Alexandria from overhead

A look over downtown Alexandria, MN from 2nd to 10th Avenue shows that plenty of water is not far away.  The north side of Broadway Street is met by Lake Agnes.  Each side of Alexandria has grown substantially, but the city limits have also seen more than 20% growth in the past 10 years.

What's the fastest growing city in Minnesota for 2020? Recent data released by HomeSnack lists the Fastest Growing Cities In Minnesota for 2020 and Alexandria has made the top ten.  The data shows communities with more than 5000 people in them. 

Based on the most recent ACS data, Rogers ranks as the fastest growing city in Minnesota. If you happen to be a resident of Rogers, you're probably not too surprised to find it on their list. They’ve experienced 66-percent growth in the past 10 years.

Alexandria came in as the sixth fastest growing city in Minnesota.  The data shows it has grown just over 20-percent in the past 10 years.

Alexandria's population is listed as 13,380.  Last year (2019) it was also ranked #6.  The population in 2010 was 11,094.  The city's absolute growth is 2,286.

International Falls was listed as the slowest growing, in fact showing a 6 ½ percent reduction in population in the past decade.

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TOP TEN "Fastest Growing Cities in MN (2020):

  1. Rogers
  2. Medina
  3. Victoria
  4. Otsego
  5. Minnetrista
  6. Alexandria
  7. Hugo
  8. Waconia
  9. Maple Grove
  10. Dayton