Elko New Market – www.ci.enm.mn.us – is a city in Scott County in the State of Minnesota as a result of a merger of bordering cities Elko and New Market in 2006. Current population is estimated at 5,000 people. Commute times to both downtown Minneapolis and St Paul ( Twin Cities ) is about 35 minutes.
Over the last decade the City of Elko New Market has been the fastest growing city in Minnesota. Located on Interstate 35 in the southern Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. The City features a small-town feel combined with its convenient location to many metro area amenities, attractions, recreational opportunities, shopping centers, and entertainment venues.
The City of Elko New Market is home to the Elko Speedway entertainment facility, Boulder Pointe Golf Course, and a variety of local stores and eating/drinking establishments. The City is located only minutes from Cleary Lake Regional Park, Canterbury Park, Valleyfair, Mystic Lake, Legends Golf Course, and Willingers Golf Course.
Elko New Market is serviced by the highly rated Lakeville District 194 – https://www.mnschools.com/school-finder/school-districts/lakeville-194/ . Lakeville Public School District is a highly rated public school district with 10,956 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading. The Niche 2019 Best school ratings are as follows…#5 out of 344 School Districts in the State of Minnesota for Athletics, #21 rated Best School District in the State and #33 Safest School District in the State. It is rated as the #56 Best School District in the NATION for Athletics!
Small town feel, great schools, reasonable housing and yet close to the amenities of the Minneapolis/St Paul Metropolitan area…a place to consider living at.