Minnesota Overview

Population Demographics

  • 54.9% of the state's population is married. The other 45.1% are single.
  • The top three races (in population) are: White [85.3%], Black or African American [5.2%] and Hispanic [4.7%].
  • 91.3% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 29.4% have college degrees.
  • The population of Minnesota is 5,303,925, making it the 21st most populated state.
  • 7.0% of the state's population was not born in the United States. The other 93.0% was born in the United States.
  • The state's residents are 49.6% men and 50.4% women.

» More about the Minnesota Population including race, age and gender data.


  • The Minnesota unemployment rate was 6.4%, as of the last census. This is lower than the national average of 7.9%.
  • The poverty rate for Minnesota is 9.7%.
  • Typically, people work 38/hrs per week in Minnesota.
  • The median worker income in Minnesota is $31,502.
  • Of workers, 64.1% commute under 25 mins, 24.9% travel 25-45 mins, and 11.1% have a commute time of over 45 mins.

» More about the Minnesota economy including unemployment and income trends.


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