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Social Characteristics of Minnesota

Minnesota Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    2,115,337
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,372,311
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    64.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    622,764
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    1,080,035
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    51.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    442,999
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    20.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    89,343
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    49,548
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    202,933
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    130,217
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    743,026
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    597,373
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    213,197
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    664,855
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    31.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    506,214
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    23.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.48
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.05
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    5,248,168
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    2,115,337
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    40.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    1,079,869
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,538,501
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    196,188
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    318,273
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    141,219
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,130,079
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    738,455
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    34.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,134,890
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    53.3%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    20,526
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    46,382
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    189,826
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,189,134
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    617,454
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,127,552
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.5%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    27,931
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    178,508
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    237,689
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    74,381
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    21,764
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    29.3%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    33
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    58
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    18
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    106
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    26
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    65,218
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    23,826
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    36.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,107
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,826
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,783
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,110
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    23,826
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    14,532
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    61.0%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    16,714
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    70.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,413,179
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    93,767
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    71,489
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    563,103
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    39.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    293,488
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    391,332
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    27.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    3,599,228
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    112,930
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    164,848
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    951,353
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    26.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    797,819
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    378,366
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    801,653
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    22.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    392,259
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    10.9%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    92.3%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    33.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    4,101,568
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    355,366
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    5,325,251
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    547,424
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,277,832
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    48,022
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    3,347,188
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    276,309
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    700,231
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    223,093
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    31.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    5,316,723
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    4,547,030
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    85.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    742,532
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    14.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    401,010
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    341,522
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    239,885
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    101,637
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    27,161
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    5,383,661
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    4,980,116
  • Percentage of Native persons
    92.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    4,944,914
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    91.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    3,681,242
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    68.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    1,263,672
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    23.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    35,202
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    403,545
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    403,545
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    193,791
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    48.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    209,754
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    52.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    438,747
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    35,202
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    35202%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    2,689
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    32,513
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    403,545
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    39,528
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    364,017
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    90.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    403,545
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    45,064
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    153,699
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    38.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    81,971
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1,911
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    108,545
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    26.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    12,355
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    5,033,752
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    4,485,551
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    89.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    548,201
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    217,737
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    193,111
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    83,799
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    105,205
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    26,055
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    157,334
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    72,799
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    92,551
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    35,084
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    5,383,661
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    192,240
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    19,794
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    91,440
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    74,279
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    97,509
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    303,724
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    190,297
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    52,669
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    1,875,623
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    34.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    12,045
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    13,464
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    578,505
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    125,502
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    5,306
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    836,173
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    250,700
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    3,617
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    42,519
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    27,579
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    65,352
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    7,812
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    113,373
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    455,355
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    22,628
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    15,435
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    22,221
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    6,252
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.