Total population
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population 5,563,378
Twin Cities 55.1%
Greater Minnesota 44.9%
Gender (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Male 2,769,652 49.8%
Female 2,793,726 50.2%
Age (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Under 5 years 349,865 6.3%
5-9 years 369,687 6.6%
10-14 years 360,551 6.5%
15-17 years 215,148 3.9%
18-24 years 499,454 9%
25-34 years 755,263 13.6%
35-44 years 700,680 12.6%
45-54 years 709,976 12.8%
55-64 years 744,791 13.4%
65-74 years 491,197 8.8%
75-84 years 250,957 4.5%
85 years and older 115,809 2.1%
17 years and younger 23.3%
18-64 years 61.3%
65 years and older 15.4%
Foreign-born (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Foreign-born residents 8.4%
Language spoken (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (5 years and older) 5,213,513
English only 88.1%
Language other than English 11.9%
Speaks English less than "very well" 4.5%
Disability (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 5,505,438
Population with a disability 10.9%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 4,677,582
With a disability, under 65 7.3%
Residence one year ago (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (1 year and over in US) 5,499,243
Same residence 85.9%
Different residence in the U.S. 13.6%
Different residence outside the U.S. 0.5%
Household income (2019 dollars) (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total households 2,185,555
Less than $35,000 24.1%
$35,000-$49,999 12.5%
$50,000-$74,999 18.1%
$75,000-$99,999 14.1%
$100,000 or more 31.2%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 67,700
Poverty (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 5,449,016
With income below poverty 9.9%
With income 100-149% of poverty 6.9%
With income 150-199% of poverty 7.2%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 76%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 1,284,305 13%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 449,029 19.9%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 747,507 9.8%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 694,652 7.3%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 705,250 6.2%
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 740,421 7.4%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 827,852 7.3%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 3,336,859 9.3%
Health care coverage (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 5,505,438
Population without health insurance coverage 4.5%
Households and average household size (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Households 2,185,555
Average household size 2
Owned and rental housing (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Owner-occupied 71.4%
Renter-occupied 28.6%
Households by type (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Married couples, no children under 18 30.6%
Married couples, with children under 18 20.2%
Single male with children under 18 1.5%
Single female with children under 18 4.2%
Other family households 4.9%
Individual living alone 28.5%
Other non-family households 3.1%
Undetermined household type 7.1%
Cost-burdened households (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 2,145,501
Cost-burdened households 25.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,552,125
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 593,376
Cost-burdened renter households 45.1%
Rent paid (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Households paying rent 625,683
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 920
Vehicles per household (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
No vehicles 6.7%
1 vehicle available 29.6%
2 vehicles available 40.4%
3 or more vehicles available 23.4%
Transportation to work (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Workers (16 years and older) 2,899,457
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 86.4%
Public transportation 3.5%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 10.1%
Travel time to work (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total age 16+ (not home based) 2,736,437
Less than 10 minutes 15.6%
10-19 minutes 30.1%
20-29 minutes 22.1%
30 minutes or longer 32.1%
Cost-burdened owner households
Educational attainment (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (25 years and older) 3,768,673
Less than high school 6.9%
High school diploma or GED 24.7%
Some college or associate's degree 32.5%
Bachelor's degree 23.6%
Graduate or professional degree 12.4%
High school graduate or higher 93.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher 36%
Working adults (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total civilian population, 18-64 3,407,687
% of working age adults who are employed 80.7%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 1,716,257
% of working age adults who are employed, male 82.1%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 1,691,430
% of working age adults who are employed, female 78.2%