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Burnsville
  • Suburb of Minneapolis, MN

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    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  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 63,926. 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 above average.

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About Burnsville...
Population
63,926

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$275,500
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,331
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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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
    137.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    36.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    35.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    178
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,147.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    240.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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