Minneapolis Is The Largest City Of Minnesota. With a population of 382,578 individuals. The city is also the county seat of the Hennepin County. It is the country’s 45th most populated city. The cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul and suburbs together comprise the Twin Cities metropolitan area which together hosts around 3.6 million people. Minneapolis spreads out on either side of the Mississippi River. The city has numerous water bodies and wetland habitats. In the past, the city was famous as the flour milling capital of the world. Today, it is a thriving center of commerce and culture in the Midwest region of the county.
The Most Populated Cities In Minnesota
- St. Paul: 294,873
St. Paul is home to the Minnesota Wild hockey team, touts the most Mississippi River shoreline of any city in the nation, and is also the state capital, according to the city’s website. It is the county seat of Ramsey County. St. Paul is located mostly on the Mississippi River’s eastern bank. The city hosts the Xcel Energy Center, a multi-purpose arena that is also the home of the Minnesota Wild (a professional ice hockey team). The Science Museum of Minnesota located in the city is also well-known. St. Paul is also a major center of business in the Upper Midwest region.
The city of Rochester is Minnesota’s third biggest city. It serves as the county seat of Olmsted County. Rochester is home to a population of 106,769 individuals. The city has been ranked as one of the best places to live in the US. The Mayo Clinic is based in this city and forms the backbone of its economy. The Rochester campus of IBM is one of the company’s most important R&D and manufacturing center.
- Bloomington: 86,321
A southern suburb in the metro area, Bloomington is famously known as the home of the Mall of America. According to bloomingtonmn.org, the mall is large enough to hold 32 Boeing 747 airplanes. Bloomington also borders Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport’s southern edge. It hosts a population of 82,893 people. Bloomington is surrounded by vast stretches of natural areas like the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.