Minneapolis, MN

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Population

425,395

0.727% growth

Poverty Rate

20.7%


Median Age

32.2


Median Household Income

$63,590

4.61% growth

Number of Employees

243,648

1.4% decline

Median Property Value

$269,500

7.63% growth

About

In 2018, Minneapolis, MN had a population of 425k people with a median age of 32.2 and a median household income of $63,590. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Minneapolis, MN grew from 422,326 to 425,395, a 0.727% increase and its median household income grew from $60,789 to $63,590, a 4.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Minneapolis, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.29%), White (Hispanic) (4.34%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.76%). N/A% of the people in Minneapolis, MN speak a non-English language, and 91.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Minneapolis, MN are University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (14,275 degrees awarded in 2017), Walden University (12,372 degrees), and Capella University (9,072 degrees).

The median property value in Minneapolis, MN is $269,500, and the homeownership rate is 47.7%. Most people in Minneapolis, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Minneapolis, MN is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Minnesota. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Minnesota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Minnesota.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Minnesota (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Minneapolis, MN employs 244k people. The largest industries in Minneapolis, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (38,110 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (29,817 people), and Educational Services (27,614 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($75,967), Utilities ($73,308), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,430).

Median household income in Minneapolis, MN is $63,590. Males in Minneapolis, MN have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,167. The income inequality in Minneapolis, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,590

2018 value

± $3,114

4.61%

1 Year Growth

± 5.9%

Households in Minneapolis, MN have a median annual income of $63,590, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,789 in 2017, which represents a 4.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,786

Average Male Salary

± $1,613

$56,167

Average Female Salary

± $1,265

In 2018, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Minnesota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $56,930 ± $990

  2. Asian

    $56,786 ± $4,618

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $39,533 ± $8,965

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Minnesota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Minneapolis, MN is from Minnesota.

0.462

2018 Wage GINI

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.33% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2018 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1114

  2. Census Tract 1112

  3. Census Tract 1113

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Minneapolis, MN was Census Tract 1114 with a value of $136,188, followed by Census Tract 1112 and Census Tract 1113, with respective values of $133,464 and $130,363.

The following map shows all of the places in Minneapolis, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Minneapolis, MN (82k out of 396k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    32,487 ± 1,316

  2. White

    31,937 ± 1,176

  3. Hispanic

    9,495 ± 722

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Minneapolis, MN is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

244k

2018 Value

± 7,515

-1.4%

1 Year decline

± 4.37%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Minneapolis, MN declined at a rate of -1.4%, from 247k employees to 244k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Minneapolis, MN, are Management Occupations (25,452 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (23,314 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (22,264 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Minneapolis, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Minneapolis, MN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (25,452 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (23,314 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (22,264 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Minneapolis, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.94 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.72 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Minneapolis, MN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($82,302), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($76,960), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,839).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

244k

2018 Value

± 7,515

-1.4%

1 Year decline

± 4.37%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Minneapolis, MN declined at a rate of -1.4%, from 247k employees to 244k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Minneapolis, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (38,110 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (29,817 people), and Educational Services (27,614 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Minneapolis, MN, though some of these residents may live in Minneapolis, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Minneapolis, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (38,110 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (29,817 people), and Educational Services (27,614 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Minneapolis, MN has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.84 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.63 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Minneapolis, MN, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($75,967), Utilities ($73,308), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,430).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.6% of the population of Minneapolis, MN has health coverage, with 51.6% on employee plans, 22.8% on Medicaid, 7.16% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.735% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Minneapolis, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Minneapolis, MN see 846 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (857 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1061 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 300 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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846 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hennepin County, MN see an average of 846 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (857 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hennepin County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.43%

Uninsured

51.6%

Employer Coverage

22.8%

Medicaid

7.16%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

0.735%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Minneapolis, MN grew by 9.99% from 5.84% to 6.43%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Minneapolis, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Minneapolis, MN is home to a population of 425k people, from which 91.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 15.5% of Minneapolis, MN residents were born outside of the country (65.4k people).

In 2018, there were 3.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (252k people) in Minneapolis, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 81.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 26.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Minneapolis, MN was 32.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Minneapolis, MN are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Minneapolis, MN residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

65.4k people

15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

62k people

As of 2017, 15.5% of Minneapolis, MN residents (65.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Minneapolis, MN was 15%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Minneapolis, MN compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    58,148 ± 5,890 people

  2. Somalia

    37,468 ± 4,736 people

  3. India

    27,159 ± 4,036 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 58,148 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 37,468 and India with 27,159.

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Citizenship

91.5%

2018 Citizenship

91.4%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 91.5% of Minneapolis, MN residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Minneapolis, MN was 91.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Minneapolis, MN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    252k ± 6.52k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    81.9k ± 5.97k

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    26.8k ± 4.56k

In 2018, there were 3.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (252k people) in Minneapolis, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 81.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 26.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Minneapolis, MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    5,468 ± 920

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,208 ± 847

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,262 ± 486

Minneapolis, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Minneapolis, MN awarded 40,160 degrees. The student population of Minneapolis, MN is skewed towards women, with 50,364 male students and 102,928 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Minneapolis, MN are White (22,049 and 58.7%), followed by Black or African American (7,405 and 19.7%), Unknown (2,815 and 7.49%), and Hispanic or Latino (2,026 and 5.39%).

The largest universities in Minneapolis, MN by number of degrees awarded are University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (14,275 and 35.5%), Walden University (12,372 and 30.8%), and Capella University (9,072 and 22.6%).

The most popular majors in Minneapolis, MN are Registered Nursing (4,908 and 12.2%), General Business Administration & Management (2,454 and 6.11%), and General Education (2,113 and 5.26%).

The median tuition costs in Minneapolis, MN are $22,850 for private four year colleges, and $12,800 and $24,986 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 3,179 degrees awarded

  2. 1,701 degrees awarded

  3. 1,162 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Minneapolis, MN was Registered Nursing with 3,179 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Minneapolis, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 14,275 degrees awarded

  2. 12,372 degrees awarded

  3. 9,072 degrees awarded

$12,800

Median In-State Public

$22,850

Median Private

In 2017, the Minneapolis, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with 14,275 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

13,064

Degrees Awarded to Men

27,096

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 13,064 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Minneapolis, MN, which is 0.482 times less than the 27,096 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Minneapolis, MN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    22,049 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    7,405 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    2,815 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Minneapolis, MN were to White students. These 22,049 degrees mean that there were 2.98 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 7,405 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Minneapolis, MN was $269,500 in 2018, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $250,400 to $269,500, a 7.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Minneapolis, MN is 47.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Minneapolis, MN have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Minneapolis, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$269,500

2018 Median

± $6,652

$250,400

2017 Median

± $6,710

In 2018, the median property value in Minneapolis, MN grew to to $269,500 from the previous year's value of $250,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Minneapolis, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Minneapolis, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$63,590

Median Household Income

± $3,114

175k

Number of Households

± 5,970

In 2018, the median household income of the 175k households in Minneapolis, MN grew to $63,590 from the previous year's value of $60,789.

The following chart displays the households in Minneapolis, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Minneapolis, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Minneapolis, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

47.7%

2018 Homeownership

47.5%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 47.7% of the housing units in Minneapolis, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Minneapolis, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Minneapolis, MN have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Minneapolis, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    62%

  2. Public Transit

    13.1%

  3. Walked

    7.6%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Minneapolis, MN was Drove Alone (62%), followed by those who Public Transit (13.1%) and those who Walked (7.6%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Minneapolis, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Minneapolis, MN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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