Just 65 miles outside of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul is the smaller and sweeter city of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. With all the big city convenience and tons of small town charm, Saint Cloud is a lovely example of the growing trend of hybrid Midwest cities that bring the best of both worlds. Homes in the area are the picture of suburbia dominated by split levels, cottages and bungalows - many with plenty of land.
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The nearby downtown Saint Cloud is clean and friendly with plenty of activities for college kids, young couples and families. The city boasts dozens of shopping, dining, museum and entertainment offerings in downtown Saint Cloud including the Stearns History Museum and Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. Additionally there are over 80 parks, attractions along the Mississippi River and the beautiful Munsinger and Clemens Gardens. Outdoor activities abound year round with winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding and ice hockey playing an active role in the colder months. The exciting variety of activities keeps every resident and visitor busy from large families to college kids, proving Saint Cloud is a vibrant place to call home.
Saint Cloud is home to four post-secondary schools, including Saint Cloud University, the third largest university in Minnesota. The student/teacher ratio in K-12 education is 15:1, lower than the national average, and 86% of Saint Cloud's residents have graduated high school, 5% better than the rest of the country. The economy is also doing well. The unemployment rate is lower than the rest of the country and the average cost of living is also better. Financially it's a great time to live in Saint Cloud. Home prices are low, lower on average than much of the country, making it an affordable place to live. More than 60,000 people reside in Saint Cloud, choosing the mid-sized city because of its many amenities and the safety of Midwest living. Saint Cloud ranked 4th on Farmers Insurance Top 20 Most Secure Midsized Cities using factors such as job security, low crime rates, housing, climate, health and reduced levels of natural disasters. The friendly people, exciting activities and affordable lifestyle make Saint Cloud a wonderful place to call home. Browse our listings and use filters to find the right home for you and your family in Saint Cloud, Minnesota.