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Minneapolis, MN vs Fairfax, VA

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Highlights
- Fairfax spends 16.9% less per student than Minneapolis.
- The Student Teacher Ratio is 14.7% lower in Fairfax than in Minneapolis. (lower means fewer students in each classroom).
- Fairfax had 3.3% more residents who had graduated High School compared to Minneapolis

Education
 Minneapolis, MNFairfax, VAUnited States
 $18,026$14,978$12,383
 $14,589$13,464$10,574
 $9,730$8,326$6,428
 1512.816.8
 782.1402.2538.1
 657.5324.3403.2
 5.8%4.0%5.4%
 4.9%3.8%7.2%
 89.3%92.2%87.3%
 17.5%16.1%20.8%
 7.1%5.3%8.3%
 48.3%56.9%30.9%
 12.7%20.6%8.4%
 3.9%3.7%2.0%
 2.5%3.1%1.4%

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Reviews for Minneapolis    149 Reviews
Born in Minnesota - 12/3/2019
Pro:Career OpportunitiesClean neighborhoodsWinter ActivitiesFamily OrientedFine DinningLakesFriendly People (passive aggressive)Education Cons:Predominately whiteLong... Read More

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My Opinion of the City - 9/14/2019
I've lived here for three years. I'm originally from a very rual state so I think I'm alittle biased because the city I moved from had a population of about 50,000.... Read More

Not an ideal place to live. - 9/6/2019
I’ve lived in Minnesota my whole life, 50+ years. The ONLY reason we’ve stayed, is for family, but that could be changing in the near future. There are WAY too many... Read More

Reviews for Fairfax    27 Reviews
Poor Quality Housing; Nightmarish Highway System - 11/14/2017
Living in Fairfax, or any of the Northern Virginia suburbs of DC, means dealing with highways that are a Gordian knot of converging lanes and overpasses, making long... Read More

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High - 1/1/2015
The Cost of living here is high. Though the standard of living is also high, unless you're making over 50,000/year, it's difficult to both live and build any sort of... Read More

great place to live - 5/1/2014
Fairfax City has been named as a Great Small City in the past. It has a mix of the old & the new. The Civil war was fought in & around the city. George Mason Univ. has... Read More

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ZIPS IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
55407, 55406, 55414, 55408, 55411, 55418, 55404, 55419, 55417, 55412, 21 total
ZIPS IN FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA
22030

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