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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A+
Downtown East is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a population of 2,355. Downtown East is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Downtown East offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Downtown East there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown East and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Downtown East are above average.
About Downtown East...
Population
2,355

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$545,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,684
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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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
    211.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    105.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    158.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,555.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    476.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$115,399
National
$55,322
Families with Children
5%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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