Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis: The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a major center for business, finance, and culture. The city is home to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Target Center, and the Minnesota Vikings. Minneapolis is also home to a number of universities, such as the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

About

Minneapolis is a city located in the county of Hennepin in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 382,578. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 433,111 inhabitants.

The city was created 174 years ago in 1849.

Minneapolis is the largest and most populous city in the state of Minnesota. As of July 29, 2023, the estimated population of Minneapolis is 429,954. Here are some key facts about the city:

History

Minneapolis was founded in 1867 along the Mississippi River and the Falls of St. Anthony. The city grew rapidly in the late 1800s as a logging and flour milling center.

Location & Geography

Minneapolis is located in Hennepin County in southeastern Minnesota. It sits along the banks of the Mississippi River and has many lakes, creeks, and waterfalls throughout the city.

Economy

Some major companies headquartered in Minneapolis include Target, U.S. Bancorp, and Xcel Energy. The city has a diversified economy with strengths in banking, health care, biomedicals, and industrial manufacturing.

Culture & Sports

Minneapolis has a thriving arts scene. It is home to the Minnesota Orchestra and the Walker Art Center. For sports, it has several professional teams including the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) and Minnesota Twins (MLB).

Transportation

The Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport provides major airline service. Public transportation includes light rail, buses, and commuter rail serviced by Metro Transit. Major interstates I-35W and I-94 also run through the city.

So in summary, Minneapolis is the economic and cultural hub of Minnesota and an important metropolitan area in the Upper Midwest. It is known for its scenic natural beauty and thriving industries.

Minneapolis locator map
Location of Minneapolis on Minnesota map.

Quick Facts about Minneapolis

Population : 433,111 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Hennepin County
Head of government : Mayor of Minneapolis
Postal code : 55401–55488 (range includes some ZIP Codes for Minneapolis suburbs)
Phone Area Codes : 612
Area : 151300000 km2
Official name : Minneapolis
Legislative body : Minneapolis City Council
Altitude : 866 feet / 264 meters
Capital city : Minneapolis is capital of Hennepin County
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (174 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−06:00, Central Time Zone
Local time : 18:13:34 (27th February 2024)
Population growth : 11.67% (2010-2020)
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2008-0712-MPLS-panorama
2008-0712-MPLS-panorama image

Geography

Minneapolis is located at 44°58'48"N 93°15'50"W (44.9799700, -93.2638400). It has 11 neighbors: Brooklyn Center, Columbia Heights, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Lauderdale, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Roseville, Saint Louis Park and Saint Paul.

Minneapolis map

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Minneapolis has 11 neighbours.

  • Brooklyn Center city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Columbia Heights city in Anoka County, Minnesota
  • Edina The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Edina is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Edina Historical Society and the Edina Community Center.
  • Fridley city in Anoka County, Minnesota, USA
  • Golden Valley city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Lauderdale city in Ramsey County, Minnesota
  • Richfield city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
  • Robbinsdale city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Roseville city in Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
  • Saint Louis Park The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Saint Louis Park is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Saint Louis Park Historical Society and the Minnesota Zoo.
  • Saint Paul The second most populous city in Minnesota and the center of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. It is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River. Saint Paul is known for its history as the capital of Minnesota, its many parks and lakes, and its many attractions, such as the Minnesota State Capitol and the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Demographics

The population of Minneapolis increased by 11.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1970 434,400 - Romania 2002 census
1980 370,951 -17.1% Romania 2002 census
1990 368,383 -0.7% Romania 2002 census
2000 382,618 3.72% Romania 2002 census
2010 382,578 -0.01% census
2011 388,052 1.41% estimation process
2012 392,768 1.2% estimation process
2013 400,070 1.83% estimation process
2014 407,067 1.72% estimation process
2015 411,030 0.96% estimation process
2016 415,079 0.98% estimation process
2017 420,925 1.39% estimation process
2018 424,903 0.94% estimation process
2019 429,606 1.09% estimation process
2020 433,111 0.81% estimation process

Minneapolis zip code is 55401. County name: Hennepin, County fips: 27053

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People born in Minneapolis (200)

People born in Minneapolis, including basketball player Lance Berwald, German-archaeologist Paul Yule, Canadian-actor Vince Vaughn, .

List

  • Bernie Leadon (American musician) he was born in 19/07/1947
  • Marisa Coughlan (American actress) she was born in 17/03/1974
  • Zach Parise (American ice hockey player) he was born in 28/07/1984
  • Peter Graves (American actor) he was born in 18/03/1926
  • Sean Waltman (American professional wrestler) he was born in 13/07/1972
  • Richard Dean Anderson (American actor, producer and composer) he was born in 23/01/1950
  • Rachael Leigh Cook (American actress, model, and producer) she was born in 04/10/1979
  • Anne Tyler (American novelist) she was born in 25/10/1941
  • Sofia Vassilieva (American actress) she was born in 22/10/1992
  • Kelly Carlson (American actress) she was born in 17/02/1976
  • Analeigh Tipton (actress and model from the United States) was born in 09/11/1988
  • Mike Todd (American theatre and film producer) he was born in 22/06/1909
  • Ole Anderson (American professional wrestler, referee and promoter) he was born in 22/09/1942
  • Virginia Bruce (actress from the United States) she was born in 29/09/1910
  • Paul Pistore (American actor) he was born in 03/09/1957
  • Annie Lobert (former prostitute; social service worker; missionary) she was born in 26/09/1967
  • Marya Hornbacher (American journalist) she was born in 04/04/1974
  • Bebe Barron (American pioneer of electronic music) she was born in 16/06/1926

Schools in Minneapolis

College & universities near Minneapolis, MN

Code Name City ZIP
125231 Walden University Minneapolis (MN) 55401
413413 Capella University Minneapolis (MN) 55402-3389
174437 North Central University Minneapolis (MN) 55404-1391
454616 Institute of Production and Recording Minneapolis (MN) 55401
173744 Aveda Institute-Minneapolis Minneapolis (MN) 55414

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Minneapolis, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS

Post offices near Minneapolis

Post Office Name City ZIP
Commer Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55415
Minneapol Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55401
Minneapolis Po Box Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55401
Minneapolis Retail Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55401
Butler Quarter Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55403

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Hennepin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hennepin County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bloomington 84,583 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Plymouth 79,635 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Brooklyn Park 79,574 The third most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Maple Grove 72,881 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Eden Prairie 64,894 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
West Co on Rapids 62,528 A city in Anoka County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka 55,370 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Edina 52,477 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka Mills 50,117 A city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Saint Louis Park 48,821 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Richfield 36,237 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Brooklyn Center 30,253 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Champlin 25,049 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Crystal 22,581 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
New Hope 20,641 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Hopkins 18,208 University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Minneapolis distances to largest Minnesota cities