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Latest Census Data Documents Economic Divide In Minnesota

Chai

Latest Census data provided by the Minnesota’s Demographer documents the economic divide that continues in Minnesota in a number of areas:

Household Income: Black $31,000 Minnesota $60,700

Unemployment Rate: American Indian 17 %, Minnesota 5 %

Poverty Rate: Black 33 %, Minnesota 11 %

Uninsured: Hispanic 29 %, Minnesota 8 %

Internet Access: American Indian 61 %, Minnesota 83 %

 

BY RACE/ETHNICITY Median household income
(2013 dollars, rounded)
Unemployment rate (16+) Poverty rate Uninsured Has Internet access
in home
All $60,700 5% 11% 8% 83%
American Indian $35,800 17% 32% 23% 61%
Asian $65,100 6% 18% 11% 90%
Black/African American $31,000 15% 33% 15% 72%
Hispanic (of any race) $41,700 9% 23% 29% 77%
Two or more races $42,800 14% 21% 9% 82%
White, non-Hispanic $63,000 8% 8% 8% 84%