Table 1.  The Most Populous Counties and Incorporated Places in 2010 in Minnesota:  2000 and 2010
(For information on confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, and definitions, see http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/pl94-171.pdf)
Population rank     Population Change, 2000 to 2010
             
2010 2000   Geographic area 2000 1 2010 Number Percent
             
    Minnesota……...………………………………………………. 4 919 479 5 303 925  384 446 7.8
             
    COUNTY        
             
1 1   Hennepin County……………………………………………… 1 116 200 1 152 425  36 225 3.2
2 2   Ramsey County……………………………………………….  511 035  508 640 - 2 395 -0.5
3 3   Dakota County……………………………………………….  355 904  398 552  42 648 12.0
4 4   Anoka County………………………………………………..  298 084  330 844  32 760 11.0
5 5   Washington County…………………………………………..  201 130  238 136  37 006 18.4
6 6   St. Louis County………………………………………………  200 528  200 226 -  302 -0.2
7 7   Stearns County……………………………………………….  133 166  150 642  17 476 13.1
8 8   Olmsted County………………………………………………  124 277  144 248  19 971 16.1
9 10   Scott County………………………………………………..  89 498  129 928  40 430 45.2
10 9   Wright County…………………………………………………….  89 986  124 700  34 714 38.6
11 11   Carver County……………………………………………………  70 205  91 042  20 837 29.7
12 12   Sherburne County…………………………………………….  64 417  88 499  24 082 37.4
13 14   Rice County………………………………………………………  56 665  64 142  7 477 13.2
14 15   Blue Earth County……………………………………………  55 941  64 013  8 072 14.4
15 16   Crow Wing County…………………………………………….  55 099  62 500  7 401 13.4
16 17   Clay County……………………………………………….  51 229  58 999  7 770 15.2
17 13   Otter Tail County…………………………………………….  57 159  57 303   144 0.3
18 22   Chisago County……………………………………………….  41 101  53 887  12 786 31.1
19 18   Winona County…………………………………………………..  49 985  51 461  1 476 3.0
20 19   Goodhue County……………………………………………..  44 127  46 183  2 056 4.7
             
    INCORPORATED PLACE        
             
1 1   Minneapolis city…………………………………………………  382 618  382 578 -  40 -
2 2   St. Paul city………………………………………………….  287 151  285 068 - 2 083 -0.7
3 4   Rochester city………………………………………………..  85 806  106 769  20 963 24.4
4 3   Duluth city…………………………………………………………  86 918  86 265 -  653 -0.8
5 5   Bloomington city……………………………………………..  85 172  82 893 - 2 279 -2.7
6 6   Brooklyn Park city………………………………………………..  67 388  75 781  8 393 12.5
7 7   Plymouth city…………………………………………….  65 894  70 576  4 682 7.1
8 11   St. Cloud city…………………………………………………  59 107  65 842  6 735 11.4
9 8   Eagan city…………………………………………………….  63 557  64 206   649 1.0
10 16   Woodbury city………………………………………………………..  46 463  61 961  15 498 33.4
11 14   Maple Grove city……………………………………………..  50 365  61 567  11 202 22.2
12 9   Coon Rapids city…………………………………………….  61 607  61 476 -  131 -0.2
13 12   Eden Prairie city…………………………………………….  54 901  60 797  5 896 10.7
14 10   Burnsville city…………………………………………………  60 220  60 306   86 0.1
15 18   Blaine city…………………………………………………..  44 942  57 186  12 244 27.2
16 20   Lakeville city……………………………………………..  43 128  55 954  12 826 29.7
17 13   Minnetonka city………………………………………………..  51 301  49 734 - 1 567 -3.1
18 17   Apple Valley city……………………………………………….  45 527  49 084  3 557 7.8
19 15   Edina city……………………………………………………  47 425  47 941   516 1.1
20 19   St. Louis Park city…………………………………………….  44 126  45 250  1 124 2.5
               
 -  Represents zero or rounds to 0.0.
1 Census 2000 counts are as published in Census 2000 reports and thus do not include any changes published subsequently due to boundary changes or to the Count Question Resolution program.
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table PL1, and 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table P1.