Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area, Minnesota 

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Population

3,526,149

+6.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$68,019

Median Home Price

$247,946

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Regional-center complex/Capital city - Southeast Minnesota along upper Mississippi River, 20 miles west of Wisconsin border. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Education
Attractive downtown
Attractive neighborhoods
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Cost of living
Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area

The “twin cities” serve as a regional center for the upper Midwest and northern Great Plains. The fully cosmopolitan area is a balanced industrial, commercial, educational, and cultural center, and functions much as one city. The area is one of the most economically diverse in the country, serving as headquarters to large firms in agriculture, food, banking, technology, retailing, healthcare, and transportation. A few of the well-known companies include General Mills, 3M, US Bancorp, United Healthcare, and retailers Target and Best Buy. Job growth is still fairly modest, but overall, the Twin Cities have have a strong and prosperous feel.


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Country: United States
State: Minnesota
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Metro Area: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Minneapolis, St. Paul, 343 total
Zip Codes: 55106, 55044, 55124, 55303, 55304, 55112, 55117, 55104, 55337, 55379, 213 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 838 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area's cost of living is 2.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Minneapolis metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area's population is 3,526,149 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area is Real Estate: $247,946. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%.

SCHOOLS
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area public schools spend $13,296 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington

It's a good time to buy in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington. Home Appreciation is up 6.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington is $247,946.

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MAPS OF MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL-BLOOMINGTON METRO AREA, MINNESOTA
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ZIP CODES IN MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL-BLOOMINGTON METRO AREA, MINNESOTA
55106, 55044, 55124, 55303, 55304, 55112, 55117, 55104, 55337, 55379, 213 total

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