Data+Maps

Community Profiles

  • 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.

Maps

  • 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.

  • Map Gallery

    View, save or order maps.

Analysis and Data

  • By Topic

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

  • MetroStats: Analysis by Council Research

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

Browse and Download Data

  • 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.

  • Geospatial Data (GIS)

    Datafinder.org is a one-stop-shop, sponsored by MetroGIS, for obtaining geospatial data for the seven-county Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

  • 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.