- At 5.1 percent, its unemployment rate is nearly 1 percentage point below the county rate and more than 4 points below the national average. It helps when you’ve got 50,000 jobs right in town.
- The suburb has 17 lakes and parks laced with 125 miles of trails.
- “Add in top-notch schools and safe streets and you’ve got a place that’s tough to beat,” the [Money] magazine says
Four other Minnesota cities ranked in the top 20: Plymouth (11), Woodbury (13), Eagan (15) and Apple Valley (20). With five cities in the top 20 ranking, I think we can assume that Minnesota might be *the* state for small cities.
Submitted by exclusive home buyer agent, Mary Rugani.