By tracking and analyzing trends in areas that affect our quality of life, Compass gives everyone in our state – policymakers, business and community leaders, and concerned individuals who live and work here – a common foundation to act on issues to improve our communities. More >
At 37.9, Minnesota's median age is 27th-highest in the U.S. It has ticked up one-tenth of a year each year from 2010 to 2015.
Among the 50 states, Minnesota continues to rank among the states with smaller shares of persons of color (38th). Nineteen percent of residents identify as people of color.
Minnesota has seen 17 percent growth in our population of color since 2010 – 11th highest among the 50 states. Nationally, the figure stands at 11 percent growth from 2010 to 2015.
Immigration has greatly influenced the economic and cultural development of our state. But the backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences of Minnesota’s immigrants have changed considerably over time, and differ from the nation as a whole. Compass researcher Allison Liuzzi explains.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
of Minnesota Foundation
Otto Bremer Trust
Greater Twin Cities United Way
The Jay & Rose Phillips Family
Foundation of Minnesota
The McKnight Foundation
Community Leadership Fund
of The Minneapolis Foundation
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
The Saint Paul Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation