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Best Places To Live In Lakeville, MN

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  • Lakeville, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 59,786
  • I have lived in Lakeville, Minnesota for over 23 years. At that time, we were searching for an affordable house with a nice yard and good schools. Luckily, when we bought our house, we also got a strong
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Elko New Market, MN
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,472
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  • Fulton, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,092
79
  • Excelsior, MN
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,510
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  • Woodbury, MN
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,699
  • I moved to Woodbury, MN in 2009. I lived there for about 4 months. I had a sick relative that resulted in me having to live in the area for a short period of time. While living there I really did enjoy
78
  • Northfield, MN
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,405
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  • New Prague, MN
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,534
78
  • Eden Prairie, MN
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 63,206
  • I'm a city girl, so the years I lived in Eden Prairie, in a townhouse on a sometimes frozen pond, were a big change of pace. It's one of the larger Minneapolis suburbs, at more than 60,000 people. As
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  • Macalester-Groveland, St. Paul, MN
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,204
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  • Lynnhurst, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,191
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  • Rosemount, MN
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,099
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  • Savage, MN
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,399
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  • Summit Hill, St. Paul, MN
  • 20.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,895
76
  • Mendota Heights, MN
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,231
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  • Greenwood, MN
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 755
75
  • Jordan, MN
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,981
75
  • Deephaven, MN
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,786
75
  • Carver, MN
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,328
75
  • Fuller Tangletown, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,428
75
  • Chaska, MN
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,078
75
  • Chanhassen, MN
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,796
75
  • Page, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,103
74
  • Shorewood, MN
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,548
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  • Cottage Grove, MN
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,632
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  • Edina, MN
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,976
  • I visited Edina, Minnesota a couple of years ago to visit one of my family members. I noticed that Edina was a mid-sized city, far from being a metropolis, but was comprised had of a lot of interesting
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  • Lilydale, MN
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 791
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  • Farmington, MN
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,226
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  • Minnetonka, MN
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,651
  • I lived in Minnetonka for three years before I moved back to New York City. During my experience there, there was always a lot to do in Minnetonka. On top of that, Minnetonka is only 8 miles west of
73
  • Hopkins, MN
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,077
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  • Eagan, MN
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 65,874
  • I went to Eagan to visit family and we soon found much to do. The most interesting was the entertainment from the cultural arts. There are always chances to celebrate in Eagan there are many chances to
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  • Hale, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,318
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  • Dundas, MN
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,586
72
  • Lonsdale, MN
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,814
72
  • Linden Hills, Minneapolis, MN
  • 19.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,028
71
  • Sunfish Lake, MN
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 608
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  • Highland, St. Paul, MN
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,653
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  • Field, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,457
71
  • Burnsville, MN
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 61,158
  • My trip to Burnsville in October of 2008 was less than fun. The only good thing about the trip was The performing Arts Center. We saw some worldclass productions but the activities after the show were
71
  • Prior Lake, MN
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,997
70
  • Spring Park, MN
  • 27.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,842
70
  • Minnetonka Beach, MN
  • 25.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 586
70
  • Kenny, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,863
70
  • Shakopee, MN
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,656
69
  • Apple Valley, MN
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50,602
  • I resided in Apple Valley Minnesota for about a year. While I was there I found plenty to do. It is a great place to live and raise children. I wouldn't have left if it wasn't necessary for my husband's
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  • Mendota, MN
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 279
69
  • Bloomington, MN
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,080
  • Bloomington, Minnesota, is a fun place to visit. I have been there many times in my life. I went with friends when I was single and now I go with my husband and kids. The main attraction I enjoy visiting
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  • Tonka Bay, MN
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,344
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  • Heidelberg, MN
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 132
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  • Richfield, MN
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,912
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  • Vermillion, MN
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 454
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  • East Harriet, Minneapolis, MN
  • 19.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,454

Listed above are the best places to live in Lakeville, MN for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Lakeville, MN, followed by the best places to live near Lakeville, MN, sorted by Livability Score.

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