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-Attractive downtown
-Attractive neighborhoods


-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

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The “twin cities” serve as a regional center for the upper Midwest and northern Great Plains. The fully cosmopolitan area is a balanced industrial, commercial, educational, and cultural center, and functions much as one city. The area is one of the most economically diverse in the country, serving as headquarters to large firms in agriculture, food, banking, technology, retailing, healthcare, and transportation. A few of the well-known companies include General Mills, 3M, US Bancorp, United Healthcare, and retailers Target and Best Buy. Job growth is still fairly modest, but overall, the Twin Cities have have a strong and prosperous feel.


Regional-center complex/Capital city - Southeast Minnesota along upper Mississippi River, 20 miles west of Wisconsin border See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Minnesota
County: Hennepin County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Minneapolis, Bloomington, ... 42 total
Zip Codes: 55407, 55423, ... 66 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 838 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Hennepin

    The unemployment rate in Hennepin County is 3.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hennepin County jobs have Increased by 1.24 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Hennepin County's cost of living is 12.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Hennepin County's Cost of Living
    Hennepin County's population is 1,223,150 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.66 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Hennepin County is $235,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.14%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Hennepin County public schools spend $14,860 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Hennepin County. Learn more...

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Forward Thinking, Great Economy and Super Livable

I am not a native Minnesotan, but I have lived in the state longer than any other place that I've lived, which includes Detroit area, Washington DC, Dallas and the... (Read More)



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Eye Wateringly high. 20% year over year property tax hikes in the last 2-3 years. Expect to pay around $5k a year on homes valued around $300,000. Your local school... (Read More)



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