Total population
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population 5,490,726
Twin Cities 54.9%
Greater Minnesota 45.1%
Gender (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Male 2,732,294 49.8%
Female 2,758,432 50.2%
Age (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Under 5 years 347,812 6.3%
5-9 years 368,713 6.7%
10-14 years 356,203 6.5%
15-17 years 212,991 3.9%
18-24 years 503,211 9.2%
25-34 years 749,583 13.7%
35-44 years 678,663 12.4%
45-54 years 745,435 13.6%
55-64 years 724,916 13.2%
65-74 years 451,268 8.2%
75-84 years 238,423 4.3%
85 years and older 113,508 2.1%
17 years and younger 23.4%
18-64 years 62%
65 years and older 14.6%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Foreign-born residents 8.1%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (5 years and older) 5,142,914
English only 88.6%
Language other than English 11.4%
Speaks English less than "very well" 4.5%
Disability (2013-17)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 5,432,649
Population with a disability 10.8%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 4,659,582
With a disability, under 65 7.4%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (1 year and over in US) 5,423,676
Same residence 85.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 13.8%
Different residence outside the U.S. 0.5%
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total households 2,153,100
Less than $35,000 25.5%
$35,000-$49,999 12.8%
$50,000-$74,999 18.5%
$75,000-$99,999 14%
$100,000 or more 29.3%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 65,154
Poverty (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 5,377,542
With income below poverty 10.7%
With income 100-149% of poverty 7.1%
With income 150-199% of poverty 7.6%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 74.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 1,275,597 14.1%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 451,053 22%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 741,828 11%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 673,624 7.8%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 741,056 6.8%
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 721,317 7.4%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 773,067 7.1%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 3,328,878 10.1%
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 5,432,649
Population without health insurance coverage 5.5%
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Households 2,153,100
Average household size 2
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Owner-occupied 71.4%
Renter-occupied 28.6%
Households by type (2013-2017)
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 20.3%
Single male with children under 18 1.4%
Single female with children under 18 4.3%
Other family households 5%
Individual living alone 28.4%
Other non-family households 3%
Undetermined household type 7%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 2,113,277
Cost-burdened households 26.6%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,529,438
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 583,839
Cost-burdened renter households 46%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Households paying rent 615,981
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 890
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
No vehicles 7%
1 vehicle available 29.7%
2 vehicles available 40.5%
3 or more vehicles available 22.8%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Workers (16 years and older) 2,849,206
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 86.5%
Public transportation 3.6%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 9.9%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total age 16+ (not home based) 2,696,024
Less than 10 minutes 16.2%
10-19 minutes 30.3%
20-29 minutes 21.9%
30 minutes or longer 31.6%
Cost-burdened owner households
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (25 years and older) 3,701,796
Less than high school 7.3%
High school diploma or GED 25.5%
Some college or associate's degree 32.6%
Bachelor's degree 22.8%
Graduate or professional degree 11.7%
High school graduate or higher 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher 34.6%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total civilian population, 18-64 3,399,585
% of working age adults who are employed 79.7%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 1,711,522
% of working age adults who are employed, male 82.1%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 1,688,063
% of working age adults who are employed, female 77.3%