A diverse, hard-working population.
Vibrant, International Region
With the highest concentration of corporate headquarters in a major metro area and research institutions, the Twin Cities area has a cosmopolitan spirit, vibrant international community, and a broad range of cultural institutions. The population of the Greater MSP region (the 16-county Minneapolis-Saint Paul MSA) is well over 3.4 million and growing.
GREATER MSP TOTAL POPULATION GREATER MSP MEDIAN AGE
16th Largest Metro in US -- AT A GLANCE
Greater MSP region has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation along with a highly educated workforce. Recently Greater MSP ranked in the Top 10 for highest brainpower out of 102 major markets. For community population projections click here.
|Population - 2014||3,495,176|
|Population Growth Age (25-34)||2.3%|
|Median Age - 2015 estimate||37|
|Labor Force - 2014 Annualized||1,894,094|
|Unemployment - 2014 Annualized||3.9%|
|Median Household Income - 2013||$66,940|
|Gross Metro Product - 2013||$2.28 Billion|
|High School Graduation Rate - 2013||93%|
|Bachelor's Degrees - 2013||39%|
54.6% of the total population is in the prime working ages of 25-64 – higher than the national average of 52.5%.
Sex: 49.4% Male, 50.6% Female
Race: 77.3% White, 7.7% Black, 6.2% Asian, 4.8% Hispanic, 4.0% Other
Source: U.S. Census Bureau; ESRI forecasts for 2015 and 2020