9 Reasons Eden Prairie MN is a Great Place to Live
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, with its gently rolling hills and 17 lakes is a great place to call home. Eden Prairie, sprawled along the north bank of the Minnesota River, contains 32.45 square miles of land and 2.73 square miles of water.
The population according to the 2010 census is 57,792 and the median home price as of November 2014 is $306,300 up 4% from the previous year according to Zillow.
1. Eden Prairie is Nationally Recognized
Money Magazine named Eden Prairie the best place to live in America in 2010! Not a city who rests on its laurels, it ranked 3rd in Money’s 2012 survey and in a biannual random survey conducted by the city, residents gave their community a 99% quality of life rating!
2. Easy Access to the Big City
A location 12 miles west of downtown Minneapolis means an easy commute for work or play. Should you prefer to explore uptown options for dining and entertainment you are a mere 10 miles away!
3. Economy and Corporate Presence
If you need a job, Eden Prairie has them. Companies such as Supervalu, Digital River, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, MTS Systems Corporation and the Minnesota Vikings help keep the unemployment rate at 2.5%, lower than the state of Minnesota average of 3.2% and the national average of 5.8% (Nov. 2014 per Homefacts)
4. Eden Prairie has Great Schools
Your child will receive a great education in a public school system, 5 star rated and ranked #24 in the state. Education is provided by 3 public school districts, Eden...