Nationwide Claims to Fame

Minnesota is 2nd out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Minnesota is 2nd out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Minnesota is 11th out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Minnesota is 12th out of 51 other states in Income per capita

Minnesota is 12th out of 51 other states in Race - Asian

Minnesota is 13th out of 51 other states in Income per household

Minnesota is 13th out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Minnesota is 14th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Minnesota is 15th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

Minnesota is 16th out of 51 other states in Building permits (last year)

Minnesota Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Current population (2012) 5,379,139 21st 313,914,040
Size in square miles 79,626.7 14th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 66.6 32nd 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 19th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 19th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.6% 35th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.6% 2nd 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 31.8% 11th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Race - White 86.5% 18th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.5% 32nd 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3% 18th 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.4% 12th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 36th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 19th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 36th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 82.4% 13th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Female residents 50.3% 38th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.1% 24th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Housing units 2,354,034 21st 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.6% 23rd 25.9%
Households 2,094,265 21st 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 73.6% 2nd 66.1%
Home median value $201,400 20th $186,200
People per household 2.5 42nd 2.6
Building permits (last year) 16,095 16th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Income per capita $30,310 12th $27,915
Income per household $58,476 13th $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.0% 42nd 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Minnesota Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 144,606 17th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 2,393,746 15th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 496,657 19th 27,092,908
Retail sales $71,384,103 21st $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,751 16th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $10,423,660 22nd $613,795,732

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