Minnesota PopulationMinnesota (U.S. state abbreviation is 'MN') is the northern region of midwestern state of United States, borders Wisconsin to the east, Iowa to the north, North Dakota and South Dakota to the west and Ontario, province of Canada to the north. Minnesota population in 2023 is estimated to be 5.714 million and its 22nd populous state in US, area is 86,950 sq miles (225,163 sq km), area rank is 12th largest in the United States. Its Capital is St. Paul and other top cities are Minneapolis, Rochester, Duluth, Bloomington and Bemidji is the most dangerous city in Minnesota. Minnesota has 90,000 miles of shoreline, more than Florida, California and Hawaii combined, and though Minnesota called Land of Lakes and it has 11,842 lakes and out of these there are 201 Mud Lakes, 154 Long Lakes, and 123 Rice Lakes. The state of Minnesota was named after 'Minnesota River'. The popular places are Superior National Forest located in the Arrowhead Region, Como Zoo in St. Paul, Water Park of America which is a indoor water park in Bloomington.
Image Source: People gathering at annual tradition of Minnesota State Fair, 2019, State Fair is the largest state fair in the United States in terms of average daily attendance upto 225,000 people.
- Population by Race
- Top Cities of Minnesota
- Population Pyramid
- Counties of Minnesota
July 1, 2020
Minnesota Population by Race
According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Minnesota by race are, 83.7% belongs to White Americans, followed by 5.9% are Black/African Americans, 5.2% are Hispanic/Latinos, 4.6% are Asians and 1% are American Indian and Alaska Natives
White population in Minnesota are 4,598,252, percentage wise 83.75 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).
Black population in Minnesota are 326,953, percentage wise 5.95 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Minnesota, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Minnesota are 255,935, percentage wise 4.66 percent are asians, out of these 42,099 are Asian Indians, 30,314 are Chinese, 10,921 are Filipinos, 4,250 are Japanese, 16,352 are Korean, 27,870 are Vietnamese and 124,129 are other Asian nationals. 11533 are Burmese, 8400 are Cambodian, 75565 are Hmong, 2710 are Pakistani's, 1064 are Taiwanese, 726 are Bangladeshi's, and 2203 are Nepalese.
Hispanic population in Minnesota are 284,649. Percentage wise 5.18 percent are hispanics, out of these 196,865 are Mexican people, 13,845 are Puerto Ricans, 4,364 are Cubans, and 69,575 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.
Stats of Native Indians are, 496 people are Cherokee tribals, 35693 are Chippewa tribals, 168 are Navajo tribals, 5,964 are Sioux tribal groups. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander are 1,976 out of these 719 are Native Hawaiians, 312 are Guamanian/Chamorro, 323 are Samoans and 622 are other Pacific Islanders.
|Black or African American||326,953||5.95%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||57,566||1.048%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||496||0.009%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||35,693||0.650%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||168||0.003%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||5,964||0.109%|
|Other Asian Population||124,129|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1,976||0.04%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||312||0.006%|
|Other Pacific Islander||622|
|Some other race||95,600|
|Hispanic or Latino||284,649||5.18%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||69,575|
Top Cities of Minnesota
Minnesota Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Minnesota by age is 5,490,726, out of these 2,731,831 are male, 2,758,895 are female, The sex ratio of Minnesota is 990. The Minnesota population by age are, under 15 years is 1,072,574, 15 years and over is 4,418,152, 30 years and over is 3,332,795, 65 years and over is 803,718 and 85 years and over is 114,776. 49.75 percent are male, 50.25 percent are female, 19.53 percent are under 15 years old, 80.47 percent are 15 years and over, 60.70 percent are 30 years and over, 14.64 percent are 65 years and over, 2.09 percent are 85 years and over.
Languages spoken in MN
Out of 172,014 Asian speakers, 7313 speak Hindi, 1922 Gujarati, 2981 Urdu, 835 Punjabi, 1721 Bengali, 5116 Nepali/Marathi, 6532 Telugu, 4265 Tamil, 2999 Malayalam/Kannada, 23366 speak Chinese, 3781 Japanese, 5815 Korean, 61911 Hmong, 22918 Vietnamese, 6966 Khmer, 10180 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai languages, 2043 Perisan.
Regarding the middle east speakers, 12724 speak Arabic, 1129 Hebrew. African language speakers include 69509 Amharic/Somali, 11658 Yoruba/Twi/Igbo and 9589 Swahili.
European native language speakers include 14082 speak French, 1336 Haitian, 1962 Italian, 3145 Portuguese, 19525 German, 2915 Yiddish/Pennsylvania Dutch, 1023 Grek, 14050 speak Russian, 2561 Polish, 4419 Serbo-Croatian, 4676 Ukranian, 1511 Armenian.
|Speak only English||4,557,386||88.65|
Minnesota education stats of High school and college are as per below table:
|Population 18 to 24 years||505,783||257,313||248,470|
|Less than high school graduate||61,653||36,225||25,428|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||137,900||79,516||58,384|
|Some college or associates degree||240,674||115,228||125,446|
|Bachelors degree or higher||65,556||26,344||39,212|
|Population 25 years and over||3,698,605||1,816,891||1,881,714|
|Less than 9th grade||111,960||53,580||58,380|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||155,089||85,955||69,134|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||938,846||484,930||453,916|
|Some college, no degree||795,044||388,840||406,204|
|Graduate or professional degree||436,311||210,472||225,839|
|High school graduate or higher||3,007,299||1,463,237||1,544,062|
|Bachelors degree or higher||1,142,433||542,817||599,616|
|Black or African||176,334||89,802||86,532|
|High school graduate or higher||143,373||75,990||67,383|
|Bachelors degree or higher||35,536||19,641||15,895|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||32,953||16,157||16,796|
|High school graduate or higher||27,319||13,241||14,078|
|Bachelors degree or higher||3,999||1,732||2,267|
|High school graduate or higher||121,567||59,228||62,339|
|Bachelors degree or higher||65,405||32,225||33,180|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1,232||629||603|
|High school graduate or higher||1,070||561||509|
|Bachelors degree or higher||332||153||179|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||138,837||73,096||65,741|
|High school graduate or higher||90,032||45,615||44,417|
|Bachelors degree or higher||22,829||11,114||11,715|
Disable population of Minnesota as per table:
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||584,974|
|Black or African American||39,549|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||8,781|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||282|
|Some other race||6,519|
|With a hearing difficulty||189,805|
|With a vision difficulty||84,741|
|With a cognitive difficulty||228,082|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||257,224|
|With a self-care difficulty||107,342|
|With an independent living difficulty||191,487|
Counties of Minnesota
Hennepin is the largest County with 1.2 million in Minnesota out of the formed 87 counties, Ramsey County, second largest with 550210 inhabitants, followedd by Dakota county with 425423.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|Big Stone County||5,011||4,989||-0.4||83||83|
|Blue Earth County||66,887||67,427||0.8||13||13|
|Crow Wing County||64,315||64,889||0.9||15||15|
|Lac qui Parle County||6,695||6,658||-0.6||76||76|
|Lake of the Woods County||3,736||3,758||0.6||86||86|
|Le Sueur County||28,151||28,494||1.2||38||38|
|Mille Lacs County||25,877||26,139||1||40||39|
|Otter Tail County||58,251||58,812||1||17||17|
|Red Lake County||4,022||3,999||-0.6||85||85|
|St. Louis County||199,798||199,754||0||6||6|
|Yellow Medicine County||9,845||9,795||-0.5||68||68|
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