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Population in 2012: 51,123 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 24,004  (47.0%)
Females: 27,119  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  45.0 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55345.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $77,135 (it was $69,979 in 2000)
Minnetonka:

$77,135
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $48,027

Minnetonka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $272,643 (it was $182,500 in 2000)
Minnetonka:

$272,643
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $392,454; Detached houses: $431,691; Townhouses or other attached units: $305,279; In 2-unit structures: $317,594; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,388; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,685; Mobile homes: $290,792

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,040.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 55305, 55343, 55345.

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  • White alone - 44,198 (88.1%)
  • Black alone - 2,117 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1,565 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,006 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 949 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 209 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 107 (0.2%)

Races in Minnetonka detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minnetonka: 115.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (22.3%), Norwegian (10.6%), Irish (9.8%), Swedish (7.9%), English (7.3%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1956

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 27.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,883 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Minnetonka:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minnetonka city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

3,898 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.0% Africa).

This city:  7.8%
Minnesota:  7.2%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Minnetonka, Minnesota as of July 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Minnetonka to the number of sex offenders is 51,123 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,505 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,235 (1.2%)

Minnetonka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (9.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (360.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woodland, MN (1.6 miles ), Hopkins, MN (1.7 miles ), Deephaven, MN (1.8 miles ), Wayzata, MN (1.9 miles ), Greenwood, MN (2.2 miles ), Medicine Lake, MN (2.2 miles ), St. Louis Park, MN (2.2 miles ), Eden Prairie, MN (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 78 buildings, average cost: $288,700
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $346,400
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2000: 83 buildings, average cost: $297,300
  • 2001: 108 buildings, average cost: $336,900
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $351,500
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $437,900
  • 2004: 96 buildings, average cost: $350,200
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $557,400
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $533,900
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $552,700
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $581,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $799,800
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $577,900
  • 2011: 40 buildings, average cost: $412,100
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $465,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.93 N, Longitude: 93.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,911 (+33.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,061 (22.3%)

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Crime rates in Minnetonka by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1001000011100
per 100,000 1.90.00.01.90.00.00.00.02.02.02.00.00.0
Rapes 6131116812N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 11.225.121.031.115.723.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 11181562138145107115
per 100,000 20.634.728.711.63.925.815.928.110.020.013.821.99.9
Assaults 20251919191914211412131315
per 100,000 37.548.236.336.937.237.727.842.227.924.025.625.929.6
Burglaries 224204224280272219148196222177184154185
per 100,000 419.7393.4427.9543.4532.2434.6293.8394.0442.0354.2362.5307.3364.5
Thefts 1,151939945917895848769776830885772725629
per 100,000 2156.41810.91805.31779.81751.21682.91526.41559.81652.41771.11521.11446.61239.2
Auto thefts 60505644485635423224273122
per 100,000 112.496.4107.085.493.9111.169.584.463.748.053.261.943.3
Arson 26881369146392911
per 100,000 48.715.415.325.211.717.927.812.16.018.03.918.021.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 146.1142.9138.7150.5131.5136.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Minnetonka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 72 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Minnetonka, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,855 (+5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Minnetonka-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Minnetonka city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minnetonka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hennepin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Blake Hoffarber - Basketball player, Jack Hillen - Ice hockey player, Raina Hein - Female model, Darren Clarke - College basketball player (St. Louis Billikens), Dave Snuggerud - Ice hockey player, David Gardner - College basketball player (Dartmouth Big Green), Jadee Jones - College basketball player (Furman Paladins), Jeff Hagen - College basketball player (Minnesota Golden Gophers), John Manley - College basketball player (Cal Poly Mustangs), Lyndsay Meyer - Ski mountaineer.

Main business address for: DIGI INTERNATIONAL INC (COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), MOSAIC CO (AGRICULTURE CHEMICALS), INTERNATIONAL MULTIFOODS CORP (WHOLESALE-GROCERIES & RELATED PRODUCTS), NORSTAN INC (SERVICES-TELEPHONE INTERCONNECT SYSTEMS), AMERICAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS HOLDINGS INC (ORTHOPEDIC, PROSTHETIC & SURGICAL APPLIANCES & SUPPLIES), FASTFUNDS FINANCIAL CORP (BLANK CHECKS), ORPHAN MEDICAL INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), LAKES ENTERTAINMENT INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION) and 5 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Minnetonka:

  • MINNETONKA DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, 17809 HUTCHINS DR)
  • BAYADA NURSES INC (Home Health Center, 10400 YELLOW CIRCILE DRIVE SUITE 401)
  • NIGHTINGALE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 10550 WAYZATA BOULEVARD SUITE 1)
  • RECOVER HEALTH (Home Health Center, 5900 GREEN OAK DRIVE SUITE 200)
  • OAK TERRACE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 14500 COUNTY RD 62)

Political contributions by individuals in Minnetonka, MN

Amtrak station near Minnetonka:

  • 14 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Local government website: www.eminnetonka.com

College/University in Minnetonka:

  • Regency Beauty Institute-Minnetonka (Full-time enrollment: 88; Location: 12993 Ridgedale Drive-Ste 103; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regencybeauty.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minnetonka:

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 10 miles; Minneapolis, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,477)
  • Normandale Community College (about 10 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 4,832)
  • Capella University (about 10 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Walden University (about 11 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 29,744)
  • Augsburg College (about 12 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 12 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 38,094)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 12 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,552)

Public high schools in Minnetonka:

Private high schools in Minnetonka:

  • MINNETONKA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 141; Location: 3500 WILLISTON RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ACCELL ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 4626 LINNEA LN; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Minnetonka:

Private elementary/middle schools in Minnetonka:

  • SUNRISE INTRNL MONTES LEARNING CENTER & CHILD CARE (Students: 28; Location: 10400 BREN RD E # 150; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SUNRISE MONTESSORI (Students: 26; Location: 10400 BREN RD E; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Minnetonka:

  • HENNEPIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,617,416; Location: 12601 RIDGEDALE DRIVE; 3,569,143 books; 16,128 e-books; 218,170 audio materials; 114,641 video materials; 121 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 12 other licensed databases; 9,717 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Minnetonka: Glen Lake Golf and Practice Center (A), Meadowwoods Golf Course (B), Minnetonka Fire Department Station 5 (C), Minnetonka Fire Department Station 1 Central (D), Minnetonka Fire Department Station 2 (E), Minnetonka Fire Department Station 3 (F), Minnetonka Fire Department Station 4 (G), Ridgedale-Hennepin Area Library (H), Minnetonka Library (I), Minnetonka Ice Arena (J), Minnetonka City Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: 7-Hi Shopping Center (1), Bonaventure Mall Shopping Center (2), Computer City Plaza Shopping Center (3), Country Village Shopping Center (4), Glen Lake Center Shopping Center (5), Glenhaven Shopping Center (6), Lunds Country Village Shopping Center (7), Ridge Square North Shopping Center (8), Ridge Square South Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Minnetonka include: Episcopal Parish Church of Saint David (A), Saint Paul Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Margaret Cemetery (1), Shady Oak Lake Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Wing Lake (A), Windsor Lake (B), Shady Oak Lake (C), Lake Rose (D), Minnetoga Lake (E), Libbs Lake (F), Spring Lake (G), Crane Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Minnetonka include: Oberlin Park (1), Birch Island Park (2), Ford Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (10985 Red Circle Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Hennepin County - Ridgedale Div Iii- Suburban Court Locations- Justice- Ridgedale Division (12601 Ridgedale Drive Lowr) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Hennepin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  Ozone  Pb  SO2 NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.0. This is about average.
City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.334
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0135. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0135
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.446. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.446
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.15
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Minnetonka and their reported violations in the past:

YMCA CAMP CHRISTMAS TREE #1018 (Address: 12301 Ridgedale Drive , Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUL-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-1994), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-1994), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-1996)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.4% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for American Indian residents, 11.5% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Minnetonka, MN

People in group quarters in Minnetonka in 2010:

  • 209 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 58 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Minnetonka in 2000:

  • 212 people in nursing homes
  • 133 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 89 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 34 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Minnetonka compared to Minnesota state average:

Minnetonka, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Minnetonka (2011 data):

  • First Minnetonka City Bank: The Glen, at 14550 Excelsior Boulevard, Beacon Hill Branch, Country Village Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $190.4 mil, Deposits: $166.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Minnetonka Bancorporation, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ridgedale Byerly's Branch, Minnetonka Branch, Ridgedale Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Minnetonka Branch at 5120 State Highway 101, branch established on 1927/01/01; Ridgedale Branch at 1809 Plymouth Road, branch established on 1976/02/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TCF National Bank: Minnetonka Cub Branch at 4801 County Road 101, branch established on 1996/08/28; Ridgedale Branch at 1801 Plymouth Road, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • First Minnesota Bank: at 4625 County Highway 101, branch established on 1881/10/10. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $385.8 mil, Deposits: $259.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Mcleod Bancshares, Inc.
  • Tradition Capital Bank: Minnetonka Branch at 4350 Baker Road, Suite 190, branch established on 2008/12/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.8 mil, Deposits: $171.8 mil, headquarters in Edina, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Tradition Bancshares, Inc.
  • MidCountry Bank: Minnetonka Branch at 14617 Highway 7, branch established on 1997/09/02. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $674.7 mil, Deposits: $534.7 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Equity Bank: at 5900 Green Oak Drive, branch established on 1937/03/01. Info updated 2008/12/19: Bank assets: $52.6 mil, Deposits: $45.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Equity Bank Holding Company, Inc.
  • Highland Bank: Ridgedale State Bank Branch at 1730 Plymouth Road, branch established on 1978/05/22. Info updated 2008/08/18: Bank assets: $466.6 mil, Deposits: $345.9 mil, headquarters in Saint Michael, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Highland Bancshares, Inc.
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Minnetonka, Minnesota:

  • Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, 5801 Opus Pkwy, Minnetonka, MN 55343 , Phone: (952) 935-5500
  • Sheraton Minneapolis West, 12201 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55305 , Phone: (952) 960-3536, Fax: (952) 593-5497
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Minneapolis-Minnetonka, 10420 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305 , Phone: (952) 541-1094
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 10985 Red Cir Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55343 , Phone: (952) 912-9999
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Minnetonka travel time to work - commute


Minnetonka mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Minnetonka city (based on Hennepin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.71%
Here57.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents40.5%23.7%4.9%3.7%3.5%
Congregations11.5%18.7%2.2%7.0%5.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents2.7%2.4%2.1%1.9%14.8%
Congregations3.7%4.4%3.1%3.0%40.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
Hennepin County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 78
Hennepin County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 283
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 807
Hennepin County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hennepin County:

15.2%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$86,930$69,5444$6,691
Other Government Administration 9$53,701$71,6017$7,094
Judicial and Legal 6$37,144$74,2880$0
Police Protection - Officers 54$315,320$70,0710$0
Police - Other 19$81,548$51,5042$4,975
Firefighters 7$38,110$65,3310$0
Streets and Highways 35$172,393$59,1063$6,168
Health 2$11,433$68,5982$5,172
Solid Waste Management 1$5,280$63,3600$0
Parks and Recreation 24$110,034$55,01770$34,257
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$78,688$62,9501$2,774
Natural Resources 4$18,288$54,8640$0
Water Supply 15$64,051$51,2412$1,738
Other and Unallocable 16$69,168$51,87617$6,514
Totals for Government 222$1,142,088$61,734108$75,383

Minnetonka government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,467,000 ($126.50)
    Water Utilities: $5,111,000 ($99.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,784,000 ($54.46)
    Sewerage: $2,084,000 ($40.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $492,000 ($9.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,041,000 ($137.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,286,000 ($103.40)
    Regular Highways: $3,654,000 ($71.47)
    Water Utilities: $2,947,000 ($57.65)
    Central Staff Services: $2,103,000 ($41.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,235,000 ($24.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,188,000 ($23.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,142,000 ($22.34)
    General Public Buildings: $757,000 ($14.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $746,000 ($14.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $622,000 ($12.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $368,000 ($7.20)
    Health - Other: $218,000 ($4.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $340,000 ($6.65)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $3,557,000 ($69.58)
    Regular Highways: $940,000 ($18.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,312,000 ($45.22)
    Police Protection: $288,000 ($5.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $204,000 ($3.99)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($1.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,768,000 ($288.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $474,000 ($9.27)

Minnetonka government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,394,000 ($125.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,323,000 ($45.44)
    All Other: $1,647,000 ($32.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $525,000 ($10.27)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $165,000 ($3.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $29,000 ($0.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($0.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $622,000 ($12.17)
    All Other: $135,000 ($2.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,364,000 ($26.68)
    Special Assessments: $830,000 ($16.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $584,000 ($11.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $380,000 ($7.43)
    Rents: $310,000 ($6.06)
    Sale of Property: $62,000 ($1.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,066,000 ($79.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,640,000 ($32.08)
    All Other: $867,000 ($16.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $94,000 ($1.84)
    General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($0.82)
  • Tax - Property: $20,987,000 ($410.52)
    Other License: $2,589,000 ($50.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $865,000 ($16.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $168,000 ($3.29)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $136,000 ($2.66)

Minnetonka government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,860,000 ($408.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,115,000 ($393.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,655,000 ($110.62)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,655,000 ($110.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $745,000 ($14.57)

Minnetonka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,262,000 ($1237.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $756,000 ($14.79)

7.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.18%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.11% ($38,417 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.65% ($40,744)
from Anoka County, MN  0.60% ($39,768)


7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($481 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.08%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.10% ($36,869 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.85% ($41,540)
to Dakota County, MN  0.80% ($42,525)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minnetonka:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KCCO (950 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minnetonka:

  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KDXL (106.5 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #283)
  • KUOM-FM (106.5 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Minnetonka:

  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Minnetonka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 90
Total length: 585 meters (1,919ft)
Total costs: $4,270,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,548,807
Total average daily truck traffic: 115,924

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 29
  • 1990-1999: 17
  • 2000-2009: 24
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Minnetonka, MN



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED187$216,064332$257,5511,792$244,10979$162,8860$055$159,7091$282,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$218,75027$296,185129$287,9158$117,8750$07$181,1431$18,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$199,09527$275,074395$269,70430$95,9330$015$214,0670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$161,87550$237,500297$266,37415$105,7331$11,244,0005$193,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$262,0007$162,42975$233,4279$101,1110$01$279,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Minnetonka, MN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$252,10938$273,9210$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$247,1437$311,0001$120,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$298,5007$329,8570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$267,6008$372,8750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$231,0003$254,6671$122,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7


Most common first names in Minnetonka, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6672.9 years
John5876.0 years
Mary4980.9 years
William4675.5 years
Dorothy4283.4 years
James4274.8 years
Helen4086.1 years
Margaret3683.3 years
Richard3572.5 years
Ruth3583.6 years
Most common last names in Minnetonka, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4180.0 years
Anderson3877.2 years
Smith2076.1 years
Nelson2079.4 years
Olson1779.6 years
Carlson1784.2 years
Peterson1682.1 years
Larson1584.2 years
Miller1373.1 years
Swanson1282.2 years
Businesses in Minnetonka, MN
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Jones New York1
AT&T2Journeys1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware1LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Macy's1
Aerosoles1Marriott1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ann Taylor2McDonald's1
Apple Store1Men's Wearhouse2
Arby's1Motherhood Maternity2
BMW1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike10
Bebe1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Bentleymotors.Com1Pac Sun1
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
Brookstone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
Cache1Pier 1 Imports2
Caribou Coffee10RadioShack2
Chipotle1Sears2
Coldwater Creek1Sephora1
Curves1Slumberland1
Dairy Queen4Soma Intimates1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks2
Express1Subway4
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile5
FedEx14Taco Bell1
Finish Line1Target2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1The Limited1
GNC2Toys"R"Us1
GameStop1True Value2
Gap3U-Haul1
Gymboree1UPS9
H&R Block2Vans3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless3
Hollister Co.1Victoria's Secret1
Hot Topic1Walgreens1
J. Jill1Wendy's2
JCPenney1Wet Seal1
Jamba Juice1YMCA1
Jimmy John's2
Browse common businesses in Minnetonka, MN


Minnetonka on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #89 (55345) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (55345) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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