Data & Maps

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Community Profiles

Access maps and key information about the Twin Cities region or any city, county or township, including charts and data on population, employment, housing, land use and transportation.

Community Profiles



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Interactive Maps & Tools

Create your own map from 100+ available data layers. Explore interactive maps and information on several topics, including natural resources, land use and water supply.

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Map Gallery

View, save or order maps.

Analysis and Data

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By Topic

Find insight on recent data and regional trends including construction, economy, housing, population, transportation, and the Council’s annual opinion survey.

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MetroStats: Analysis by Council Research

Read MetroStats, a monthly publication analyzing recent data and trends.

Browse and Download Data

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Tabular Data

Explore and download Council data sets – including building permits, population estimates, and forecasts of population, households and employment – and selected U.S. Census data.

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Metropolitan Council Licensed Data Sets

The Metropolitan Council distributes some GIS data sets that require license agreements and/or fees; including orthophotography, street centerlines and regional parcels.

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Geospatial Data (GIS) is a one-stop-shop, sponsored by MetroGIS, for obtaining geospatial data for the seven-county Minneapolis-St. Paul area.