Who lives in Hennepin County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 80,738 6.5%
5-9 years 77,481 6.3%
10-14 years 72,509 5.9%
15-17 years 42,603 3.4%
18-24 years 107,469 8.7%
25-34 years 210,898 17.1%
35-44 years 164,066 13.3%
45-54 years 159,223 12.9%
55-64 years 156,331 12.7%
65-74 years 94,842 7.7%
75-84 years 45,517 3.7%
85 years and older 23,801 1.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 610,530 49.4%
Female 624,948 50.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 897,497 72.6%
Of Color 337,981 27.4%
Black or African American 161,230 13.1%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 8,819 0.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 87,536 7.1%
Other 35,370 2.9%
Two or more races 44,575 3.6%
Hispanic or Latino 85,264 6.9%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 1,154,740 100.0%
English only 943,839 81.7%
Language other than English 210,901 18.3%
Speaks English less than "very well" 85,334 7.4%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 1,226,779 100.0%
Population with a disability 144,850 11.8%
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Foreign-born residents 173,980 14.1%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 1,219,780 100.0%
Same residence 1,013,565 83.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 195,878 16.1%
Different residence outside the U.S. 10,337 0.8%

What's Hennepin County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 503,476 100.0%
Less than $35,000 116,983 23.2%
$35,000-$49,999 55,257 11.0%
$50,000-$74,999 82,290 16.3%
$75,000-$99,999 62,917 12.5%
$100,000 or more 186,029 36.9%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $74,113 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 1,212,940 100.0%
Less than $35,000 116,983 23.2%
With income below poverty 133,772 11.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 80,129 6.6%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 81,023 6.7%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 918,016 75.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 173,565 14.3%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 314,929 26.0%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 109,710 9.0%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 96,921 8.0%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 97,159 8.0%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 102,490 8.4%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 128,636 10.6%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 91,965 7.6%
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 1,226,779 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 72,743 5.9%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 529,475 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 25,999 4.9%
Occupied housing units 503,476 95.1%
Average household size 2.4
Owner-occupied 314,239 59.3%
Average household size 2.5
Renter-occupied 189,237 35.7%
Average household size 2.2
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 69,218 13.1%
1970-1999 200,544 37.9%
1940-1969 160,718 30.4%
1939 or earlier 98,995 18.7%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 503,476 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 288,997 57.4%
With children under 18 years 139,973 27.8%
Married-couple family households 223,808 44.5%
With children under 18 years 98,278 19.5%
Single-person family households 65,189 12.9%
With children under 18 years 41,695 8.3%
Nonfamily households 214,479 42.6%
Householder living alone 165,600 32.9%
65 years and over 52,062 10.3%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 141,646 28.1%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 116,889 23.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 253,235 50.3%
Moved in 2000-2009 115,849 23.0%
Moved in 1990-1999 68,462 13.6%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 65,930 13.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 495,505 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 150,171 30.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 312,641 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 64,185 20.5%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 182,864 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 85,986 47.0%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 185,391
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $1,085
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 50,696 10.1%
1 vehicle available 175,897 34.9%
2 vehicles available 197,640 39.3%
3 or more vehicles available 79,243 15.7%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 676,195 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 544,690 80.6%
Public transportation 49,470 7.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 82,035 12.1%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 636,341 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 58,938 9.3%
10-19 minutes 195,137 30.7%
20-29 minutes 180,809 28.4%
30 minutes or longer 201,457 31.7%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 854,678 100.0%
Less than high school 57,992 6.8%
High school diploma or GED 142,555 16.7%
Some college or associate’s degree 233,467 27.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 266,320 31.2%
Graduate or professional Degree 154,344 18.1%
High school graduate or higher 796,686 93.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 420,664 49.2%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 795,010 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 644,361 81.1%
Civilian labor force 671,996 100.0%
Unemployed 27,635 4.1%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 647,604 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 162,204 25.0%
Age 30 to 54 346,503 53.5%
Age 55 or older 138,897 21.4%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 139,544 21.5%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 165,676 25.6%
$40,000 or more per year 342,384 52.9%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 51,681 8.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 184 0.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 39,088 6.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 13,154 2.0%
Construction 19,073 2.9%
Educational services 58,958 9.1%
Finance and insurance 44,470 6.9%
Health care and social assistance 100,989 15.6%
Information 15,499 2.4%
Management of companies and enterprises 27,595 4.3%
Manufacturing 55,002 8.5%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 184 0.0%
Other services (excluding public administration) 21,217 3.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 62,065 9.6%
Public administration 19,599 3.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing 11,150 1.7%
Retail trade 56,303 8.7%
Transportation and warehousing 16,221 2.5%
Utilities 2,077 0.3%
Wholesale trade 32,202 5.0%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 504,937 78.0%
Black or African American alone 76,519 11.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 4,023 0.6%
Asian alone 48,162 7.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 526 0.1%
Two or more race groups 13,437 2.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 41,661 6.4%
High school or equivalent, no college 111,858 17.3%
Some college or associate degree 155,859 24.1%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 176,022 27.2%