Minnesota

Capital: St. Paul
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
5,611,179
Population 2017 5,568,155
Population 2016 5,523,409
Below Poverty 2017 9.5
Below Poverty 2016 9.9
Below Poverty 2015 10.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
67.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 67.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 67.6
Unemployed 2018 2.9
Unemployed 2017 3.4
Unemployed 2016 3.9
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 3,821
STATE FACTS
The Mall of America in Bloomington is the size of 78 football fields - 9.5 million square feet.
Minnesota's waters flow outward in three directions: north to the Hudson bay in Canada, east to the Atlantic Ocean, and south to the Gulf of Mexico.
Minnesota has 90,000 miles of shoreline, more than California, Florida and Hawaii combined.