This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Eden Prairie has a very low population density. Eden Prairie is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Eden Prairie, MN is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Eden Prairie has a population density of 1,925, with 62,344 current residents.
Out of the 62,344 current residents, 49% are male and 50% are female. 66% of the residents are married and 33% are single.
- 52% Sun
- 29% Rain
- 41% Snow
43°F average temperature
- 20 years Median home age
- $229,780 Median home price
- -12.58% Home appreciation rate
- 12.06% Annual property tax
As for living in Eden Prairie, the air quality is 85% and the weather, on average, is 52% sunny, 29% rainy, and 41% snowy. The average temperature is 43°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Eden Prairie, you should know that 74.3% of homes are owned while 20.7% of homes are rented, and 5.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $229,780, the median age of homes is 20 years, the annual home appreciation is -12.58% and the annual property tax is 12.06%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)1
When looking at the community of Eden Prairie, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Eden Prairie’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Eden Prairie is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 63.42% Democratic, 34.81% Republican, and 1.77% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:19
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
97%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
17%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Eden Prairie, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.20% of residents are unemployed in Eden Prairie (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Eden Prairie residents: 27.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 26.44% are in the arts and sciences field, 7.7% are in the customer service field, 28.9% are in the sales field, 0.04% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 6.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:19. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 97.17%, 7.15% of residents have an associate’s degree, 40.24% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 17.17% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Eden Prairie, you should be aware that the average commute time is 23 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Eden Prairie have a few different options. 85% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 3% of commuters use the transit system, and 5% of residents work from home.