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Best Places To Live In Brainerd, MN

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  • Brainerd, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 13,440
  • Living in Brainerd is nice. Life here moves along at a snails pace, and that's just how I like it. We like to have good, clean, fun here. We value community and family above all else. Every year we hold
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Nisswa, MN
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,135
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  • Breezy Point, MN
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,298
72
  • Lake Shore, MN
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 960
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  • East Gull Lake, MN
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,012
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  • Baxter, MN
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,858
70
  • Pillager, MN
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 482
69
  • Pequot Lakes, MN
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,501
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  • Crosby, MN
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,537
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  • Garrison, MN
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 213
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  • Cuyuna, MN
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 372
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  • Randall, MN
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 664
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  • Ironton, MN
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 713
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  • Deerwood, MN
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 634
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  • Merrifield, MN
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 117
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  • Fort Ripley, MN
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52
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  • Harding, MN
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 138
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  • Riverton, MN
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 149
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  • Trommald, MN
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 100

Listed above are the best places to live in Brainerd, MN for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Brainerd, MN, followed by the best places to live near Brainerd, MN, sorted by Livability Score.

To customize the list of best places to live in and around Brainerd, MN, you are able to first select the search radius, which is the maximum distance you'd like to search for nearby cities or neighborhoods. Next, you can choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both cities and neighborhoods. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list. You can then set the importance of each category based on what's most important to you. Finally, you can set your home/rent budget based on what you're comfortable spending on housing or rent. Once your search preferences have been set, you will have your personalized list of the best places to live in Brainerd, MN.