The Minneapolis-Saint Paul region is the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the country (and roughly 65th-largest in the world), with more than 3 million residents. By nearly every measure, the Minneapolis Saint Paul region ranks among the country's most desirable places to live, offering exceptional cultural, social, and recreational opportunities.
The Minneapolis-Saint Paul area has long been noted for its tremendous spirit of civic cooperation. Private corporations and foundations often join with government and community organizations to improve and expand the resources available to the community. The substantial private investment that results enriches the whole area and helps maintain it as a dynamic metropolitan center.
National surveys consistently pick Minnesota as an ideal place to raise a family. The Twin Cities came out on top in many “Best” lists including Inc. Magazine’s “Best Places to Start and Grow a Company,” Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” and author Sandra Gurvis’ “30 Great Cities to Start Out In.”
Living here you'll enjoy one of the nation's most economically robust regions, situated among scenic forests, rivers, lakes, parks, and golf courses.
The Minneapolis-Saint Paul region is home of two thriving downtowns, internationally acclaimed orchestras and museums, five major league sports teams and Mall of America.
If you're thinking about moving a family or business to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area, you could make no better choice. Upon arrival you will find a unique city composed of large commercial and residential districts surrounded by a rich, natural wonderland. The Minneapolis-Saint Paul area truly is the best of both worlds.
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