Hennepin County MN Information


Hennepin County Subdivisions

Hennepin County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,256,560
Population in Households 1,230,836
Population in Familes 897,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 25,724
Population Density2 2,270
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $72,045
Average Household Income $102,411
Per Capita Income $42,224


Total Housing Units 547,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323,373 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 190,804 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 33,128 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $267,841
Average Home Value $341,921


Total Households 514,177
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 290,633
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 1.04%
Households 0.94% 0.97%
Families 0.77% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


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, 2018 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 Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 5 95th
Median Household Income # 10 90th
Per Capita Income # 3 98th

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