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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 5,490,726 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
1Minneapolis14153,667
2Saint Paul1149,249
3Rochester76,724
4Bloomington611,236
5Duluth420,529
6Roseville3374
7Bemidji36,239
8Winona315,655
9Saint Cloud319,275
10Brooklyn Center2125
11Plymouth2195
12Northfield25,113
13Moorhead28,064
14Brooklyn Park211,628
15Mankato215,363
16Saint Louis Park10
17Worthington118
18Hastings131
19Burnsville144
20New Brighton183

Largest Minnesota Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Ada1,795
Adams730
Adrian1,198
Afton2,963
Aitkin2,171
Akeley338
Albany2,674
Alberta157
Albert Lea17,716
Albertville7,303
Alden685
Aldrich55
Alexandria13,203
Alpha179
Altura528
Alvarado467
Amboy744
Andover32,257
Annandale3,332
Anoka17,374

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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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