Population of Cities in Minnesota (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
3
100,000 to 1 Million
94
10,000 to 100,000

Minnesota is the 22nd most populous state in the United States, with a population of over 5.5 million. Its largest city is Minneapolis, which has a population of over 410,000 people. St. Paul comes in second, with a population that has risen to just above 300,000. Rounding out the cities that have population counts that exceed 100,000 is Rochester, which had an estimated population of 112,225 people per 2017 estimates. The state has 94 total cities with populations that range between 10,000 and 100,000 residents.

In Minnesota, all incorporated municipalities are classified as cities. There is a total of 854 within the state, all of which are divided across 87 different counties. Funkley is the least populous city in the state. This city, which is located in Beltrami County, had a population of just five residents at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census.

Minnesota has 0 cities with more than a million people, 3 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 94 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Minnesota is Minneapolis, with a population of 420,721 people.

Minneapolis

Minneapolis is the 46th largest city in the United States.

420,721

St. Paul

St. Paul -- which, along with Minneapolis is known as the Twin Cities -- has one of the highest literacy rates in the U.S.

308,138

Rochester

The city of Rochester was founded in 1854.

117,841

Bloomington

Bloomington is known for having an extensive amount of parkland, including a national wildlife refuge.

85,729

Duluth

Duluth is the second largest city located along the shores of Lake Superior.

86,819

Brooklyn Park

Designated a Tree City USA, Brookyln Park has a total of 67 parks.

80,793

Plymouth

Plymouth has been named as one of the big cities in the country to live because it is known for being self-contained and autonomous.

79,722

Maple Grove

Maple Grove is one of the fastest growing cities in Minnesota, and it is the location of The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, one of the biggest shopping centers in the state.

72,024

Woodbury

Woodbury was originally named Red Rock but was renamed after Levi Woodbury.

71,076

Name 2018 Population
Minneapolis420,721
St. Paul308,138
Rochester117,841
Duluth86,819
Bloomington85,729
Brooklyn Park80,793
Plymouth79,722
Maple Grove72,024
Woodbury71,076
St. Cloud 68,369
Eagan66,632
Eden Prairie64,606
Blaine 64,398
Lakeville64,270
Coon Rapids62,541
Burnsville61,430
Apple Valley53,893
Minnetonka53,719
Edina53,644
St. Louis Park50,403
Moorhead43,870
Mankato 43,050
Shakopee41,832
Maplewood40,466
Cottage Grove36,401
Roseville36,101
Richfield36,073
Inver Grove Heights35,173
Andover32,951
Savage31,657
Brooklyn Center31,028
Oakdale28,135
Fridley27,472
Chaska27,256
Winona27,107
Ramsey26,932
Shoreview26,838
Prior Lake26,791
White Bear Lake 26,608
Owatonna25,969
Chanhassen 25,909
Elk River25,262
Champlin24,871
Rosemount24,851
Austin24,600
Faribault23,794
Crystal23,160
Farmington22,944
New Brighton22,902
Hastings 22,632
Golden Valley21,544
Lino Lakes21,302
New Hope20,997
Northfield 20,593
South St. Paul20,165
Forest Lake19,980
Columbia Heights19,743
West St. Paul19,722
Willmar19,458
Stillwater19,334
Hopkins18,167
Sartell 17,925
Albert Lea17,695
St. Michael17,503
Anoka17,480
Otsego17,194
Red Wing16,666
Ham Lake16,533
Buffalo16,269
Hibbing15,905
Bemidji15,326
Hugo14,882
Robbinsdale14,529
Alexandria14,178
Sauk Rapids14,041
North Mankato 13,875
Hutchinson13,852
Fergus Falls13,697
Marshall13,636
Monticello13,619
Vadnais Heights13,503
New Ulm13,352
Worthington13,290
Brainerd13,281
Rogers13,102
Mounds View13,096
North St. Paul12,436
Waconia12,392
Cloquet12,211
East Bethel11,817
St. Peter11,712
Grand Rapids11,399
Mendota Heights11,364
Big Lake11,196
North Branch10,509
Little Canada10,460
Arden Hills10,368
Fairmont9,911
Mound9,532
Victoria9,365
Detroit Lakes9,295
Cambridge9,115
St. Anthony 9,063
Lake Elmo9,019
Hermantown8,961
Thief River Falls8,854
East Grand Forks8,817
Little Falls8,803
Baxter8,762
Waseca8,726
Oak Grove8,725
Mahtomedi8,679
Virginia8,413
Orono8,333
Wyoming7,934
Minnetrista7,907
Crookston7,858
New Prague 7,751
Shorewood7,744
St. Francis 7,596
Albertville7,519
Waite Park7,374
Belle Plaine7,195
Medina6,778
Litchfield6,642
St. Joseph6,611
Spring Lake Park 6,472
Kasson6,440
Jordan6,267
Delano6,140
Stewartville6,029
Corcoran5,914
International Falls5,860
Isanti5,850
Dayton 5,819
Zimmerman5,807
Falcon Heights5,548
Byron5,516
Glencoe5,465
St. Paul Park5,409
North Oaks5,377
Montevideo5,203
Morris5,181
Chisago City5,166
Carver5,150
Lake City 5,068
Becker4,967
Circle Pines4,959
Redwood Falls 4,905
Chisholm4,872
Oak Park Heights4,849
La Crescent 4,816
Princeton 4,773
Elko New Market4,765
Nowthen4,757
Luverne4,610
Wayzata4,596
Lindstrom4,547
Windom4,493
Dilworth4,477
St. James4,407
Rockford 4,361
Sauk Centre4,360
Watertown4,338
Grant4,153
Scandia4,146
Cannon Falls4,144
Cold Spring4,118
Rice Lake4,111
Goodview4,079
Wadena 4,072
Pipestone4,044
Columbus4,042
Lonsdale4,026
Centerville3,997
Park Rapids3,949
Le Sueur 3,941
Deephaven3,895
Independence3,776
St. Charles3,746
Norwood Young America3,688
St. Augusta3,653
Eveleth3,603
Melrose3,581
Two Harbors3,524
Newport3,499
Hanover 3,498
Zumbrota3,479
Mora3,447
Sleepy Eye3,445
Pine Island 3,408
Ely3,362
Perham3,348
Annandale3,339
Long Prairie3,316
Jackson3,250
Plainview3,239
Breckenridge3,230
Blue Earth3,157
Bayport2,890