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MINNESOTA Power Point Data

Population: July 2007 est.  =  5,197,621

Population growth 2006-2007 = 0.8%

Population density:  65.3 per sq mi

ethnic distribution

89.3%  white

4.5% black

3.5% asian

1.2% Native American

0.6% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1.5% Two or more ethnicities

4.0% Hispanic

 

Geography

total area = 86,939 sq mi

Land mass = 79,610 sq mi

forested acres = 16.4 mil

 

Location

West North Central state bounded on the E by Wisconsin and Lake Superior, on the N by Canada, on the W by the Dakotas, and on the S by Iowa.

 

Climate

Northern part of state lies in the moist Great Lakes storm belt; the western border lies at the edge of the semi-arid Great Plains.

 

Topography

Central hill and lake region covering approx half the state, to the NE; rocky ridges and deep lakes; to the NW, flat plain; to the S, rolling plains and deep river valleys.

 

Economy

Chief Industries

agribusiness, forest products, mining, manufacturing, tourism

 

Chief Manufactured Goods

petroleum & asphalt, computers & electronics, milk & cheese, printing, animal slaughtering, paper & paper products, medical equip

 

Chief crops

corn, soybeans, hay, sugar beets, wheat, potatoes, greenhouse & nursery, dry edible beans, green peas, sunflowers

 

Timber/Lumber (2007)

253 mil board ft

needle-leaves, hardwoods

 

Nonfuel minerals (2007)

$2.6 bil

iron ore(usable shipped), sand & gravel(construction), stone(crushed), sand & gravel(industrial), stone(dimesion)

 

Livestock (2007)

2.4 mil cattle/calves

14.2 mil chickens

45. 9 mil broilers

6.8 mil hogs/pigs

150,000 sheep/lambs

 

 

Commercial Fishing (2006)

$177,563

 

Chief Port

Duluth, St. Paul, Minneapolis

 

Gross State Product (est 2007)

$244.5 bil

 

Sales Tax (2008) = 6.5%

 

Lottery (2006)

Total Sales = $450.0 mil

Total Profits = 121.3 mil

 

Employment Distribution (est 2007)

15.2% govt

18.9% trade/trans/util

12.1% mfg

15.4% ed/health

11.8% prof/bus svc

9.4% leisure/hosp

6.5% finance

4.4% construction

4.1% other svc

2.1% info

 

Unemployment (2007)

4.6%

 

Mean earner's income (2007)

$41,034

 

Commercial Banks (2007)  447

deposits = $102.5 bil

Savings Institutions (2007)  31

deposits = $3.7 bil

 

Federal Government

Federal employees (2007)

16,723

Avg Salary = $65,114

 

Energy

Electricity Production (2007 kWh)

coal = 31.2 bil

gas = 2.0 bil

nuclear = 13.1 bil

petroleum = 172.0 mil

 

PUGUA' International Corporation
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