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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Waite Park is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a population of 6,270. Waite Park is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Waite Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Waite Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Waite Park and residents tend to be liberal.
About Waite Park...
Population
6,270

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$195,618
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,095
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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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
    65
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    16
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    422
    500
  • Theft
    535
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    146
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$72,527
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Waite Park Reviews

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I would choose to live here again. Restaurants are close by and there is plenty to do. People are very active in this area. In the future I see this area continuing to grow and flourish.
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