Total population
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population 4,442,456
Twin Cities 50.2%
Greater Minnesota 49.8%
Top ancestries (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
German 1,268,141 28.5%
Norwegian 498,522 11.2%
Irish 282,019 6.3%
Swedish 229,862 5.2%
Gender (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Male 2,203,944 49.6%
Female 2,238,512 50.4%
Age (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Under 5 years 238,573 5.4%
5-9 years 247,045 5.6%
10-14 years 252,440 5.7%
15-17 years 156,101 3.5%
18-24 years 370,008 8.3%
25-34 years 560,523 12.6%
35-44 years 541,602 12.2%
45-54 years 598,302 13.5%
55-64 years 672,285 15.1%
65-74 years 455,680 10.3%
75-84 years 238,077 5.4%
85 years and older 111,820 2.5%
17 years and younger 20.1%
18-64 years 61.7%
65 years and older 18.1%
Foreign-born (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Foreign-born residents 1.8%
Language spoken (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (5 years and older) 4,203,883
English only 97.1%
Language other than English 2.9%
Speaks English less than "very well" 0.7%
Disability (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 4,399,133
Population with a disability 11.2%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 3,622,231
With a disability, under 65 7.1%
Residence one year ago (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (1 year and over in US) 4,398,774
Same residence 87.5%
Different residence in the U.S. 12.3%
Different residence outside the U.S. 0.2%
Household income (2019 dollars) (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total households 1,865,767
Less than $35,000 21.9%
$35,000-$49,999 12%
$50,000-$74,999 18.4%
$75,000-$99,999 14.5%
$100,000 or more 33.1%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 71,000
Poverty (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 4,358,960
With income below poverty 7.1%
With income 100-149% of poverty 5.4%
With income 150-199% of poverty 6.3%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 81.2%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 889,300 7.2%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 332,172 18.4%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 556,747 6.7%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 538,838 4.9%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 595,637 4.7%
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 669,368 6.2%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 776,898 6.6%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 2,692,762 7.2%
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 4,399,133
Population without health insurance coverage 3.1%
Households and average household size (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Households 1,865,767
Average household size 2
Owned and rental housing (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Owner-occupied 76.4%
Renter-occupied 23.6%
Households by type (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Married couples, no children under 18 33.4%
Married couples, with children under 18 19.3%
Single male with children under 18 1.3%
Single female with children under 18 2.9%
Other family households 4.4%
Individual living alone 29%
Other non-family households 3%
Undetermined household type 6.8%
Cost-burdened households (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 1,833,550
Cost-burdened households 22.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,419,359
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 414,191
Cost-burdened renter households 42.8%
Rent paid (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Households paying rent 439,533
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 5.4%
1 vehicle available 28.5%
2 vehicles available 41.6%
3 or more vehicles available 24.5%
Transportation to work (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Workers (16 years and older) 2,401,838
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 87.2%
Public transportation 2.7%
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) 2,256,170
Less than 10 minutes 16.2%
10-19 minutes 29.8%
20-29 minutes 21.8%
30 minutes or longer 32.2%
Cost-burdened owner households
Educational attainment (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Population (25 years and older) 3,178,289
Less than high school 4.3%
High school diploma or GED 25.1%
Some college or associate's degree 33.2%
Bachelor's degree 24.9%
Graduate or professional degree 12.6%
High school graduate or higher 95.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher 37.4%
Working adults (2015-2019)
Category Count Count, margin of error Percent Percent, margin of error
Total civilian population, 18-64 2,740,806
% of working age adults who are employed 82.4%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 1,379,090
% of working age adults who are employed, male 83.7%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 1,361,716
% of working age adults who are employed, female 80.1%