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Population Data

This is your destination for population data—past, present and future. If you can't find what you are seeking here, please contact us to request data.

Our Estimates

In all years except those ending in -0, when the decennial census count is taken, our office prepares population estimates for every community in the state (in collaboration with the Metropolitan Council).

PopFinder For Minnesota, Counties, & Regions

Use this "PopFinder" tool to locate the total population, number of households, and persons per household in all of Minnesota, or any of its counties or Economic Development Regions from 1990 through 2015.

PopFinder For Cities and Townships

Use this "PopFinder" tool to locate the total population, number of households, and persons per household for any of Minnesota's cities or townships, organized by the county they reside in, from 2000 through 2015.

Our Projections

Essential for planning: Our office prepares population projections for counties, Economic Development Regions and Minnesota as a whole.

Decennial Census 2010

The 10-year census counts provide reliable data down to the level of the block, the smallest census geography. Get the latest decennial population data and basic features (age, sex, race/ethnicity), plus household counts.

Historical Decennial Data

Explore data sets, tools, and documents containing historical census counts and characteristics--a snapshot of history taken every 10 years.

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