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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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FAST FACTS

We recently updated the predefined profiles with data from the 2012-2016 American Community Survey. Did you know across the Twin Cities region...

  • The homeownership rates vary from 21% in Spring Park to 98% in Grant
  • Renter households size can vary, e.g., an average size of 2.2  and median rent of $898 in Richfield compared with 1.6 and $2,333 in Minnetonka
  • Just over half of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park residents are people of color
  • 20% or more of residents are people of color in 1 out of 4 cities
  • Tonka Bay has the highest percent of residents living in cost-burdened owner households at 33%
  • North Oaks has the fourth highest rate of renters living in cost-burdened households at 66% and also the second highest median income $ 149,507
  • 35% of Elko New Market's population are children under 17, the largest population of children
  • 1/3 of Spring Park, Oak Park Heights, and North Oaks populations are adults older than 65.

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