The changing face of Minnesota

"I guess it's a well kept secret."

55101 as hipster haven. Um, seriously?

A report out today has named ZIP code 55101 as the top hipster market for real estate in the country.

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A push for harmony among workers, young and old There's a sense of urgency to the quest for workplace harmony, as baby boomers delay retirement and work side-by-side with people young enough to be their children -- or grandchildren.
Ke'sha Scrivner,  Ka'Lani Scrivner Demographic change amplifying racial inequities The success of minority children who will form a new majority is crucial to future U.S. economic competitiveness. A wave of immigration, the aging of non-Hispanic white women beyond child-bearing years and a new baby boom are diminishing the proportion of children who are white. Already, half of U.S. children younger than 1 are Hispanic, black, Asian, Native American or of mixed races.
Aging America: Live to 120? Most say no thanks Ninety birthdays maybe, but not 120: Americans hope to stretch out life expectancy another decade or so, but they're ambivalent, even skeptical, about a fountain of youth.
Asians are fastest-growing minority groups in Minn. Census figures show that Asians and other minority groups are the main driver of Minnesota's modest population growth, but the state remains less racially diverse than the country as a whole.

Statewide Stories

Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 28, 2014, 9:43 PM
Minnesota's Liberians, officials discuss Ebola
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 28, 2014, 9:00 PM
Minneapolis is a leader in trend toward gentrification
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 28, 2014, 2:15 PM
Liberians in Minnesota are worried about family members back home amid ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 28, 2014, 1:57 PM
Summertime struggles: SC mom's arrest for leaving 9-year-old at park raises ...
Post-Bulletin, July 28, 2014, 1:03 PM
Longfellow welcomes school year
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 28, 2014, 11:30 AM
Cleveland Fed: Minneapolis among US cities gentrifying the fastest

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