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como-parkMaking a move? Consider Minnesota.

It's a family-friendly, affordable place to live. Our diverse business sectors and many Fortune 500s make it easier for dual-career couples to find satisfying jobs. Our education system and quality of life are among the best in the nation. We're ranked:

  • #1 Best State to Raise a Family

  • #1 Best State for Health Care

  • #1 Safest State

  • Highest Median Family Salary when Adjusted for Cost of Living

  • Fortune 500s per capita:
    • #1 – Minneapolis-St. Paul (among top 30 metros)
    • #4 – Minnesota

  • Top 3 in Quality of Life

Sources: Most recent data available as of January 2020; WalletHub, Fortune, Forbes, CNBC.


Quality of life

It means different things to different people – but among the many things that make this a special place to live are:

  • Vibrant communities of all sizes statewide that offer career and entrepreneurship opportunities

  • Four distinct seasons with plenty of year-round outdoor recreational activities

  • Professional sports teams including baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and soccer

  • Cultural offerings that include renowned theater, music, museums, and other entertainment

  • Well over 10,000 lakes and more shoreline than California, Florida and Hawaii combined

Minneapolis-St. Paul

The metro area has:

  • A culinary scene that prompted the Wall Street Journal to name Minneapolis as one of the 10 hottest travel destinations in the world (2018)

  • 4th shortest commute time among the 30 largest metro areas in the country

  • Two of the three top park systems in the U.S. (Trust for Public Land ParkScore Index)

Plant Minnesota top of mind as you think about your next move.

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