Minnesota
Demographic Data






Minnesota 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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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

Minnesota Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
5,639,632

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
17.0%
18 - 24:
9.0%
25 - 34:
13.6%
35 - 54:
25.3%
55 - 64:
13.4%
Over 65 Years:
15.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
93.1%
93.1%
College Graduated
36.1%
36.1%
Attending College
5.2%
5.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Minnesota
$37,625
$37,625
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Minnesota
$71,306
$71,306
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
9.7%

Employment Industries in MN

Healthcare
16.3%
16.3%
Manufacturing
13.4%
13.4%
Retail
11.0%
11.0%
Education
9.1%
9.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.4%
6.4%
Construction
6.0%
6.0%
Accommodation
6.0%
6.0%
Finance
5.7%
5.7%
Other
4.3%
4.3%
Transportation
4.0%
4.0%
Public Service
3.5%
3.5%
Administration
3.3%
3.3%
Wholesale
2.8%
2.8%
Arts
2.2%
2.2%
Agriculture
1.9%
1.9%
Information Technology
1.7%
1.7%
Real Estate
1.5%
1.5%
Utilities
0.6%
0.6%
Management
0.2%
0.2%
Mining
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
79.8%
79.8%
Black Or African American
6.3%
6.3%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.9%
0.9%
Asian
4.8%
4.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.7%
2.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
5.4%
5.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
31.9%
31.9%
Unclassified
16.0%
16.0%
Norwegian
14.3%
14.3%
Irish
10.1%
10.1%
Swedish
7.6%
7.6%
English
5.3%
5.3%
Polish
4.4%
4.4%
French
3.2%
3.2%
Italian
2.3%
2.3%
Finnish
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.7%
1.7%
Scandinavian
1.7%
1.7%
Dutch
1.7%
1.7%
Czech
1.6%
1.6%
Danish
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
Somalian
1.1%
1.1%
French Canadian
1.0%
1.0%
Russian
0.7%
0.7%
African
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
88.1%
88.1%
Spanish
3.9%
3.9%
African languages
1.5%
1.5%
Miao/Hmong
1.2%
1.2%
Native American languages
0.7%
0.7%
Indic languages
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
German
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Hindi
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Other languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born MN Residents
8.5%