Minnesota's children

Fast facts

Nearly a quarter of the state's population is under the age of 18

There are 1.3 million children and youth (age 0-17) living in Minnesota.
23 %

One third of Minnesota's youth (0-19) are children of color.

Children and youth are more racially and ethnically diverse than our population as a whole—34% compared to 22% of all residents.
34 %

4% of Minnesota children and youth were born in another country

Looking closer, 15% of Asian children and youth were born outside the U.S., as were 18% of Black children and youth, and 8% of Hispanic children and youth.
4 %