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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Barnum is a town in Minnesota with a population of 632. Barnum is in Carlton County. Living in Barnum offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Barnum and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Barnum are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$736
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Barnum

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,542
National
$55,322
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Barnum Reviews

9 reviews
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Very upstanding community
Minimal crime in area
Small town
Great for recreational activities
Good neighbors
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The town struggles to keep businesses, things are falling apart.
Only two restaurants in town, open limited hours.