10 Largest Cities in Minnesota

The largest city in Minnesota is Minneapolis with a population of 437,069. Amboy is the fastest growing city in Minnesota over the past 10 years, having grown since 2010.
Rank Name 2020 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (km²)
1Minneapolis437,069383,06714.10%3,125
2St. Paul311,895285,4659.26%2,317
3Rochester119,917107,02512.05%839
4Bloomington85,81883,0373.35%955
5Duluth85,72886,190-0.54%462
6Brooklyn Park81,48675,9647.27%1,207
7Plymouth81,01470,71314.57%956
8Maple Grove74,06361,77819.89%878
9Woodbury73,40462,25217.91%812
10Lakeville69,29556,16223.38%737
11St. Cloud68,50565,9403.89%661
12Blaine67,49657,40817.57%792
13Eagan67,09764,2034.51%830
14Eden Prairie64,70460,8996.25%768
15Coon Rapids62,79561,5382.04%1,072
16Burnsville61,46160,3911.77%956
17Apple Valley55,05949,14612.03%1,253
18Minnetonka54,86149,79810.17%787
19Edina53,18648,03710.72%1,329
20St. Louis Park49,06945,2528.43%1,783
21Moorhead44,75339,56713.11%776
22Mankato43,38839,9218.68%878
23Shakopee42,04237,35912.54%577
24Maplewood41,91638,07810.08%950
25Cottage Grove38,80834,70511.82%445
26Roseville37,28133,70910.60%1,106
27Inver Grove Heights36,02534,0185.90%499
28Richfield36,00035,1282.48%2,068
29Andover33,79630,64810.27%385
30Savage32,94627,00721.99%816
31Brooklyn Center30,90830,2002.34%1,491
32Fridley28,28627,2413.84%1,074
33Oakdale28,08827,4272.41%989
34Prior Lake27,95823,00521.53%679
35Chaska27,68723,92715.71%629
36Ramsey27,51023,73415.91%368
37Shoreview27,35025,0859.03%981
38Champlin26,66223,14515.20%1,263
39Winona26,38327,570-4.31%535
40White Bear Lake26,01623,8639.02%1,246
41Owatonna25,95025,5571.54%689
42Chanhassen25,89623,01212.53%490
43Rosemount25,44121,95415.88%295
44Austin25,40824,9211.95%751
45Elk River25,28723,0349.78%231
46Faribault23,95323,3642.52%610
47Farmington23,90121,15013.01%631
48New Brighton23,15521,4877.76%1,376
49Crystal23,12322,1374.45%1,543
50Hastings22,84922,2312.78%858
51Lino Lakes22,37120,25510.45%306
52Golden Valley21,83120,3807.12%827
53Columbia Heights21,43719,5019.93%2,443
54New Hope21,21920,3494.28%1,620
55Northfield20,77420,0563.58%944
56Forest Lake20,75018,42012.65%262
57South St. Paul20,16520,1230.21%1,385
58West St. Paul19,73819,5510.96%1,553
59Willmar19,72119,5820.71%545
60Hopkins19,56117,60111.14%1,857
61Stillwater19,53818,6834.58%937
62Sartell19,32216,02520.57%741
63St. Michael18,64216,42813.48%220
64Otsego18,58113,66036.02%242
65Albert Lea17,76318,057-1.63%517
66Anoka17,68317,1603.05%1,025
67Ham Lake17,08415,32211.50%192
68Red Wing16,54816,4620.52%183
69Buffalo16,53515,4896.75%852
70Bemidji16,34814,28514.44%434
71Hibbing15,80816,340-3.26%34
72Hugo15,53613,45815.44%179
73Robbinsdale14,48613,9653.73%2,001
74Sauk Rapids14,47712,83912.76%890
75Fergus Falls14,12913,4145.33%378
76Hutchinson14,10714,132-0.18%643
77North Mankato14,08413,4184.96%871
78Monticello14,07112,8369.62%621
79Alexandria14,06812,47812.74%316
80Vadnais Heights13,89012,33412.62%770
81Brainerd13,65113,5910.44%434
82Rogers13,47011,22719.98%205
83Marshall13,45413,683-1.67%508
84Mounds View13,24212,1758.76%1,260
85Worthington13,20312,8183.00%651
86New Ulm13,11913,494-2.78%499
87Waconia12,90510,82419.23%1,079
88North St. Paul12,54711,4779.32%1,697
89St. Peter12,24311,1939.38%775
90East Bethel12,24011,6055.47%106
91Cloquet11,88412,129-2.02%130
92Big Lake11,65310,13115.02%639
93Mendota Heights11,49211,0793.73%488
94Grand Rapids11,40610,8674.96%195
95North Branch10,88610,1277.49%118
96Victoria10,5987,44442.37%470
97Little Canada10,5919,7878.21%1,049
98Arden Hills10,2459,5647.12%467
99Fairmont10,03110,650-5.81%258
100Hermantown9,7759,4333.63%110
101Mound9,6669,0436.89%1,304
102Detroit Lakes9,4598,7278.39%328
103Lake Elmo9,3548,07615.82%163
104Cambridge9,2648,11814.12%479
105Oak Grove9,2058,05614.26%105
106St. Anthony9,0828,23610.27%1,568
107Thief River Falls8,8628,6402.57%604
108Waseca8,7969,423-6.65%855
109Little Falls8,7508,823-0.83%453
110New Prague8,5757,33516.91%866
111East Grand Forks8,5508,622-0.84%563
112Minnetrista8,5046,37433.42%127
113Baxter8,4867,65010.93%174
114Shorewood8,4647,29416.04%612
115Orono8,4507,45613.33%205
116Virginia8,3488,708-4.13%172
117Mahtomedi8,3157,7157.78%929
118Wyoming8,0897,7963.76%151
119St. Francis8,0577,22611.50%134
120Crookston7,9067,9010.06%590
121St. Joseph7,8396,54819.72%738
122Waite Park7,6787,3654.25%235
123Albertville7,6037,0767.45%664
124Belle Plaine7,4046,67910.85%482
125Dayton6,9924,68349.31%115
126Medina6,9714,90542.12%105
127Spring Lake Park6,9366,4168.10%1,343
128Kasson6,6436,00210.68%843
129Litchfield6,6136,731-1.75%576
130Corcoran6,4475,40219.34%70
131Jordan6,4305,48117.31%778
132Delano6,4295,49117.08%591
133Isanti6,3175,27419.78%494
134Zimmerman6,1075,25416.24%679
135Stewartville6,0835,9272.63%726
136International Falls5,8386,422-9.09%352
137Falcon Heights5,6255,3265.61%973
138Byron5,5954,92913.51%718
139Glencoe5,4815,653-3.04%673
140North Oaks5,4374,47621.47%304
141St. Paul Park5,4075,2752.50%703
142Carver5,4043,76943.38%472
143Morris5,3195,2790.76%440
144Chisago City5,2914,9476.95%163
145Lake City5,2035,0622.79%449
146Oak Park Heights5,0864,44314.47%678
147Montevideo5,0245,360-6.27%412
148Becker5,0024,5689.50%183
149Redwood Falls4,9855,269-5.39%366
150Circle Pines4,9764,9171.20%1,099
151La Crescent4,9625,133-3.33%574
152Elko New Market4,9004,10619.34%557
153Chisholm4,8324,977-2.91%416
154Nowthen4,7974,4467.89%55
155Princeton4,7884,7381.06%388
156Lindstrom4,7364,4646.09%484
157Wayzata4,6683,68926.54%582
158Luverne4,6684,721-1.12%501
159Watertown4,5864,2238.60%674
160Rockford4,5124,3683.30%687
161Sauk Centre4,4484,3013.42%412
162Dilworth4,4424,02410.39%534
163Park Rapids4,4023,85314.25%229
164St. James4,3804,587-4.51%726
165Windom4,3264,645-6.87%413
166Lonsdale4,2743,69115.80%626
167Scandia4,2273,9407.28%47
168Cold Spring4,1893,9795.28%609
169Grant4,1724,0902.00%64
170Columbus4,1683,9176.41%36
171Rice Lake4,1454,1011.07%50
172Goodview4,1424,0183.09%725
173Wadena4,1244,0721.28%295
174Centerville4,1013,7938.12%745
175Le Sueur4,0974,0451.29%306
176Cannon Falls4,0514,083-0.78%349
177Deephaven4,0333,64410.68%670
178Pipestone3,9194,328-9.45%365
179Independence3,8613,5239.59%46
180St. Charles3,8493,7363.02%388
181Norwood Young America3,8463,5747.61%622
182Bayport3,8403,47610.47%841
183St. Augusta3,8363,32815.26%50
184Newport3,7733,4359.84%402
185Perham3,7703,00625.42%410
186Hanover3,6812,94724.91%260
187Melrose3,5983,5910.19%438
188Mora3,5803,5560.67%267
189Eveleth3,5563,713-4.23%218
190Two Harbors3,5183,739-5.91%415
191Zumbrota3,5133,2817.07%497
192Annandale3,4553,2406.64%440
193Pine Island3,4353,2685.11%228
194Plainview3,3603,3410.57%606
195Ely3,3483,451-2.98%442
196Sleepy Eye3,3173,590-7.60%697
197Long Prairie3,3073,459-4.39%466
198Montrose3,2902,85915.08%418
199Rush City3,2303,0914.50%293
200Pine City3,2053,1272.49%321
201Jackson3,1973,304-3.24%260
202Breckenridge3,1793,397-6.42%485
203Eagle Lake3,1682,42330.75%792
204Blue Earth3,0853,302-6.57%375
205Greenfield3,0812,77511.03%58
206Montgomery3,0742,9504.20%475
207Staples3,0723,0121.99%249
208Afton3,0602,8856.07%47
209Proctor3,0483,055-0.23%360
210Benson3,0343,236-6.24%377
211Milaca2,9662,9560.34%347
212Mountain Iron2,8312,864-1.15%16
213Moose Lake2,8292,8230.21%356
214Chatfield2,7732,781-0.29%414
215Osseo2,7592,43313.40%1,435
216Dodge Center2,7582,6902.53%507
217Cokato2,7532,6942.19%690
218Albany2,7422,5925.79%487
219Cohasset2,7182,6930.93%39
220Caledonia2,7082,868-5.58%370
221Granite Falls2,6992,898-6.87%295
222Foley2,6722,6281.67%403
223Sandstone2,6492,844-6.86%195
224Barnesville2,6292,5652.50%491
225Glenwood2,5792,5590.78%179
226Rockville2,5762,4355.79%35
227Roseau2,5722,623-1.94%376
228Le Center2,5402,5041.44%584
229Lauderdale2,5362,3836.42%2,336
230Lake Crystal2,5222,535-0.51%566
231Wabasha2,5152,522-0.28%119
232Pelican Rapids2,5042,4601.79%381
233Paynesville2,4852,4302.26%416
234Breezy Point2,4672,3186.43%81
235Spring Valley2,4252,478-2.14%318
236St. Bonifacius2,3982,3103.81%890
237Pequot Lakes2,3932,16310.63%56
238Olivia2,3752,509-5.34%370
239Mayer2,3661,76434.13%666
240Excelsior2,3632,2186.54%1,449
241Crosby2,3612,389-1.17%308
242Crosslake2,3452,1499.12%35
243Winsted2,2632,336-3.13%462
244Gaylord2,2582,308-2.17%513
245Janesville2,2572,258-0.04%498
246Madelia2,2442,322-3.36%570
247Hawley2,1932,0686.04%345
248Arlington2,1892,239-2.23%517
249Maple Lake2,1852,0675.71%376
250Wells2,1512,328-7.60%425
251Nisswa2,1221,9598.32%76
252Howard Lake2,1021,9756.43%437
253Tracy2,0812,160-3.66%335
254Lexington2,0332,059-1.26%1,139
255Slayton2,0072,147-6.52%397
256Mountain Lake2,0062,111-4.97%514
257Hinckley2,0011,80910.61%201
258Aitkin1,9932,134-6.61%298
259Springfield1,9812,146-7.69%407
260Eyota1,9731,978-0.25%451
261Coleraine1,9691,972-0.15%50
262Blooming Prairie1,9621,991-1.46%531
263Hoyt Lakes1,9482,017-3.42%13
264Waterville1,9221,8722.67%436
265Cologne1,8421,50522.39%398
266Maple Plain1,8371,7624.26%666
267Long Lake1,8371,7773.38%828
268Lakeland1,8281,8001.56%341
269Braham1,8171,7941.28%436
270Clearwater1,8131,7394.26%444
271Kenyon1,8021,816-0.77%301
272Spring Park1,7941,6747.17%1,962
273Gilbert1,7901,791-0.06%59
274Ortonville1,7811,932-7.82%165
275Silver Bay1,7541,875-6.45%89
276Osakis1,7531,7400.75%350
277Warroad1,7481,797-2.73%223
278Lester Prairie1,7401,761-1.19%754
279Esko1,7401,869-6.90%138
280Rushford1,7171,723-0.35%402
281Mapleton1,7131,755-2.39%473
282Red Lake1,7041,731-1.56%136
283Rock Creek1,6871,6224.01%15
284Canby1,6751,792-6.53%286
285Dundas1,6581,37820.32%348
286Aurora1,6241,681-3.39%165
287Lakefield1,6211,708-5.09%468
288Ada1,6061,700-5.53%458
289Waverly1,6031,36117.78%353
290Avon1,6031,39414.99%378
291Tonka Bay1,5931,4758.00%655
292Warren1,5641,566-0.13%415
293Lewiston1,5561,617-3.77%475
294Stacy1,5421,4536.13%184
295Oronoco1,5401,30318.19%204
296Babbitt1,4891,4741.02%5
297Fosston1,4531,534-5.28%275
298Richmond1,4481,4192.04%473
299New London1,4411,27413.11%442
300Redby1,4281,3347.05%102
301Red Lake Falls1,4191,424-0.35%261
302Frazee1,4181,3524.88%496
303Bagley1,4181,3812.68%276
304Dassel1,4141,461-3.22%331
305Madison1,3881,547-10.28%511
306Dawson1,3881,544-10.10%375
307Pierz1,3831,389-0.43%387
308Winthrop1,3771,408-2.20%450
309Rice1,3771,2827.41%93
310Grand Marais1,3641,3421.64%181
311Minneota1,3551,391-2.59%360
312Glyndon1,3521,397-3.22%330
313Hayfield1,3341,345-0.82%409
314Menahga1,3331,3032.30%139
315Winnebago1,3271,438-7.72%218
316Appleton1,3171,407-6.40%272
317Preston1,2961,324-2.11%203
318Wheaton1,2921,414-8.63%287
319Medford1,2921,2414.11%417
320Mahnomen1,2821,2284.40%473
321Clara City1,2701,359-6.55%279
322Spring Grove1,2601,336-5.69%488
323Starbuck1,2561,300-3.38%302
324Cottonwood1,2511,2321.54%485
325Royalton1,2351,2290.49%247
326New York Mills1,2301,1952.93%326
327Fulda1,2301,314-6.39%469
328Madison Lake1,2201,02918.56%446
329Spicer1,2131,1723.50%395
330Mantorville1,2131,1991.17%334
331Harris1,1991,1325.92%23
332Adrian1,1971,210-1.07%398
333Renville1,1951,290-7.36%349
334New Richland1,1871,212-2.06%770
335Grand Meadow1,1841,1403.86%670
336Goodhue1,1741,177-0.25%493
337Nicollet1,1691,0907.25%477
338Elbow Lake1,1661,173-0.60%338
339Fairfax1,1441,232-7.14%337
340Little Rock1,1371,208-5.88%61
341Shafer1,1301,0458.13%348
342Dellwood1,1291,0735.22%163
343Atwater1,1031,134-2.73%415
344Elgin1,0991,104-0.45%454
345Edgerton1,0981,190-7.73%359
346Sherburn1,0891,137-4.22%468
347Wanamingo1,0781,087-0.83%291
348Lake Shore1,0721,0056.67%33
349Lake St. Croix Beach1,0721,0620.94%736
350Tyler1,0641,140-6.67%215
351Hector1,0621,152-7.81%227
352Truman1,0451,118-6.53%367
353East Gull Lake1,0451,0073.77%51
354Carlton1,0311,0201.08%104
355Taylors Falls1,0309765.53%101
356Eden Valley1,0241,043-1.82%325
357Parkers Prairie1,0011,010-0.89%309
358Keewatin9971,055-5.50%157
359Harmony9971,019-2.16%345
360Battle Lake99787414.07%272
361Morristown9909830.71%353
362Bird Island9751,039-6.16%247
363Buhl971999-2.80%113
364Baudette9711,103-11.97%89
365Biwabik9639630.00%42
366Henderson9618957.37%346
367Houston956987-3.14%294
368Scanlon955991-3.63%444
369Le Roy9499242.71%519
370Watkins945963-1.87%523
371Walker940945-0.53%142
372Nashwauk938989-5.16%24
373Pine River935947-1.27%299
374Deer River928943-1.59%280
375Hallock882980-10.00%160
376Birchwood Village8828810.11%999
377Martin Lake878933-5.89%246
378Onamia875879-0.46%356
379Mazeppa8648383.10%308
380Emily8648126.40%11
381St. Stephen853857-0.47%88
382Lilydale85261538.54%592
383Morgan849897-5.35%594
384Henning8438025.11%98
385Rushford Village8338211.46%10
386Vineland8321,001-16.88%34
387St. Clair829865-4.16%481
388Isle8277717.26%126
389Silver Lake822855-3.86%784
390Walnut Grove821872-5.85%291
391Lake Park8217815.12%320
392Blackduck8167853.95%196
393Fertile815843-3.32%152
394Adams7997871.52%308
395Kimball7957594.74%203
396Clarkfield785860-8.72%282
397Elysian77869212.43%252
398Twin Valley777819-5.13%351
399Bovey777803-3.24%131
400Gibbon776791-1.90%452
401West Concord774784-1.28%276
402Lamberton772825-6.42%390
403Belgrade7717414.05%248
404Cass Lake7697680.13%258
405Landfall7587096.91%4,460
406Dover7587353.13%289
407Hilltop7567451.48%2,448
408Mabel753779-3.34%604
409Marine on St. Croix7516889.16%74
410Browerville751782-3.96%274
411Greenwood7506938.23%807
412Cleveland7507253.45%530
413Raymond748763-1.97%320
414Stockton7427025.70%169
415Lanesboro736753-2.26%218
416Brooten736742-0.81%179
417Courtland73261618.83%108
418Clear Lake72554932.06%273
419Brownton725760-4.61%705
420Holdingford7107031.00%330
421Hancock708763-7.21%303
422Hampton7076853.21%222
423Karlstad701761-7.88%180
424Westbrook698740-5.68%407
425Trimont698748-6.68%343
426Kerkhoven698747-6.56%324
427Brownsdale6986861.75%600
428Clarks Grove695718-3.20%473
429Hoffman6886791.33%123
430Buffalo Lake687743-7.54%378
431Sebeka686709-3.24%107
432Ellendale683688-0.73%316
433Warsaw6796278.29%304
434Hendricks679711-4.50%280
435La Prairie6776641.96%158
436Kasota6766760.00%215
437Wabasso675696-3.02%306
438Greenbush674716-5.87%171
439Center City6726326.33%444
440Loretto6706483.40%1,002
441Marble666700-4.86%60
442Hills664682-2.64%407
443Motley663675-1.78%184
444Freeport6616344.26%217
445Rollingstone6566323.80%582
446Ottertail65057712.65%59
447Heron Lake650697-6.74%202
448Clarissa650685-5.11%247
449Argyle6506391.72%166
450Alden649659-1.52%260
451Stephen648653-0.77%321
452Welcome647683-5.27%172
453Minnesota Lake642686-6.41%153
454The Lakes630667-5.55%7
455Lake Benton630682-7.62%62
456Glenville629641-1.87%217
457Taconite628648-3.09%9
458Balaton625642-2.65%166
459Randall618650-4.92%119
460Grove City618637-2.98%363
461Racine61344537.75%354
462Elmore612660-7.27%260
463Ponemah610724-15.75%21
464McIntosh604628-3.82%233
465Evansville603611-1.31%297
466Littlefork597648-7.87%194
467Barnum597618-3.40%228
468Jasper585644-9.16%222
469Hill City584628-7.01%202
470Butterfield581583-0.34%572
471Verndale580601-3.49%229
472Minnetonka Beach58052211.11%479
473Good Thunder574585-1.88%354
474White Earth571580-1.55%65
475Green Isle569570-0.18%216
476Halstad568596-4.70%723
477Cook5675660.18%84
478Lyle5635521.99%286
479Ironton563572-1.57%150
480Sabin5605246.87%470
481Graceville558584-4.45%372
482Sunfish Lake5575216.91%143
483Ranier557612-8.99%201
484Eagle Bend5495352.62%157
485Geneva544552-1.45%451
486Hokah543580-6.38%300
487Stewart540569-5.10%258
488Ulen536545-1.65%195
489Deerwood5365291.32%139
490Claremont536551-2.72%189
491Foreston5355320.56%144
492Audubon5345192.89%374
493Hamburg5315202.12%1,006
494Ivanhoe528569-7.21%229
495Browns Valley527585-9.91%261
496Clearbrook5225170.97%391
497Floodwood520532-2.26%132
498Brownsville5184915.50%108
499Willernie5095040.99%1,570
500Amboy507533-4.88%622

Top 500 Cities in Minnesota by Population

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.

Map of Cities in Minnesota

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates