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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    C-
  8. Cost of Living
    B
  9. Health & Fitness
    B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    B-
Carlton County is located in Minnesota with a population of 35,540. In Carlton County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Carlton County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Carlton County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$166,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$749
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    187.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    20.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    13.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    334.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,373
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    167.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Carlton County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,390
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Carlton County

Carlton County Reviews

2 reviews
All around most of the people are great and hard working. You will find someone to help you when you are in need. All the business seem to be running well.
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I really enjoy living in Carlton. The scenery here is beautiful and the community is so warm and welcoming. This seems to be the friendliest place I have ever lived.