Minneapolis

Urban Experience with Heart

According to U.S. News & World Report, Minneapolis is the most populous metro area on their list of the 25 Best Affordable Places to Live, coming in at #21 overall. This is based on statistics which show Minneapolis residents spend just 21% of their household income on living expenses, which is quite low. 

Living in Minneapolis offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Minneapolis there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Minneapolis and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Minneapolis are above average.
 
But it's still the Midwest, or as the pundits say, the “real America.” The city is livable and the people are friendly. Volunteerism rates are high and the city has welcomed high numbers of refugee families. If you're looking for an urban experience with heart, moving to Minneapolis might be a great fit.
 
Minneapolis is a cultural hub. With live theater, many music venues, and several excellent art museums, Minneapolis is home to no shortage of cultural events. 10. The city is full of amazing, diverse people.
 
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Overview for Minneapolis, MN

424,536 people live in Minneapolis, where the median age is 34.4 and the average individual income is $40,368.35. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

424,536

Total Population

34.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$40,368.35

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis has 178,886 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Minneapolis do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 424,536 people call Minneapolis home. The population density is 8,122.49 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

424,536

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.4

Median Age

50.66 / 49.34%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
178,886

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$40,368.35

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Minneapolis, MN

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Minneapolis. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lake Harriet Upper Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
No rating available
Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Morris Pk
PUBLIC
K - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Hennepin Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Burroughs Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Lake Harriet Upper School
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
5/5
Lake Nokomis Community-Wenonah Campus
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mayflower Early Childhood Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Annunciation Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lake Nokomis Keewaydin Elementary
PUBLIC
2nd - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Lake Nokomis Community-Keewaydin Campus
PUBLIC
3rd - 8th
4/5
Justice Page Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Southwest Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Annunciation School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Hmong International Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 4th
No rating available
Metro Schools Middle Charter
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
MPLS High School Alternative Program
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Minneapolis On Line Learning
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Plymouth Youth Center Extended
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Delasalle High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Sojourner Truth Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Twin Cities International Schools
PUBLIC
K - 4th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
4th - 7th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Legacy of Dr Josie R Johnson Montes
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Waite Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Harrison Education Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Alternative Learning Center Extended Day
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Lucy Laney @ Cleveland Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Henry High School - SWS
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Miniapple International Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Marcy Open Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Hmong International Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Menlo Park Academy Extended
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St John Paul II Catholic Pre-Paratory School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
MN International Middle Chr School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
KIPP North Star Academy
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Northeast College Prep Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Metro Technical Academy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
River Bend Educational Center
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
North Community Senior High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Aurora Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Southside Family Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Stonebridge World School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Augsburg Fairview Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Jefferson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Green Central Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Roosevelt High School - SWS
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Loring Nicollet Extended
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Volunteers of America Extended
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Twin Cities
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Child Garden Total Environment Montessori Schools
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Trinity First Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
No rating available
Minnesota Transitions Charter Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Hiawatha Collegiate High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Hennepin Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Southwest High School - SWS
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Cedar Riverside Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
Hiawatha College Prep - Kingfield
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
Skyline Math and Science Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Bryn Mawr Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
American Indian OIC Extended
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
City Of Lakes Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Pilgrim Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Child Garden Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Minnehaha Academy - Upper School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Friendship Acdmy Of Fine Arts Charter
PUBLIC
K - 1st
2/5
Friendship Academy of Arts - Interm
PUBLIC
2nd - 8th
No rating available
Hiawatha Leadership Acdy-Northrop
PUBLIC
K - 4th
No rating available
Hiawatha College Prep - Northrop
PUBLIC
5th - 7th
No rating available
Lincoln International School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Universal Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available