Lakeville Real Estate
Lakeville, is a suburb of Minneapolis in Dakota County approximately 20 miles South of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Lakeville is one of the fastest growing cities in the Twin Cities area with a population of 61,056 according to the most recent US census. Approximately 13% of residents in Lakeville rent, and 87% own. Lakeville is ranked #4 in Best Places to Raise a Family in Dakota County, #23 of 140 Best Suburbs to Buy a House in Minnesota, and #26 of 140 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Minnesota. The median household income in Lakeville is $102,943.
Highways near Lakeville are Hwy 35, and MN 77.
Lakeville has several lakes, wetlands and ponds. Lake Marion and Orchard Lake are the two largest lakes in Lakeville, and are used for recreation such as boating, swimming and fishing. There are man-made lakes in the northern part of Lakeville called Valley Lake. The Parks & Recreation Department maintains a total of 62 public properties including neighborhood and community parks, playgrounds, greenways, trails, tennis courts, skating rinks, picnic areas, public fishing areas and swimming beaches.
School Districts in Lakeville: Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan and Farmington School District serve Northern and Eastern part of Lakeville, and Lakeville School District.
Top Public Schools Serving Lakeville: School of Environmental Studies, Rosemount Senior High School, Apple Valley Senior High School, Lake Marion Elementary School, and Lakeville North High School.
Places Like Lakeville: Rosemount, Minnetrista, Prior Lake and Savage.