Minnesota Demographic Data

Minnesota Demographic Summary

  • Population: 5,379,139
  • Area: 86,935.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 79,607.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 7,328.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 61.87 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,443.57 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Minnesota Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,759,560
50.3%
50.8
Male
2,730,030
49.7%
49.2
Total Population
5,489,590
 
 

Minnesota Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
350,927
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
356,553
6.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
361,354
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
356,969
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
362,856
6.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
745,711
13.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
675,937
12.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
744,590
13.6% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
390,211
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
339,528
6.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
451,628
8.2% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
238,759
4.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
114,571
2.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,206,700
76.6%
77.1
Female
2,135,060
50.8%
51.4%
Male
2,071,640
49.2%
48.6%
21 Years and over
3,992,270
72.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,002,390
18.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
804,958
14.7%
14.9
Female
443,806
55.1%
55.9%
Male
361,152
44.9%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
38

Minnesota Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,333,860
97.2% 
96.9
White
4,614,800
84.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
320,267
5.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
55,212
1.0% 
0.8
Asian
258,839
4.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
45,033
0.8% 
1.2
Chinese
32,657
0.6% 
1.3
Filipino
9,743
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
4,429
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
16,496
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
30,429
0.6% 
0.5
Other Asian
120,052
2.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,570
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
229
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
222
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
173
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
946
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
83,169
1.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
155,738
2.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
282,040
5.1% 
17.6
Mexican
188,734
3.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
14,479
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
4,334
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
74,493
1.4% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,207,550
94.9% 
82.4

Minnesota Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
112,193
3.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
155,113
4.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
941,170
25.4% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
794,499
21.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
413,953
11.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
847,584
22.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
436,423
11.8% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
267,306
7.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
3,433,629
92.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,284,007
34.7%
30.6

Minnesota Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,402,590
31.7%
33.5
Now Married
2,291,790
51.8%
47.5
Divorced
450,511
10.2%
11.0
Separated
47,293
1.1%
2.1
Widowed
228,577
5.2%
5.8

Minnesota Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,550,270
88.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
588,397
11.5%
21.5%
Spanish
193,630
3.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
104,916
2.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
174,668
3.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
115,183
2.2%
1.0%

Minnesota Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
103,958
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
85,245
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
190,501
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
183,369
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
276,779
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
405,246
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
301,391
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
341,674
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
137,225
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
121,874
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
63,488
 
55,775
Per capita income
33,425
 
29,979

Minnesota Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
63,248
2.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
246,021
8.4%
9.8
Construction
177,870
6.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
726,879
25.0%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
212,642
7.3%
6.5
Information
49,606
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
390,950
13.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
129,798
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
285,602
9.8%
11.3
Public administration
91,730
3.1%
4.6
Retail trade
320,261
11.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
133,184
4.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
85,385
2.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
237,626
8.2%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,170,830
40.2%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
379,473
13.0%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
650,156
22.3%
23.6
Service occupations
475,093
16.3%
18.0

Minnesota Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,861,000
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,235,350
78.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
238,071
8.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
103,498
3.6%
5.2
Walked
77,518
2.7%
2.8
Other means
49,211
1.7%
1.8
Worked at home
157,355
5.5%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.0
 
26.0

Minnesota Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
146,735
6.8%
8.9
1 vehicles
650,365
30.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
861,719
40.1%
37.2
3 or more
488,443
22.7%
20.3

Minnesota Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,147,260
89.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
1,523,270
70.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
623,989
29.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
249,819
10.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Minnesota Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,397,080
1 room
51,242
2.1%
2.3
2 rooms
69,879
2.9%
2.5
3 rooms
207,559
8.7%
9.0
4 rooms
336,573
14.0%
16.6
5 rooms
351,607
14.7%
20.0
6 rooms
355,613
14.8%
17.9
7 rooms
297,308
12.4%
12.1
8 rooms
262,752
11.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
464,548
19.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Minnesota Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,397,080
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
1,604,870
67.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
178,721
7.5%
5.8
2-units
55,617
2.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
48,898
2.0%
4.5
5 to 9 units
54,381
2.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
78,785
3.3%
4.6
20 or more units
292,806
12.2%
8.8
Mobile home
81,910
3.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,092
0.0%
0.1

Minnesota Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
399,005
16.6%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
108,783
4.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
240,316
10.0%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
239,908
10.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
363,551
15.2%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
305,664
12.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
333,190
13.9%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Minnesota Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,420,350
66.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
225,549
10.5%
4.7
Electricity
366,326
17.1%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
41,930
2.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
493
0.0%
0.1
Wood
51,735
2.4%
2.0
Solar energy
443
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
23,873
1.1%
0.5
No fuel used
16,564
0.8%
1.2

Minnesota Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,011,320
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
12,360
1.2%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
56,332
5.6%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
58,106
5.7%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
117,398
11.6%
4.1%
$500 to $999
183,726
18.2%
42.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
245,777
24.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
337,626
33.4%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
493,798
49.0%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
172,496
17.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
108,352
10.7%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
66,983
6.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
166,993
16.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
2,703
NR
NR

Minnesota Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
597,875 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
160,595
26.9%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
53,378
8.9%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
12,449
2.1%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
4,001
0.7%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
2,966
0.5%
1.5%
$500 to $999
277,167
46.4%
42.7%
Less than $500
87,319
14.6%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
26,114
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
888
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
81,590
13.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
78,427
13.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
82,932
14.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
72,929
12.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
52,228
8.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
222,055
37.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
33,828
NR
NR

Minnesota Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,523,270
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
75,021
4.9%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
144,033
9.5%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
238,224
15.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
304,453
20.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
393,944
25.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
268,489
17.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
82,366
5.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
16,743
1.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
200,000
 
194,500
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