The Hmong population in Minnesota kept growing and expanding outside the Twin Cities during the 2000s, according to new census figures, which demographers say could be a preview for how newer immigrant groups will continue to change the face of the state.
The teeny, tiny town of Tenney, Minn. has voted itself out of existence. With a turnout of 100 percent, voters approved a motion to dissolve.
A new government report says homelessness is up slightly in Minnesota and down in Wisconsin.
A bill altering boundaries for Minnesota’s eight congressional districts to account for population shifts has passed the state House.
The traditional household of a husband, wife and their children has grown relatively less common in Minnesota.
The lines are being drawn, and a new map for those districts could be released sometime this week.
Duck into a Melrose restaurant for lunch these days, and the menu is more likely to include flautas de pollo than sauerkraut and kielbasa.
The oldest members of the baby boom generation turn 65 this year. That means big implications for the workforce across Minnesota, but it will bring special challenges to rural areas.
The third largest city in Minnesota is now Rochester, which has grown 24 percent since 2000 to nearly 106,700, surpassing Duluth, according to the latest numbers of the 2010 Census.
Minnesota’s state demographer says new census figures show the state’s Hispanic population jumping 74.5 percent in the past decade, mirroring a national trend.
This year’s particularly harsh winter has hit northern Minnesota’s deer population hard. And if spring doesn’t kick in soon, even the survivors could be in trouble.
The redistricting debate in Minnesota will heat up this week with the release of the official census population counts for all the neighborhoods, cities and counties in the state.
A statewide aerial survey finds Minnesota’s trumpeter swan population more than doubled in the last five years.
The U.S. Census Bureau will release new population figures for the nation Tuesday that will determine whether Minnesota will keep its eight seats in the U.S. House or lose clout in Washington for the next 10 years.