- Named #2 by Runner’s World Magazine on the list of the best running cities.
- Minneapolis has 22 Lakes within the city limits and 949 within the Metro.
- Our lovely city is home to the most golfers per capita in America!
- City has a total area of 35.33 square miles
- St. Anthony Falls is the only real waterfall spanning the Mississippi River.
- Minneapolis has over 415,000 in population with 230,000 employed
- 32 is the average age
- 46th largest city in the United States
- First bridge ever built across the Mississippi River was right here in Minneapolis.
- Cheerleading was born in 1898 at the University of Minnesota
- Minneapolis houses many Fortune 500 companies with Target, Best Buy, Northwest Airlines, Xcel Energy and Medtronic are based in the area and it is the 5th largest concentration
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