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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    A+
  5. Diversity
    B
  6. Jobs
    A
  7. Weather
    C
  8. Cost of Living
    B-
  9. Health & Fitness
    A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    B-
Scott County is located in Minnesota with a population of 143,372. Scott County is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. In Scott County, most residents own their homes. In Scott County there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Scott County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Scott County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$285,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,139
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Scott County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    64.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    32.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    16
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    153.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,459.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Scott County

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$97,744
National
$55,322

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