Eden Prairie 86 Exceptional
Eden Prairie Livability #21 ranked city in Minnesota#917 ranked city in the USARanks better than 96% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Eden Prairie Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Eden Prairie Cost of Living Cost of living is 18% higher than Minnesota
Eden Prairie
12323% more expensive than the US average
Minnesota
1044% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Eden Prairie cost of living
A+ Eden Prairie Crime Total crime is 37% lower than Minnesota
Total crime
1,40546% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7246% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
18%Year over year crime is up
Eden Prairie crime
A Eden Prairie Employment Household income is 60% higher than Minnesota
Median household income
$101,09483% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$54,60183% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%49% lower than the US average
Eden Prairie employment
C Eden Prairie Housing Home value is 67% higher than Minnesota
Median home value
$319,40073% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,23730% higher than the US average
Home ownership
73%14% higher than the US average
Eden Prairie real estate or Eden Prairie rentals
A+ Eden Prairie Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Minnesota
High school grad. rates
96%16% higher than the US average
School test scores
75%52% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:118% higher than the US average
Eden Prairie K-12 schools
B- Eden Prairie User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Eden Prairie
Overall user rating
71% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
67% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
100% 1 total surveys
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Living in Eden Prairie, MN

Eden Prairie is a mid-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. The city has a population of 63,206 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (80% White). Given that fact, Eden Prairie could be considered less diverse than other cities. 85% of the people in Eden Prairie (over the age of 15) are married and 55% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

Without the right tools, relocating to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Eden Prairie, Minnesota could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. To help you find the best places to live in and around Eden Prairie, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, weather, employment and more.

Eden Prairie, MN receives 82 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #5 in Minnesota and #1,146 in the USA. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Eden Prairie could be a great choice! Eden Prairie has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. Based on the grades for each individual category, Eden Prairie has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (A+) and employment (A). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Eden Prairie. The following was graded with a discouraging score: cost of living (F) and weather (F).

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Eden Prairie, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Eden Prairie gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 50 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

The average school test scores in Eden Prairie are 75%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Eden Prairie. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Eden Prairie are affordable. Median real estate prices in Eden Prairie come in at $319,400, which is 66.8% higher than the Minnesota average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Eden Prairie, the home price to income ratio is 3.2, which is 6.7% higher than the Minnesota average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Eden Prairie will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Eden Prairie, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 4.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5.1%.

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      Source: The Eden Prairie, MN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).