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When you see Minnesota Compass data as representing the things in life you value, you can use these numbers to tell meaningful stories.

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Minnesota is growing

The detail in the data: Introducing profiles of 26 of Minnesota’s largest cultural communities

Minnesota Compass launches a new section that provides in-depth data by cultural group to help all of us better understand the composition and quality of life of diverse Minnesotans throughout the state.

Data Update

Minnesota is home to 267,000 children of immigrants. In other words, more than 1 in 6 kids statewide is the child of an immigrant.

Statewide, our school-aged population still outnumbers our older adult population. But this is not the case in all regions of the state. Older adults already outnumber school-aged kids in the Northland, Northwest, Southern, Southwest, and West Central regions.

Statewide, there are four working-age adults for every one older adult, down from five-to-one in 2010. The ratio is even smaller in some Minnesota regions. There are three working-age adults for every older adult in the Northland, Northwest, Southwest, and West Central regions of the state.

Minnesota’s economic output, or gross domestic product (GDP), stands at $331.4 billion. 2018 marks the ninth straight year of year-over-year increases in Minnesota’s GDP.

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Racial Equity Resource Directory

View a statewide listing of racial equity programs and training providers serving faith communities, civic organizations, educational institutions, and anyone working to combat racism and increase cultural competence.

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Profiles for the state, Minnesota's 7 regions, 87 counties, cities with populations of 1000+, and select neighborhoods. Use the “Build Your Own” profile tool to exactly pinpoint the location of the data you need.

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