Brian Amiot gave you a wonderful website to seek information. It's more specific than some of the other websites listed here.
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William Raveis Legends Realty Group
As far as 'safe' in other ways, I suggest that you drive around the area during different times of day and check on the statistics for the area on the internet to find out the information you seek. Your idea of 'safe' and someone else's idea of 'safe' might differ. This is something you would have to decide for yourself.
Sorry, and you may not know this, but it is against the law for a Realtor to give you advice on the safety of a neighborhood. You need to check with the MPD (Minneapolis Police Department) for this sort of thing.
Examples would be:
Best of luck in your home search
Safe is a relative term and means different things to different people.
One aspect of safety could be measured in the amount of crime in an area.
Here is a link to recent crime maps in Minneapolis: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/crime-statistics/codefor/
I hope this helps.
Joe Sorenson Realty