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Minneapolis, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota with a population of 397,511 as of July 1, 2015. Minneapolis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Minneapolis is located at latitude 44.9633 and longitude -93.2683 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Minneapolis (see map below) encompass a land area of 54.01 sq. miles and a water area of 3.48 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.

The City of Minneapolis has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Minneapolis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Minneapolis: City of Minneapolis, Gakaabikaang, Mineapolis.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 397,511
Population in Households 379,252
Population in Familes 231,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,259
Population Density1 7,365
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 170,909
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 73,931
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 186,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82,931 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 87,978 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,389 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $236,313
Average Home Value $291,405
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,514
Average Household Income $67,176
Per Capita Income $29,329
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.96%
Households 0.84% 1.04%
Families 0.51% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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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Minneapolis, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minneapolis to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 100th
Diversity Index2 # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 632 30th
Per Capita Income # 262 71st

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