Minneapolis, MN

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Population

422,326

2.1% growth

Median Age

32.4


Median Household Income

$60,789

8.06% growth

Poverty Rate

20.7%


Number of Employees

247,103

4.64% growth

Median Property Value

$250,400

6.46% growth

About

In 2017, Minneapolis, MN had a population of 422k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $60,789. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Minneapolis, MN grew from 413,645 to 422,326, a 2.1% increase and its median household income grew from $56,255 to $60,789, a 8.06% increase.

The population of Minneapolis, MN is 59.7% White Alone, 17.8% Black or African American Alone, and 11% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Minneapolis, MN speak a non-English language, and 91.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Minneapolis, MN are University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (14,023 degrees awarded in 2016), Walden University (12,540 degrees), and Capella University (8,025 degrees).

The median property value in Minneapolis, MN is $250,400, and the homeownership rate is 47.5%. Most people in Minneapolis, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Minneapolis, MN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Minneapolis, MN employs 247k people. The largest industries in Minneapolis, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (38,748 people), Educational Services (29,243 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (26,029 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,120), Finance & Insurance ($70,830), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,454).

Median household income in Minneapolis, MN is $60,789. Males in Minneapolis, MN have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,055. The income inequality in Minneapolis, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,789

2017 value

± $2,281

8.06%

1 Year Growth

± 6.07%

Households in Minneapolis, MN have a median annual income of $60,789, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,255 in 2016, which represents a 8.06% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,464

Average Male Salary

± $1,636

$54,055

Average Female Salary

± $1,216

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minneapolis, MN made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Minneapolis, MN 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. Asian

    $55,108 ± $4,838

  2. White

    $55,058 ± $978

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,227 ± $36,727

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minneapolis, MN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White 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 Minneapolis, MN by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

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

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.28% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 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 1112

  2. Census Tract 1114

  3. Census Tract 1065

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Minneapolis, MN was Census Tract 1112 with a value of $122,333, followed by Census Tract 1114 and Census Tract 1065, with respective values of $122,051 and $118,750.

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 13.4%. 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

247k

2017 Value

± 7,422

4.64%

1 Year growth

± 4.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Minneapolis, MN grew at a rate of 4.64%, from 236k employees to 247k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Minneapolis, MN, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (15,572 people), Other Business Operations Specialists (9,732 people), and Building Cleaning & Pest Control Workers (7,975 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 Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (15,572 people), Other Business Operations Specialists (9,732 people), and Building Cleaning & Pest Control Workers (7,975 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Minneapolis, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Special Education Te (3.84 times higher than expected), Social Scientists & Related Workers (3.05 times), and Life & Physical Scientists (2.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Minneapolis, MN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,170), Management Occupations ($75,283), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($71,905).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

247k

2017 Value

± 7,422

4.64%

1 Year growth

± 4.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Minneapolis, MN grew at a rate of 4.64%, from 236k employees to 247k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Minneapolis, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (38,748 people), Educational Services (29,243 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (26,029 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 (38,748 people), Educational Services (29,243 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (26,029 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Minneapolis, MN has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.16 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.52 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Minneapolis, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($81,120), Finance & Insurance ($70,830), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,454).

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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. $23.9B

  2. $22.1B

  3. $19.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.9B, followed by Cereal grains with $22.1B and Nonmetal min. prods. and $19.3B.

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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$316B

2015 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

53.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Minnesota trade was $316B. This is expected to increase 53.4% 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. $25.5B

  2. $24.3B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.5B, followed by Iowa with $24.3B and Illinois and $13.1B.

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 1111 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1441 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 468 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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1,111 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,111 patients per year. This represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1,104 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Minnesota in comparison to neighboring states.

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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 422k people, from which 91.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 15.5% of Minneapolis, MN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Minneapolis, MN is composed of 252k White Alone residents (59.7%), 75k Black or African American Alone residents (17.8%), 46.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (11%), 26.8k Asian Alone residents (6.35%), 15.3k Two or More Races residents (3.62%), 5.75k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.36%), 701 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.166%), and 81 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0192%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Minneapolis, MN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Minneapolis, MN was 32.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Minneapolis, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Minneapolis, MN residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 15.5% of Minneapolis, MN residents 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.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    61,530 ± 6,056 people

  2. Somalia

    39,194 ± 4,843 people

  3. India

    31,358 ± 4,335 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minneapolis, MN was Mexico, the natal country of 61,530 Minneapolis, MN residents, followed by Somalia with 39,194 and India with 31,358.

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Citizenship

91.4%

2017 Citizenship

91.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.4% of Minneapolis, MN residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Minneapolis, MN was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    252k ± 6.79k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    75k ± 5.59k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    46.4k ± 5.28k

In 2017, there were 3.36 times more White Alone residents (252k people) in Minneapolis, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 75k Black or African American Alone and 46.4k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Minneapolis, MN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Minneapolis, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.5%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Minneapolis, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Minneapolis, MN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,029 ± 859

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    2,001 ± 818

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,439 ± 436

Minneapolis, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Minneapolis, MN awarded 39,106 degrees. The student population of Minneapolis, MN is skewed towards women, with 53,007 male students and 105,046 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Minneapolis, MN are White (21,629 and 59.2%), followed by Black or African American (7,242 and 19.8%), Unknown (2,722 and 7.45%), and Asian (1,857 and 5.08%).

The largest universities in Minneapolis, MN by number of degrees awarded are University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (14,023 and 35.9%), Walden University (12,540 and 32.1%), and Capella University (8,025 and 20.5%).

The most popular majors in Minneapolis, MN are Registered Nursing (4,365 and 11.2%), General Business Administration & Management (2,575 and 6.58%), and General Education (2,304 and 5.89%).

The median tuition costs in Minneapolis, MN are $21,760 for private four year colleges, and $12,546 and $22,210 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 2,987 degrees awarded

  2. 1,809 degrees awarded

  3. 1,345 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Minneapolis, MN was Registered Nursing with 2,987 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. 14,023 degrees awarded

  2. 12,540 degrees awarded

  3. 8,025 degrees awarded

$12,546

Median In-State Public

$21,760

Median Private

In 2016, the Minneapolis, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with 14,023 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

12,851

Degrees Awarded to Men

26,255

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 12,851 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Minneapolis, MN, which is 0.489 times less than the 26,255 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

    21,629 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    7,242 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    2,722 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Minneapolis, MN were to White students. These 21,629 degrees mean that there were 2.99 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 7,242 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Minneapolis, MN was $250,400 in 2017, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $235,200 to $250,400, a 6.46% increase. The homeownership rate in Minneapolis, MN is 47.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Minneapolis, MN have an average commute time of 22 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.

Income

Household Income

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

$60,789

Median Household Income

± $2,281

176k

Number of Households

± 5,993

In 2017, the median household income of the 176k households in Minneapolis, MN grew to $60,789 from the previous year's value of $56,255.

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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Housing

Property Value

$250,400

2017 Median

± $6,710

$235,200

2016 Median

± $4,218

In 2017, the median property value in Minneapolis, MN grew to to $250,400 from the previous year's value of $235,200.

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 $200k - $250k 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

47.5%

2017 Homeownership

46.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 47.5% of the housing units in Minneapolis, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.7%.

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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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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Commute Time

22 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Minneapolis, MN have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.16% 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

    61.4%

  2. Public Transit

    13.2%

  3. Carpooled

    6.75%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Minneapolis, MN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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