Hennepin County

Your government

Overview

Learn about the county

Mission, vision, and goals

By putting the customer first, Hennepin County employees work every day to achieve our mission, vision and goals. We strive to improve our services through proactive, innovative public stewardship. Learn more.

Leadership

Guiding the county

Other authorities

Housing and Redevelopment Authority

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) was established in 1987 to serve the housing, economic development, and redevelopment needs of the citizens of Hennepin County and its municipalities. Read more.

Regional Railroad Authority

The Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) was established in 1980 as a separate political entity to plan, design and implement light rail transit in Hennepin County. Read more.

Open government

Transparency and collaboration

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Open government

Learn about plain language, open data, social media, salaries, performance measures, legislative priorities, and data practices.

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Learn about county services

Get a better understanding of your local government by learning about the services we provide, meeting county leaders, and visiting our facilities.

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Facilities

Find county locations

Budget and finance

Open the books

Budgets

Find information on the county budget, including program-specific budget information, the proposed budget, and budget hearing dates. Learn more.

Financial reports

Find comprehensive annual financial reports for the county and the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority, and financial statements for the Hennepin County Housing Redevelopment Authority. Learn more.

Projects and initiatives

Learn about work that improves communities

Research and data

The county by the numbers

Aging

Aging research helps policymakers and stakeholders understand and effectively respond to changes anticipated by the aging of our population. Read more

Census data

Find county-specific 2010 U.S. Census data including age and gender; population, income and poverty; and household and family types. American Community Survey data, which is collected in between the 10-year census, is also provided. Read more

Corrections

The county provides several reports on its juvenile and adult correctional facilities, including:

  • Profile of adults under jurisdiction in Hennepin County
  • Profile of Adult Corrections Facility
  • Profile of juveniles under jurisdiction in Hennepin County
  • Research reports

Read more.

Housing plans and accomplishments

Find plans, goals and accomplishments for housing programs, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). Read more

Public health data

The Community Health Assessment is a one of several tools to evaluate the health of Hennepin County residents, and to spark important conversations about polices and programs to enhance that health. Learn more.

Ordinances

Protecting quality of life

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