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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$171,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,066
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%

Coon Rapids Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    75
    283
  • Murder
    2
    6
  • Rape
    43
    41
  • Robbery
    38
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    316
    500
  • Theft
    2,466
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    80
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$66,313
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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There are many great options for shopping and eating out in Coon Rapids. It is like a one stop hub of things to do. There are bowling alleys, movie theaters, many restaurants, clothing and other retail stores to go to. The people you meet are nice and always smiley. River dale area is my favorite spot to hang out! Coon Rapids is a very fun family and friend oreiented city! You will have a lot of fun here!
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Family friendly, safe area! I have been here for over 3 years and will continue to stay. I have family from out o town who feel comfortable staying and visiting.
Coon Rapids is a great place to live, but I wouldn't recommend for new families. The town is older and hasn't developed some of the new trends. The schools aren't bad, but the ability for kids to be involved, especially in athletics, is limited and becoming more scarce as the years go on. There may be a comeback in the future, but it isn't the best currently.