City of Lakeland Minnesota Livability

city of lakeland

City of Lakeland Minnesota Livability

City of Lakeland Minnesota

Lakeland, Minnesota

Lakeland is in Washington County, Minnesota. It is part of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area that has 3.52 million residents. It is located east of the St. Paul and 27 minutes to St. Paul.

Was settled in 1839 by a small group of French Canadians and Indian families. Established to trade with Hudson across the river. A ferry service was started in 1848. Commercial development and the school, stores, doctor’s office, lawyer, hotel and saloon came in the 1850’s. Mills then followed. The city was incorporated in 1951.

Is Lakeland rated as a good place to live? rated Lakeland Minnesota the high rating of an “A-”. Gave it A’s for public schools, housing, good for families, jobs, outdoor activities, and health and fitness.

Some general information I have found about Lakeland Minnesota.

Lakeland has a population of 1,893. The unemployment rate is only 3%. And the median home price is $278,600. Meanwhile the median age is 45.2. Lastly, the median income is $84,081. Those are just a few reasons why Lakeland real estate is in high demand.

How are the schools in Lakeland?

Lakeland Minnesota is served by…

Stillwater Area Public School District #834. gave it a high rating of an “A-”. It has 8,554 students. A student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. Also visit www.mnschools for additional information.

My conclusion

To summarize, I have found Lakeland to be a popular city. Importantly, it has great amenities that include…wonderful parks, trails, is on the Saint Croix and has a reasonable commute to St. Paul, has highly rated schools, and a historic small-town feel. In short, I strongly suggest considering Lakeland if you are planning on moving to the Twin Cities of Minnesota.


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