420.4
Ranked 30th Highest in US
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
5
was 5
Ranked 29th Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
2
was 2
Ranked 48th Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
7
was 7
Ranked 45th Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,409,701
was 2,397,081
Ranked 21st Highest in US
Median Rent
$912
was $888
Ranked 25th Highest in US
Total Building Permits
17,372
was 16,105
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,148,725
was 2,147,262
 
Homeownership Rate
71.3%
was 70.9%
Ranked 3rd Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
11,167
was 9,207
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
30.3
was 30.1
Ranked 32nd Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
29.7%
was 28.6%
Ranked 27th Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
6,205
was 6,898
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 34th Highest in US
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.3
was 6.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.2
was 3.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.6%
was 96.9%
Ranked 21st Highest in US
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in US

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.9%
was 92.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
34.8%
was 34.7%
Ranked 12th Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
7.8%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
43,482
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
6,398
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,414
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
81
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
316
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
1,950
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
1,156
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
4,219
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
4.0%
was 3.5%
Ranked 47th Highest in US
Own Source Revenue
73.1%
was 71.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in US
Debt Service Ratio
3.8%
was 6.5%
Ranked 44th Highest in US

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