31 Oct City of Tonka Bay Minnesota
City of Tonka Bay Minnesota
Tonka Bay, Minnesota
Tonka Bay is in Hennepin county, Minnesota. It is located on Lake Minnetonka between the upper and lower lakes. Located 21 miles west of Minneapolis with a 28-minute commute time. It is part of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area that has 3.52 million residents. Tonka Bay was formed by the recession of the last glaciation about 10,000 BC. The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux opened the Lake Minnetonka area to white settlement in 1852. Name came from the Sioux for big or strong (“Tonka”). 1901 Tonka Bay was incorporated as an independent village.
Is Tonka Bay rated as a good place to live?
Niche.com rated Tonka Bay Minnesota the high rating of an “A”. See https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/tonka-bay-hennepin-mn/. Gave it A’s for public schools, good for families, and health & fitness.
Some general information I have found about Tonka Bay Minnesota
Tonka Bay has a population of 1,350. The unemployment rate is only 3.2%. And the median home price is $649,300. Meanwhile the median age is 49.2. Lastly, the median income is $102,656. Features parks, beaches, trails, and campgrounds. Those are just a few reasons why Tonka Bay real estate is in high demand.
How are the schools in Tonka Bay?
Tonka Bay is served by…
Minnetonka School District # 276. Niche.com gave it the highest rating of an “A+”. Also visit www.mnschools.com. It received A’s for academics, teachers, clubs & activities, administration, food, college prep, health & safety, sports, and resources & facilities.
To summarize, I have found Tonka Bay to be a popular city. Importantly, it has great amenities, many parks and trails, Lake Minnetonka access and schools that are highly rated. In short, I strongly suggest considering Tonka Bay if you are planning on moving to the Twin Cities of Minnesota.
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I hope you have enjoyed my summary of Tonka Bay, Minnesota. Please reach out to Jeff Anderson and The Anderson Team if you would like to know more about Tonka Bay real estate. Or
would care to see some of the homes in this wonderful city in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota
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