City of Apple Valley Minnesota

City of Apple Valley Minnesota

City of Apple Valley Minnesota

Apple Valley Minnesota

Apple Valley Minnesota is in Dakota County in Minnesota. It is part of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area that has 3.52 million residents. It is the 17th most populous city in the State of Minnesota. It is a southern suburb and 24 minutes to downtown Minneapolis, 14 minutes to the international airport and 23 minutes to downtown Saint Paul. First established in 1858 as a farming community. In the mid 1950’s Orin Thompson was responsible for the areas early development. Home to the popular Minnesota Zoo.

Is Apple Valley rated as a good place to live? rated Apple Valley Minnesota the highest rating of an “A”! It was given it A’s for good for public schools, housing, good for families, jobs, outdoor activities, health & fitness, and diversity. Money Magazine rated Apple Valley as the 17th best place to live in the United States in 2013. Up from 20th in 2010 and 24th in 2008 and 28th in 2007.

Some general information I have found about Apple Valley Minnesota.

Some information about Apple Valley. The population is 51,109, the unemployment rate is 3.6%, the median income is $80,609, the median age is 38.7 and median home price is $278,300 (which is affordable for the Twin Cities). Those are just a few reasons why Apple Valley real estate is in high demand.

How are the schools in Apple Valley?

Apple Valley Minnesota is served by…

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public School District 196. . rated it a “A”. It has 28,997 students and a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. For more information visit

My conclusion

To summarize, I have found Apple Valley to be a popular city. Importantly, it has wonderful parks, trails, schools, amenities, responsible commutes to both downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul, and a high quality of life. In short, I suggest considering Apple Valley if you are planning on moving to the Twin Cities of Minnesota.


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I hope you have enjoyed my summary of Apple Valley Minnesota. Please reach out to Jeff Anderson and The Anderson Team if you would like to know more about Apple Valley real estate. Or would care to see some of the homes in this wonderful city in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.


Jeff Anderson

The Anderson Team

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