City of Andover Minnesota

City of Andover Minnesota

City of Andover Minnesota

Andover Minnesota

Andover Minnesota is in Anoka County in Minnesota. It is 31 minutes out of Minneapolis and 28 minutes out of St. Paul. The Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area that has 3.52 million residents.

Much has been said about the popular “train myth” about how Andover received its name. The myth states that a train tipped over in a swamp, and an eyewitness, relaying the incident, said it “went over and over,” thereby naming the city “Andover.” But where the name really came from remains unknown.

Is Andover rated as a good place to live? rated Andover Minnesota the high rating of a “A-“. It was given it A’s for good for families, jobs, and outdoor activities

Some general information I have found about Andover Minnesota.

Some information about Andover. The population is 32,257, the unemployment rate is 3.6%, the median income is $93,314, the median age is 39.1 and median home price is $310,700 (which is affordable for the greater Twin Cities area). Those are just a few reasons why Andover real estate is in high demand.

How are the schools in Andover?

Andover Minnesota is served by…Anoka-Hennepin Public School District #11. rated it a “B+”. It has 39,057 students and a student-teacher ratio of only 17 to 1. For more information visit

My conclusion

To summarize, I have found Andover to be a popular city. Importantly, it has wonderful parks, a rural feel, great schools, just short commutes to Minneapolis and St. Paul, and features a high quality of life. In short, I suggest considering Andover if you are planning on moving to the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

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

Jeff Anderson

The Anderson Team

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