Workers of color in Minnesota have been more severely impacted by the economic challenges brought on by COVID-19.
Minnesota has been praised for a high quality of life, and disparaged for its racial inequities. Wilder Research’s Paul Mattessich reexamines why the pieces don’t fit in the puzzle that is Minnesota.
The U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey provides near real-time data on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. households.
When you look at each population in the state by race, disparities in COVID-19 death rates become more evident.
Recent articles highlighting key trends and issues:
MN Compass looks at risk factors of Twin Cities communities.
Foreign-born populations continue to grow as a proportion of the overall population, making up 9% of Minnesota’s population, up from 7% in 2010.
Approximately 38% of householders of color pay too much for housing.
The ratio of retirement-age adults (65+) to working-age adults (16-64) increased in 60 Minnesota cities, signaling disproportionate growth in the number of older adults compared to the working-age population.
Between 2016 and 2019, the share of Minnesota students who report being highly engaged in enrichment activities fell from 65% to nearly 60%.
View a statewide listing of racial equity programs and training providers serving faith communities, civic organizations, educational institutions, and anyone working to combat racism and increase cultural competence.
2020 ANNUAL REPORT
Profiles for the state, Minnesota's 7 regions, 87 counties, cities with populations of 1000+, and select neighborhoods. Use the “Build Your Own” profile tool to exactly pinpoint the location of the data you need.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
of Minnesota Foundation
Otto Bremer Trust
Greater Twin Cities United Way
The Jay & Rose Phillips Family
Foundation of Minnesota
The McKnight Foundation
The Minneapolis Foundation
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation