Cities and Towns

State of Minnesota

Minnesota, abbreviated "MN", is in the West North Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Saint Paul. There were 5,383,661 people in Minnesota as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on May 11, 1858.

Please explore the cities and towns of Minnesota, below.

Top Minnesota College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

1 Minneapolis 17 156,849
2 Saint Paul 14 50,504
3 Rochester 10 7,953
4 Duluth 6 20,646
5 Brooklyn Center 4 966
6 Bloomington 4 10,944
7 Plymouth 3 281
8 Roseville 3 552
9 Bemidji 3 6,218
10 Moorhead 3 8,839
11 Winona 3 16,686
12 Saint Cloud 3 21,092
13 Eden Prairie 2 263
14 Waite Park 2 296
15 Burnsville 2 301
16 Blaine 2 371
17 Edina 2 527
18 Mendota Heights 2 641
19 Richfield 2 1,131
20 Hibbing 2 1,322

Largest Minnesota Cities and Towns

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Ada 1,702
Adams 717
Adrian 1,239
Afton 2,912
Aitkin 2,351
Akeley 376
Albany 2,599
Alberta 104
Albert Lea 17,931
Albertville 7,159
Alden 626
Aldrich 73
Alexandria 11,465
Alpha 252
Altura 467
Alvarado 437
Amboy 499
Andover 31,271
Annandale 3,281
Anoka 17,202

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Total Population 5,383,661
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,781,933
Age of the Population 37.6


% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.2%
Median Earnings25+ $39,570
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,149
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,340


Median Family Income $76,190
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%


People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $835
Median House Value $185,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 10.7%

Notable Places

Grand Portage (Monument/Memorial)
Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604-0668

Mississippi (Recreation Area)
Mississippi River Visitor Center
St. Paul, Minnesota 55102

Pipestone (Monument/Memorial)
36 Reservation Ave
Pipestone, Minnesota 56164-1269

Voyageurs (Park)
3131 Highway 53 South
International Falls, Minnesota 56649-8904

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