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A diverse, hard-working population.
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
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
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