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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  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+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$251,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,074
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%

Eagan 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
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    24
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    27
    41
  • Robbery
    19
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    159
    500
  • Theft
    1,492
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    64
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$82,855
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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I have lived in Eagan my entire life and have seen tremendous growth in the city! I really like that it has just about everything you could need in terms of shopping, restaurants, schools, and recreation. It is also only about 5-10 min away from MOA, which is a plus! They just recently built their own outlet mall, which is beautiful. Besides shopping, they have activities for people who enjoy other things. Lebanon hills park is located in Eagan. It is a HUGE park and an absolutely beautiful place where you can hike, run, walk, swim, paddle board, ski, and much more. Eagan also has bowling, water parks, and yoga studios. One thing I would like to see improve about Eagan is their library- it is very small compared to some other libraries and not very many quiet rooms to go and study. Overall, I love Eagan!
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If you are looking for a small suburb, mini mouse footsteps quiet city, Eagan is the place to be. It is a gorgeous city full of culture and diversity. Located in Minnesota, south of the Saint Paul area. Eagan is known as the 14th best city to live in Minnesota since 2012. Eagan has a lot of open land to explore if you're a outdoors adventurist. If you love football it has the Vikings training stadium being built which is open to the community to watch the vikings practice seasonally. Eagan Is a family oriented community, its a home warming space. Neighboring Eagan is Bloomington, where the Mall of America Is located, which is one of the worlds largest malls. Eagan is a Fantastic place to live and grow a family! There are many resources and conveniently close shopping areas,and many public schools and even Colleges such as Rasmussen College. I love living here!
Eagan really has everything! Since moving here in 2015, we have seen Eagan grow to become a city that invests in its community by bringing in a wide variety of business to ensure everything from gas to shopping malls to grocery/restaraunt are readily available.