The City of Lakeville is a family-oriented community that serves as the southern gateway to the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Encompassing 38-square miles, the community offers a well-balanced atmosphere of planned development and managed growth.
Lakeville combines a peaceful and safe small-town atmosphere with the convenience of easy access to the metropolitan area. Excellent schools, an arts center, and a wide variety of recreational opportunities add to the community spirit and quality of life enjoyed by residents.
With a population of 64,334* Lakeville has an active and growing business community, with over 1,000 businesses. Opportunities abound for commercial development to provide goods and services for the growing population. Lakeville provides businesses with easy access to Twin Cities amenities, as well as ideal access to southern Minnesota and points south, including Rochester, La Crosse, Des Moines and Chicago.
An aggregation of demographic information for Lakeville can be found via the link below:
- Population: 64,334*
- Population change since 2010: 15.0%**
- Median household income: $98,864***
- Median home value: $328,500******
- Median age: 35.6***
- Unemployment rate in Lakeville: 2.2%****
- Number of businesses in Lakeville: 1,146*****
*Source: Metropolitan Council, 2018 Population Estimate
**Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 Population Estimates
***Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 5-Year American Community Survey
****Source: MN DEED, Labor Market Information Office, Local Area Unemployment Statistics – August 2018
*****Source: MN DEED, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages – Q1 2018
******Source: Dakota County
Number of Employees
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