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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A+
Downtown is a neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota with a population of 11,378. Downtown is in Ramsey County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Downtown are above average.
About Downtown...
Population
11,378

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$182,950
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$915
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    80%
  • Own
    20%
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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
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    0
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$42,363
National
$55,322
Families with Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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St. Paul is a very nice town. I live in downtown St. Paul and I always feel safe. Everything is accessible because of the great public transportation. By taking the bus or the light rail, I can go where ever I need to go in a timely manner.
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St. Paul offers many different opportunities in many different career fields.
The community is good, no racism, no discrimination