Hennepin County MN Information

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Hennepin County Subdivisions

Hennepin County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,196,982
Population in Households 1,171,644
Population in Familes 864,346
Population in Group Qrtrs 25,338
Population Density1 2,162
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 496,204
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 282,092
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 530,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317,436 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 178,768 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34,039 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $261,608
Average Home Value $330,472
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,897
Average Household Income $89,609
Per Capita Income $37,353
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.98%
Households 0.8% 1.01%
Families 0.63% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Hennepin County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hennepin County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 5 95th
Median Household Income # 11 89th
Per Capita Income # 4 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.

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