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Minnetonka, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Minnetonka had a population of 51,752 as of July 1, 2016. Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka is located at latitude 44.9325 and longitude -93.4567 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Minnetonka (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.9 sq. miles and a water area of 1.29 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Minnetonka (GNIS ID: 2395350) 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 Minnetonka population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Minnetonka: City of Minnetonka.

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Minnetonka, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 51,752
Population in Households 51,360
Population in Familes 40,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density1 1,924
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 22,717
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 14,021
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,474 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,243 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,441 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $330,286
Average Home Value $396,479


Median Household Income $86,559
Average Household Income $122,329
Per Capita Income $53,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.8%
Households 0.59% 0.77%
Families 0.47% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Minnetonka, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minnetonka to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 17 98th
Population Density1 # 79 91st
Diversity Index2 # 200 78th
Median Household Income # 53 94th
Per Capita Income # 24 97th

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