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New Brighton
  • Suburb of Minneapolis, MN

Report Card

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 minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  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 23,141. 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.

About

About New Brighton...
Population
23,141

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$333,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,245
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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New Brighton Rankings

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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
    98.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    196.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,423.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    238.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in New Brighton

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$84,707
National
$75,149

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