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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B-
Ellendale is a town in Minnesota with a population of 777. Ellendale is in Steele County. Living in Ellendale offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Ellendale and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ellendale are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$91,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$795
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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    Working in Ellendale

    Jobs
    B+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $53,839
    National
    $55,322
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    Ellendale Reviews

    2 reviews
    Ellendale is a small community in south central Minnesota. It was mostly a community of farmers before the 1900s. It’s a great example of a small town. It has an amazing cafe to eat at, along with a grocery store, meat shop, bank, gym, and many other small businesses.
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    I grew up in the small town of Ellendale. It has a very homey feel. Everyone knows each other, and are always willing to help eachother.