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-Attractive downtown
-Attractive neighborhoods


-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

What Bert Has To Say About Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area

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
Metro Area: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area
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City: Minneapolis, St. Paul, ... 343 total
Zip Codes: 55106, 55124, ... 213 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 838 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington

    The unemployment rate in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area is 3.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.35 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area's cost of living is 11.40% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area's Cost of Living
    Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area's population is 3,524,580 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 36.04 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area is $228,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.62%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area public schools spend $13,296 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area. Learn more...

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