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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 5,419,171 people in Minnesota as per 2016 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) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Minneapolis 17 155,464
2 Saint Paul 14 50,339
3 Rochester 10 7,345
4 Bloomington 6 11,511
5 Duluth 6 20,286
6 Brooklyn Center 4 757
7 Plymouth 3 260
8 Roseville 3 492
9 Bemidji 3 6,328
10 Moorhead 3 8,118
11 Winona 3 16,480
12 Saint Cloud 3 20,870
13 Eden Prairie 2 170
14 Waite Park 2 216
15 Edina 2 254
16 Burnsville 2 262
17 Blaine 2 291
18 Mendota Heights 2 472
19 Richfield 2 892
20 Eagan 2 1,322

Largest Minnesota Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Ada 1,681
Adams 742
Adrian 1,278
Afton 2,932
Aitkin 2,279
Akeley 397
Albany 2,618
Alberta 122
Albert Lea 17,843
Albertville 7,226
Alden 643
Aldrich 68
Alexandria 11,614
Alpha 269
Altura 474
Alvarado 444
Amboy 520
Andover 31,553
Annandale 3,296
Anoka 17,244

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 5,419,171
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,776,528
Age of the Population 37.7

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.7%
Median Earnings25+ $40,113
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,743
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,662

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,055
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $848
Median House Value $186,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 10.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Grand Portage (Monument/Memorial)
Headquarters:
Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604-0668
218-387-2788

Mississippi (Recreation Area)
Mississippi River Visitor Center
St. Paul, Minnesota 55102
651-293-0200

Pipestone (Monument/Memorial)
36 Reservation Ave
Pipestone, Minnesota 56164-1269
507-825-5464

Voyageurs (Park)
3131 Highway 53 South
International Falls, Minnesota 56649-8904
218-283-9821

Minnesota flag
Minnesota State Flag

Minnesota seal
Minnesota State Seal

Minnesota quarter
Minnesota State Quarter

Minnesota plate
Minnesota State Plate

Info for Minnesota Government Officials

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