City of Belle Plaine Minnesota

City of Belle Plaine Minnesota

City of Belle Plaine Minnesota

Belle Plaine Minnesota is in Scott County in the State of Minnesota. Located 40 miles outside the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area that has 3.52 million residents.

Minnesota Territorial Supreme Court Judge Andrew Chatfield selected a townsite there in 1853. He did so because it was the half-way point of his normal travel route. He called the area Belle Plaine which is French for “beautiful prairie.”

Is Belle Plaine rated as a good place to live? rated Delano Minnesota the high rating of an “B.” It has high marks in the categories – crime & safety, and jobs.

General information I have found about Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

The population is 7,120, the unemployment rate is 4.1%, the median income is $70,983, the median age is only 34.5 and median home price is only $300,600. Those are reasons why Belle Plaine Minnesota real estate is in high demand.

School information for Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

Belle Plaine is served by:

Belle Plaine Public School District #716. rated it the rating of an “C+”. For more information visit

My conclusion

To summarize, I have found Belle Plaine to be a popular city. Importantly, it is located within driving distance of 45 minutes to Minneapolis, has better than average public schools, low crime, a charming downtown, has an abundance of recreation, affordable housing, and features a high quality of life. In short, I suggest considering Belle Plaine if you are planning to move to the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

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I hope you have enjoyed my summary of Belle Plaine Minnesota. Please reach out to Jeff Anderson and The Anderson Team if you would like to know more about Belle Plaine Minnesota 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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