Population of Cities in Minnesota (2019)

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 424,256 people.

Minneapolis

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

424,256

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.

311,008

Rochester

The city of Rochester was founded in 1854.

119,756

Bloomington

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

85,934

Duluth

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

87,082

Brooklyn Park

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

81,336

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.

80,975

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.

73,248

Woodbury

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

72,204

St. Cloud

The city of St. Cloud is spread across three counties.

68,733

Name 2019 Population
Minneapolis424,256
St. Paul311,008
Rochester119,756
Duluth87,082
Bloomington85,934
Brooklyn Park81,336
Plymouth80,975
Maple Grove73,248
Woodbury72,204
St. Cloud68,733
Eagan66,734
Lakeville65,436
Blaine65,151
Eden Prairie64,952
Coon Rapids62,632
Burnsville61,500
Apple Valley54,861
Edina54,791
Minnetonka54,394
St. Louis Park51,231
Moorhead44,559
Mankato43,715
Shakopee42,443
Maplewood40,624
Cottage Grove36,587
Roseville36,306
Richfield36,135
Inver Grove Heights35,221
Andover33,196
Savage32,082
Brooklyn Center31,107
Oakdale28,166
Chaska27,876
Fridley27,470
Ramsey27,295
Prior Lake27,255
White Bear Lake27,095
Winona27,091
Shoreview26,983
Chanhassen26,129
Owatonna26,067
Elk River25,711
Rosemount25,321
Champlin25,191
Austin24,540
Faribault23,860
Crystal23,226
New Brighton23,105
Farmington23,088
Hastings22,647
Golden Valley21,628
Lino Lakes21,444
New Hope21,057
Northfield20,667
Forest Lake20,170
South St. Paul20,139
Columbia Heights19,753
West St. Paul19,710
Willmar19,408
Stillwater19,355
Sartell18,314
Hopkins18,198
Otsego17,744
Albert Lea17,709
St. Michael17,607
Anoka17,520
Red Wing16,736
Ham Lake16,689
Buffalo16,352
Hibbing15,811
Bemidji15,518
Hugo15,057
Robbinsdale14,563
Alexandria14,483
Sauk Rapids14,246
North Mankato14,003
Fergus Falls13,836
Hutchinson13,834
Monticello13,714
Marshall13,622
Vadnais Heights13,594
Worthington13,367
New Ulm13,357
Rogers13,279
Brainerd13,247
Mounds View13,168
Waconia12,606
North St. Paul12,485
Cloquet12,261
East Bethel11,869
St. Peter11,722
Grand Rapids11,493
Big Lake11,475
Mendota Heights11,406
North Branch10,605
Little Canada10,518
Arden Hills10,390
Fairmont9,809
Mound9,601
Victoria9,589
Detroit Lakes9,360
Cambridge9,334
Lake Elmo9,121
St. Anthony9,091
Baxter9,044
Mahtomedi8,913
Thief River Falls8,883
East Grand Forks8,876
Little Falls8,860
Oak Grove8,815
Hermantown8,716
Waseca8,552
Orono8,495
Virginia8,358
Minnetrista8,162
Wyoming7,973
Crookston7,885
New Prague7,809
Shorewood7,795
St. Francis7,661
Albertville7,578
Waite Park7,347
Belle Plaine7,288
Medina7,047
Litchfield6,639
St. Joseph6,545
Kasson6,528
Spring Lake Park6,472
Jordan6,329
Delano6,229
Dayton6,035
Corcoran6,028
Stewartville5,999
Isanti5,978
Zimmerman5,961
International Falls5,756
Byron5,578
Falcon Heights5,545
North Oaks5,516
Glencoe5,446
St. Paul Park5,423
Carver5,411
Chisago City5,218
Montevideo5,201
Morris5,124
Lake City5,081
Becker5,058
Circle Pines4,961
Oak Park Heights4,851
Redwood Falls4,850
Chisholm4,838
Elko New Market4,835
Nowthen4,815
La Crescent4,813
Princeton4,806
Wayzata4,633
Lindstrom4,592
Luverne4,586
Dilworth4,517
Windom4,480
St. James4,387
Rockford4,363
Sauk Centre4,357
Watertown4,349
Scandia4,176
Cannon Falls4,163
Grant4,157
Cold Spring4,123
Rice Lake4,106
Lonsdale4,091
Goodview4,069
Columbus4,055
Wadena4,041
Centerville4,019
Pipestone4,013
Park Rapids3,956
Le Sueur3,922
Deephaven3,921
Independence3,794
St. Charles3,759
Norwood Young America3,692
St. Augusta3,668
Eveleth3,581
Hanover3,567
Melrose3,566
Zumbrota3,514
Newport3,508
Two Harbors3,505
Eagle Lake3,454
Sleepy Eye3,445
Mora3,444
Pine Island3,432
Perham3,372
Annandale3,351
Ely3,348
Long Prairie3,307
Jackson3,256
Plainview3,239
Breckenridge3,210
Rush City3,186