Browse Data and Information
Minneapolis is committed to making data and information easily accessible to everyone. Below is an overview that provides an insight into the types of information created and maintained by the City. There is also a listing of commonly requested data and information types which are maintained outside of the City by entities such as Hennepin County or the State of Minnesota.
Data Maintained by the City of Minneapolis
Data Inventory - Private Data on Individuals by Department - This inventory is updated annually and covers all types of Private Data on Individuals maintained and utilized by City departments
Records Retention Schedules - Retention schedules list out the types of records that the City maintains and include the period of time that the City must legally retain such records. Schedules are created by the City and approved for use by the State Records Disposition Panel
Open Government - This page contains links to all areas of public information which are available through self-service access portals on the City's website.
Data Maintained by other Units of Government
Real Estate Recording Information - Legal documents from real estate transactions related to property within Hennepin County. Other documents such as military separations and tax liens are also recorded here. The most commonly recorded documents are mortgages, deeds, assignments, releases and satisfactions.
Vital Records, Hennepin County - Birth, Death, Marriage - This link is for records related to Hennepin County. If you are searching for vital records outside of Hennepin County, use the link below for the Office of Vital Records at the Minnesota Department of Health.
Vital Records, State of Minnesota - Birth, Death, Marriage - Vital records search for the entire state of Minnesota.
Historic Property Information - Hennepin County Central Library Special Collections Department
Genealogical & Local History Research - Hennepin County Central Library Special Collections Department
Last updated Feb 19, 2019