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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
About Victoria...
Population
8,385

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$394,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$940
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Victoria Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$132,431
National
$55,322
Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    46%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Victoria Reviews

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I moved to Victoria when I was just seven years old, reluctantly, as I had to leave my school and friends I adored. Although I was reluctant, I quickly grew to love Victoria. Now as an adult, I have actually moved back to the area because of how irreplaceable it is. The area is beautiful, with countless running and biking paths, many parks and a recreational center for when its too cold out to be outside. It's so nice to not have to worry about safety, as the crime rates are incredibly low. The people are friendly and welcoming, and although the town is getting more populated, it still has the small-town feel I grew up loving. I can't imagine myself anywhere else, and hope to raise my own family in the area one day as well.
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Victoria is a wonderful and safe town with charismatic shops and cafés downtown and a friendly atmosphere.

Everyone here is friendly, and this is a quiet place to live that is close to Minneapolis, but small and quaint enough to raise a family.

I would highly recommend living in this area!
Victoria is a small little town around 7,000 people with plenty things to do and events to go to with bigger towns around the area. Everyone in Victoria is nice and respectful, representing Minnesota nice quiet well. Overall the town is nice, relaxed, with no major problems, and a great atmosphere.