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Distance between Minneapolis, MN and Detroit, MI : 537.8 miles

Detroit's population is larger by 172%. Its population has decreased by 262,569 people (27.6%) since 2000. The population of Minneapolis has grown by 17,452 people (4.6%) during that time.

Population
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Population 400,070 688,701
Female / male percentage 49.7% / 50.3%
49.7%
50.3%
52.6% / 47.4%
52.6%
47.4%
Urban / rural population 100% / 0%
100%
0%
100% / 0%
100%
0%
Racial makeup - percentage
Ethnicity MinneapolisDetroit
White Non-Hispanic 60.0% 8.9%
Black 17.9% 80.1%
Hispanic 9.7% 7.7%
Asian 6.2% 1.3%
Two or more 5.0% 1.5%
American Indian 0.9% 0.3%
Racial makeup - absolute values
Ethnicity MinneapolisDetroit
White Non-Hispanic 239,888 61,602
Black 71,422 551,504
Hispanic 38,624 53,300
Asian 24,838 9,072
Two or more 20,028 10,337
American Indian 3,577 1,821
Pacific Islander 104 116

Crime by year per 100,000 residents
Type City-data.com crime indexRobberies per 100,000Murders per 100,000Rapes per 100,000Assaults per 100,000Burglaries per 100,000Theft per 100,000Auto theft per 100,000Arson per 100,000
Year MinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroit
2000 675.3 1,145.1 535.1 809.1 13.7 40.7 115.9 83.4 545.0 1,340.7 1,239.9 1,627.7 4,062.1 3,283.6 1,039.1 2,662.7 71.7 207.2
2001 610.8 1,093.7 502.4 742.0 11.1 41.3 103.2 68.2 443.7 1,338.9 1,058.1 1,578.6 3,761.8 3,096.7 1,054.8 2,565.9 67.0 170.9
2002 593.1 1,039.2 459.5 653.6 12.0 41.8 92.7 73.6 491.8 1,303.8 1,135.5 1,496.8 3,750.1 2,790.0 879.3 2,480.0 66.9 252.5
2003 624.2 1,049.7 579.0 627.0 12.2 39.5 101.4 87.7 500.5 1,264.0 1,183.8 1,519.8 3,276.3 2,732.7 929.5 2,733.0 65.8 188.0
2004 630.6 952.4 596.9 596.2 14.1 42.1 102.1 78.6 538.5 1,023.5 1,264.3 1,334.5 2,792.5 2,257.3 969.8 2,687.5 N/A 189.6
2005 719.9 1,068.1 686.7 757.0 12.5 39.3 106.8 65.4 648.2 1,495.9 1,471.0 1,698.7 3,451.7 1,929.4 1,034.9 2,362.6 58.5 103.9
2006 N/A 1,166.2 806.8 818.6 15.2 47.3 N/A 67.0 755.7 1,486.0 1,552.4 2,050.3 3,493.2 2,406.8 965.9 2,591.1 61.8 97.1
2007 739.9 1,090.6 678.8 763.7 12.7 45.8 121.8 39.6 689.9 1,440.0 1,660.4 2,063.6 3,556.5 2,429.6 855.5 2,278.5 58.5 88.0
2008 630.0 923.4 532.2 675.1 9.8 33.8 97.4 36.4 629.1 1,178.8 1,484.0 1,967.1 3,391.1 2,079.5 639.7 1,815.1 42.5 76.3
2009 543.4 917.8 434.6 650.9 4.7 40.2 107.9 36.9 561.4 1,238.9 1,239.1 2,090.7 2,958.6 2,044.6 469.9 1,432.2 37.4 68.7
2010 546.3 874.8 413.8 615.7 9.6 34.5 113.6 45.0 516.7 1,192.2 1,241.1 1,900.1 3,009.8 2,011.8 493.4 1,401.1 30.1 120.3
2011 529.8 1,021.3 412.2 695.7 8.3 48.2 100.1 59.9 444.8 1,333.6 1,323.9 2,242.4 3,193.3 2,307.2 460.4 1,593.9 36.3 134.2
2012 538.8 1,007.1 440.5 684.9 10.0 54.6 103.3 62.4 438.4 1,321.0 1,225.4 1,907.5 3,269.8 2,258.3 465.6 1,626.4 30.0 79.5

City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities. (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)


Crime per year
Type City-data.com crime indexRobberiesMurdersRapesAssaultsBurglariesTheftAuto theftArson
Year MinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroit
2000 675.3 1,145.1 1,948 7,868 50 396 422 811 1,984 13,037 4,514 15,828 14,788 31,929 3,783 25,892 261 2,015
2001 610.8 1,093.7 1,943 7,096 43 395 399 652 1,716 12,804 4,092 15,096 14,548 29,613 4,079 24,537 259 1,634
2002 593.1 1,039.2 1,794 6,288 47 402 362 708 1,920 12,542 4,433 14,399 14,641 26,839 3,433 23,857 261 2,429
2003 624.2 1,049.7 2,192 5,817 46 366 384 814 1,895 11,727 4,482 14,100 12,404 25,353 3,519 25,356 249 1,744
2004 630.6 952.4 2,246 5,451 53 385 384 719 2,026 9,358 4,757 12,202 10,507 20,640 3,649 24,573 N/A 1,734
2005 719.9 1,068.1 2,584 6,820 47 354 402 589 2,439 13,477 5,535 15,304 12,988 17,383 3,894 21,285 220 936
2006 N/A 1,166.2 3,028 7,240 57 418 N/A 593 2,836 13,143 5,826 18,134 13,110 21,287 3,625 22,917 232 859
2007 739.9 1,090.6 2,520 6,575 47 394 452 341 2,561 12,398 6,164 17,767 13,203 20,918 3,176 19,617 217 758
2008 630.0 923.4 2,005 6,115 37 306 367 330 2,370 10,677 5,591 17,818 12,776 18,836 2,410 16,441 160 691
2009 543.4 917.8 1,663 5,913 18 365 413 335 2,148 11,255 4,741 18,993 11,320 18,574 1,798 13,011 143 624
2010 546.3 874.8 1,596 5,538 37 310 438 405 1,993 10,723 4,787 17,090 11,609 18,095 1,903 12,602 116 1,082
2011 529.8 1,021.3 1,589 4,962 32 344 386 427 1,715 9,512 5,104 15,994 12,311 16,456 1,775 11,368 140 957
2012 538.8 1,007.1 1,719 4,843 39 386 403 441 1,711 9,341 4,782 13,488 12,760 15,968 1,817 11,500 117 562

City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities. (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)

National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents (data from 2006)
Type Minneapolis Detroit
All 3,311 57
Fire 1,873 27
Good Intent Call 141 0
Hazardous Condition 1,033 30
Service Call 264 0
Income
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Estimated median household income $50,563 $24,820
Estimated per capita income $32,791 $14,721
Cost of living index (U.S. average is 100) 114.5 87.8

If you make $50,000 in Detroit, you will have to make $65,205 in Minneapolis to maintain the same standard of living.

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Geographical information
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Land area 54.9 sq. mile 138.8 sq. mile
Population density 7,288.3 people per sq. mile 4,962.9 people per sq. mile
Elevation 820 feet 600 feet
Relative area comparison
Minneapolis, MN Detroit, MI
First ancestry reported - percentage
Ancestry MinneapolisDetroit
Arab 0.5% 1.4%
Czech 1.0% 0.0%
Danish 1.0% 0.0%
Dutch 0.9% 0.2%
English 4.4% 0.6%
French 2.4% 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4% 0.2%
German 17.9% 1.5%
Greek 0.2% 0.1%
Hungarian 0.2% 0.1%
Irish 8.4% 1.7%
Italian 1.7% 1.1%
Norwegian 7.9% 0.1%
Polish 3.1% 1.4%
Russian 0.6% 0.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.4% 0.1%
Scottish 1.1% 0.2%
Subsaharan African 6.7% 1.5%
Swedish 4.8% 0.1%
Swiss 0.5% 0.0%
Ukrainian 0.3% 0.2%
United States 1.7% 2.2%
Welsh 0.3% 0.1%
West Indian 0.3% 0.3%
Population origin - absolute values
Ancestry MinneapolisDetroit
Arab 2,717 8,988
Czech 5,067 250
Danish 4,737 112
Dutch 4,487 1,062
English 21,956 4,127
French 11,876 3,011
French Canadian 2,155 1,104
German 88,721 9,686
Greek 1,003 681
Hungarian 1,096 959
Irish 41,393 11,194
Italian 8,566 7,443
Lithuanian 368 425
Norwegian 38,961 406
Polish 15,393 9,142
Portuguese 290 59
Russian 3,079 834
Scotch-Irish 1,913 418
Scottish 5,500 1,069
Slovak 858 181
Subsaharan African 33,159 10,254
Swedish 23,758 655
Swiss 2,316 108
Ukrainian 1,403 1,235
United States 8,641 14,372
Welsh 1,700 334
West Indian 1,715 2,318
Foreign born residents - absolute values
Type Count
Region MinneapolisDetroit
All 61,352 36,342
Africa 17,811 2,558
Asia 17,376 15,114
Europe 4,582 2,405
Latin America 22,052 19,685
North America 992 891
Oceania 197 11
Foreign born residents - percentage
Type Percentage
Region MinneapolisDetroit
All 15.3% 5.3%
Africa 4.5% 0.4%
Asia 4.3% 2.2%
Europe 1.1% 0.3%
Latin America 5.5% 2.9%
North America 0.2% 0.1%
School enrollment
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Nursery, preschool 6,482 (6%) 8,649 (4.5%)
Kindergarten 4,173 (3.8%) 9,537 (5%)
Grade 1 to 4 17,160 (15.8%) 36,798 (19.3%)
Grade 5 to 8 15,916 (14.7%) 39,026 (20.4%)
Grade 9 to 12 14,872 (13.7%) 41,763 (21.9%)
College undergrad 37,417 (34.5%) 48,192 (25.2%)
Graduate or professional 12,410 (11.4%) 6,994 (3.7%)
Students in private schools - absolute values
Type Count
Grade MinneapolisDetroit
Grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school) 5,122 13,371
Grades 9 to 12 (high school) 1,875 5,057
Undergraduate colleges 6,639 10,391
Students in private schools - percentage
Type Percentage
Grade MinneapolisDetroit
Grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school) 13.4% 9.0%
Grades 9 to 12 (high school) 10.6% 8.0%
Undergraduate colleges 20.3% 25.6%
Educational attainment
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Less than high school 10.6% 21.4%
High school or equiv. 18.3% 32%
Less than 1 year of college 4.7% 5.7%
1 or more years of college 13.6% 21.4%
Associate degree 6.5% 6.4%
Bachelor's degree 28.5% 7.6%
Master's degree 11.9% 4%
Profess. school degree 3.8% 0.8%
Doctorate degree 2.2% 0.7%
Education level (25-year-olds and older)
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Bachelor's degree or higher 46.3% 13%
Graduate or professional degree 17.9% 5.4%
High school or higher 89.4% 78.6%
Employment and residency - absolute values
Kind MinneapolisDetroit
Work and live in this city 107,905 154,933
Work and live in this county 164,977 230,401
Workers who work outside the city they live in 274,713 796,337
Workers who work outside the county they live in 38,974 89,048
Working at home 6,936 5,807
Not working at home 197,015 313,642
Daytime population change due to commuting 95,476 N/A
Employment and residency - percentage
Kind MinneapolisDetroit
Work and live in this city 52.9% 48.5%
Work and live in this county 80.9% 72.1%
Workers who work outside the city they live in 47.1% 51.5%
Workers who work outside the county they live in 19.1% 27.9%
Working at home 3.4% 1.8%
Not working at home 96.6% 98.2%
Daytime population change due to commuting 25.0% N/A
Geographical mobility: all
Type all
Mobility MinneapolisDetroit
Same house 1 year ago 77.4% 83.1%
Moved from abroad 0.8% 0.4%
Moved within same county 12.6% 13.3%
Moved from different state 4.3% 1.2%
Moved within same state 4.8% 2.0%
Geographical mobility: Asian
Type Asian
Mobility MinneapolisDetroit
Same house 1 year ago 70.2% 82.9%
Moved from abroad 3.3% 6.1%
Moved within same county 13.7% 8.0%
Moved from different state 5.4% 1.8%
Moved within same state 7.5% 1.2%
Geographical mobility: Black
Type Black
Mobility MinneapolisDetroit
Same house 1 year ago 80.9% 83.4%
Moved from abroad 1.3% 0.1%
Moved within same county 14.5% 14.1%
Moved from different state 1.1% 0.9%
Moved within same state 2.2% 1.5%
Geographical mobility: White
Type White
Mobility MinneapolisDetroit
Same house 1 year ago 76.6% 81.4%
Moved from abroad 0.6% 1.1%
Moved within same county 12.3% 11.6%
Moved from different state 5.0% 2.3%
Moved within same state 5.5% 3.6%
Building permits
Type 20022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Building permit average value - Minneapolis $134,100 $166,200 $189,900 $189,300 $212,500 $309,700 $451,300 $379,000 $322,100 $359,900 $290,000
Building permit average value - Detroit $155,800 $110,600 $126,900 $132,000 $134,300 $127,700 $108,900 $87,600 $190,100 $170,500 $188,900
Building permit count - Minneapolis 237 331 250 198 218 115 45 28 41 49 76
Building permit count - Detroit 184 382 350 277 249 154 85 32 134 18 4

There were 76 building permits issued in Minneapolis in 2012 (27 more than in 2011) compared to 4 building permits issued in Detroit in 2012 (14 less than in 2011).

In Minneapolis (Hennepin County), 62.5% voted for Democrats and 35.4% for Republicans in 2012 Presidential Election. In Detroit (Wayne County), 73.1% voted for Democrats and 26.2% for Republicans.

Elections
Type DemocratsRepublicansOther
Year MinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroit
1996 54.4% 69.0% 33.2% 24.0% 12.5% 7.0%
2000 53.6% 68.8% 39.3% 29.2% 7.1% 2.0%
2004 59.4% 70.0% 39.5% 30.0% 1.1% 0.0%
2008 63.4% 74.1% 34.8% 24.7% 1.8% 1.2%
2012 62.5% 73.1% 35.4% 26.2% 2.1% 0.6%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregation
Type AdherentsCongregations
Religion MinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroit
AMERICAN BAPTIST CHURCHES IN THE USA 0.7% 3.4% 1.6% 3.5%
BAPTIST GENERAL CONFERENCE 1.9% 0.1% 3.0% 0.7%
CATHOLIC CHURCH 40.5% 58.0% 11.5% 19.1%
CHARISMATIC CHURCHES INDEPENDENT 1.7% 0.9% 0.6% 0.3%
CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE 0.3% 0.1% 1.6% 0.4%
CONSERV CONGREG CHRISTIAN CONFERENCE 0.5% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0%
EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1.6% 1.5% 3.4% 4.6%
EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA 23.7% 2.6% 18.7% 5.1%
EVANGELICAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.4%
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL COMMUNITY CHURCHES 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
JEWISH 4.9% 1.1% 2.2% 0.4%
LDS MORMON CHURCH 0.7% 0.6% 1.9% 1.2%
LUTHERAN CHURCH 3.5% 3.9% 5.8% 6.0%
MUSLIM ESTIMATE 1.2% 6.0% 0.9% 2.9%
NATIONA ASSOCIA CONGREG CHRISTIAN CHURCHES 0.9% 0.3% 0.3% 0.8%
NON CHARISMATIC CHURCHES INDEPENDENT 0.3% 1.5% 1.1% 1.5%
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH USA 2.7% 2.6% 3.7% 4.5%
SALVATION ARMY 0.2% 0.8% 0.9% 1.1%
SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE USA 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.2%
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 0.4% 0.9% 1.9% 1.8%
SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION 0.3% 1.2% 1.2% 4.8%
THE EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH 0.8% 0.1% 2.2% 0.3%
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST ASSOCIATION 0.3% 0.1% 0.8% 0.2%
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 3.7% 2.7% 7.0% 6.4%
WISCONSIN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SYNOD 0.8% 0.6% 1.9% 1.2%
Weather and climate
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Temperature - Average 45.3°F 50°F
Humidity - Average morning or afternoon humidity 70.5% 70.5%
Humidity - Differences between morning and afternoon humidity 29% 34%
Humidity - Maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity 84% 87%
Humidity - Minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity 55% 53%
Precipitation - Yearly average 30.4 in 33.6 in
Snowfall - Yearly average 49.9 in 41.1 in
Clouds - Number of days clear of clouds 7.9% 6.4%
Sunshine amount - Average 57.8% 52.7%
Sunshine amount - Differences during a year 33% 37%
Sunshine amount - Maximum monthly 72% 68%
Sunshine amount - Minimum monthly 39% 31%
Wind speed - Average 10.5 mph 10.3 mph

Air pollution
Type AQICONO2OZONEPBPM10PM25SO2
Year MinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroit
2000 99 104 1.04 0.42 16.6 18.2 32.6 N/A 0.009 0.026 15.1 31.3 11.9 17.7 1.2 5.0
2001 101 112 0.87 0.31 17.5 19.0 34.1 N/A 0.011 0.021 23.3 34.9 10.8 18.1 1.0 3.7
2002 90 128 0.59 0.27 15.7 19.4 N/A N/A 0.004 0.026 23.2 38.2 9.8 16.3 1.0 3.6
2003 101 193 0.46 0.22 8.2 18.5 29.5 N/A 0.003 0.010 27.0 45.9 9.2 16.3 0.6 4.5
2004 100 146 0.45 0.18 7.4 15.0 24.5 N/A 0.003 0.011 25.2 37.2 8.4 15.4 0.4 3.3
2005 92 128 0.42 0.30 7.4 17.4 26.6 22.6 0.002 0.026 25.8 34.7 9.7 16.9 0.2 3.4
2006 78 96 0.32 0.27 8.0 14.0 27.1 19.4 0.007 0.019 24.3 30.2 8.4 13.1 0.2 2.7
2007 87 113 0.22 0.26 8.4 13.7 26.6 24.6 0.004 0.018 22.5 31.6 8.5 13.9 0.2 N/A
2008 76 94 0.21 0.26 5.2 12.8 26.0 N/A 0.004 N/A 19.8 26.5 9.4 12.2 0.9 2.0
2009 83 96 0.20 0.27 5.3 12.7 27.0 21.6 0.003 N/A 19.5 21.0 9.6 10.7 N/A 1.9
2010 86 106 0.30 0.27 6.4 11.8 26.1 23.4 0.001 0.006 24.7 21.3 9.0 12.0 N/A 1.6
2011 103 103 0.14 0.31 4.5 12.2 27.5 22.7 N/A N/A 26.5 21.9 7.9 6.7 0.9 1.6
2012 102 128 0.12 0.43 5.2 12.8 26.0 23.9 N/A N/A 25.6 25.6 8.8 6.8 0.5 1.7
Natural disasters
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Tornado activity compared to U.S. average 129.9% 128.5%
Earthquake activity compared to U.S. average 7.6% 14%
Natural disasters compared to U.S. average 12% 12%
Transport
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Amtrak stations 0 1
Amtrak stations nearby 1 3
FAA registered aircraft 572 127
FAA registered aircraft manufacturers and dealers 0 2
Means of transportation to work
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Bicycle 2.4% 0.4%
Bus 15.7% 4.6%
Carpooled 8% 9.9%
Car alone 63.7% 78.5%
Motorcycle 0.1% 0%
Railroad 0.7% 0%
Streetcar 0.1% 0.1%
Subway 0.4% 0.1%
Taxicab 0.2% 0.5%
Walked 4.4% 2.5%
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Average travel time to work
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Average 30.6 min 31.6 min
Other means 20.3 min 26 min
Public transportation 32.6 min 47.7 min
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Private vehicle occupancy
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Average 1.2 1.3
Drove alone 84.4% 80.1%
In 2 person carpool 12.2% 14.5%
In 3 person carpool 2% 3.2%
In 4 person carpool 0.7% 1.3%
In 5-6 person carpool 0.4% 0.6%
In 7+ person carpool 0.3% 0.3%

How many people usually rode to work in the car, truck or van.

Houses and residents
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Houses 168,624 375,096
Average household size (people) 2.2 2.6
Median year apartment built 1952 1949
Median year house/condo built 1939 1946
Length of stay in the house since moving in 14.1 years 19.2 years
Houses occupied 162,363 (96.3%) 336,428 (89.7%)
Houses occupied by owners 79,247 (47.2%) 127,502 (49.9%)
Houses occupied by renters 88,764 (52.8%) 127,820 (50.1%)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units $744.25 $546.86
Median monthly housing costs $1,005 $663
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos $98,799 $25,173
Estimated median house or condo value $197,900 $36,800
Median numbers of rooms 4.9 5.6
Median number of rooms in apartments 3.2 4.7
Median number of rooms in houses and condos 6.1 6
Median house price - detached houses $1,000,001 $272,962
Median house price - in 2-unit structures $176,839 $54,610
Median house price - in 3-to-4-unit structures $147,229 $58,632
Median house price - in 5 or more unit structures $259,945 $89,440
Median house price - mobile homes $22,982 $14,121
Median house price - Townhouses or other attached units $212,487 $56,597
Median house price - All housing units $1,000,001 $311,888
Median house age 71 67
Renting percentage 50.8% 48.9%
Housing density (houses/condos per square mile) 3,071.9 2,703
House value disparities 33.3% 37.5%
Household income disparities 45.5% 47.4%
Median household income for houses/condes with a mortgage $89,721 $48,877
Median household income for apartments without a mortgage $45,532 $28,673
Housing units without a mortgage 14,629 (21.2%) 60,883 (37.1%)
Housing units with both a second mortgage and home equity loan 353 (0.5%) 518 (0.3%)
Housing units with a mortgage 54,379 (78.8%) 103,299 (62.9%)
Housing units with a home equity loan 6,983 (10.1%) 11,529 (7%)
Housing units with a second mortgage 6,452 (9.3%) 9,373 (5.7%)
House/condo owner moved in on average (years ago) 8 15
House/condo renter moved in on average (years ago) -2 -2
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities 0.8% 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities 0.8% 2.1%
Housing units in structures
Housing units in structures MinneapolisDetroit
One, detached 45.3% 63.2%
One, attached 3.3% 6.7%
Two 11.0% 10.8%
3 or 4 4.9% 3.1%
5 to 9 3.9% 2.1%
10 to 19 8.6% 2.7%
20 to 49 9.3% 3.7%
50 or more 13.5% 7.2%
Mobile homes 0.2% 0.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units
Type Minneapolis Detroit
With mortgages $$2,968 (1.5%) $$1,610 (3.3%)
With no mortgages $$2,807 (1.5%) $$1,232 (3.9%)
Marital status
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Divorced 9.6% 11.6%
Never married 50.5% 52.6%
Now married 34.9% 25.6%
Separated 1.7% 3.6%
Widowed 3.2% 6.7%
Class of workers - percentage
Class of Workers MinneapolisDetroit
Employee of private company 67.1% 70.4%
Federal government workers 1.8% 3.1%
Local government workers 6.7% 10.7%
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers 11.3% 7.5%
Self-employed in own incorporated business 2.4% 1.3%
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5.2% 3.3%
State government workers 5.4% 3.4%
Unpaid family workers 0.2% 0.3%
Class of workers - absolute values
Class of Workers MinneapolisDetroit
Employee of private company 139,447 233,320
Federal government workers 3,651 10,410
Local government workers 13,877 35,343
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers 23,514 24,944
Self-employed in own incorporated business 4,961 4,415
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 10,730 10,808
State government workers 11,287 11,353
Unpaid family workers 423 848
Most common male industries
Industry MinneapolisDetroit
Accommodation and food services 10.2% 8.7%
Administrative and support and waste management services 6.1% 12.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0.5% 0.7%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 3.0% 1.5%
Construction 4.4% 8.2%
Educational services 7.9% 4.2%
Finance and insurance 6.2% 2.3%
Health care and social assistance 8.0% 7.3%
Information 2.8% 2.6%
Management of companies and enterprises 0.3% 0.0%
Manufacturing 11.8% 19.5%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0.3% 0.0%
Other services, except public administration 3.6% 6.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 12.3% 2.9%
Public administration 1.5% 3.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing 1.8% 2.3%
Retail trade 11.2% 7.6%
Transportation and warehousing 5.3% 6.4%
Utilities 0.3% 1.9%
Wholesale trade 2.6% 1.9%
Most common female industries
Industry MinneapolisDetroit
Accommodation and food services 8.6% 8.1%
Administrative and support and waste management services 3.1% 7.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0.1% 0.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 2.9% 2.1%
Construction 0.7% 0.2%
Educational services 16.5% 8.2%
Finance and insurance 6.5% 3.9%
Health care and social assistance 22.8% 26.2%
Information 2.2% 1.6%
Management of companies and enterprises 0.1% 0.0%
Manufacturing 5.4% 9.8%
Other services, except public administration 4.8% 5.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 9.3% 3.3%
Public administration 2.9% 5.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 1.2% 1.5%
Retail trade 10.3% 10.8%
Transportation and warehousing 0.9% 4.6%
Utilities 0.2% 0.9%
Wholesale trade 1.2% 1.0%
Most common male occupations
Occupation MinneapolisDetroit
Architecture and engineering occupations 3.8% 1.4%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 4.6% 1.9%
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 4.7% 6.3%
Business and financial operations occupations 7.1% 2.6%
Community and social service occupations 1.1% 1.5%
Computer and mathematical occupations 6.9% 1.1%
Construction and extraction occupations 3.6% 7.8%
Education, training, and library occupations 3.5% 2.2%
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors 1.4% 4.5%
Food preparation and serving related occupations 8.8% 7.1%
Healthcare support occupations 0.8% 1.1%
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations 2.3% 1.0%
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 2.6% 4.7%
Legal occupations 2.0% 0.5%
Life, physical, and social science occupations 1.3% 0.3%
Management occupations 11.9% 5.2%
Material moving occupations 2.9% 7.1%
Office and administrative support occupations 8.0% 8.9%
Personal care and service occupations 2.0% 2.8%
Production occupations 6.6% 17.2%
Sales and related occupations 8.6% 7.4%
Transportation occupations 4.4% 5.9%
Most common female occupations
Occupation MinneapolisDetroit
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 4.1% 1.1%
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 2.6% 5.0%
Business and financial operations occupations 7.7% 3.3%
Community and social service occupations 2.3% 2.9%
Computer and mathematical occupations 2.2% 0.7%
Education, training, and library occupations 10.1% 5.0%
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors 0.4% 1.9%
Food preparation and serving related occupations 5.9% 5.8%
Healthcare support occupations 3.7% 8.7%
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations 5.5% 2.8%
Health technologists and technicians 2.0% 3.1%
Legal occupations 2.1% 0.7%
Life, physical, and social science occupations 2.6% 0.1%
Management occupations 9.9% 4.4%
Material moving occupations 0.6% 2.3%
Office and administrative support occupations 15.7% 19.8%
Personal care and service occupations 8.1% 8.3%
Production occupations 3.5% 7.9%
Sales and related occupations 9.4% 12.9%
Transportation occupations 0.7% 1.5%
Food environment data per 10,000 residents
Food environment statistics MinneapolisDetroit
Number of convenience stores (no gas) 2.5 2.6
Number of convenience stores (with gas) 0.7 1.5
Number of full-service restaurants 7.1 5.1
Number of grocery stores 1.8 2.8
Number of supercenters and club stores 0.1 0.1
Food environment - absolute values
Food environment statistics MinneapolisDetroit
Number of convenience stores (no gas) 283 523
Number of convenience stores (with gas) 78 294
Number of full-service restaurants 807 1,019
Number of grocery stores 203 556
Number of supercenters and club stores 14 18
Obesity and diabetes
Food environment statistics rate MinneapolisDetroit
Adult diabetes rate 5.8% 11.6%
Adult obesity rate 22.8% 33.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate 15.2% 12.9%
Health (county statistics)
Type Minneapolis Detroit
General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) 3.7 3.3
Average weight of females (lbs) 158.1 lbs 170 lbs
Average weight of males (lbs) 192.6 lbs 198.3 lbs
Residents visited a dentist within the past year 80.6% 67.5%
Residents exercised in the past month 81.6% 69.5%
Residents keep firearms around their homes 22.6% 22.7%
Adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days 75.6% 70.7%
Residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives 46.3% 49.9%

Fatal vehicle accidents per 100,000 residents
Type Total count per 100,000Drunk per 100,000Fatal count per 100,000Pedestrian count per 100,000Person count per 100,000Vehicle count per 100,000
Year MinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroit
1975 9.2 12.3 2.5 2.7 9.4 13.2 0.0 0.0 22.8 31.4 12.2 16.6
1976 9.3 12.6 2.5 2.7 9.6 13.5 0.0 0.0 23.2 32.2 12.4 16.9
1977 11.8 13.5 3.6 4.9 12.3 14.3 0.0 0.0 27.2 35.2 13.3 17.8
1978 14.1 12.4 5.2 5.5 14.3 13.1 0.0 0.0 36.2 29.9 18.8 16.4
1979 11.9 13.3 6.4 5.3 12.2 13.6 0.0 0.0 30.0 33.6 16.2 17.7
1980 9.4 12.4 3.0 5.2 10.5 13.1 0.0 0.0 23.5 31.6 13.5 16.6
1981 12.9 11.2 6.5 4.0 13.5 12.1 0.0 0.0 32.9 28.9 17.8 14.9
1982 4.9 8.3 2.7 2.6 5.1 9.0 0.0 0.0 12.1 23.5 7.6 12.3
1983 5.9 9.0 4.9 3.6 5.9 9.4 0.0 0.0 12.2 24.7 7.3 13.6
1984 5.9 10.4 3.0 3.2 6.2 10.9 0.0 0.0 13.0 28.0 8.1 15.4
1985 6.8 13.3 2.7 3.7 7.3 14.3 0.0 0.0 20.0 35.2 11.4 18.6
1986 7.3 9.4 3.2 2.8 7.3 10.3 0.0 0.0 18.1 29.5 9.2 13.8
1987 6.8 11.2 2.7 4.2 6.8 11.8 0.0 0.0 17.3 34.9 8.4 16.8
1988 8.9 13.8 4.3 4.7 10.3 15.0 0.0 0.0 28.7 38.5 14.1 20.8
1989 6.2 11.2 1.6 3.3 6.2 12.1 0.0 0.0 18.7 29.9 9.0 16.9
1990 6.5 11.6 3.3 3.1 6.5 12.9 0.0 0.0 19.5 33.5 9.5 17.7
1991 4.6 12.0 1.4 2.1 4.6 12.6 2.5 4.6 11.2 30.9 6.8 17.0
1992 6.3 12.5 2.5 4.1 7.1 13.5 2.2 4.4 16.5 40.4 9.3 18.6
1993 7.2 11.7 2.2 3.4 7.2 12.3 3.3 3.8 20.1 31.7 10.5 17.1
1994 6.9 11.2 1.7 3.7 7.2 12.3 2.8 3.5 14.6 31.6 9.7 17.8
1995 3.3 15.6 1.7 4.9 4.2 17.1 1.1 5.7 9.7 41.5 5.3 23.8
1996 3.3 15.1 1.7 3.6 3.9 15.7 0.3 5.4 7.0 45.2 4.5 23.1
1997 6.5 14.7 1.7 3.9 6.5 16.8 3.7 4.6 15.7 45.8 8.7 23.3
1998 5.6 16.1 1.7 4.5 6.8 17.7 6.8 6.2 18.6 45.5 9.0 24.1
1999 3.7 15.4 0.8 5.7 4.0 16.1 2.0 6.9 7.9 44.5 4.5 23.5
2000 4.7 14.2 1.3 4.9 5.2 15.7 1.0 6.0 14.6 38.3 7.3 22.0
2001 5.8 15.1 1.6 5.2 6.0 16.2 2.1 4.9 13.4 41.6 7.6 23.4
2002 3.7 15.1 1.3 6.7 3.7 16.1 1.8 6.6 7.9 40.4 4.2 22.3
2003 6.1 14.0 2.7 3.7 6.6 15.4 1.6 5.2 18.8 38.4 10.6 21.0
2004 4.5 12.4 1.9 4.2 4.5 13.3 2.4 5.1 12.8 29.7 6.1 17.0
2005 4.8 11.3 1.1 4.5 5.3 12.3 2.1 4.8 10.9 31.0 7.7 18.3
2006 4.0 9.8 2.4 3.8 4.0 10.9 0.8 3.5 12.0 23.9 6.1 14.6
2007 4.0 11.6 2.4 3.7 6.9 13.1 4.2 3.9 52.2 30.7 26.4 17.4
2008 5.8 9.5 1.6 3.9 6.3 10.3 1.3 3.4 17.0 24.9 9.7 14.0
2009 4.4 10.8 2.3 3.5 4.4 12.4 1.8 4.2 8.3 32.2 5.4 18.1
2010 3.9 12.3 1.6 4.9 5.2 13.0 1.8 3.5 10.7 28.3 7.1 18.1
2011 4.9 10.2 1.5 1.7 5.4 11.0 2.3 3.8 9.8 23.4 7.7 16.3
2012 2.3 13.7 0.3 3.6 2.5 14.8 0.8 5.3 4.8 29.5 3.3 21.4
2013 4.1 15.0 1.5 3.1 4.8 16.3 1.8 7.7 12.2 31.8 6.9 23.7

Fatal vehicle accidents
Type Total countDrunkFatal countPedestrian countPerson countVehicle count
Year MinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroitMinneapolisDetroit
1975 37 167 10 36 38 179 0 0 92 427 49 225
1976 37 167 10 36 38 179 0 0 92 427 49 225
1977 46 175 14 64 48 185 0 0 106 456 52 231
1978 54 157 20 69 55 166 0 0 139 379 72 208
1979 45 164 24 66 46 168 0 0 113 415 61 219
1980 35 149 11 62 39 158 0 0 87 380 50 200
1981 48 133 24 48 50 144 0 0 122 343 66 177
1982 18 97 10 30 19 105 0 0 45 275 28 144
1983 22 103 18 41 22 108 0 0 45 284 27 157
1984 22 118 11 36 23 124 0 0 48 317 30 175
1985 25 148 10 41 27 160 0 0 74 393 42 207
1986 27 103 12 31 27 113 0 0 67 324 34 151
1987 25 121 10 45 25 128 0 0 64 377 31 181
1988 33 147 16 50 38 159 0 0 106 409 52 221
1989 23 117 6 35 23 126 0 0 69 313 33 177
1990 24 119 12 32 24 133 0 0 72 345 35 182
1991 17 123 5 21 17 129 9 47 41 316 25 174
1992 23 127 9 42 26 137 8 45 60 411 34 189
1993 26 118 8 34 26 124 12 38 73 321 38 173
1994 25 113 6 37 26 124 10 35 53 319 35 179
1995 12 157 6 49 15 172 4 57 35 417 19 239
1996 12 150 6 36 14 156 1 54 25 450 16 230
1997 23 143 6 38 23 164 13 45 56 447 31 227
1998 20 156 6 44 24 171 24 60 66 440 32 233
1999 13 149 3 55 14 155 7 67 28 429 16 227
2000 18 135 5 47 20 149 4 57 56 364 28 209
2001 22 141 6 49 23 152 8 46 51 390 29 219
2002 14 140 5 62 14 150 7 61 30 375 16 207
2003 23 130 10 34 25 143 6 48 71 356 40 195
2004 17 115 7 39 17 123 9 47 48 274 23 157
2005 18 104 4 41 20 113 8 44 41 286 29 169
2006 15 90 9 35 15 100 3 32 45 220 23 134
2007 15 106 9 34 26 120 16 36 198 282 100 160
2008 22 87 6 36 24 94 5 31 65 227 37 128
2009 17 98 9 32 17 113 7 38 32 293 21 165
2010 15 88 6 35 20 93 7 25 41 202 27 129
2011 19 72 6 12 21 78 9 27 38 165 30 115
2012 9 96 1 25 10 104 3 37 19 207 13 150
2013 16 105 6 22 19 114 7 54 48 223 27 166
Police full-time law enforcement employees
Year MinneapolisDetroit
2003 1,035 4,387
2004 1,056 4,612
2005 1,046 3,695
2006 1,107 3,509
2007 1,084 3,403
2008 1,122 3,401
2009 1,113 3,273
2010 1,009 3,210
2011 983 3,087
2012 983 2,883
Police full-time law enforcement employees (per 1,000 residents)
Year MinneapolisDetroit
2003 2.7 6.4
2004 2.6 5.0
2005 2.6 4.0
2006 2.8 3.8
2007 2.9 4.0
2008 3.0 3.8
2009 2.9 3.6
2010 2.6 3.6
2011 2.6 4.3
2012 2.5 4.1
People in group quarters
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Agriculture workers' dormitories on farms 0 (0%) 106 (0%)
College dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) 7,523 (2%) 1,084 (0.1%)
Crews of maritime vessels 0 (0%) 22 (0%)
Dormitories 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Federal prisons and detention centers 0 (0%) 92 (0%)
Group homes 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Halfway houses 103 (0%) 24 (0%)
Homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children 0 (0%) 98 (0%)
Homes for the mentally ill 488 (0.1%) 772 (0.1%)
Homes for the mentally retarded 238 (0.1%) 182 (0%)
Homes for the physically handicapped 18 (0%) 17 (0%)
Homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse 1,068 (0.3%) 485 (0.1%)
Hospices or homes for chronically ill 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse 0 (0%) 956 (0.1%)
Hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill 384 (0.1%) 121 (0%)
Hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Institutions for the blind 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Institutions for the deaf 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Job corps and vocational training facilities 0 (0%) 110 (0%)
Juvenile institutions 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) 99 (0%) 1,868 (0.2%)
Long-term care 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military hospitals or wards for chronically ill 0 (0%) 121 (0%)
Military transient quarters for temporary residents 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military barracks, etc. 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military disciplinary barracks 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military quarters 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military ships 0 (0%) 4 (0%)
Noninstitutionalized settings 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Nursing homes 4,199 (1.1%) 4,597 (0.5%)
On base quarters 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Other group homes 487 (0.1%) 648 (0.1%)
Other hospitals or wards for chronically ill 384 (0.1%) 0 (0%)
Other nonhousehold living situations 325 (0.1%) 353 (0%)
Other noninstitutional group quarters 2,169 (0.6%) 5,253 (0.6%)
Other types of correctional institutions 588 (0.2%) 41 (0%)
Other workers' dormitories 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Religious group quarters 47 (0%) 156 (0%)
Residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children 0 (0%) 23 (0%)
Schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded 45 (0%) 16 (0%)
Schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children 118 (0%) 258 (0%)
State prisons 0 (0%) 2,166 (0.2%)
Training schools for juvenile delinquents 0 (0%) 68 (0%)
Unknown juvenile institutions 16 (0%) 142 (0%)
Wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere 149 (0%) 39 (0%)
Wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Local government: average yearly full-time wage
Job MinneapolisDetroit
Airports $0 $41,122
Financial administration $69,835 $71,578
Firefighters $77,104 $107,871
Fire - other $66,850 $85,306
Health $65,313 $37,459
Judicial and legal $75,831 $88,646
Local libraries $0 $34,439
Natural resources $0 $69,584
Other and unallocable $55,501 $57,228
Other government administration $65,626 $66,752
Parks and recreation $56,289 $16,517
Police - other $52,852 $46,270
Police protection - Officers $79,241 $69,867
Sewerage $58,190 $49,349
Solid waste management $46,816 $31,529
Streets and highways $56,296 $41,317
Totals for government $64,705 $55,974
Transit $0 $27,151
Water supply $61,856 $33,406
Welfare $0 $75,207
Local government: full-time employees
Job MinneapolisDetroit
Airports 0 7
Financial administration 277 293
Firefighters 389 954
Fire - other 20 280
Health 59 294
Judicial and legal 96 125
Local libraries 0 332
Natural resources 0 3
Other and unallocable 48 550
Other government administration 402 316
Parks and recreation 660 299
Police - other 331 486
Police protection - officers 825 3,159
Sewerage 72 661
Solid waste management 121 517
Streets and highways 675 628
Totals for government 4,601 11,733
Transit 0 1,178
Water supply 230 1,322
Welfare 0 85
Local government: part-time employees
Job MinneapolisDetroit
Health 3 0
Other government administration 0 145
Parks and recreation 600 0
Totals for government 603 146
Place of birth - Foreign born
Residents MinneapolisDetroit
All residents 16.1% 5.0%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 2.8% 12.7%
Asian residents 63.1% 60.1%
Black or African American residents 26.8% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 35.7% 0.0%
Other race residents 57.5% 43.4%
Two or more races residents 6.9% 6.6%
White residents 6.4% 15.9%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 3.2% 10.5%
Place of birth - Native, outside of US
Residents MinneapolisDetroit
All residents 1.0% 0.8%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 0.0% 0.2%
Asian residents 3.6% 9.0%
Black or African American residents 0.8% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 0.0% 27.7%
Other race residents 0.5% 2.5%
Two or more races residents 1.9% 3.8%
White residents 0.7% 2.7%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 0.6% 1.5%
Place of birth - Born in state of residence
Residents MinneapolisDetroit
All residents 51.0% 75.6%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 75.6% 73.0%
Asian residents 22.8% 21.4%
Black or African American residents 37.1% 79.3%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 33.5% 0.0%
Other race residents 25.2% 48.9%
Two or more races residents 72.4% 72.2%
White residents 57.3% 66.3%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 59.3% 71.6%
Place of birth - Born in other state
Residents MinneapolisDetroit
All residents 32.0% 18.6%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 21.7% 14.1%
Asian residents 10.5% 9.6%
Black or African American residents 35.2% 19.8%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 30.8% 72.3%
Other race residents 16.8% 5.1%
Two or more races residents 18.7% 17.4%
White residents 35.6% 15.1%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 36.9% 16.3%
English speakers (speaking English at home)
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Born in the United States residents 94.1% 95%
Foreign born residents 18.1% 12.3%
Native, born elsewhere residents 65% 29.9%
Total residents 80% 89.5%
Mechanisms of homicide
Mechanism MinneapolisDetroit
Homicides from 2000 to 2006 400 3,007
Cut / Pierce 32 231
Firearm 276 2,369
Fire / Burn 0 37
Suffocation 0 58
Mechanisms of homicide per 1,000,000 residents
Mechanism MinneapolisDetroit
Homicides from 2000 to 2006 50.9 210.4
Cut / Pierce 4.1 16.2
Firearm 35.1 165.8
Fire / Burn 0 2.6
Suffocation 0 4.1
Mechanisms of suicide
Mechanism MinneapolisDetroit
Suicides from 2000 to 2006 726 1,379
Cut / Pierce 0 31
Drowning 23 25
Fall 34 0
Firearm 272 667
Poisoning 192 245
Suffocation 170 364
Mechanisms of suicide per 1,000,000 residents
Mechanism MinneapolisDetroit
Suicides from 2000 to 2006 92.4 96.5
Cut / Pierce 0 2.2
Drowning 2.9 1.7
Fall 4.3 0
Firearm 34.6 46.7
Poisoning 24.4 17.1
Suffocation 21.6 25.5
Infrastructure
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Hospitals 17 41
TV stations 17 16
Arenas or stadiums 4 4
Bank branches located here 86 98
Bank institutions located here 26 12
Main business address for public companies 59 11
Drinking water stations with no reported violations in the past 10 5
Drinking water stations with reported violations in the past 6 4

Schools

School facilities
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Private elementary/middle schools 26 33
Private high schools 7 5
Public elementary/middle schools 98 198
Public high schools 49 57
Colleges/Universities 17 13
National Bridge Inventory
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Number of bridges 871 973
Total costs $95,102,000 $105,555,000
Total average daily traffic 23,215,484 56,997,137
Total average daily truck traffic 732,835 3,125,166
Length of all bridges 35,768 feet 23,648 feet
Government finances - Expenditure (per resident)
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Construction general public buildings $5,232,000 ($13.08) $441,000 ($0.64)
Current operations police protection $98,783,000 ($246.91) $431,107,000 ($625.97)
Current operations parks and recreation $110,827,000 ($277.02) $67,003,000 ($97.29)
Current operations regular highways $39,055,000 ($97.62) $108,994,000 ($158.26)
Current operations financial administration $20,634,000 ($51.58) $37,859,000 ($54.97)
Current operations housing and community development $119,116,000 ($297.74) $93,290,000 ($135.46)
Current operations judicial and legal services $5,055,000 ($12.64) $69,628,000 ($101.10)
Current operations protective inspection and regulation NEC $13,759,000 ($34.39) $25,470,000 ($36.98)
Current operations central staff services $12,565,000 ($31.41) $48,713,000 ($70.73)
Current operations general public buildings $7,106,000 ($17.76) $10,519,000 ($15.27)
Current operations sewerage $11,533,000 ($28.83) $197,604,000 ($286.92)
Current operations solid waste management $25,652,000 ($64.12) $27,232,000 ($39.54)
Current operations general other $26,678,000 ($66.68) $151,322,000 ($219.72)
Current operations elementary and secondary education $0 ($0) $34,514,000 ($50.12)
Employee retirement corporate bonds $501,640,000 ($1,254) $858,830,000 ($1,247)
Employee retirement total cash and deposits $55,374,000 ($138.41) $1,190,415,000 ($1,728)
Employee retirement benefit payments $197,742,000 ($494.27) $419,083,000 ($608.51)
General interest on debt $151,469,000 ($378.61) $147,136,000 ($213.64)
Total salaries and wages $297,900,000 ($744.62) $709,688,000 ($1,030)
Government finances - Revenue (per resident)
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Charges parks and recreation $22,483,000 ($56.20) $4,275,000 ($6.21)
Charges all other $45,924,000 ($114.79) $61,857,000 ($89.82)
Charges sewerage 67,996,000 (169.96) 350,579,000 (509.04)
Charges solid waste management $29,505,000 ($73.75) $148,000 ($0.22)
Local intergovernmental highways $0 ($0) $784,000 ($1.14)
Miscellaneous general revenue NEC $15,704,000 ($39.25) $21,621,000 ($31.39)
Miscellaneous interest earnings $18,972,000 ($47.42) $47,166,000 ($68.49)
Miscellaneous rents $11,806,000 ($29.51) $7,568,000 ($10.99)
State intergovernmental highways $0 ($0) $32,634,000 ($47.39)
Tax property $244,162,000 ($610.30) $308,551,000 ($448.02)
Government finances - Cash and securities (per resident)
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Employee retirement total federal securities $86,558,000 ($216.36) $489,984,000 ($711.46)
Employee retirement total other securities $609,074,000 ($1,522) $854,199,000 ($1,240)
Sinking funds cash and securities $1,677,189,000 ($4,192) $54,419,000 ($79.02)
Taxpayer migration
Type Minneapolis Detroit
Moved from other counties 32,315 (6.8%) 25,191 (3.9%)
Moved from other counties - average AGI $45,858 $33,345
Moved to other counties 30,807 (6.5%) 33,645 (5.1%)
Moved to other counties - average AGI $51,322 $39,728
Moved from foreign countries 180 (0%) 209 (0%)
Moved from foreign countries - average AGI $501.04 $615.66
Moved to foreign countries 361 (0.1%) 253 (0%)
Moved to foreign countries - average AGI $747.30 $358.63

Mortgage loans

HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications approved, not accepted
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 482 951
2000 154 1,306
2001 121 1,492
2002 198 1,781
2003 942 3,140
2004 1,273 6,026
2005 1,543 5,872
2006 1,627 6,175
2007 789 2,653
2008 432 412
2009 174 71
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications denied
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 1,420 2,901
2000 428 4,079
2001 294 3,815
2002 272 3,247
2003 1,151 5,511
2004 1,818 9,068
2005 3,008 13,958
2006 3,221 16,654
2007 1,812 10,742
2008 710 2,823
2009 372 484
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications withdrawn
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 618 1,305
2000 204 1,556
2001 116 1,304
2002 217 1,522
2003 890 1,901
2004 1,062 2,404
2005 1,880 5,960
2006 1,479 4,658
2007 755 1,624
2008 431 445
2009 298 109
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Files closed for incompleteness
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 175 255
2000 34 330
2001 46 228
2002 52 611
2003 247 553
2004 237 753
2005 422 1,209
2006 395 1,239
2007 256 886
2008 121 355
2009 62 49
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Loans Originated
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 5,243 3,579
2000 1,478 4,489
2001 1,568 4,623
2002 1,818 5,684
2003 7,123 7,607
2004 8,296 11,420
2005 10,756 15,393
2006 9,046 14,318
2007 6,052 6,472
2008 3,524 1,453
2009 2,533 239
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Average value
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 $109,565 $80,940
2000 $111,972 $79,985
2001 $130,683 $71,525
2002 $150,582 $75,808
2003 $176,029 $77,488
2004 $180,791 $76,332
2005 $174,669 $75,447
2006 $170,907 $75,645
2007 $195,990 $81,679
2008 $200,063 $80,830
2009 $181,447 $73,238
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Applications approved, not accepted
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 43 159
2000 18 188
2001 11 205
2002 11 142
2003 27 139
2004 17 189
2005 24 158
2006 6 83
2007 10 35
2008 78 107
2009 108 98
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Applications denied
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 135 537
2000 41 695
2001 22 609
2002 21 504
2003 68 513
2004 65 517
2005 33 325
2006 20 211
2007 29 254
2008 191 642
2009 219 478
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Applications withdrawn
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 86 516
2000 12 470
2001 18 531
2002 14 458
2003 49 301
2004 40 210
2005 33 207
2006 22 124
2007 20 123
2008 120 284
2009 202 186
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Files closed for incompleteness
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 23 95
2000 12 125
2001 4 101
2002 10 91
2003 23 169
2004 5 112
2005 3 52
2006 6 24
2007 2 19
2008 14 48
2009 31 44
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Loans Originated
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 1,670 3,699
2000 481 3,249
2001 477 3,473
2002 367 2,644
2003 714 1,906
2004 443 1,625
2005 309 936
2006 260 455
2007 207 293
2008 1,199 588
2009 2,126 382
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Average Value
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 $99,441 $69,934
2000 $116,153 $77,246
2001 $138,345 $81,326
2002 $151,209 $84,649
2003 $164,391 $89,209
2004 $177,134 $90,251
2005 $189,029 $89,763
2006 $188,103 $87,801
2007 $183,260 $83,511
2008 $174,004 $74,674
2009 $170,880 $70,012
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications approved, not accepted
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 118 132
2000 41 244
2001 76 394
2002 95 525
2003 271 640
2004 256 767
2005 131 513
2006 116 358
2007 219 608
2008 339 1,122
2009 96 60
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications denied
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 63 63
2000 10 122
2001 22 151
2002 18 124
2003 44 153
2004 53 121
2005 36 46
2006 41 58
2007 47 242
2008 130 201
2009 66 20
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications withdrawn
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 38 41
2000 13 56
2001 12 77
2002 32 193
2003 98 185
2004 133 186
2005 71 129
2006 52 114
2007 93 300
2008 68 101
2009 33 14
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Files closed for incompleteness
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 17 1
2000 0 12
2001 2 17
2002 4 16
2003 19 18
2004 30 20
2005 6 28
2006 9 14
2007 7 27
2008 35 116
2009 16 23
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Loans originated
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 1,995 1,130
2000 619 1,576
2001 648 1,663
2002 710 1,983
2003 2,406 2,332
2004 1,684 2,045
2005 1,366 1,390
2006 1,125 1,318
2007 1,865 2,590
2008 1,167 702
2009 459 27
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Average value
Year MinneapolisDetroit
1999 $113,405 $73,385
2000 $119,840 $74,711
2001 $142,910 $79,367
2002 $160,616 $81,666
2003 $172,264 $83,114
2004 $184,852 $85,379
2005 $199,280 $88,836
2006 $195,212 $88,848
2007 $196,066 $89,860
2008 $189,897 $87,989
2009 $197,538 $85,962

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