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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C-
Nowthen is a town in Minnesota with a population of 4,649. Nowthen is in Anoka County. Living in Nowthen offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Nowthen there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Nowthen and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Nowthen are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$298,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,573
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Nowthen Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    44%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Nowthen

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$105,313
National
$55,322
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Nowthen Reviews

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Nowthen Minnesota is a great small town just north of Anoka. Nowthen is a very family friendly town with plenty of space for people to be with friends, family, and neighbors. I always feel safe and enjoy the secludedty the town has to offer
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There are lots of fun things to do here. The city provides events on main street, farmers markets, concerts in the park. There are many beaches and parks that are in excellent shape. Many of the shops here are run by friendly people.
very little crime happens in this area of minnesota. police make themselves visible which i believe helps keep the crime down in this area.