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  7. Jobs
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Eden Prairie is a town in Minnesota with a population of 63,206. Eden Prairie is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Eden Prairie offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Eden Prairie there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Eden Prairie and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Eden Prairie are highly rated.
About Eden Prairie...
Population
63,206

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$319,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,237
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Eden Prairie 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
    17
    283
  • Murder
    3
    6
  • Rape
    9
    41
  • Robbery
    12
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    117
    500
  • Theft
    979
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$101,094
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Beautiful area, well-planned community. Very friendly neighbors. I love living in Eden Prairie! The trails are very accessible to every neighborhood making it easy to enjoy peace and the outdoors.
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Eden Prairie is a magnificent place to live. The schools are spectacular! They provide students with additional help in subject they are struggling in and have numerous activities for students to participate in. The parks are amazing in Eden Prairie. They are well maintained and updated regualry. If I had the choice, I woudl one hundred percent choose to grow up in Eden Prairie. People are humble, caring, and overall very friendly.
I have lived in Eden Prairie for the past three years. The community is well connected, and the outside life is amazing here. During the summer, you can see many people biking and walking around in the fresh air. As Minnesota is known for its lakes and green surroundings, Eden Prairie is a great and safe place to live.