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Burnsville /ˈbɜːrnzvᵻl/ is a city 15 miles (24 km) south of downtown Minneapolis in Dakota County in the State of Minnesota. The city lies on the south bank of the Minnesota River, upstream from its confluence with the Mississippi River. Burnsville and nearby suburbs form the southern portion of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, the fifteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.6 million residents. According to the 2010 census, the population is 61,481. Burnsville has many attractions, including its regional mall, Burnsville Center. The city is also a recreational attraction with Alimagnet Dog Park, a section of Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, and 310-foot (94 m) vertical ski peak Buck Hill. Minnesota River wildlife is protected by the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Originally a rural Irish farming community, Burnsville became the tenth largest city in Minnesota in the 2000 Census following the construction of Interstate 35. Currently the ninth largest suburb in the metro area and a bedroom community of both Minneapolis and Saint Paul, the city was fully built by the late 2000s. Burnsville's downtown area is called Heart of the City with urban-style retail and condominiums. The Burnsville Transit Station serves as the hub and headquarters of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, providing regional bus service to five other suburbs. The name Burnsville is attributed to an early Irish settler and land owner, William Byrne. His surname was recorded as "Burns" and was never corrected.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Burnsville in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Burnsville like a local. The nearest major city to Burnsville is Minneapolis. Take a short trip from Burnsville and set some time aside to explore the Minneapolis. Dotted with places like Target Field, Minneapolis Institute Of Arts, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Burnsville.

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Facts and Stats for Burnsville*

  • Pollution Statistics in Burnsville

    Know the pollution level of Burnsville before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 26.47 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.64 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 13.24 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10.81 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.82 (Very Low)
  • Burnsville: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Burnsville for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Burnsville.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 44.55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.64 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.73 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.27 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.48 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.27 (Moderate)
  • Living in Burnsville - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Burnsville is 186.72 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 50.88 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 51.46 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 20.22 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.45 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.67 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.92 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.26 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Burnsville

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Burnsville

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.35 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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