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1 A Deluge of Data New Numbers Flow from Census 2000 James Hibbs Minnesota State Demographic Center

2 Data Sources 2000 data are taken from the P.L file 1990 data for counties, cities and townships reflect any corrections received after the release of P.L in 1991

3 State Highlights Minnesotas population in 2000 was 4,919,479, an increase of 543,814 or 12.4% Minnesota ranked 21st based on resident population, down from 20th in 1990 Minnesota ranked 17th based on numeric change Minnesota ranked 21st based on percent change

4 State Highlights Minnesota was the fastest-growing state in the Midwest and Northeast Nevada was the fastest-growing state in the nation, with an increase of 66.3% California added 4,111,627 residents between 1990 and 2000 Texas and Florida were next with numeric increases exceeding 3 million

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8 State Highlights The fastest-growing regions of the state are around the Twin Cities and in north-central Minnesota The northwestern, southwestern and west- central regions of Minnesota lost population between 1990 and 2000 All regions improved upon the growth rates recorded between 1980 and 1990

9 Source: U.S. Census Bureau

10 State Highlights The metropolitan areas of Minnesota grew more than twice as fast as the non- metropolitan areas between 1990 and 2000 Minneapolis-St. Paul and Rochester were the fastest-growing metropolitan areas Five metropolitan areas cross state lines The 7 metropolitan areas cover 18 counties in Minnesota, 4 counties in Wisconsin and 2 counties in North Dakota

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12 County Highlights Hennepin County has the largest population in Minnesota There are 8 counties with more than 100,000 residents Traverse County has the smallest population There are 16 counties with fewer than 10,000 residents

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16 County Highlights Ramsey County is the most densely populated county in Minnesota There are 11 counties in Minnesota with population densities exceeding 100 persons per square mile The are 14 counties in Minnesota with population densities under 10 persons per square mile Lake of the Woods and Cook counties have the lowest population densities in the state

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19 County Highlights Hennepin County added the most residents between 1990 and counties added at least 10,000 residents during the decade Only 3 of the 13 counties are located outside the Twin Cities metropolitan area 6 non-metropolitan counties (Crow Wing, Rice, Otter Tail, Cass, Beltrami and Pine) added more than 5,000 residents

20 County Highlights 25 counties lost population between 1990 and 2000; 49 counties lost population between 1980 and 1990 The largest numeric losses were in Koochiching, Polk and Martin counties The largest percent losses were in Koochiching, Lac qui Parle and Kittson counties

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22 Source: U.S. Census Bureau

23 County Highlights Scott County and Sherburne County were the fastest-growing counties in the state between 1990 and 2000 In all, 8 counties had growth rates exceeding 25 percent; 7 of the 8 counties are in the Twin Cities MSA Fast-growing counties outside the Twin Cities include Cook, Pine, Cass, Crow Wing, Aitkin and Hubbard

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26 City Highlights Minnesota has 14 cities with over 50,000 residents Duluth and Rochester moved ahead of Bloomington to become the 3rd and 4th largest cities in the state Over 61% of the 853 cities in Minnesota had fewer than 1,000 residents in 2000

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29 City Highlights Twelve cities more than doubled their population between 1990 and 2000 All but 2 of the 12 were in the Twin Cities MSA and only 1 was in a non-metropolitan county Many of these cities experienced consolidations or major annexations between 1990 and 2000

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32 City Highlights 14 cities added over 10,000 residents between 1990 and 2000 Woodbury was the leader with a numeric increase of 26,388 persons Minneapolis and St. Paul are among the ten cities with the largest numeric increases All 14 cities are located in a metropolitan county; only 2 are located outside the Twin Cities area

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35 City Highlights Landfall city in Washington County had the highest population density of any city in the state--8,997 persons per square mile The population density for Minneapolis was 6,970 per square mile The population density for St. Paul was 5,442 per square mile Fifty Lakes in Crow Wing County had the lowest population density persons per square mile

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38 Township Highlights There were 1,794 organized townships in Minnesota in 2000 Over 88 percent of these townships have fewer than 500 residents Township residents make up about 19 percent of the states population Nearly half of the townships in Minnesota lost population between 1990 and 2000

39 Source: U.S. Census Bureau

40 Township Highlights There were 41 townships in Minnesota in 2000 with more than 2,500 residents Four townships had more than 5,000 residents White Bear township in Ramsey County was the largest township in Minnesota in 2000

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