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Datanet is an online system consisting of summarized statistical information designed to serve Minnesota's governments, businesses, schools, nonprofit agencies and citizens. The system contains statistics about social, economic and demographic conditions in Minnesota. Datanet delivers 200,000 reports, maps and data downloads annually.

What's New

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  • Animation of Minnesota's Population Density Change: See Minnesota's population density change over time in a city and township based map animation series from 1970 to 2003.
  • 2000 Census mapping and report additions:
    • Geographic options include zip code data.
    • Dependent city data is available in city-at-a-glance.
    • Population profiles now include 2005 estimates for households, group quarters and person per household.
    • 2000 Land area and population density is available.

Databases by subject area

2000 Census

1990 Census

Criminal justice

Other datasets

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