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 5,527,358 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
Ada1,820
Adams774
Aitkin2,282
Alden654
Aldrich55
Alexandria13,380
Alvarado410
Askov343
Atwater1,005
Avoca96
Badger403
Barnesville2,579
Barrett445
Battle Lake690
Baxter8,087
Beaver Bay140
Becker4,787
Bejou75
Belgrade1,012
Bellingham238

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,527,358
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+2,879,806
Age of the Population37.9

Families

% of people married52.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.9%
Median Earnings25+$43,275
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,282
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,421

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,204
% Above Poverty Level89.9%
% Below Poverty Level10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$944
Median House Value$211,800

Ancestry

German32.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.6%
Norwegian14.7%
Irish10.2%
Swedish7.8%
English5.2%
Polish4.5%
French Except Basque3.2%
African2.7%
Italian2.3%
Finnish1.8%
Dutch1.7%
Czech1.6%
Danishn1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Somali1.1%
Canadian1%
Russian0.7%
Arab0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Greek0.2%
Croatian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Liberian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
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, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://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

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