Saint Louis Park Real Estate Information

Saint Louis Park is a medium sized community found in the central eastern portion of the state of Minnesota. Saint Louis Park has a population of approximately forty four thousand, one hundred residents, and is one of the larger suburbs of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Area. Saint Louis Park is considered a part of Hennepin County, which happens to be the most populous county by far in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes. Saint Louis Park properties are largely suburban, meaning that there are a number of single family homes, apartment complexes, and other low rise developments. Saint Louis Park is found to the west of Minneapolis, and borders Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Edina, and Hopkins.

Saint Louis Park is currently governed by Mayor Jeff Jacobs, and was the childhood home of current United States Senator Al Franken. Saint Louis Park covers a total area of just less than eleven square miles, including only one fifth of a square mile of standing surface water. The first non-Native American settlement was founded in the eighteen sixties under the name of Elmwood, which endures as a neighborhood of the city. Saint Louis Park was officially incorporated as a village in the year eighteen eighty six, and later as a city in the year nineteen fifty four. Saint Louis Park experienced its most rapid period of growth during the post World War II years, when the suburbanization of Minneapolis-Saint Paul began to take off.

The educational needs of the residents of Saint Louis Park properties are met primarily by the Saint Louis Park School District, in which every single school is recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence under the standards set by the US Department of Education. Private institutions in Saint Louis Park include the Groves Academy, the Torah Academy of Minneapolis, the Benilde-Saint Margaret's School, and the Minneapolis Jewish Day School. Notable employers in Saint Louis Park include Novartis, Douglas, Nordic, and Moneygram, although there are more than two thousand seven hundred businesses in the city. There are plenty of things to see and do in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, including historical, recreational, and cultural sites of interest.