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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 5,450,868 people in Minnesota as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Minneapolis17158,368
2Saint Paul1350,168
3Rochester106,876
4Bloomington611,388
5Duluth620,304
6Plymouth3181
7Brooklyn Center3245
8Roseville3471
9Bemidji36,241
10Moorhead38,055
11Winona315,818
12Saint Cloud320,251
13Waite Park20
14Eden Prairie20
15Blaine20
16Edina285
17Burnsville2118
18Richfield2298
19Hibbing21,340
20Northfield25,145

Largest Minnesota Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Ada1,729
Adams732
Adrian1,243
Afton2,951
Aitkin2,274
Akeley382
Albany2,645
Alberta138
Albert Lea17,775
Albertville7,286
Alden693
Aldrich54
Alexandria13,185
Alpha152
Altura613
Alvarado444
Amboy673
Andover31,906
Annandale3,298
Anoka17,325

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

Demographics

People

Total Population5,450,868
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+2,812,166
Age of the Population37.8

Families

% of people married52.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.2%
Median Earnings25+$40,804
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,379
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,011

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,595
% Above Poverty Level89.2%
% Below Poverty Level10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$873
Median House Value$191,500

Ancestry

German33.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.6%
Norwegian15.3%
Irish10.5%
Swedish8.1%
English5.4%
Polish4.6%
French Except Basque3.4%
African2.3%
Italian2.3%
Finnish1.8%
Czech1.7%
Dutch1.7%
Danishn1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Canadian1%
Somali0.9%
Russian0.8%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Ethiopian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Liberian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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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

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