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Minneapolis, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota with a population of 419,897 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (GNIS ID: 2395345) 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.

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 419,897
Population in Households 401,363
Population in Familes 240,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,534
Population Density2 7,774
Diversity Index3 67
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,697
Average Household Income $81,678
Per Capita Income $35,404

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 194,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83,985 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 94,871 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,149 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $239,476
Average Home Value $301,012
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 178,856
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 76,525
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.13% 1.08%
Households 1.09% 1.07%
Families 0.75% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Minneapolis, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minneapolis to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 100th
Diversity Index # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 528 42nd
Per Capita Income # 179 80th

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