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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  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 West is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a population of 6,913. Downtown West is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Downtown West offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown West there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown West and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Downtown West are above average.
About Downtown West...
Population
6,913

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$180,760
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$838
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    70%
  • Own
    30%
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Downtown West Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    2,136.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    2,800.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,154.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    26,403.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    794
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,531
National
$55,322
Families with Children
4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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