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Minneapolis
  • City in Minnesota

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

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Minneapolis is a city in Minnesota with a population of 424,536. Minneapolis is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Minneapolis offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Minneapolis there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Minneapolis and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Minneapolis are above average.

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About Minneapolis...
Population
424,536

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$268,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,078
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    644.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    83
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    409.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    899.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,747.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    911.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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