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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Minnesota is 5,383,661, which is 9.44% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Minnesota population density is 61.93 people per square mile, which is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Minnesota is white, which represent 85.18% of the total population. The average Minnesota education level is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 5,383,661. #21

Population Growth Since 2000, #28

Minnesota
9.44%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #32

Minnesota
61.93 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:4,585,781 (85.18%, #16)
Black:290,545 (5.40%, #32)
Hispanic:264,265 (4.91%, #36)
Asian:230,798 (4.29%, #12)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):58,656 (1.09%, #17)
One Race, Other:78,863 (1.46%, see rank)
Two or More Races:139,018 (2.58%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:187,232 (70.85%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:12,744 (4.82%, see rank)
Cuban:4,194 (1.59%, see rank)
Central American:24,698 (9.35%, see rank)
South American:22,525 (8.52%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:36,369 (15.76%, see rank)
Chinese:28,167 (12.20%, see rank)
Filipino:9,283 (4.02%, see rank)
Japanese:4,040 (1.75%, see rank)
Korean:14,941 (6.47%, see rank)
Vietnamese:26,077 (11.30%, see rank)
Asian, Other:111,921 (48.49%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

4,786,080 (88.90%) out of the total population of 5,383,661 reported first ancestry.

 Minnesota% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Arab19,7940.37%, see rank0.56%
Czech91,4401.70%, see rank0.47%
Danish74,2791.38%, see rank0.42%
Dutch97,5091.81%, see rank1.40%
English303,7245.64%, see rank8.02%
French242,9664.51%, see rank3.34%
German1,878,40934.89%, see rank15.03%
Greek12,0450.22%, see rank0.41%
Hungarian13,4640.25%, see rank0.46%
Irish578,50510.75%, see rank10.80%
Italian125,5022.33%, see rank5.52%
Norwegian836,17315.53%, see rank1.42%
Polish250,7004.66%, see rank3.01%
Portuguese3,6170.07%, see rank0.44%
Russian42,5190.79%, see rank0.92%
Scotch-Irish27,5790.51%, see rank0.99%
Scottish65,3521.21%, see rank1.72%
Subsaharan African113,3732.11%, see rank0.95%
Swedish455,3558.46%, see rank1.27%
Swiss22,6280.42%, see rank0.30%
Ukrainian15,4350.29%, see rank0.31%
American192,2403.57%, see rank7.12%
Welsh22,2210.41%, see rank0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,674,354 (49.68%, see rank)
Females: 2,709,307 (50.32%, see rank)

Minnesota
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Minnesota
37.60 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Minnesota
36.60 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Minnesota
38.80 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Minnesota% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Under 5 years349,9096.50%, see rank6.36%
5 to 9 years358,6376.66%, see rank6.51%
10 to 14 years355,9026.61%, see rank6.59%
15 to 19 years362,8696.74%, see rank6.85%
20 to 24 years357,1166.63%, see rank7.13%
25 to 34 years735,12213.65%, see rank13.47%
35 to 44 years671,37112.47%, see rank12.96%
45 to 54 years785,28614.59%, see rank14.09%
55 to 64 years677,06712.58%, see rank12.29%
65 to 74 years392,1617.28%, see rank7.64%
75 to 84 229,2224.26%, see rank4.25%
85 years and over108,9992.02%, see rank1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Minnesota%U.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,599,228100%209,056,129
Less Than High School277,7787.72%, see rank13.67%
High School Graduate951,35326.43%, see rank27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,176,18532.68%, see rank29.09%
Bachelor Degree801,65322.27%, see rank18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree392,25910.90%, see rank11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.00, see rank-13.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Minnesota U.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten165,25672.90%27.10%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)563,10388.70%, see rank11.30%, see rank89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)293,48891.79%, see rank8.21%, see rank90.60%9.40%
College322,46775.47%, see rank24.53%, see rank78.37%21.63%
Graduate School68,86557.33%, see rank42.67%, see rank58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Minnesota%U.S.
Total Households2,115,337100%116,211,092
Average Household Size2.48, see rank-2.63
1 Person Households597,37328.24%, see rank27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,517,96471.76%, see rank72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,372,31164.87%, see rank66.22%
Average Family Size3.13, see rank-3.32
Married-Couple Family1,080,03551.06%, see rank48.42%
Nonfamily Households743,02635.13%, see rank33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Minnesota%U.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,319,213see rank252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over2,130,079100%, see rank123,281,364
Never Married738,45534.67%, see rank35.77%
Married1,155,41654.24%, see rank52.04%
Widowed46,3822.18%, see rank2.57%
Divorced189,8268.91%, see rank9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,189,134100%, see rank129,692,771
Never Married617,45428.21%, see rank29.48%
Married1,155,48352.78%, see rank49.19%
Widowed178,5088.15%, see rank9.16%
Divorced237,68910.86%, see rank12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Minnesota%U.S.
Native4,980,11692.50%, see rank86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,681,24268.38%, see rank58.73%
Born in Different State1,263,67223.47%, see rank26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
35,2020.65%, see rank1.42%
Foreign Born403,5457.50%, see rank13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship193,7913.60%, see rank5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship209,7543.90%, see rank7.09%
Born In Europe45,0640.84%, see rank1.53%
Born In Asia153,6992.85%, see rank3.82%
Born In Africa81,9711.52%, see rank0.55%
Born In Oceania1,9110.04%, see rank0.07%
Born In Latin America108,5452.02%, see rank6.83%
Born In Northern America12,3550.23%, see rank0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Minnesota%U.S.
English1,875,41988.66%, see rank79.39%
Spanish82,0183.88%, see rank11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages62,7822.97%, see rank4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages55,0722.60%, see rank3.36%
Other40,0461.89%, see rank0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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