A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Population
1,197,776

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$229,200
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$951
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    215
    273
  • Murder
    4
    6
  • Rape
    54
    41
  • Robbery
    188
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    456
    525
  • Theft
    2,164
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    196
    263

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$65,834
National
$53,889
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Hennepin County Reviews

2 reviews
They keep the streets clean with cleaning crew. Friendly people. They incorporate green space into city planning.
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I've had a couple traumatic experiences as a child with strangers in Hennipen county but I do like the stores and my neighbors.