11 Jul Edina – One of the Best Places to Live in Minnesota
Edina – One of the Best Places to Live in Minnesota
This popular city is south and west of Minneapolis. As a first-tier suburb it has easy access to Minneapolis, the Mall of America and the International airport. Edina was ranked best place to live Minnesota for 2018 and 2019 by HomeSnacks, ranked number two by Niche, number two by The Crazy Tourist and rated the 58th best in the nation by Livability. Edina is one of the most upscale suburbs/cities in the State with median home prices of $438,300 and average household income over $100,000. The population of Edina is 50,603 and it features many of outstanding restaurants, 44 parks, multiple coffee shops, has its own upscale mall (Southdale) and also features high-end shopping at the Galleria. Edina is home to the conveniently-located Fairview Southdale Hospital. Adding to the community enjoyment are numerous yearly festivals such as the highly regarded Edina Art Fair.
Edina is served by the very highly rated Independent School District 273. Besides being known for outstanding academics, Edina High School is also known for excellence in athletics like its hockey teams (boys 2019 state champions and girls state champions for 2017,2018,2019).
Edina is a city that should be on your short list if you’re considering a move.