Banyan Community is a Christian Community Development Organization that builds relationships and improves the lives of both youth and adults living in Phillips neighborhood of South Minneapolis.

Banyan service area map 2017

Building-2015

Neighborhood Stats 

Banyan’s work is imperative because of the community need. There are 1,713 families in East and Midtown Phillips. In our neighborhood 52% of all children live in poverty. The City of Minneapolis four-year high school graduation rate is 64% and drops to 52% for African American youth and 57% for Latino youth. The median family income is $41,200. The unemployment rate is 14% and the poverty rate is 35%.

(American Community Survey 5 year estimates 2010 – 2014, Minneapolis Public Schools 2014-2015)

Neighborhood Stats

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate

Youth Demographics

We have over 100 youth on our waiting list.

Youth demographics