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Hopkins, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Hopkins had a population of 18,656 as of July 1, 2017. Hopkins 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 Hopkins is located at latitude 44.9251 and longitude -93.4045 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hopkins (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Hopkins (GNIS ID: 2394417) 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 Hopkins population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hopkins: Bushnell, City of Hopkins, West Minneapolis.

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


Total Population 18,656
Daytime Population: Workers 13,354
Daytime Population: Residents 8,741
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,095
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 18,390
Population in Familes 12,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 266
Population Density2 4,572
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $50,377
Average Household Income $70,190
Per Capita Income $33,465


Total Housing Units 9,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,336 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,483 (57.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 645 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $229,607
Average Home Value $277,226


Total Households 8,819
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 4,162
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 0.81% 0.73%
Households 0.73% 0.72%
Families 0.64% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Hopkins, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopkins to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 61 93rd
Population Density # 11 99th
Diversity Index # 27 97th
Median Household Income # 592 35th
Per Capita Income # 206 77th

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