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Wayzata
  • Suburb of Minneapolis, MN

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

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Wayzata is a suburb of Minneapolis with a population of 4,561. Wayzata is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Wayzata offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wayzata there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Wayzata and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wayzata are highly rated.

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About Wayzata...
Population
4,561

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$523,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,163
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Wayzata Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    15.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    198.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,173.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    122
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    33%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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