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Chinese population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

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

Please see this table for information about Minnesota’s foreign-born Chinese community.

Demographics
Chinese population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 36,671
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 78.7%
Greater MN 21.3%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 16,503 45.0%
Female 20,168 55.0%
Under 5 years 2,287 6.2%
5-9 years 3,230 8.8%
10-14 years 3,389 9.2%
15-17 years 1,462 4.0%
18-24 years 4,666 12.7%
25-34 years 5,797 15.8%
35-44 years 5,368 14.6%
45-54 years 4,036 11.0%
55-64 years 3,796 10.4%
65-74 years 1,685 4.6%
75-84 years 621 1.7%
85 years and older suppressed suppressed
17 years and younger 28.3%
18-64 years 64.5%
65 years and older 7.2%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents 62.9%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 34,384
English only 30.1%
Language other than English 69.9%
Speaks English less than "very well" 36.4%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 36,578
Population with a disability 6.0%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 33,987
With a disability, under 65 4.2%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 36,107
Same residence 80.8%
Different residence in the U.S. 15.1%
Different residence outside the U.S. 4.2%
Economy
Chinese population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 11,124
Less than $35,000 25.7%
$35,000-$49,999 11.3%
$50,000-$74,999 16.9%
$75,000-$99,999 12.2%
$100,000 or more 33.9%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 67,302
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 34,976
With income below poverty 10.4%
With income 100-149% of poverty 9.3%
With income 150-199% of poverty 7.5%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 72.9%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 10,291 5.7%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 22,094 12.8%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 2,591 suppressed
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 10,291 5.7%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 3,249 46.5%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 5,662 8.6%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 5,351 6.4%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 4,036 suppressed
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 3,796 7.0%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 2,591 suppressed
Health
Chinese population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 36,578
Population without health insurance coverage 6.6%
Housing
Chinese population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 11,124
Average household size 3
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 65.4%
Renter-occupied 34.6%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 30.3%
Married couples, with children under 18 26.9%
Single male with children under 18 suppressed
Single female with children under 18 suppressed
Other family households 6.8%
Individual living alone 18.6%
Other non-family households 6.4%
Undetermined household type 8.0%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 10,793
Cost-burdened households 30.7%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 7,232
Cost-burdened owner households 22.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 3,561
Cost-burdened renter households 47.7%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 3,852
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 910
Transportation
Chinese population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles 9.2%
1 vehicle available 34.0%
2 vehicles available 45.6%
3 or more vehicles available 11.2%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 17,108
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 74.4%
Public transportation 7.9%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 17.8%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 15,627
Less than 10 minutes 16.1%
10-19 minutes 31.1%
20-29 minutes 21.8%
30 minutes or longer 31.0%
Workforce
Chinese population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 21,637
Less than high school 18.4%
High school diploma or GED 11.3%
Some college or associate's degree 16.9%
Bachelor's degree 22.4%
Graduate or professional degree 31.0%
High school graduate or higher 81.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher 53.4%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 23,663
% of working age adults who are employed 71.9%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 10,821
% of working age adults who are employed, male 76.4%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 12,842
% of working age adults who are employed, female 68.1%

 

Source:

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