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New Brighton
  • Suburb of Minneapolis, MN

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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New Brighton is a suburb of Minneapolis with a population of 22,663. New Brighton is in Ramsey County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in New Brighton offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In New Brighton there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in New Brighton and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in New Brighton are highly rated.

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About New Brighton...
Population
22,663

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$267,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,081
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    69.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    21.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    321.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,420.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    218.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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