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Best Places To Live Near Downtown, St. Paul, MN

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  • Downtown, St. Paul, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 9,025
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score93
  • Champlin, MN
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 23,929
  • I enthusiastically welcomed living in Champlin Minnesota, the hometown place for hometown people. The town is a large suburb of Minneapolis and is in Hennepin County. Champlin runs along the famous…[read more]
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  • Falcon Heights, MN
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 5,534
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  • Waite Park, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 8.7mi / 14.0km away
  • Population: 5,394
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  • Mahtomedi, MN
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 7,964
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  • Gem Lake, MN
  • City: 8.3mi / 13.3km away
  • Population: 463
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  • Kenny, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 3,863
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  • Stillwater, MN
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 19,142
  • I've been living in Stillwater for 8 years and have enjoyed the small town environment and unique shopping culture of this city. The school systems in Stillwater are excellent and my kids enjoy the…[read more]
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  • Circle Pines, MN
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.4km away
  • Population: 4,947
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  • Woodbury, MN
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 66,699
  • I moved to Woodbury, MN in 2009. I lived there for about 4 months. I had a sick relative that resulted in me having to live in the area for a short period of time. While living there I really did enjoy…[read more]
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  • Arden Hills, MN
  • City: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 10,126
  • Arden Hills is a great place to call home. This community has a terrific school district, is family friendly, and very proactive in having events like free live concerts in the park and parades, street…[read more]
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  • Morris Park, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 6.7mi / 10.8km away
  • Population: 2,899
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  • Houlton, WI
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 233
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  • Eden Prairie, MN
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 63,206
  • I've lived in Eden Praire (EP) for the past three years and although I feel safe in general, I don't feel welcome. However, I haven't always felt safe here. In the first week of my move to EP, I was…[read more]
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  • Linden Hills, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 10.9mi / 17.5km away
  • Population: 8,028
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  • Apple Valley, MN
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 50,602
  • I resided in Apple Valley Minnesota for about a year. While I was there I found plenty to do. It is a great place to live and raise children. I wouldn't have left if it wasn't necessary for my husband's…[read more]
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  • Savage, MN
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 29,399
  • I lived in Savage for a few years. The city has very easy access to major freeways and convenient public transportation. Downtown Minneapolis is only 20 miles from Savage which makes it a great city to…[read more]
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  • Macalester-Groveland, St. Paul, MN
  • Neighborhood: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 19,204
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  • Osseo, MN
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 2,612
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  • Cedar-Isles-Dean, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 3,385
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  • Hudson, WI
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 13,367
  • Living in Hudson is pretty chill. I grew up here and moved to the nearby twin cities for college. I missed it enough that I came back, and not just for the family and friends I left behind. There is a…[read more]
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  • White Bear Lake, MN
  • City: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 24,992
  • I love White Bear. It's a great community with a great sense of community pride. There isn't much to do here unless you enjoy just being outside when it's nice. People are always out walking with their…[read more]
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  • Cooper, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 5.4mi / 8.7km away
  • Population: 3,638
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  • Highland, St. Paul, MN
  • Neighborhood: 4.5mi / 7.3km away
  • Population: 24,653
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  • Diamond Lake, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 5,735
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  • Plymouth, MN
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 75,105
  • I have always enjoyed going to Plymouth and I try to go as often as I can. The city boasts nature reserves, parks and golf courses, so there is plenty to do if you are the outdoor-sy type like me. The…[read more]
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  • Minnetonka, MN
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 51,651
  • I lived in Minnetonka for three years before I moved back to New York City. During my experience there, there was always a lot to do in Minnetonka. On top of that, Minnetonka is only 8 miles west of…[read more]
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  • North St. Paul, MN
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.7km away
  • Population: 12,102
  • North Saint, Paul Minnesota is a compact contemporary town within Ramsey County. The cost of living is traditionally expensive. Furthermore, the average home cost is $180,000 and home appreciation within…[read more]
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  • Andover, MN
  • City: 21.8mi / 35.1km away
  • Population: 31,906
  • If you're looking for enjoyable activities that are great for everyone in the family, Andover, MN is the place to be. There are lots of opportunities for fun all year round. Bunker Beach Water Park is…[read more]
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  • Fulton, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 11.1mi / 17.8km away
  • Population: 6,092
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  • Rosemount, MN
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.4km away
  • Population: 23,099
  • Rosemount is a little gem of a city that I very much enjoy living in. The city itself has a nice blend of affluent neighborhoods, clean public parks and a couple shopping centers with mom and pop shops.…[read more]
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  • Ericsson, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 6.8mi / 10.9km away
  • Population: 3,118
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  • Centerville, MN
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 3,907
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  • Bloomington, MN
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 85,080
  • Truly one of the best malls ever is here, Mall of America. This mall is so good and so big, it has an indoor theme park (I know, Nickelodeon Universe as a theme park in the MoA is silly because it’s…[read more]
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  • Hale, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 8.2mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 3,318
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  • Prior Lake, MN
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 24,997
  • Prior Lake is an upscale town not too far from Minneapolis. The town is fairly expensive and has a high standard of living, but it's a bit lacking in terms of shopping and entertainment. For those…[read more]
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  • Edina, MN
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 49,976
  • I visited Edina, Minnesota a couple of years ago to visit one of my family members. I noticed that Edina was a mid-sized city, far from being a metropolis, but was comprised had of a lot of interesting…[read more]
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  • North Hudson, WI
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 3,810
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  • Lino Lakes, MN
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 20,758
  • Lino Lakes, Minnesota is an outer-ring suburb located to the northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The city is very vibrant and independent when considering it is a suburb. The city also has an excellent…[read more]
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  • Lakeland, MN
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 1,847
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  • Windom, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 4,028
  • Windom is a very diverse neighborhood. Public transportation is very accessible with major bus lines on Nicollet, Lyndale, and 46th. We have great restaurants and shopping. While the noise from the…[read more]
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  • Shoreview, MN
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 26,161
  • Shoreview is a great town to live in and has the best of all worlds; easy access to the Twin Cities for great career opportunities, and wonderful country visages and a great deer population for hunting…[read more]
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  • Blaine, MN
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 61,210
  • Blaine encompasses 34 square miles of land and home to many attractions and entertainment venues. I have been living here since 2009 and find it interesting every day of my life. The weather is not that…[read more]
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  • Lilydale, MN
  • City: 3.2mi / 5.1km away
  • Population: 791
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  • Cottage Grove, MN
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 35,632
  • Cottage Grove has lots of things to do, especially if you're looking for fun, family-friendly activities. There are parks to choose from, including Washington County Ravine Regional Park, which has lots…[read more]
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  • Armatage, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 4,528
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  • Vadnais Heights, MN
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 13,115
  • Living in Vadnais Heights, MN means a lot of things for different people. We have a decently low crime rate and cost of living can be kind of high dependent on area of choice, space size, and other…[read more]
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  • Eagan, MN
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.7km away
  • Population: 65,874
  • I went to Eagan to visit family and we soon found much to do. The most interesting was the entertainment from the cultural arts. There are always chances to celebrate in Eagan there are many chances to…[read more]
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  • Newport, MN
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 3,459
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  • Bayport, MN
  • City: 16.1mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 3,604
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  • Minnehaha, Minneapolis, MN
  • Neighborhood: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 4,224

Listed above are the best places to live in Downtown, St. Paul, MN for 2020. 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 - Downtown, St. Paul, MN, followed by the best places to live near Downtown, St. Paul, MN, sorted by Livability Score.

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