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Building our future together

Find your place here

As the largest county in Minnesota, Hennepin County is an economic and cultural epicenter with Midwest appeal and global reach. Here, we work in partnership to advance an inclusive and resilient economy. Our economic development programs support the success of all our people, businesses, and cities, and help make this the ideal place to prosper.

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Resources for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Hennepin County has resources and program funding information for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

For updated local resources, visit: Resources for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

For updated program funding information, visit: Small business relief programs

Minnesota's economic engine

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1.2 million

residents

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40,000

businesses

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930,000

jobs

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11

fortune 500 companies

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$122 billion

GDP (37% of state GDP)

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since 1977

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Here to Partner

Explore our programs to support businesses, cities, and developers:

Ready for growth

By 2040, we expect: