Hennepin County 2040 Comprehensive Plan
The county is updating its comprehensive plan, an essential tool for managing long-term change and the evolution of Hennepin County from today through 2040. Hennepin County’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan will serve as an overarching policy framework to ensure that Hennepin County meets its stated mission to enhance the health, safety and quality of life of residents and communities in a respectful, efficient and fiscally responsible way.
Metropolitan Council is forecasting that the seven-county region will add approximately 802,000 people, 374,000 households, and 489,000 jobs by 2040. Of the projected regional growth, Hennepin County’s share is expected to be 32 percent of the population growth, 33 percent of the household growth, and 48 percent of the job growth. Accommodating this growth has the potential for significant impacts to Hennepin County services and infrastructure.