The average price of a burial plot in Minnesota is $2,868. This is based on an analysis of 446 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $9,500 and as low as $1,200. Minnesota burial plots tend to cost 20% less than those in other parts of the United States.
Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.
When making arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.
Minnesota: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city
|City||Average burial plot cost||Difference from State Average|
|Coon Rapids, MN||$2,967||3%|
|Mendota Heights, MN||$1,498||-48%|
|New Hope, MN||$9,500||231%|
|North St Paul, MN||$3,225||12%|
|St Anthony, MN||$2,570||-10%|
|St Paul, MN||$1,840||-36%|
Minnesota: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots
If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There is just one such cemetery in Minnesota. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.
|Fort Snelling National Cemetery||Open||7601 34th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55450||Phone: 612-726-1127|
State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.
|Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery – Duluth||4777 Hwy 53 Duluth, MN 55811||Cory S. Johnson, Cemetery Administrator Phone: 218-520-0120||YES|
|Leech Lake Veterans Cemetery (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)||16477 69th Ave. NW Cass Lake, MN 56633||N/A||YES|
|Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery – Little Falls||15550 Hwy 115 Little Falls, MN 56345||Erik Sogge, Administrator Phone: 320-616-2527||YES|
|Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery – Preston||715 Highway 52 Preston, MN 55965||Robert Gross, Administrator Phone: 507-765-7320||YES|