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
2,772,010
50.2%
50.8
Male
2,747,950
49.8%
49.2
Total Population
5,519,950
 
 

Minnesota Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
351,080
6.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
367,625
6.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
354,541
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
356,368
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
365,055
6.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
744,809
13.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
680,392
12.3% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
727,552
13.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
392,973
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
349,222
6.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
471,206
8.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
237,811
4.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
121,318
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,231,330
76.7%
77.2
Female
2,144,280
50.7%
51.3%
Male
2,087,050
49.3%
48.7%
21 Years and over
4,014,820
72.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,035,290
18.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
830,335
15.0%
15.2
Female
456,398
55.0%
55.8%
Male
373,937
45.0%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Minnesota Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,363,310
97.2% 
96.8
White
4,596,570
83.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
331,308
6.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
63,229
1.1% 
0.8
Asian
258,899
4.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
41,620
0.8% 
1.2
Chinese
31,632
0.6% 
1.3
Filipino
13,562
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
4,918
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
17,023
0.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
32,163
0.6% 
0.6
Other Asian
117,981
2.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,452
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
474
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
399
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
106
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
473
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
111,852
2.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
156,646
2.8% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
288,460
5.2% 
17.8
Mexican
198,322
3.6% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
13,257
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
4,289
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
72,592
1.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,231,490
94.8% 
82.2

Minnesota Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
111,658
3.0% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
152,230
4.1% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
937,937
25.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
796,712
21.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
429,762
11.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
860,125
23.1% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
436,859
11.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
263,888
7.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
3,461,395
92.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,296,984
34.8%
31.2

Minnesota Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,432,069
32.2%
33.7
Now Married
2,281,660
51.3%
47.5
Divorced
459,198
10.3%
11.0
Separated
44,499
1.0%
2.0
Widowed
229,281
5.2%
5.8

Minnesota Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,571,140
88.4%
78.4%
Languages other than english
597,727
11.6%
21.6%
Spanish
203,163
3.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
101,519
2.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
175,457
3.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
117,588
2.3%
1.1%

Minnesota Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
99,348
4.6%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
88,525
4.1%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
180,967
8.4%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
177,587
8.3%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
271,497
12.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
392,816
18.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
298,663
13.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
354,514
16.5%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
146,364
6.8%
5.8
$200,000 or more
138,444
6.4%
6.4
Median household income
65,599
 
57,617
Per capita income
34,515
 
31,128

Minnesota Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
61,695
2.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
245,948
8.4%
9.8
Construction
173,950
6.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
722,590
24.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
209,355
7.2%
6.6
Information
52,017
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
395,706
13.5%
10.1
Other services except public administration
129,237
4.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
286,890
9.8%
11.4
Public administration
98,755
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
329,873
11.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
132,020
4.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
83,610
2.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
236,761
8.1%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,169,810
40.0%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
373,219
12.8%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
661,418
22.6%
23.3
Service occupations
480,434
16.4%
18.1

Minnesota Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,868,580
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,232,600
77.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
246,345
8.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
103,966
3.6%
5.1
Walked
75,145
2.6%
2.7
Other means
43,089
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
167,431
5.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.5
 
26.6

Minnesota Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
146,138
6.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
642,986
29.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
871,020
40.5%
37.1
3 or more
488,581
22.7%
21.0

Minnesota Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,148,720
89.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,532,030
71.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
616,694
28.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
260,976
10.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Minnesota Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,409,700
1 room
47,610
2.0%
2.4
2 rooms
70,907
2.9%
2.7
3 rooms
215,863
9.0%
9.1
4 rooms
339,609
14.1%
16.5
5 rooms
350,958
14.6%
19.8
6 rooms
357,594
14.8%
17.8
7 rooms
310,247
12.9%
12.0
8 rooms
262,746
10.9%
8.6
9 rooms or more
454,167
18.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Minnesota Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,409,700
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
1,620,170
67.2%
61.5
1-unit, attached
176,474
7.3%
5.9
2-units
51,360
2.1%
3.6
3 or 4 units
49,178
2.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
49,847
2.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
82,797
3.4%
4.4
20 or more units
300,027
12.5%
9.0
Mobile home
79,572
3.3%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
272
0.0%
0.1

Minnesota Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
392,968
16.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
109,029
4.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
239,645
9.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
224,464
9.3%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
359,075
14.9%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
311,004
12.9%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
322,361
13.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Minnesota Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,424,380
66.3%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
217,584
10.1%
4.7
Electricity
377,952
17.6%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
38,619
1.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
459
0.0%
0.1
Wood
46,247
2.2%
1.9
Solar energy
424
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
27,683
1.3%
0.5
No fuel used
15,375
0.7%
1.1

Minnesota Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,029,790
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
12,681
1.2%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
58,579
5.7%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
62,456
6.1%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
128,159
12.4%
4.4%
$500 to $999
184,170
17.9%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
245,942
23.9%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
337,802
32.8%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
521,227
50.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
167,310
16.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
107,816
10.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
64,373
6.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
165,622
16.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
3,441
0.0%
0.0%

Minnesota Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
591,005 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
158,860
26.9%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
57,437
9.7%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
14,312
2.4%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
4,609
0.8%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
4,325
0.7%
1.8%
$500 to $999
265,102
44.9%
41.0%
Less than $500
86,360
14.6%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
25,689
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
912
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
81,659
14.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
80,044
13.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
84,663
14.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
71,108
12.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
56,580
9.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
210,513
36.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
32,127
0.0%
0.0%

Minnesota Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,532,030
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
75,580
4.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
129,603
8.5%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
209,995
13.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
293,563
19.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
421,521
27.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
292,811
19.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
93,570
6.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
15,388
1.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
211,800
 
205,000
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