Minneapolis, MN: What you need to know

Minneapolis, MN is a center for business, arts and professional sports. Six Fortune 500 companies are headquartered here, including Target and U.S. Bancorp. The city has a thriving theater climate featuring the world-famous Walker Art Center. Home to the Minnesota Vikings, Timberwolves and Twins, professional sports fans have lots to see. With so much to offer, Minneapolis has received numerous accolades, including the Best Cities for EntrepreneursBest Beer CitiesTop 10 Downtowns, Top 10 Healthiest Cities, and more.

Minneapolis, MN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 399,950
Median Age 32
Median Household Income $51,480
Median Home Price $205,300
Walkscore 65

Minneapolis, MN Rankings

Minneapolis, MN Real Estate

Diverse economy, professional sports, and great food top the many good choices.

Nice homes, the downtown, and the people contribute to an attractive quality of life.

Uptown, Downtown and Dinkeytown have many housing options

Minneapolis, MN Health and Health Care

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Minneapolis, MN Business and Economy

Some Minneapolis business leaders think Minnesota should break away from the Midwest and establish a new region called the North

Six Fortune 500 company headquarters lead the list

Minneapolis, MN Schools

Minnesota study shows high school students with later start times perform better in school

Top schools include University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis, MN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50.4%
  Female 49.6%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 65
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Median Population

Median Age 31.9%
Age 18 Over 79.7%
Age 21 Over 74.3%
Age 62 Over 11.2%
Age 65 Over 8.6%


  Ethnicity White 65.2%
  Ethnicity Black 18.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.3%
  Ethnicity Other 4.2%


  Median Household Income $51,480
  Median Home Price $205,300
  Homes Owned 51.9%
  Homes Rent 48.1%
  Median Property Rent $869


  English Only 78.9%
  English Other 21.1%

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Commute Types

  Walked 7%
  Worked at Home 5.2%
  Public Transportation 13.1%
  Other Means 5.2%
  Drove Alone 61.4%
  Carpooled 8.2%

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