Minnetonka

Welcome to Minnetonka

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A city as beautiful and vibrant as the lakes surrounding it

Minnetonka is a beautiful city with clear water lakes just outside the Twin Cities. Once covered by a forest, many farmers flocked to the area’s rich soil to grow their crops. Minnetonka has grown into a quaint residential suburb and a community built on unity and active engagement. Minnetonka is a welcoming place for residents, both new and old.

Minnetonka features plenty of walkable areas and various locally owned shops that are great for finding specialty items, from clothing to housewares. Its quiet hometown feel is seen in its warm, welcoming community. Minnetonka is the perfect place for those looking for a high quality of life, surrounded by natural beauty. 

What to Love

  • Mature, well-established neighborhoods
  • Over 20 lakes for fishing, swimming, and boating
  • An exceptional school district
  • Close proximity to the Twin Cities
  • Various ways to enjoy the outdoors

Local Lifestyle


Its unique yet established neighborhoods set Minnetonka apart from its surrounding areas. Homes here boast sought-after privacy and incredible lake and forest views. Residents enjoy quiet nights and wake up to pleasant mornings surrounded by nature — all while being close enough to enjoy the conveniences busier cities have to offer.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping


Minnetonka is home to various shops, from locally-owned boutiques, to popular brands and beyond. The nearby Ridgedale Center houses many fashion-forward stores shoppers love to frequent, including big-name brands and retailers. 

Minnetonka also boasts many favorite restaurants, such as BLVD Kitchen and Bar. This upscale American bistro creates unique dishes from American classics and brings them to patrons in a cozy, laid-back atmosphere. Another restaurant serving American-style cuisine is Blue Birch. Conveniently located at the heart of Minnetonka, Blue Birch provides a selection of locally crafted beers to pair with their extensive menu.

Minnetonka has various eateries that create culinary delights from around the world. One such spot is Kai’s Sushi & Grill, an upscale Japanese grill and sushi bar where only the freshest ingredients are specially selected to craft delicious sushi and classic Japanese dishes. 

For an upscale atmosphere and dishes made from locally grown ingredients, visit Bacio, an elegant Italian restaurant that combines classic dishes with a modern flair, and Taco Teresa’s, which provides authentic Mexican fare.

Things to Do


Taking advantage of Minnetonka’s endless outdoor recreation is a must. Various parks and over 20 lakes dot the area, providing residents with numerous places to fish, swim, boat, and enjoy a day outdoors. One popular outdoor space is Shady Oak Beach, a large beach with playgrounds, high dives, and ideal canoeing and kayaking spots around Shady Oak Lake. Families, friends, and neighbors meet up at Libbs Lake Beach Park, whose natural spaces are ideal for swimming, biking, and walking. Taking in nature at one of Minnetonka’s parks or trails is a great way to relax. Big Willow Park has many trails and paths leading to other beautiful parks, play areas, and an athletic facility. Other trails that wind through Minnetonka include the Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail and the Lake Minnetonka Regional Trail, which cover over 34 miles in total and provide scenic views of Minnetonka and its lakes.

For a relaxing day on the green, visit Glen Lakes Golf Course. This exclusive course’s well-manicured grounds and practice center are great places to master your swing. 

Schools


Minnetonka has several excellent schools served by the top-rated Minnetonka Public Schools, which also include Spanish and Chinese Immersion options. Some of the high-excelling schools include:




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Overview for Minnetonka, MN

58,588 people live in Minnetonka, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $62,053.35. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,588

Total Population

45 years

Median Age

High

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

$62,053.35

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Minnetonka, MN

Minnetonka has 26,088 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Minnetonka do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 58,588 people call Minnetonka home. The population density is 2,000.93 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,588

Total Population

High

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

45

Median Age

48.95 / 51.05%

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
26,088

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$62,053.35

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 Minnetonka, MN

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Minnetonka. 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
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Scenic Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
270 Hopkins West Junior High Alternative Learning Center
PUBLIC
7th - 9th
No rating available
Hopkins West Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 9th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Clear Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Academy Of Whole Learning
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Minnetonka Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Step By Step Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Minnetonka Senior High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
270 Hopkins North Junior High Alternative Learning Center
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Hopkins North Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 9th
4/5
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
L.H. Tanglen Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
4122 - Eagle Ridge Academy - IS
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lionsgate Academy - Minnetonka
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Alternative Learning Center - W-Alt - Ey
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Eagle Ridge Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Eagle Ridge Academy Lower School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West Education Center Alternative
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
International Spanish Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5

Welcome to Minnetonka

Minnetonka Homes For Sale

A city as beautiful and vibrant as the lakes surrounding it

Minnetonka is a beautiful city with clear water lakes just outside the Twin Cities. Once covered by a forest, many farmers flocked to the area’s rich soil to grow their crops. Minnetonka has grown into a quaint residential suburb and a community built on unity and active engagement. Minnetonka is a welcoming place for residents, both new and old.

Minnetonka features plenty of walkable areas and various locally owned shops that are great for finding specialty items, from clothing to housewares. Its quiet hometown feel is seen in its warm, welcoming community. Minnetonka is the perfect place for those looking for a high quality of life, surrounded by natural beauty. 

What to Love

  • Mature, well-established neighborhoods
  • Over 20 lakes for fishing, swimming, and boating
  • An exceptional school district
  • Close proximity to the Twin Cities
  • Various ways to enjoy the outdoors

Local Lifestyle


Its unique yet established neighborhoods set Minnetonka apart from its surrounding areas. Homes here boast sought-after privacy and incredible lake and forest views. Residents enjoy quiet nights and wake up to pleasant mornings surrounded by nature — all while being close enough to enjoy the conveniences busier cities have to offer.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping


Minnetonka is home to various shops, from locally-owned boutiques, to popular brands and beyond. The nearby Ridgedale Center houses many fashion-forward stores shoppers love to frequent, including big-name brands and retailers. 

Minnetonka also boasts many favorite restaurants, such as BLVD Kitchen and Bar. This upscale American bistro creates unique dishes from American classics and brings them to patrons in a cozy, laid-back atmosphere. Another restaurant serving American-style cuisine is Blue Birch. Conveniently located at the heart of Minnetonka, Blue Birch provides a selection of locally crafted beers to pair with their extensive menu.

Minnetonka has various eateries that create culinary delights from around the world. One such spot is Kai’s Sushi & Grill, an upscale Japanese grill and sushi bar where only the freshest ingredients are specially selected to craft delicious sushi and classic Japanese dishes. 

For an upscale atmosphere and dishes made from locally grown ingredients, visit Bacio, an elegant Italian restaurant that combines classic dishes with a modern flair, and Taco Teresa’s, which provides authentic Mexican fare.

Things to Do


Taking advantage of Minnetonka’s endless outdoor recreation is a must. Various parks and over 20 lakes dot the area, providing residents with numerous places to fish, swim, boat, and enjoy a day outdoors. One popular outdoor space is Shady Oak Beach, a large beach with playgrounds, high dives, and ideal canoeing and kayaking spots around Shady Oak Lake. Families, friends, and neighbors meet up at Libbs Lake Beach Park, whose natural spaces are ideal for swimming, biking, and walking. Taking in nature at one of Minnetonka’s parks or trails is a great way to relax. Big Willow Park has many trails and paths leading to other beautiful parks, play areas, and an athletic facility. Other trails that wind through Minnetonka include the Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail and the Lake Minnetonka Regional Trail, which cover over 34 miles in total and provide scenic views of Minnetonka and its lakes.

For a relaxing day on the green, visit Glen Lakes Golf Course. This exclusive course’s well-manicured grounds and practice center are great places to master your swing. 

Schools


Minnetonka has several excellent schools served by the top-rated Minnetonka Public Schools, which also include Spanish and Chinese Immersion options. Some of the high-excelling schools include:




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