Minneapolis Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Minneapolis Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
429,606

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
13.3%
18 - 24:
13.6%
25 - 34:
22.1%
35 - 54:
24.8%
55 - 64:
9.9%
Over 65 Years:
9.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
9.2%
9.2%
High School Graduates
89.7%
89.7%
College Graduated
49.4%
49.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Minneapolis
$37,071
$37,071
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Minneapolis
$58,993
$58,993
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.9%

Employment Industries in Minneapolis

 
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Healthcare
14.7%
14.7%
Education
12.3%
12.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
10.7%
10.7%
Retail
10.0%
10.0%
Accommodation
9.2%
9.2%
Manufacturing
8.8%
8.8%
Finance
5.6%
5.6%
Other
4.6%
4.6%
Administration
4.2%
4.2%
Arts
3.4%
3.4%
Transportation
3.4%
3.4%
Construction
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.8%
2.8%
Information Technology
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
59.8%
59.8%
Black Or African American
19.0%
19.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
1.2%
1.2%
Asian
6.1%
6.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.3%
4.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
9.6%
9.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
21.6%
21.6%
Irish
10.1%
10.1%
Norwegian
9.5%
9.5%
Swedish
6.4%
6.4%
English
5.5%
5.5%
Somalian
4.8%
4.8%
Polish
3.8%
3.8%
Italian
2.8%
2.8%
French
2.6%
2.6%
European
1.9%
1.9%
Scandinavian
1.5%
1.5%
Dutch
1.4%
1.4%
Scottish
1.4%
1.4%
African
1.2%
1.2%
Ethiopian
1.1%
1.1%
Danish
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Czech
1.1%
1.1%
Finnish
1.0%
1.0%
British
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
77.7%
77.7%
Spanish
8.0%
8.0%
African languages
5.8%
5.8%
Miao/Hmong
2.1%
2.1%
Native American languages
1.2%
1.2%
Chinese
1.0%
1.0%
Langs. of India
0.7%
0.7%
French
0.6%
0.6%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Minneapolis Residents:
15.7%