Mounds View has the 2185th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Mounds View is part of the Minneapolis metro area. Unemployment in the Minneapolis area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Minneapolis has the 14th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Mounds View is above average at $53,450, and the median cost of a home in Mounds View is $169,000, which is the same as the national average. 27% of workers in Mounds View hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Mounds View. 74% of Mounds View workers drive to work alone, 6% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Mounds View spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.