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Burnsville
  • Suburb of Minneapolis, MN

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Burnsville is a suburb of Minneapolis with a population of 64,075. Burnsville is in Dakota County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Burnsville offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Burnsville there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Burnsville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Burnsville are highly rated.

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About Burnsville...
Population
64,075

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$315,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,443
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Burnsville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    198.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    41
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    191
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,993.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    288.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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