Homes for Sale in Hennepin County
More than 1 in 5 Minnesotans live in Hennepin County, and with its 1,152,425 people, it is the most populated in Minnesota and ranks 34th in the country. The city of Minneapolis is the county seat. Hennepin County consists of 556.62 square miles of land and 49.77 square miles of water. The median income for a household in the county was $51,711, and the per capita income was $28,789. Hennepin is the wealthiest county in the state and among the top 100 highest income counties nationally.
A broad range of lifestyle options
Hennepin County Jobs and the economy
Need a job? Hennepin County has them. The county unemployment rate is one of the lowest in the nation at 4.4 for March 2014. Not surprising when you consider that 10 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered here, including United Health Group, Best Buy, Target, General Mills, and Supervalu. Cargill, the largest privately-owned company in American, also makes its home here.
Quality of life
If you ask the county residents how they like living here, you will typically get positive answers. We shine in important lifestyle areas, and Minneapolis and Hennepin are at the heart of one of the nation's most vital arts and cultural communities.
The Minneapolis park system is internationally renowned. A network of seven lakes, Minnehaha Creek and the Mississippi River, is linked via boulevards, parkways, and 52 miles of bicycle, walking, and running paths. Three Rivers Park District manages an additional 27,000 acres of parkland in the western Twin Cities.
Every community has something extraordinary to offer. In addition to miles of trails and paths, you will find indoor and outdoor community pools for swimming and indoor and outdoor venues for ice-skating. Boating, fishing, golf, tennis, volleyball, athletic fields, and fitness centers.
Arts and Culture
The Twin Cities metro is second only to New York City in live theater seats per capita. Listen to all three played by the Minnesota Orchestra at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis.
This area has communities recognized by Money Magazine as the best in American, nationally recognized schools, a great network of public transportation; Minneapolis has been named one of the most literate cities in American, and we have a library system to back that up.
If a relocation to Hennepin County or the Minneapolis suburbs is in your future, The Minnesota Property Group can help. We assist companies in Hennepin County with employees who are relocating. We help them handle every aspect of the home buying and selling process and understand how important it is to make that experience as seamless and stressless as possible. As you search for area homes, please call or email if you have any questions.