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 5,490,726 people in Minnesota as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Minneapolis13153,159
2Saint Paul1149,383
3Rochester76,918
4Bloomington611,297
5Duluth420,379
6Roseville3360
7Bemidji36,231
8Winona315,202
9Saint Cloud318,333
10WOODBURY2236
11Northfield25,145
12Moorhead27,989
13Brooklyn Park211,048
14Mankato215,113
15Brooklyn Center10
16Burnsville10
17Hastings121
18Worthington125
19St Louis Park190
20Spring Lake Park195

Largest Minnesota Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Ada1,795
Adams730
Aitkin2,171
Alden685
Aldrich55
Alexandria13,203
Alvarado467
Askov352
Atwater1,048
Avoca101
Badger450
Barnesville2,574
Barrett385
Battle Lake735
Baxter7,988
Beaver Bay100
Becker4,734
Bejou74
Belgrade899
Bellingham238

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,490,726
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+2,851,545
Age of the Population37.9

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.8%
Median Earnings25+$41,827
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,460
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,731

Wealth

Median Family Income$82,785
% Above Poverty Level89.5%
% Below Poverty Level10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$906
Median House Value$199,700

Ancestry

German33.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.4%
Norwegian14.9%
Irish10.3%
Swedish7.9%
English5.3%
Polish4.6%
French Except Basque3.3%
African2.6%
Italian2.3%
Finnish1.8%
Dutch1.7%
Czech1.7%
Danishn1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Canadian1%
Somali1%
Russian0.7%
Arab0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Greek0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Liberian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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

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