Heather Brown, WCCO-TV, January 21, 2019
Put another way, people of color now make up 20 percent of Minnesotans. That’s a big change from 6 percent in 1990, and 2 percent in 1960.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 44 percent of people who live in Minneapolis and St. Paul are people of color. In the rest of the state, it’s 16-percent.
According to the Minnesota state demographer, the fastest growing group in Minnesota is Asians. That population is now 5 percent of Minnesotans. Black people make up 6 percent, Latinos make up 5 percent and Native Americans make up 1 percent.