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Data resources

Minnesota Planning houses a number of systems which provide dynamic data delivery.  The agency also provides a number static (i.e. flat file) data tables.

Databases

  • Minnesota Milestones and Children's report card: These integrated systems allow you to view data, map, and chart the variables listed below. The database currently holds 251 variables at the state, county, and school district level.:
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  • 1990 Census: Household characteristics and population data from the 1990 census, January 1, 1991. (online database) | Database details
  • 1990 Census redistricting profile: Includes total population, housing units, under- and over-18 population, race and unduplicated minority count, January 1, 1990. (online database) | Database details
  • 1990 Census tract finder: Tool to locate twin-cities metro area census tracts, January 1, 1991. (online database) | Database details
  • 2000 Census redistricting data: 2000 Census Public Law 94-171 redistricting data from Datanet, December-January, 2001. () | Database details
  • 2000 Census SF3: Profile of selected characteristics: Preliminary census data, January 1, 2002. (online database) | Database details
  • 2000 Census tract finder: Tool to locate census tracts and retrieve data, January 1, 2001. (online database) | Database details
  • 2000 Census U.S. ancestry and race: Mapping, reports and downloads from 2000 Census, September 20, 2004. (online database) | Database details
  • Arrests and apprehensions: 1985-2000 data, charts, and maps for arrests and apprehensions by area, crime, and demographic category, January 1, 1999. (online database) | Database details
  • Children's report card: Database and mapping tool to measure progress on indicators relevant to children, September 1, 2000. (web site) | Database details
  • Children's report card: measuring Minnesota's progress: Fourth in a series of progress reports to help the state and its 87 counties gauge the well-being of Minnesota’s children and youth. This online database provides analysis and interpretation, while its interactive features allow comparisons from county to county and with the state as a whole, October 15, 2002. (online database) | Database details
  • Criminal justice system expenditures: 1985-1998 county and judicial district data on sheriffs' office, corrections and public safety capital outlay, January 1, 1998. (online database) | Database details
  • Datanet geo analysis tool (2000 Census data): Search data, map results, create reports and download data, January 1, 2004. (online database) | Database details
  • Directory of sustainable development Programs: 1999 database of Minnesota state government programs pertaining to sustainable development, January 1, 1999. () | Database details
  • Environmental project docket system: Database of documents pertaining to the permitting of energy facilities in Minnesota (i.e. application, public comments, notices...), November 1, 2002. (Online database (HTML)) | Database details
  • Firearm forfeitures: 1997 and 1998 forfeiture data by county, weapon type, and other details, January 1, 1998. (Dbase or Lotus file) | Database details
  • GeoGateway: Tool to help you quickly search for geographic data about Minnesota and its neighboring regions, January 1, 2003. (Z39.50 database) | Database details
  • GeoService Finder: Application to find and share geospatial services. Developed for the MetroGIS group, March 7, 2008. (online database) | Database details
  • Historic Minnesota population and household estimates: 1990 to 1999 estimates. These estimates are not updated to reflect 2000 Census results, January 1, 1990. (online database) | Database details
  • Homicide incidents: 1985 to 1997 homicide data by geographic region, victim type, race and other variables, January 1, 1997. (online database) | Database details
  • Juvenile population estimates (based on 1990 Census): 1990-1999 estimates on juvenile population, January 1, 1999. (online database) | Database details
  • Minnesota city/county/township search: Search tool to find which county a city or township is in, June 13, 2002. (online database) | Database details
  • Minnesota land use and cover statistics: Database of land use statistics, January 1, 2000. (online database) | Database details
  • Minnesota land use and cover: 1990s census of the land: Database and mapping tool on the land uses of Minnesota, January 1, 2000. (online database) | Database details
  • Minnesota legislative districts (2000 Census data): Database offering demographic summaries, maps and charts for legislative districts, April 29, 2003. (web database) | Database details
  • Minnesota Milestones 2002: measures that matter: Online database following 70 quality of life indicators in Minnesota. Allows dynamic mapping and custom reports on approximately 400 data sets, April 30, 2002. (online database) | Database details
  • Minnesota Milestones 2010: 60 quality of life indicators in Minnesota are examined, February 11, 2010. (Online report) | Database details
  • Minnesota Milestones 2011: 60 quality of life indicators in Minnesota are examined, February 8, 2011. (Online report) | Database details
  • Probation cases: 1985-1999 data, charts and maps by geographic region, January 1, 1999. (online database) | Database details
  • Reported crimes: 1985-2000 data, charts and maps by geographic region and crime type, January 1, 1999. (online database) | Database details
  • Retail sales: 1979-1996 data available by SIC code and geographical subdivision, January 1, 1996. (online database) | Database details
  • State correctional facility populations: 1981-2000 data on adult and juveline incarcerated populations, January 1, 2000. (online database) | Database details
  • Statewide Elevation and Imagery Inventory: Contribute to this community effort to gather and share information about existing and planned data projects for two vital data layers, October 14, 2006. (online database) | Database details
  • Statewide parcel map inventory: Database and mapping interface providing information on the current level of digital parcel data throughout Minnesota, May 1, 2007. (web site) | Database details
  • Strategic information resources management planning database: Collection of policy documents, January 1, 2003. (online database; password required) | Database details
  • Substance abuse monitoring system: 1994 and 1996 indicators for each county from human services, education, law enforcement and health care sources, January 1, 1996. (Online database) | Database details

Static Data sets

Technical problems? Contact: demography.helpline@state.mn.us