Welcome to the Twin Cities region of Minnesota Compass. More than half of Minnesota’s residents live in this 7-county area. It is one of the fastest growing in the Midwest and is expected to add a half million residents by 2030.
Thanks to our collaboration of foundations for their generous support and to the more than 500 community leaders who have volunteered their time and expertise to shape the project.
A compilation of key measures is only a click away! We've pulled together information specific to each area listed below in one table. Be sure to check out our topic areas and other sections for more information at the county, region, and state levels and to learn more about key issues and how to address them.
NEW! EAST METRO AREA
Get detailed information and trends with breakdowns by race, gender, and income as available for east metro counties and the City of Saint Paul. Special funding provided by the Saint Paul Foundation. Read more.
Get recent census data for Minneapolis and Saint Paul neighborhoods. Find at-a-glance trends and data on population, housing, employment, and more. Special funding provided by the McKnight Foundation. Read more.