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Expand or Relocate to Minnesota

Minnesota Business Data

Relocate or Expand to Minnesota

MN business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for Minnesota


Total Labor Force

Unemployment Rate

# Manufacturers

Manufacturing Jobs

Right to Work

Unemp. Insurance Tax

Manufacturing stats updated on 6/29/2016. All other data updated on 6/29/2016. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
Corporate Income Tax

Sales Tax
6.875%. Exemptions include: Capital Equipment Purchases.

Property Tax
Assessed at 100% of market value as determined by annual State Department of Revenue Sale Surveys. All properties are valued annually. Exemptions include: Pollution control equipment.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
15% Food and kindred products
15% Industrial machinery and equipment
11% Instruments and related products
10% Printing and publishing
9% Fabricated metal products

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
3M Co. (St. Paul) - 10,160
Jennie-O Turkey Store, Inc. (Willmar) - 7,050
Thomson Reuters, Core Publishing Solutions (Eagan) - 6,700
IBM Corp. (Rochester) - 5,300
Boston Scientific Corp. (Maple Grove) - 4,500
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Hennepin - 151,704
Ramsey - 61,886
Dakota - 33,335
Anoka - 20,733
Stearns - 17,891

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Minneapolis - 63,542
St. Paul - 46,900
Eden Prairie - 14,123
Bloomington - 13,822
Rochester - 12,032

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• Work Opportunity Tax Credit
• Job Opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) Tax-Free Development Program
• State Small Business Credit Initiative
• Minnesota Investment Fund
• Urban Initiative Loan Program
• Border Cities Enterprise Zone Program
• SEED Capital Investment Credit Program
• Research & Development Tax Credit
• Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
• Small Business Development Loan Program
• Foreign Trade Zones
• Angel Tax Credit
• RAIN Source Capital (for "Green" investments)
• DEED Business Financing Programs
• Minnesota Federal Bonding Service

Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations & businesses available to assist with your relocation to or from Minnesota

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