City of Eagan Minnesota Livability

City of Eagan

City of Eagan Minnesota Livability

City of Eagan Minnesota


The History of Eagan

Eagan is in Dakota County, Minnesota. The city is south of St. Paul and lies on the bank of the Minnesota River. Which flows into the Mississippi River. Eagan is the 11th largest city in the metro area and is part of Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Eagan began as an Irish farming community and was know as the “Onion Capital of the United States”. Now it is popular place to live because the proximity to St. Paul, the airport and Minneapolis. It has a good number of large employers. They include Thomson Reuters, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, United States Postal Service, UPS, Ecolab, Coca-Cola, and the Viking football team who just moved their training facility there.

Is Eagan rated as a good place to live? rated Eagan the highest rating of an A+ . Gave it A’s for public schools, housing, good for families, outdoor activities, nightlife, diversity, and health & fitness.

Some general information I have found about Eagan

Eagan has a population of 66,102. The unemployment rate is only 2.3%. And the median home price is $310,200. Meanwhile the median age is 37.8. Lastly, the median income is $80,247. Has a commute time of only 17 minutes to St. Paul and 24 minutes to Minneapolis. Those are just a few reasons why Eagan real estate is in high demand.


How are the schools in Eagan?

Serviced by two school districts and they are…

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public School District # 196 rates it as a “A” and the best school district in Dakota County.

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Public School District #197 rates it as a “A-“

My conclusion

To summarize, I have found Eagan to be a popular city. Importantly, it features parks and trail systems, a very convenient location, and is highly rated in many categories. In short, I strongly suggest considering Eagan if you are planning on moving to the Twin Cities of Minnesota.


New Eagan listing

3135 Crane Creek Place

I have a new listing coming soon at 3135 Crane Creek Place in Eagan. This lovely townhome is $295,000 and will be available on September 4th. Click here for some additional informational and just call if you would like to schedule a showing.

All homes listed for sale in Eagan

For your convenience I have included a link to see all the homes listed for sale in Eagan

Contact us

I hope you have enjoyed my summary on Eagan, Minnesota. Please reach out to Jeff Anderson and The Anderson Team if you require more information. Or would care to see some of the homes in this wonderful city in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

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