Demographics: A Growing and Increasingly Diverse Population
Minnesota’s growing population of 5.5 million people is increasing in racial diversity.
Current population projections show growth in racial diversity that exceeds the national average. The Twin Cities population is projected to grow from 3.58 million in 2017 to 3.74 million by 2027, an increase of nearly 164,000. This amounts to 5 percent growth, compared to 4 percent growth nationally.