The purpose of research is to ensure that the City’s long-range planning decisions are guided by knowledge about existing conditions, future trends and best practices.

The research function in the Long Range Planning Division features:

  • Reports on selected areas of interest
  • Information on current trends in development, economy, and related topics
  • Resource list of links to data and map sources

Contact us

Community Planning & Economic Development

Planning and Zoning


Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415


311 or 612- 673-3000