Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$40,368$33,225$29,829
Median household income$66,068$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$99,943$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,310$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$41,433$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$35,202$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level18.3%10.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Minneapolis is 35% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Minneapolis is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Minneapolis is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Minneapolis is 21% higher than the national average

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      $44,040 $66,068 $132,136
      $42,140 $63,217 $126,434
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Minneapolis median earnings by income bracket

      Minneapolis employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%4.9%
      Manufacturing sector12.4%12.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%13.1%
      Public administration2.8%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%5.1%
      Education, health & social services17.1%17.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sunfish Lake, MN525$250,001351.9%
      North Oaks, MN5,244$210,370280.3%
      Dellwood, MN1,295$195,774253.9%
      Woodland, MN537$189,375242.3%
      Greenwood, MN742$183,750232.1%
      Minneapolis, MN424,536$66,06819.4%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Oakland, CA422,575$80,14344.9%
      London, ON421,456n/a 
      Laval, QC445,050n/a 
      Tulsa, OK402,441$49,47410.6%
      Virginia Beach, VA450,882$78,13641.2%
      Minneapolis, MN424,536$66,06819.4%
      Source: The Minneapolis, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).