Hennepin County MN Information


Hennepin County Subdivisions

Hennepin County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,248,638
Daytime Population: Workers 894,100
Daytime Population: Residents 591,762
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,485,862
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 1,223,066
Population in Familes 899,812
Population in Group Qrtrs 25,572
Population Density2 2,256
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $68,497
Average Household Income $98,352
Per Capita Income $40,617


Total Housing Units 544,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320,546 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 191,059 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33,185 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $258,882
Average Home Value $324,793


Total Households 511,605
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 290,925
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 1.11% 1.01%
Households 1.0% 0.95%
Families 0.89% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.2%


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, 2017 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 # 11 89th
Per Capita Income # 3 98th

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