Why North Minneapolis?
North Minneapolis is an area brimming with both great possibility and great need. NAZ is dedicated to serving North Minneapolis, a community of thirteen neighborhoods with a population of 67,000 residents, experiencing some of the greatest racial inequities in our city.
Who NAZ Serves
92% of NAZ families are families of color and 69% of NAZ families make less than $30,000 a year.
Northside Families face significant obstacles.
Data from Minnesota Compass
of families who live in North Minneapolis have less than $50,000 annual income compared to 36% of families who live in every other part of Minneapolis (non-North Mpls).
residents of color in North Minneapolis – 41% of those are Black and 29% are White while the non-North Minneapolis population is 30% residents of color – 14% are Black and 67% White.
of the population in North Minneapolis has a bachelor's degree or higher compared to 58% of non-North Minneapolis