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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
St. Louis County is located in Minnesota with a population of 200,294. In St. Louis County, most residents own their homes. In St. Louis County there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals live in St. Louis County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in St. Louis County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$146,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$730
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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St. Louis County Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    179.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    39.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    51.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    495.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,979.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    204
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in St. Louis County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,936
National
$55,322

St. Louis County Reviews

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Living and traveling in Minnesota is great and there beauty all across it. I have traveled from the northern trees for such as the Superior National Forest to the plains of the southwest and I enjoy ever minute of it
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On the Iron Range most are employees of the mines and they are laying off right now in very high numbers cause of foreign buying!
Very pet friendly people live there most of their lives.