Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

American Community Survey Profile Report | 2016-2020 (5-year estimates)

House District 56A

Social Characteristics

District Demographics Table
Subject District Percent
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE - Total households 15,572 (X)
Married-couple household 9,574 61.5
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Cohabiting couple household 1,262 8.1
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Male householder, no spouse/partner present 1,792 11.5
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Householder living alone 1,087 7
65 years and over 251 1.6
Female householder, no spouse/partner present 2,944 18.9
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Householder living alone 1,661 10.7
65 years and over 595 3.8
Households with one or more people under 18 years 6,045 38.8
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 3,152 20.2
Average household size 2.9 (X)
Average family size 3.3 (X)
RELATIONSHIP - Population in households 44,980 (X)
Householder 15,572 34.6
Spouse 9,746 21.7
Unmarried partner 1,399 3.1
Child 15,352 34.1
Other relatives 1,957 4.4
Other nonrelatives 954 2.1
MARITAL STATUS - Males 15 years and over 17,642 (X)
Never married 5,726 32.5
Now married, except separated 10,504 59.5
Separated 98 0.6
Widowed 197 1.1
Divorced 1,117 6.3
Females 15 years and over 18,060 (X)
Never married 5,297 29.3
Now married, except separated 9,994 55.3
Separated 164 0.9
Widowed 656 3.6
Divorced 1,949 10.8
FERTILITY - Number of women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months 622 (X)
Unmarried women (widowed, divorced, and never married) 206 33.1
Per 1,000 unmarried women 36 (X)
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old 56 (X)
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old 9 (X)
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old 95 (X)
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old 35 (X)
GRANDPARENTS - Number of grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years 718 (X)
Grandparents responsible for grandchildren 216 30.1
Less than 1 year 22 3.1
1 or 2 years 39 5.4
3 or 4 years 16 2.2
5 or more years 139 19.4
Number of grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years 216 (X)
Who are female 191 88.4
Who are married 90 41.7
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT - Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 11,435 (X)
Nursery school, preschool 816 7.1
Kindergarten 466 4.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,845 42.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,712 23.7
College or graduate school 2,596 22.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT - Population 25 years and over 29,907 (X)
Less than 9th grade 1,133 3.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 729 2.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,969 16.6
Some college, no degree 5,869 19.6
Associate's degree 3,378 11.3
Bachelor's degree 9,662 32.3
Graduate or professional degree 4,167 13.9
High school graduate or higher 28,045 93.8
Bachelor's degree or higher 13,829 46.2
VETERAN STATUS - Civilian population 18 years and over 33,604 (X)
Civilian veterans 1,727 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION - Total Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 45,003 (X)
With a disability 3,739 8.3
Under 18 years 11,409 (X)
With a disability 250 2.2
18 to 64 years 28,807 (X)
With a disability 2,295 8
65 years and over 4,787 (X)
With a disability 1,194 24.9
RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO - Population 1 year and over 44,561 (X)
Same house 40,081 89.9
Different house (in the U.S. or abroad) 4,480 10.1
Different house in the U.S. 4,354 9.8
Same county 1,295 2.9
Different county 3,059 6.9
Same state 2,292 5.1
Different state 767 1.7
Abroad 126 0.3
PLACE OF BIRTH - Total population 45,048 (X)
Native 39,255 87.1
Born in United States 38,949 86.5
State of residence 28,241 62.7
Different state 10,708 23.8
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s) 306 0.7
Foreign born 5,793 12.9
U.S. CITIZENSHIP STATUS - Foreign-born population 5,793 (X)
Naturalized U.S. citizen 3,865 66.7
Not a U.S. citizen 1,928 33.3
YEAR OF ENTRY - Population born outside the United States 6,099 (X)
Native 306 (X)
Entered 2010 or later 77 25.2
Entered before 2010 229 74.8
Foreign born 5,793 (X)
Entered 2010 or later 833 14.4
Entered before 2010 4,960 85.6
WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN - Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea 5,793 (X)
Europe 516 8.9
Asia 2,288 39.5
Africa 1,529 26.4
Oceania 14 0.2
Latin America 1,403 24.2
Northern America 43 0.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME - Population 5 years and over 42,102 (X)
English only 34,606 82.2
Language other than English 7,496 17.8
Speak English less than very well"" 3,335 7.9
Spanish 2,419 5.7
Speak English less than very well"" 910 2.2
Other Indo-European languages 1,025 2.4
Speak English less than very well"" 486 1.2
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 2,051 4.9
Speak English less than very well"" 1,055 2.5
Other languages 2,001 4.8
Speak English less than very well"" 884 2.1
ANCESTRY - Total population 45,048 (X)
American 962 2.1
Arab 161 0.4
Czech 562 1.2
Danish 628 1.4
Dutch 849 1.9
English 2,932 6.5
French (except Basque) 1,300 2.9
French Canadian 458 1
German 13,536 30
Greek 140 0.3
Hungarian 90 0.2
Irish 5,137 11.4
Italian 1,674 3.7
Lithuanian 7 0
Norwegian 5,889 13.1
Polish 1,227 2.7
Portuguese 9 0
Russian 483 1.1
Scotch-Irish 281 0.6
Scottish 716 1.6
Slovak 144 0.3
Subsaharan African 2,334 5.2
Swedish 2,535 5.6
Swiss 167 0.4
Ukrainian 182 0.4
Welsh 270 0.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) 0 (X)
COMPUTERS AND INTERNET USE - Total households 15,572 (X)
With a computer 15,270 98.1
With a broadband Internet subscription 14,582 93.6