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Compare Minneapolis-St. Paul with Other Metros


The Compare Minneapolis - St. Paul data tool shows how the metro area compares with other major metropolitan areas in business climate, major industries, economic performance, labor, innovation, energy,and quality of life.


Domestic and international migration, natural increase, 5-year population changes and population estimates.


Overall and per capita GDP, export statistics.


Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher and a high school diploma or higher.

Energy and Telecommunications

Typical monthly electric bills for businesses and households with internet subscriptions and computing devices.

Innovation and Technology

Energy star buildings.


Total occupational employment and unemployment rates.


Average commute time to work and airport transportation.

Quality of Life

Community indicators including crime, poverty and home ownership rates, per capita personal income.

Top Industries/Companies

Fortune and Forbes companies and employment in major industries.

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