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, North Branch has a very low population density. North Branch is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
North Branch, 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 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. North Branch has a population density of 298, with 10,642 current residents.
Out of the 10,642 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 64% of the residents are married and 36% are single.
- 55% Sun
- 33% Rain
- 37% Snow
39°F average temperature
- 13 years Median home age
- $152,160 Median home price
- -12.68% Home appreciation rate
- 10.77% Annual property tax
As for living in North Branch, the air quality is 84% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 33% rainy, and 37% snowy. The average temperature is 39°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in North Branch, you should know that 85.1% of homes are owned while 11.7% of homes are rented, and 3.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $152,160, the median age of homes is 13 years, the annual home appreciation is -12.68% and the annual property tax is 10.77%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)1
When looking at the community of North Branch, it’s important to determine the crime rate. North Branch’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in North Branch is 32 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 43.62% Democratic, 53.88% Republican, and 2.50% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:21
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
89%High school diploma
9%Some college or associates degree
4%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at North Branch, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.40% of residents are unemployed in North Branch (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed North Branch residents: 11.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 15.60% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.4% are in the customer service field, 27.3% are in the sales field, 0.50% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 20.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:21. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 89.16%, 8.50% of residents have an associate’s degree, 9.20% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 3.54% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in North Branch, you should be aware that the average commute time is 34 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of North Branch have a few different options. 85% of commuters use their own cars, 11% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.