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Cities & States

Minneapolis
Population: 389,112
 
St. Paul
Population: 288,802
 
Rochester
Population: 108,179
 
Duluth
Population: 86,234
 
Bloomington
Population: 84,451
 
Brooklyn Park
Population: 76,781
 
Plymouth
Population: 71,852
 
St. Cloud
Population: 65,996
 
Eagan
Population: 64,691
 
Woodbury
Population: 63,352
 

Hennepin County
Population: 1,170,623
 
Ramsey County
Population: 515,732
 
Dakota County
Population: 402,306
 
Anoka County
Population: 334,027
 
Washington County
Population: 241,315
 
St. Louis County
Population: 200,327
 
Stearns County
Population: 151,053
 
Olmsted County
Population: 146,063
 
Scott County
Population: 132,774
 
Wright County
Population: 126,142
 

Minnesota

Minnesota Employment Profile

Minnesota, the northernmost Midwest state, has been one of the top performers in coming back from the Great Recession. It has in large part done this by focusing on those underrepresented in the workforce; underserved youth, and adults in need of skills development. Investments in infrastructure and a focus on exports industries have led to increases in outside investment in the North Star State. (Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development)

Based on 2013 statistics, the health care and social assistance sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by government and government enterprises; retail trade; manufacturing; and accommodation and food services, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of December 2013) include the State of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic, United States Government, Target Corporation, Allina Health System, University of Minnesota, Health Partners, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Fairview Health Services, and Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota.(Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2013*)


Based on 2000, 2010 and 2013* U.S. Census data
8.01% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2013’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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Directory of Counties in Minnesota





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