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Pros

-Education
-Attractive downtown
-Attractive neighborhoods

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters


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Highlights


  • Location: Southeast Minnesota along upper Mississippi River, 20 miles west of Wisconsin border
  • Country: United States
  • State: Minnesota
  • County: Hennepin County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Hennepin


    ECONOMY
    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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Hennepin County's cost of living is 12.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Hennepin County's population is 1,223,150 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.66 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Hennepin County is $235,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.14%.
    SCHOOLS
    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.

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  10/4/2017
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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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