Twin Cities Region

Find at-a-glance trends and data on population, housing, workforce and more for areas within the Twin Cities region. Choose a profile for the region as a whole, each of the 7-counties, or cities with populations of 1,000 and larger. Or, create a custom profile for your geographic area of interest — such as a township, cluster of neighborhoods, school district, or a specified area around an intersection.

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We recently updated the predefined profiles with data from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey. Did you know across the Twin Cities region...

  • The homeownership rates vary from 23% in Spring Park to 97% in Independence
  • Renter households size can vary, e.g., an average size of 2.4 and median rent of $854 in Richfield compared with 1.6 and $2,100 in North Oaks
  • 20% or more of residents are people of color in 1 out of 4 cities, including over half of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park residents
  • At 40%, Excelsior has the highest percent of cost-burdened homeowners
  • North Oaks has the second highest median income($ 151,397), but also the third highest rate of cost-burdened renters (74%)
  • With 41% of its population under age 18, Elko New Market is the youngest city in the region
  • The oldest cities? Spring Park, Oak Park Heights, and North Oaks, where 1/3 of residents are 65 or older

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