Minneapolis-Saint Paul at a glance

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Source: 2014-2018 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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Who lives in Minneapolis?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 28,052 6.7%
5-9 years 23,775 5.7%
10-14 years 20,496 4.9%
15-17 years 11,141 2.7%
18-24 years 56,703 13.6%
25-34 years 91,953 22.1%
35-44 years 56,704 13.6%
45-54 years 46,327 11.1%
55-64 years 41,220 9.9%
65-74 years 24,983 6.0%
75-84 years 9,874 2.4%
85 years and older 4,793 1.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 211,095 50.7%
Female 204,926 49.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 265,363 63.8%
Of Color 150,658 36.2%
Black or African American 80,546 19.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 5,834 1.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 25,497 6.1%
Other 19,427 4.7%
Two or more races 19,285 4.6%
Hispanic or Latino 39,849 9.6%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 387,969 100.0%
English only 301,472 77.7%
Language other than English 86,497 22.3%
Speaks English less than "very well" 39,119 10.1%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 412,133 100.0%
Population with a disability 56,106 13.6%
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Foreign-born residents 65,301 15.7%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 410,142 100.0%
Same residence 312,290 76.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 93,231 22.7%
Different residence outside the U.S. 4,621 1.1%

What's Minneapolis's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 173,916 100.0%
Less than $35,000 55,268 31.8%
$35,000-$49,999 20,654 11.9%
$50,000-$74,999 28,283 16.3%
$75,000-$99,999 20,044 11.5%
$100,000 or more 49,667 28.6%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $58,993 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 400,354 100.0%
Less than $35,000 55,268 31.8%
With income below poverty 79,847 19.9%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 36,791 9.2%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 33,274 8.3%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 250,442 62.6%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 105,853 26.4%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 164,306 41.0%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 54,703 13.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 52,976 13.2%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 62,963 15.7%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 67,849 16.9%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 76,025 19.0%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 52,745 13.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 412,133 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 31,311 7.6%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 185,260 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 11,344 6.1%
Occupied housing units 173,916 93.9%
Average household size 2.3
Owner-occupied 82,273 44.4%
Average household size 2.4
Renter-occupied 91,643 49.5%
Average household size 2.2
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 21,266 11.5%
1970-1999 35,623 19.2%
1940-1969 45,356 24.5%
1939 or earlier 83,015 44.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 173,916 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 77,829 44.8%
With children under 18 years 39,782 22.9%
Married-couple family households 54,025 31.1%
With children under 18 years 24,023 13.8%
Single-person family households 23,804 13.7%
With children under 18 years 15,759 9.1%
Nonfamily households 96,087 55.2%
Householder living alone 70,039 40.3%
65 years and over 15,273 8.8%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 40,541 23.3%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 29,499 17.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 103,337 59.4%
Moved in 2000-2009 35,223 20.3%
Moved in 1990-1999 18,024 10.4%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 18,024 10.4%
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All households for which cost burden is calculated 169,888 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 60,471 35.6%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 81,832 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 18,024 22.0%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 88,056 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 42,447 48.2%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 89,909
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $985
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 30,742 17.7%
1 vehicle available 72,222 41.5%
2 vehicles available 54,527 31.4%
3 or more vehicles available 16,425 9.4%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 234,101 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 159,664 68.2%
Public transportation 31,671 13.5%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 42,766 18.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 221,526 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 18,349 8.3%
10-19 minutes 71,302 32.2%
20-29 minutes 68,317 30.8%
30 minutes or longer 63,558 28.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 275,854 100.0%
Less than high school 28,418 10.3%
High school diploma or GED 43,376 15.7%
Some college or associate’s degree 67,694 24.5%
Bachelor’s Degree 82,479 29.9%
Graduate or professional Degree 53,887 19.5%
High school graduate or higher 247,436 89.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 136,366 49.4%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 291,192 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 227,585 78.2%
Civilian labor force 240,732 100.0%
Unemployed 13,147 5.5%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 211,185 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 63,523 30.1%
Age 30 to 54 112,869 53.4%
Age 55 or older 34,793 16.5%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 49,860 23.6%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 60,613 28.7%
$40,000 or more per year 100,712 47.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 20,498 9.7%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 33 0.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 13,839 6.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 5,057 2.4%
Construction 4,898 2.3%
Educational services 22,319 10.6%
Finance and insurance 13,641 6.5%
Health care and social assistance 35,200 16.7%
Information 5,547 2.6%
Management of companies and enterprises 9,215 4.4%
Manufacturing 13,112 6.2%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 33 0.0%
Other services (excluding public administration) 7,172 3.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 19,734 9.3%
Public administration 6,901 3.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 3,448 1.6%
Retail trade 16,567 7.8%
Transportation and warehousing 5,427 2.6%
Utilities 610 0.3%
Wholesale trade 7,692 3.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 157,694 74.7%
Black or African American alone 32,865 15.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 2,120 1.0%
Asian alone 12,638 6.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 191 0.1%
Two or more race groups 5,677 2.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 14,396 6.8%
High school or equivalent, no college 34,495 16.3%
Some college or associate degree 46,904 22.2%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 51,867 24.6%