Best Places To Live In Minnesota 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Kasson, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,017
82
  • Excelsior, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,248
82
  • Shorewood, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,438
81
  • Woodland, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 422
81
  • Rochester, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 109,252
81
  • Victoria, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,845
81
  • Woodbury, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 64,544
81
  • Chanhassen, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,003
81
  • Rosemount, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,469
81
  • Eden Prairie, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,096
81
  • Annandale, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,281
81
  • St. Peter, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,403
81
  • Wayzata, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,991
80
  • Mendota Heights, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,131
80
  • Waconia, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,230
80
  • Lakeville, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 57,715
80
  • Stillwater, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,541
80
  • Falcon Heights, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,439
80
  • New Prague, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,434
80
  • Rice, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,485
80
  • Edina, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,940
80
  • Stewartville, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,990
79
  • Springfield, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,030
79
  • Blue Earth, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,309
79
  • Nisswa, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,386
79
  • Chatfield, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,828
79
  • Zumbrota, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,308
79
  • Deephaven, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,741
79
  • Arden Hills, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,700
79
  • Plainview, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,297
79
  • Mound, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,205
79
  • Preston, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,239
79
  • Rogers, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,747
79
  • Lindstrom, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,405
79
  • North Mankato, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,403
79
  • Ortonville, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,002
79
  • Plymouth, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,868
79
  • Luverne, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,688
79
  • Eagle Lake, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,532
79
  • Marine on St. Croix, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 686
79
  • Cold Spring, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,033
79
  • New London, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,387
79
  • Mahtomedi, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,923
79
  • Northfield, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,303
79
  • Jackson, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,300
78
  • Long Lake, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,889
78
  • Lonsdale, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,760
78
  • Ely, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,459
78
  • Carver, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,025
78
  • Benson, MN
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,165
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Minnesota for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Minnesota is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Minnesota has a population of 5,383,661 and a population density of 61.9 people per square mile. The capital city is St. Paul and the largest city in Minnesota is Minneapolis. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.