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African American population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

This table contains information about all Minnesota residents with African American ancestry, including native- and foreign-born residents. Cultural identification is based on a combination of race, ancestry, and birthplace.

Demographics
African American population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 230,338
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 82.6%
Greater MN 17.4%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 119,546 51.9%
Female 110,792 48.1%
Under 5 years 22,376 9.7%
5-9 years 24,837 10.8%
10-14 years 22,614 9.8%
15-17 years 13,573 5.9%
18-24 years 30,727 13.3%
25-34 years 36,442 15.8%
35-44 years 25,558 11.1%
45-54 years 25,853 11.2%
55-64 years 17,739 7.7%
65-74 years 7,002 3.0%
75-84 years 2,699 1.2%
85 years and older 918 0.4%
17 years and younger 36.2%
18-64 years 59.2%
65 years and older 4.6%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents suppressed
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 207,962
English only 96.9%
Language other than English 3.1%
Speaks English less than "very well" 0.5%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 222,779
Population with a disability 16.3%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 212,840
With a disability, under 65 14.9%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 226,286
Same residence 75.3%
Different residence in the U.S. 24.5%
Different residence outside the U.S. 0.2%
Economy
African American population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 71,371
Less than $35,000 50.5%
$35,000-$49,999 15.8%
$50,000-$74,999 15.1%
$75,000-$99,999 7.9%
$100,000 or more 10.6%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 34,724
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 218,812
With income below poverty 28.0%
With income 100-149% of poverty 15.5%
With income 150-199% of poverty 11.7%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 44.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 80,499 31.7%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 128,374 26.6%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 9,939 15.9%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 80,499 31.7%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 27,708 25.8%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 34,317 28.4%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 24,164 24.1%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 24,990 24.2%
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 17,195 31.1%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 9,939 15.9%
Health
African American population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 222,779
Population without health insurance coverage 8.2%
Housing
African American population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 71,371
Average household size 2
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 24.8%
Renter-occupied 75.2%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 9.8%
Married couples, with children under 18 10.4%
Single male with children under 18 2.2%
Single female with children under 18 18.8%
Other family households 8.8%
Individual living alone 38.5%
Other non-family households 3.5%
Undetermined household type 8.0%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 69,666
Cost-burdened households 53.5%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 17,447
Cost-burdened owner households 34.5%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 52,219
Cost-burdened renter households 59.8%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 53,675
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 898
Transportation
African American population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles 27.8%
1 vehicle available 42.1%
2 vehicles available 22.0%
3 or more vehicles available 8.0%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 88,972
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 75.9%
Public transportation 14.7%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 9.4%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 86,367
Less than 10 minutes 11.2%
10-19 minutes 30.9%
20-29 minutes 25.1%
30 minutes or longer 32.8%
Workforce
African American population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 116,211
Less than high school 13.2%
High school diploma or GED 26.7%
Some college or associate's degree 42.0%
Bachelor's degree 11.3%
Graduate or professional degree 6.7%
High school graduate or higher 86.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher 18.1%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 136,252
% of working age adults who are employed 64.3%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 71,767
% of working age adults who are employed, male 61.4%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 64,485
% of working age adults who are employed, female 67.6%

 

Source:

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey.