Who lives in the Twin Cities Region?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 200,060 6.6%
5-9 years 201,346 6.6%
10-14 years 198,494 6.5%
15-17 years 117,768 3.9%
18-24 years 263,378 8.7%
25-34 years 459,585 15.1%
35-44 years 399,319 13.1%
45-54 years 410,408 13.5%
55-64 years 390,595 12.8%
65-74 years 234,633 7.7%
75-84 years 111,079 3.7%
85 years and older 53,043 1.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 1,500,624 49.4%
Female 1,539,084 50.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 2,328,568 76.6%
Of Color 711,140 23.4%
Black or African American 288,828 9.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 18,437 0.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 225,056 7.4%
Other 70,602 2.3%
Two or more races 107,060 3.5%
Hispanic or Latino 192,028 6.3%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 2,839,648 100.0%
English only 2,381,552 83.9%
Language other than English 458,096 16.1%
Speaks English less than "very well" 187,303 6.6%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 3,017,259 100.0%
Population with a disability 353,650 11.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 363,294 12.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 3,001,365 100.0%
Same residence 2,549,912 85.0%
Different residence in the U.S. 431,944 14.4%
Different residence outside the U.S. 19,509 0.7%

What's the Twin Cities Region's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 1,177,083 100.0%
Less than $35,000 248,656 21.1%
$35,000-$49,999 128,320 10.9%
$50,000-$74,999 197,939 16.8%
$75,000-$99,999 161,695 13.7%
$100,000 or more 440,473 37.4%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $83,288 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 2,990,939 100.0%
Less than $35,000 248,656 21.1%
With income below poverty 282,384 9.4%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 186,015 6.2%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 196,040 6.6%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 2,326,500 77.8%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 376,200 12.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 554,287 18.5%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 267,461 8.9%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 216,522 7.2%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 193,371 6.5%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 203,581 6.8%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 264,654 8.8%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 197,789 6.6%
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 3,017,259 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 157,975 5.2%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 1,230,630 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 53,547 4.4%
Occupied housing units 1,177,083 95.6%
Average household size 2.7
Owner-occupied 804,158 65.3%
Average household size 2.8
Renter-occupied 372,925 30.3%
Average household size 2.3
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 206,150 16.8%
1970-1999 534,824 43.5%
1940-1969 309,962 25.2%
1939 or earlier 179,694 14.6%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 1,177,083 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 745,059 63.3%
With children under 18 years 367,997 31.3%
Married-couple family households 580,734 49.3%
With children under 18 years 260,711 22.1%
Single-person family households 164,325 14.0%
With children under 18 years 107,286 9.1%
Nonfamily households 432,024 36.7%
Householder living alone 339,556 28.8%
65 years and over 116,689 9.9%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 371,543 31.6%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 281,426 23.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 553,927 47.1%
Moved in 2000-2009 292,357 24.8%
Moved in 1990-1999 171,970 14.6%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 158,829 13.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 1,160,194 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 322,886 27.8%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 800,738 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 153,248 19.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 359,456 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 169,638 47.2%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 363,959
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $1,119
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 91,325 7.8%
1 vehicle available 370,927 31.5%
2 vehicles available 485,719 41.3%
3 or more vehicles available 229,112 19.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 1,633,803 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 1,386,465 84.9%
Public transportation 87,307 5.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 160,031 9.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 1,542,895 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 150,869 9.8%
10-19 minutes 436,972 28.3%
20-29 minutes 408,527 26.5%
30 minutes or longer 546,527 35.4%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 2,058,662 100.0%
Less than high school 136,412 6.6%
High school diploma or GED 410,869 20.0%
Some college or associate’s degree 611,399 29.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 582,159 28.3%
Graduate or professional Degree 317,823 15.4%
High school graduate or higher 1,922,250 93.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 899,982 43.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 1,913,145 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 1,558,337 81.5%
Civilian labor force 1,620,861 100.0%
Unemployed 62,524 3.9%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 1,607,477 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 388,224 24.2%
Age 30 to 54 870,254 54.1%
Age 55 or older 348,999 21.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 350,361 21.8%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 413,687 25.7%
$40,000 or more per year 843,429 52.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 127,779 7.9%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 657 0.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 89,472 5.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 32,192 2.0%
Construction 58,882 3.7%
Educational services 147,825 9.2%
Finance and insurance 98,921 6.2%
Health care and social assistance 247,954 15.4%
Information 36,022 2.2%
Management of companies and enterprises 65,963 4.1%
Manufacturing 152,334 9.5%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 657 0.0%
Other services (excluding public administration) 54,391 3.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 125,234 7.8%
Public administration 61,549 3.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing 24,572 1.5%
Retail trade 147,810 9.2%
Transportation and warehousing 47,157 2.9%
Utilities 5,977 0.4%
Wholesale trade 79,085 4.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 1,303,184 81.1%
Black or African American alone 145,357 9.0%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 9,378 0.6%
Asian alone 118,199 7.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 1,255 0.1%
Two or more race groups 30,104 1.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 100,750 6.3%
High school or equivalent, no college 288,395 17.9%
Some college or associate degree 398,342 24.8%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 431,766 26.9%