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Minneapolis-Saint Paul neighborhoods

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  • Click on a neighborhood area within the map for more details and for links to the profiles. In Minneapolis, profiles are also available by community – groupings of several neighborhoods (map).
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Source: 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, adjusted to fit current neighborhood boundaries using the 2010 Census counts. The 5-year estimates represent averages of data collected over that time period.


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  • In Minneapolis, the most populous neighborhood is Whittier, with nearly 14,800 residents. In Saint Paul, the most populous neighborhood is Payne-Phalen with 31,500 residents.
  • The Payne-Phalen neighborhood likewise has the highest number of residents of color (nearly 21,300, or 68% of the population); Sumner-Glenwood has the highest share of residents of color, at 88 percent. 
  • In Minneapolis, Nicollet Island- East Bank is the "oldest" neighborhood, with 22 percent of its residents 65 years or older.
  • In Minneapolis, Sumner-Glenwood is the youngest neighborhood; 18% of its residents are under age 5.
  • In Saint Paul, the oldest neighborhood is Highland (14% of its residents age 65 or older) and the youngest is Frogtown/ Thomas- Dale (10% of its residents are under age 5).
  • The East Phillips neighborhood in Minneapolis has the highest overall share of households with kids under age 18 (59%); in Saint Paul, Payne-Phalen lays claim to this title (45%).
  • Median incomes range from over $124,700 (Fulton) to $16,600 (Ventura Village).
  • Over a quarter of workers in three neighborhoods are transit commuters: Phillips West (28%), East Phillips (27%), Ventura Village (26%)
  • The University of Minnesota neighborhood has the largest share of renter-occupied housing units (92%).
  • The Page neighborhood has the largest share of owner-occupied housing units (91%).
  • The Hawthorne neighborhood experiences the longest travel time to work: 40 percent of residents not home-based work 30 minutes or longer from their home.
  • At 56 percent, Mid- City Industrial has the largest share of young workers, age 29 and younger.
  • The Sumner- Glenwood neighborhood boasts the largest share of workers in the Health care and social assistance industry (26%).

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Additional thanks to our Neighborhood Profile Advisory Committee and also to the Community Planning & Economic Development department at the City of Minneapolis for providing data assistance.