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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Minnesota

Minnesota’s main internet providers are Xfinity, Spectrum, Metronet, and CenturyLink. The majority of Minnesota’s metropolitan areas have access to both a cable and fiber internet provider. Most of Minneapolis and St. Paul are covered by Xfinity (cable internet) and CenturyLink (fiber internet). Spectrum and Metronet cover other significant portions of the state. All of these providers offer gig speeds. Xfinity stands out as the highest-rated ISP in Minnesota according to our annual customer satisfaction survey.

Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars from customers in Minnesota.

That ranks Minnesota 12th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.

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Internet customer satisfaction in Minnesota

 3.8/5 average customer satisfaction rating
 12th national ranking for customer satisfaction

$68.66 average price per payment for internet, per household

94.7% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs

3.7/5 average customer service rating of internet services

3.8/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide

5,739,781 people

2.47 average people per household

$74,127 average income per household

43 average age per household

63% of population employed


4% higher than national average

Ranked 14th nationally


22% lower than national average

Ranked 48th nationally


14% higher than national average

Ranked 33rd nationally


7% higher than national average

Ranked 11th nationally

Average download speed
111.3 Mbps

16.85% lower than national average
Ranks 37th nationally

Average upload speed
36.6 Mbps

45.27% lower than national average
Ranks 44th nationally
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Fastest internet providers in Minnesota

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
XFINITY 175.16 Mbps 16.46 Mbps 95.8% View Plans for Xfinity
Xtream Powered by Mediacom 157.03 Mbps 29.5 Mbps 88.27% View Plans for Xtream Powered by Mediacom
US Internet 156.67 Mbps 147.52 Mbps 63.4% View Plans for US Internet
Midco 146.62 Mbps 48.84 Mbps 57.54% View Plans for Midco
Garden Valley Telephone Company 141.91 Mbps 109.62 Mbps 95.34% View Plans for Garden Valley Telephone Company
93% of people in Minnesota have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 32nd nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
5G Home 145.76 Mbps 78.06% 74.29% See all providers
Cable 685.24 Mbps 89.08% 83.27% See all providers
DSL 86.47 Mbps 48.81% 79.35% See all providers
Fiber 784.5 Mbps 58.21% 75.07% See all providers
Fixed Wireless 87.09 Mbps 85.07% 81.6% See all providers
LTE Home 99 Mbps 11.02% 99% See all providers
Satellite 61.43 Mbps 92.58% 99.98% See all providers

Best cities for internet in Minnesota

Cities in Minnesota with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Oakdale 229.74 Mbps 39.98 Mbps 96% XFINITY
Coon Rapids 196.39 Mbps 16.79 Mbps 76% XFINITY
Hibbing 194.05 Mbps 33.96 Mbps 16% Xtream Powered by Mediacom
Minnetonka 188.55 Mbps 24.36 Mbps 90% XFINITY
White Bear Lake 184.85 Mbps 19.57 Mbps 77% Consolidated Telephone Company
Woodbury 180.26 Mbps 18.09 Mbps 91% XFINITY
Eagan 177.58 Mbps 20.04 Mbps 86% XFINITY

Oakdale is the best city in Minnesota for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Coon Rapids and Hibbing also earn top rankings, according to our data.

The most connected cities in Minnesota

City Population Percent with access to high speed internet Percent with access to fiber internet Percent with access to 3+ providers
Minneapolis 1,096,854 100% 70% 100%
St. Paul 285,410 100% 100% 100%
St. Cloud 65,845 100% 100% 100%
Rochester 126,995 100% 94% 100%
Edina 47,939 100% 100% 100%
Bloomington 82,887 100% 100% 100%
Minnetonka 49,677 100% 100% 100%
Otsego 13,258 100% 100% 100%

Minneapolis is the most internet-connected city in Minnesota. Minneapolis makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Minneapolis's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. St. Paul and St. Cloud also make it to the top of our list.

Top cities in Minnesota


Population: 1,096,854

Median income: $80,600

109.26 Mbps
avg. download speed

47.59 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

70.12% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Cogent Communication


Population: 126,995

Median income: $96,403

109.09 Mbps
avg. download speed

43.01 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

94.28% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP


Population: 82,887

Median income: $87,737

153.89 Mbps
avg. download speed

20.84 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP

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Methodology relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.

Minnesota FAQs

Which is the best internet provider in Minnesota?

Of Minnesota’s four main ISPs, Xfinity received the highest ratings in our annual customer satisfaction survey.

Which is the fastest internet provider in Minnesota?

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Minnesota. Its Gigabit Extra plan reaches download speeds up to 1,200Mbps. Xfinity was also rated the top ISP for speed in our customer satisfaction survey.

What is the cheapest ISP in Minnesota?

Spectrum is Minnesota’s most affordable ISP, with rates as low as $19.99 per month.

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