Lakeville

Lakeville

Where historical allure meets modern-day magic

Welcome to Lakeville

Every corner of this delightful city hums with a charm that's reminiscent of times gone by, yet it thrives in the symphony of the present. Historic and elegant, Lakeville fosters a true sense of warmth and unity, making it an ever-sought-after place to call home. Lakeville is one of the fastest-growing cities in the Twin Cities.
 

What to Love

  • Just 20 miles south of downtown Minneapolis
  • Tons of historic charm and community warmth
  • Endless recreational opportunities
  • Close-knit community vibes with plenty of growth 
 

Local Lifestyle

Amidst its thriving ambiance, Lakeville takes pride in the bonds it fosters among its residents. The city has a strong sense of community, where neighbors aren't just faces but become friends. Here, families grow, dreams materialize, and life is celebrated one day at a time.
 

Dining and Shopping

The Lakeville Mall is a top shopping destination offering tons of stores to explore, while Barley + Vine Kitchen and Bar is a culinary stop with made-from-scratch meals where every bite sings a melody of freshness and innovation. Try the breakfast burritos, flatbread pizza, and more.
 
Another beloved eatery, Porterhouse Steak & Seafood, is the epitome of luxurious dining. Imagine the finest cuts of meat and the ocean's treasures in a setting with endless sophistication. Rudy's Redeye Grill sweeps you into a world of dining classics, with exquisite rooftop scenery to pair with your meal.
 

Things to Do

Lakeville is home to endless parks, nature preserves, athletic fields, playgrounds, trails, sports courts, picnic spaces, and so much more. The serene Antlers Park and swimming reserve beckons with its lush landscapes, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, playground, fishing spots, and a swimming beach, offering a tranquil escape from the urban hustle and bustle. Dip into the cool waters, or simply lay back and enjoy the serene vibes. Other top parks in the community include Ritter Farm Park, King Park, Valley Lake Park, North Park (Steve Michaud Park), and Aronson Park, where you’ll find a Veterans Memorial.
 
For adrenaline seekers, the Buck Hill Mountain Bike Trails and Resort promises a roller-coaster of thrills as you traverse challenging terrains and feel the wind in your hair as you maneuver through the hillsides. 
 
If you cherish community togetherness, the Lakeville Farmers’ Market promises fresh foods, flowers, and more on Wednesdays along Holyoke Avenue. Also, the Pan-O-Prog Summer Festival is a must-visit event every July, with live concerts, face painting, inflatables, concession stands, and a spectacular fireworks display.
 

Schools

Lakeville belongs to three school districts. Independent School District 196 (Rosemont-Apple Valley-Eagan) and Farmington School District 192 serve the northern and eastern parts of the city, while the majority of Lakeville belongs to Lakeville Area School District 194.

Overview for Lakeville, MN

66,876 people live in Lakeville, where the median age is 36.2 and the average individual income is $46,121.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,876

Total Population

36.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$46,121.38

Average individual Income

Around Lakeville, MN

There's plenty to do around Lakeville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

14
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
54
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Nautical Bowls, Nautical Bowls - Apple Valley, and Tacos Tacuba.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.12 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.88 miles 12 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.26 miles 23 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 4.27 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.08 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lakeville, MN

Lakeville has 23,283 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakeville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 66,876 people call Lakeville home. The population density is 1,923.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,876

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.2

Median Age

49.99 / 50.01%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
23,283

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$46,121.38

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lakeville, MN

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Lakeville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Cherry View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Lakeview Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Eastview Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Oak Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
North Trail Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Huddleston Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Lake Marion Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Century Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
East Lake Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Lakeville North High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Lakeville Area Learning Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Orchard Lake Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Kenwood Trail Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Christian Heritage Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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