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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    A
Powderhorn Park is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a population of 9,797. Powderhorn Park is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Powderhorn Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Powderhorn Park there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Powderhorn Park and residents tend to be liberal.
About Powderhorn Park...
Population
9,797

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,641
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,004
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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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
    216
    283
  • Murder
    10
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    587
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,154
    500
  • Theft
    1,493
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    546
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,556
National
$55,322
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%
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We've lived in Powderhorn for 10 yrs. It has wonderful diversity and a thriving arts community too. There are some issues with petty theft (package theft, looking for unlocked cars, etc...). But we've been able to stop those with some security measures. Neighbors are great. We live on a block with almost all duplexes and most are owner occupied. Some of the issues arise from our proximity to ChiLake Liquors. But being so close to the park, Mayday Cafe, greenway and Midtown Global Market make up for it.
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Powderhorn Park is an amazing Minneapolis neighborhood! You get the best of both worlds. There are quiet and safe neighborhoods with parks and small businesses at every turn! At the same time, Uptown and the freeway system is easily accessible. City life is just a short drive away.
It's your average neighborhood - only thing I would complain about is the catcalling when I used to walk to the bus stop/gas station/grocery store/etc. Other than that it's a really pretty neighborhood.