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Is Your Minnesota Town On The List Of America’s Safest Cities?

Safest MN Cities

Minnesota is a nice place to live

Minnesota is a safe and great place to live. The outer suburbs of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are great place to raise a family. National rankings routinely rank Minnesota cities and towns as some of the safest cities in America. Because of this, homebuyers and relocation families are choosing the safest MN cities to purchase a home or townhouse.

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Minnesota Cities Among the Safest In the U.S.

NeighborhoodScout.com announced the 100 safest cities with a population of 25,000 or more people. The research factors the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Cities are given a grade from 0 to 100 (100 is safest). Therefore, a grade of 55 means that the city is graded safer that 55% of the cities in the United States.

Most noteworthy, Minnesota cities such as Lakeville ranked 95th (Crime Index: 66), Shoreview ranked 91st (Crime Index: 66), and Winona ranked 2nd (Crime Index: 96).

Lakeville’s neighboring towns of Farmington (Crime Index: 75) and Rosemount (Crime Index: 76) are actually graded as safer cities than Lakeville. However Farmington and Rosemount did not meet the population threshold of 25,000 people. See the entire list at NeighborhoodScout.com