Change Indicator

Total population in Minnesota

Total population

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Definition and Source



 The total number of people in the state or county. 

Data Source

MN State Demographic Center, Metropolitan Council, and U.S. Census Bureau. Released May 2022.
Available: Our Estimates / MN State Demographic Center


Historical estimates are not revised following results of the 10-year Census count, i.e., no backward, inter-censal smoothing has been performed. Therefore, data users may see a jump from 1999-2000, 2009-2010, and 2019-2020, an artifact of the estimation method and not a true population change.

Last Updated

November 2022