Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area

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The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is centered in Minnesota and has 3,259,654 residents. It has high home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and high income levels.
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Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
Minneapolis 381,833
St. Paul 283,991
Bloomington 82,962
Brooklyn Park 74,743
Plymouth 69,963
St. Cloud 65,604
Eagan 64,535
Coon Rapids 61,876
Woodbury 60,737
Burnsville 60,699
Maple Grove 60,241
Eden Prairie 60,024
Blaine 56,261
Lakeville 54,951
Minnetonka 49,766
Apple Valley 49,020
Edina 47,790
St. Louis Park 45,043
Maplewood 37,572
Shakopee 36,110
Richfield 35,053
Cottage Grove 34,394
Inver Grove Heights 33,638
Roseville 33,497
Andover 30,371
Brooklyn Center 29,949
Oakdale 27,473
Fridley 27,394
Savage 26,897
Shoreview 25,023
White Bear Lake 23,630
Chaska 23,429
Ramsey 23,267
Chanhassen 23,000
Champlin 22,937
Elk River 22,790
Prior Lake 22,570
Crystal 22,154
Hastings 21,899
New Brighton 21,444
Rosemount 21,240
New Hope 20,358
Golden Valley 20,314
Farmington 20,305
South St. Paul 20,283
Lino Lakes 19,996
West St. Paul 19,661
Columbia Heights 19,532
Northfield 19,500
Forest Lake 18,077
Stillwater 18,058
Hopkins 17,531
Anoka 17,357
St. Michael 15,896
Buffalo 15,127
Ham Lake 15,112
River Falls 14,814
Robbinsdale 13,947
Otsego 13,020
Hugo 12,685
Hudson 12,548
Monticello 12,506
Vadnais Heights 12,313
Mounds View 12,162
East Bethel 11,621
North St. Paul 11,450
Mendota Heights 11,191
Waconia 10,429
North Branch 10,046
Big Lake 9,867
Little Canada 9,722
Arden Hills 9,529
Mound 9,069
New Richmond 8,331
St. Anthony 8,159
Rogers 8,122
Cambridge 8,009
Lake Elmo 7,997
Oak Grove 7,959
Wyoming 7,730
Mahtomedi 7,718
Orono 7,428
Shorewood 7,307
New Prague 7,164
Victoria 7,143
St. Francis 7,026
Albertville 6,790
Belle Plaine 6,501
Spring Lake Park 6,471
Minnetrista 6,157
Jordan 5,418
Delano 5,401
Corcoran 5,393
Falcon Heights 5,307
St. Paul Park 5,283
Zimmerman 5,091
Isanti 5,050
Circle Pines 4,921
Chisago City 4,919
Medina 4,794

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Sioux Falls Metro Area 225,260
Fargo Metro Area 205,254
Des Moines Metro Area 562,406
Omaha Metro Area 856,222
Milwaukee Metro Area 1,547,501
Chicago Metro Area 9,425,706
Grand Rapids Metro Area 774,664
Kansas City Metro Area 2,018,661
St. Louis Metro Area 2,801,982
Indianapolis Metro Area 1,739,071

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Milwaukee Metro Area 1,547,501 294 mi.
Denver Metro Area 2,509,230 719 mi.
Des Moines Metro Area 562,406 247 mi.
Omaha Metro Area 856,222 293 mi.
Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area 6,280,597 837 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
55106 54,265
55124 49,020
55044 46,574
55303 46,163
55304 45,579
55337 44,758
55112 43,181
55104 42,521
55125 42,475
55117 42,427
55379 39,473
55113 38,766
55119 38,086
55407 37,577
55110 37,419
55330 35,281
55423 35,212
55082 34,578
55433 34,193
55016 34,069
55369 32,790
55406 32,462
55443 32,266
55311 31,565
55408 31,373
55122 31,023
55024 31,001
55109 30,900
55432 30,461
55372 30,130
55418 29,994
54016 29,694
55033 29,352
55428 29,281
55347 29,102
55416 29,046
55434 28,466
55128 28,330
55422 28,291
55118 27,994
55448 27,683
55014 27,355
55105 27,107
55068 26,844
55414 26,793
55404 26,775
55421 26,691
55419 26,599
55378 26,563
55429 26,531
55411 26,308
55123 25,735
55126 25,085
55116 25,030
55318 25,017
55417 24,988
55426 24,722
55057 24,368
55343 24,313
55313 23,475
55025 23,301
55316 22,937
55449 22,631
55427 22,511
55430 22,404
54022 21,771
55420 21,597
55447 21,466
55345 21,400
55076 20,700
55412 20,694
55075 20,295
55038 20,031
55410 19,883
55317 19,132
55362 18,905
55305 18,627
55446 18,580
55129 18,262
55309 18,066
55437 17,847
55431 17,704
55441 17,647
55331 17,366
55130 17,273
55102 16,669
55438 16,590
55127 16,396
56304 16,272
55371 16,144
54017 16,117
55346 16,058
55376 15,951
55306 15,941
55398 15,814
55107 15,657
55108 15,430
55008 14,901
55344 14,864
55391 14,458

School Districts

Name
St. Paul Public School District
Minneapolis Public School District
Anoka-Hennepin Public School District
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Independent School District No. 196
Osseo Public School District
South Washington County School District
Mounds View Public School District
Elk River Public School District
Burnsville Public School District
White Bear Lake School District
Robbinsdale Public School District
North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District
Stillwater Area Public School District
Bloomington Public School District
St. Cloud Public School District
Eastern Carver County Public Schools
Lakeville Public School District
Wayzata Public School District
Roseville Public School District
Forest Lake Public School District
Eden Prairie Public School District
Hopkins Public School District
Centennial Public School District
Edina Public School District
Spring Lake Park Public Schools
Minnetonka Public School District
Hastings Public School District
Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public School District
Cambridge-Isanti Public School District
West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area School District No. 197
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
St. Louis Park Public School District
Shakopee Public School District
Richfield Public School District
Chisago Lakes School District
St. Francis Public School District
Farmington Public School District
St. Michael-Albertville School District
Inver Grove Heights Community Schools
Fridley Public School District
Northfield Public School District
New Prague Area Schools
Lesueur-Henderson School District
North Branch Public Schools
Monticello Public School District
Mahtomedi Public School District
Columbia Heights Public School District
Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (H.L.W.W.) Public Schools
Dassel-Cokato Public School District
Westonka Public School District
Waconia Public School District
Becker Public School District
Orono Public School District
South St. Paul Public School District
Belle Plaine Public School District
Big Lake Public School District
Rockford Public School District
Princeton Public School District
Brooklyn Center School District
Watertown-Mayer Public School District
St. Anthony-New Brighton Independent School District
Jordan Public School District
Central Public School District
Delano Public School District
Cannon Falls Public School District
Annandale Public School District
Braham Public School District
Milaca Public School District
Foley Public School District
Rush City Public School District
Randolph Public School District
Ogilvie Public School District
Maple Lake Public School District

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Wayzata High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Eden Prairie Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Champlin Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Blaine Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Minnetonka Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Coon Rapids Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Anoka Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Prior Lake High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Eagan Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Central Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Burnsville Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Eastview Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Centennial Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Rosemount Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Roseville Area Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Stillwater Area High School Public 10-12 High
1.00 Harding Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Robbinsdale Armstrong Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 North Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 South Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Jackson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Anoka Middle School for the Arts Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Edina Senior High School Public 10-12 High
1.00 Robbinsdale Cooper Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Lakeville South High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Apple Valley Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Buffalo Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Tartan Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Woodbury Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Lakeville North High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.00 Hopkins Senior High School Public 10-12 High
3.33 Southwest Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Mounds View Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Andover Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Elk River Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Maple Grove Senior High School Public 10-12 High
1.00 Johnson Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 St. Francis High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Farmington High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Hudson High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Jefferson Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Maple Grove Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle, High
3.33 Forest Lake Senior High School Public 10-12 High
4.33 East Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Osseo Senior High School Public 10-12 High
4.00 Centennial Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Kennedy Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Hastings High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Irondale Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Como Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Cambridge-Isanti High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Highland Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Park Center International Baccalaureate World School Public, Magnet 10-12 High
4.33 Central Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
2.33 Shakopee Senior High School Public 10-12 High
4.33 Chanhassen High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Technical Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Robbinsdale Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 St. Michael-Albertville Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Henry Sibley Senior High School Public 9-12 High
The Blake School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Andover Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 St. Louis Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Oak Point Intermediate Elementary School Public 5-6 Elementary, Middle
2.00 South St. Paul Secondary School Public 7-12 Middle, High
Cretin Derham Hall High School Private 9-12 High
2.00 Spring Lake Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Oak View Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 South View Middle School Public 6-9 Middle, High
4.33 Valley View Middle School Public 6-9 Middle, High
2.66 Coon Rapids Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Buffalo Community Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Plymouth Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Osseo Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle, High
4.00 Northfield Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Hudson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Rogers Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 St. Francis Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 White Bear Lake Area High School - South Campus Public 10-12 High
White Bear Lake Area High School - North Campus Public 9-10 High
2.33 Northdale Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Benilde-St. Margaret's School Private 7-12 Middle, High
3.33 Monticello Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Richfield Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Dakota Hills Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Mahtomedi Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Ramsey Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Sunrise River Elementary School Public K-4 Elementary
3.66 Rosemount Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Breck School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 New Prague Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Andersen United Community School Public PK-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Lake Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Chaska High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Washington Technology Magnet School Public 7-12 Middle, High
1.33 Henry Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Chisago Lakes High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Falcon Ridge Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Earle Brown Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle

Colleges

Name
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
St. Cloud State University
Century College - Minnesota
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
Normandale Community College
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Walden University
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Capella University
North Hennepin Community College
Metropolitan State University - Minnesota
Saint Paul College - Minnesota
Hennepin Technical College
University of St. Thomas - Minnesota
Inver Hills Community College
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Rasmussen College - St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical & Community College
Dakota County Technical College
St. Catherine University
St. Olaf College
University of Northwestern - St. Paul
Augsburg College
Bethel University - Minnesota
Gustavus Adolphus College
Anoka Technical College
College of Saint Benedict
Macalester College
Hamline University
Carleton College
Saint John's University - Minnesota
Concordia University - Minnesota
Rasmussen College - Bloomington
The Art Institutes International - Minnesota
North Central University
Argosy University - Twin Cities
Minnesota School of Business - Richfield
Rasmussen College - Brooklyn Park
Dunwoody College of Technology
Crown College
Globe University - Woodbury
Pine Technical College
Rasmussen College - Eagan
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Minneapolis
National American University - Brooklyn Center
Rasmussen College - Lake Elmo
Aveda Institute - Minneapolis
McNally Smith College of Music
Minneapolis College of Art & Design
National American University - Bloomington
National American University - Roseville
Minnesota School of Business - Waite Park
Brown College - Mendota Heights
Everest Institute - Eagan
DeVry University - Minnesota
ITT Technical Institute - Eden Prairie
Herzing University - Minneapolis
Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center
Anthem College - Minneapolis
Minnesota School of Business - Plymouth
Minneapolis Business College
Minnesota School of Business - Brooklyn Center
University of Phoenix - Minneapolis/St. Paul
Minnesota School of Business - Shakopee
American Indian OIC
Minnesota School of Cosmetology - Woodbury
College of Visual Arts
Academy College
Regency Beauty Institute - Blaine
Model College of Hair Design
Empire Beauty School - Bloomington
Regency Beauty Institute - Burnsville
Northwestern Health Sciences University
Regency Beauty Institute - St. Cloud
Empire Beauty School - St. Paul
Regency Beauty Institute - Ridgedale
Regency Beauty Institute - Maplewood
Apostolic Bible Institute
PCI Academy - New Hope
Northwest Technical Institute - Minnesota
Miami Ad School - Minneapolis
Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area United States Milwaukee Metro Area Denver Metro Area Des Moines Metro Area Omaha Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
White 79.08% 64.16% 69.40% 66.15% 84.06% 79.15% 50.82%
African American 7.09% 12.21% 16.36% 5.33% 4.60% 7.54% 14.60%
Asian 5.57% 4.67% 2.84% 3.54% 3.02% 1.87% 5.24%
Hispanic 5.24% 16.05% 9.19% 22.19% 6.46% 8.64% 27.13%
Other 2.99% 2.87% 2.17% 2.73% 1.84% 2.77% 2.17%

Gender

Gender Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area United States Milwaukee Metro Area Denver Metro Area Des Moines Metro Area Omaha Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Male 49.4% 49.2% 48.6% 49.7% 49.0% 49.3% 49.4%
Female 50.6% 50.8% 51.4% 50.3% 51.0% 50.6% 50.6%

Education Levels

Education Levels Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area United States Milwaukee Metro Area Denver Metro Area Des Moines Metro Area Omaha Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 7% 15% 11% 11% 8% 9% 17%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 29% 29% 22% 28% 26% 23%
Some college or associate degree 31% 29% 29% 29% 31% 32% 29%
Bachelor's degree 25% 18% 21% 25% 24% 22% 21%
Master's degree or higher 12% 10% 11% 13% 9% 11% 10%

Age

Age Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area United States Milwaukee Metro Area Denver Metro Area Des Moines Metro Area Omaha Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
9 years and under 14% 13% 13% 14% 15% 15% 16%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 11% 11% 11% 11% 12%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 10% 9% 9% 9% 9%
25 to 34 years 14% 13% 13% 15% 15% 15% 15%
35 to 44 years 14% 14% 13% 15% 14% 13% 15%
45 to 54 years 15% 15% 15% 15% 14% 14% 14%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 11% 11% 11% 11% 10%
65 and over 10% 13% 12% 10% 11% 11% 9%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area United States Milwaukee Metro Area Denver Metro Area Des Moines Metro Area Omaha Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Rent 28.0% 33.9% 37.7% 34.4% 27.7% 31.9% 37.4%
Own 72.0% 66.1% 62.3% 65.6% 72.3% 68.0% 62.5%

Income