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Skyline of Minneapolis
Central
Community
Location of Central within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Location of Central within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
City Minneapolis
Neighborhoods
Area
 • Total 3.024 sq mi (7.83 km2)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 38,909
 • Density 12,866.7/sq mi (4,967.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55401, 55402, 55403, 55404, 55405, 55411, 55415, 55454, 55487
Area code(s) 612
Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 18,952
1990 21,158 11.6%
2000 24,149 14.1%
2010 29,725 23.1%

The Central community in Minneapolis is located in the central part of the city, consisting of 6 smaller official neighborhoods, and includes Downtown Minneapolis, the central business district. It also includes some high-density residential areas surrounding it, excluding areas east of the Mississippi River.

Official neighborhoods in the Central community

Coordinates: 44°58′35″N 93°16′26″W / 44.9763°N 93.2739°W / 44.9763; -93.2739

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