Minnesota is a US state in the Midwestern United States.
Minnesota was carved out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and admitted to the Union as the 32nd state on May 11, 1858.
Known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes", the state's name comes from a Dakota word for "clear water".
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As of 2012, Minnesota has a total population of 5,247,572 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.75%.
The median home price Minnesota is $161,770 with the median age of the buyer being 34. Homes in Minnesota have appreciatied over the last by -8.11%.
Public schools in Minnesota spend approximately $5,664 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 14.5.
Minnesota has an unemployment rate of 6.90%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -2.02% with a projected future job growth of 29.06%.
Minnesota has an average commute time of 24.2 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Minnesota is a 4 in violent crime and a 4 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Minnesota, 54.060% of people are Democrats, 43.820% are Republicans and 2.117% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Minnesota was 5,247,572. Minnesota has a population density of 66 (how many people live in one square mile.
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The median age in Minnesota is 37.2, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.75% of the population of Minnesota, while females make up 50.25% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Minnesota is 2.49 people across 2,049,845. 58.36% of people are married in Minnesota while 41.64% are single.
|Local Population||Minnesota||United States|
|Households by Income||Minnesota||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||9.33%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||9.05%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||9.74%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||15.20%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||14.44%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||13.56%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||4.93%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.38%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.61%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Minnesota||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||15.17%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||20.82%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||26.53%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.66%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||8.56%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||14.82%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Minnesota||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-2.02%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||29.06%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$28,419||$26,372|
As of 2012, Minnesota consisted of 21.95% renters and 67.49% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -8.11% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Minnesota Housing||Minnesota||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$161,770||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||34||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$10.60||$11.20|
|Minnesota Homes by Value||Minnesota||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||1.99%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||2.34%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||3.15%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||3.94%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||5.16%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||19.51%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||20.92%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||26.29%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||8.54%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||3.62%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||3.21%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||0.59%||2.07%|
|Minnesota Homes by Year Built||Minnesota||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||17.69%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||5.55%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||10.40%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||10.57%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||15.93%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||12.89%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||6.25%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||5.69%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||15.03%||15.21%|
59.27% of the people in Minnesota declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Minnesota Religions||Minnesota||United States|