Livability Score

85
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (3) F
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Dunn Brothers Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Joy's Thai Cuisine
Coffee Shop
Dunn Brothers Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Indigo Tea Company
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (6) F
Eastview High School Football Stadium
Stadium
Kelly Park Stage
Theatre Arts
IMAX Theater
Cinema
Ampitheater
Attraction
Minnesota Zoo
Zoo
Unknown Name
Cinema
Emagine Eagan
Cinema
Marcus Cinema
Cinema
Rosemount Splash Pad
Water Park
Food and Drink (30) F
Abdallah Candies
Sweets
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Domino's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
American Legion Post 1776
Bar
Papa Murphy's
Fast Food
Crumbl Cookies
Sweets
Culver's
Fast Food
Erbert & Gerbert's
Fast Food
Raisin' Cain's Chicken
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Cold Stone Creamery
Sweets
McDonald's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
LeeAnn Chin's
Fast Food
White Castle
Fast Food
Chipotle
Fast Food
Panera Bread
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Panda Express
Fast Food
Bruegger's Bagels
Fast Food
Smashburgerh
Fast Food
Smashburger
Fast Food
Fitness (2) F
LA Fitness
Gym
9Round
Gym
Club Pilates
Gym
Pilates
Gym
Snap Fitness
Gym
Life Time
Gym
Rosemount Community Center
Community Centre
Snap Fitness
Gym
Alpha1 Personal Training
Gym
Groceries (7) F
Fresh Thyme
Grocery Store
Target
Grocery Store
Rainbow Foods
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Cub Foods
Grocery Store
Target
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Valley Foods
Grocery Store
Great Harvest Bread Company
Bakery
Cub Foods
Grocery Store
Von Hansens Meats
Butcher
Rearn Thai Market
Grocery Store
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
Cub Foods
Grocery Store
Lunds & Byerlys
Grocery Store
Unknown Name
Bakery
ALDI
Grocery Store
Cub Foods
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Parks (127) A+
Cedar Isle Park
Park
Cedar Isle Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Greenleaf Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Scott Park
Park
Johnny Cake Ridge Park West
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Johnny Cake Ridge Park West
Park
Faith Park
Park
Galaxie Park
Park
Faith Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Fred J Largen Park
Park
Johnny Cake Ridge Park East
Park
Moeller Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (35) D-
Holiday Station Store
Convenience Store
Kohl's
Department Store
Barnes & Noble
Books
Bed Bath & Beyond
Houseware
Verizon
Electronics
Kwik Trip
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Beauty
Famous Footwear
Shoes
Menards
Home Improvement
Kwik Trip
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Kinkos
Convenience Store
Speedway
Convenience Store
The Home Depot
Home Improvement
Holiday
Convenience Store
Speedway
Convenience Store
PDQ
Convenience Store
Snack Shack
Convenience Store
Speedway
Convenience Store
GNC
Nutrition Supplements
Cole Salon and Spa
Hairdresser
Super Target
Department Store
Best Buy
Electronics
Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Valley Bike & Ski
Bicycle
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 3.9% take public transportation in Apple Valley.
Public Transit Stops (192)
Stops & Stations
A+
140 St W
Bus Stop
142 St W
Bus Stop
140 St W
Bus Stop
Flagstone Trail
Bus Stop
Upper 139 St W
Bus Stop
Fordham Av
Bus Stop
145 St W
Bus Stop
145 St W
Bus Stop
140 St W
Bus Stop
Johnny Cake Ridge
Bus Stop
139 St W
Bus Stop
139 St W
Bus Stop
Johnny Cake Ridge Rd
Bus Stop
135 St W
Bus Stop
146 St W
Bus Stop
146 St W
Bus Stop
135 St W
Bus Stop
Galaxie Av
Bus Stop
134 St Court
Bus Stop
147 St W
Bus Stop
Everest Av
Bus Stop
147 St W
Bus Stop
Everest Av
Bus Stop
133 St Court
Bus Stop
133 St Court
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
3.9%
C-
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cost of living D

The cost of living in Apple Valley is 112/100 - which is 13% higher than Minnesota.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime B+

Apple Valley crime rates are 1,879 per 100k, which is 16% lower than Minnesota
Property Crime
1,636 crimes per 100k
C-
Violent Crime
243 crimes per 100k
A
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employment A+

The median income in Apple Valley is $90,162 - which is 43% higher than Minnesota.
Med. Household Income
$90,162
A+
Unemployment Rate
2.4%
B-
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health A

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (10)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A
Fire Station #2
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Apple Valley Medical Center
Clinic
Unknown Name
Police
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
DaVita Dialysis
Clinic
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Fire Station #1
Fire Station
Minnesota Orthodontics
Dentist
Pilot Knob Dental Care
Dentist
Brite Smile Dental Care
Dentist
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Rosemount Fire Station #1
Fire Station
Eagan Fire Station #5
Fire Station
Dakota County Physical Therapy
Clinic
Metro Dental
Dentist
Wood Park Dental
Dentist
Park Nicollet Clinic
Clinic
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Burnhaven Chiropractic
Doctor
Walgreens
Pharmacy
TDS - The Dental Specialists
Dentist
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Summit Dental
Dentist
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
D+
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housing A+

Apple Valley home prices are $270,600 - which is 41% higher than Minnesota
Home Price
$270,600
A-
Home Appreciation Rate
19%
B
Home Affordability
3x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools B+

The Apple Valley graduation rate is 93% - which is 4% higher than Minnesota
School Test Scores
53%
D-
High School Grad. Rates
93%
A+
Elementary Schools (18) F
Tea
Greenleaf Elementary
Heritage Lutheran School
Fit Academy
Fit Academy High School
Highland Elementary
Scott Highlands Middle
Cooperative Area Learning Prg.
Ramalynn Montessori - Apple Valley Campus
Miss Marie'S Learning Center
Falcon Ridge Middle
Cedar Park Elementary Stem School
Westview Elementary
Dakota Ridge School
Diamond Path El Sch Of Intl Studies
First Baptist School
Parkview Elementary
Valley Middle
Southview Elementary
Woodpark Montessori
East Lake Elementary School
Shannon Park Elementary
Echo Park Leadership Engineer/Tech
North Trail Elementary
Oak Hills Elementary
High Schools (11) A
Eastview Senior High
Tea
Rosemount Area Learning Center
Cooperative Area Learning Prg.
Transition Plus
Apple Valley Senior High
School Of Environmental Studies
Abe Diploma Program
New Connections
Dakota Ridge School
First Baptist School
Rosemount Senior High
Deaf/Hard Of Hearing
Anthony Louis Center
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ratings A+

Apple Valley has an overall rating of 92% from 4 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (3)
From AreaVibes
A+
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Living in Apple Valley, MN

Apple Valley Area Facts

  • Apple Valley has a Livability Score of 85/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Apple Valley crime rates are 16% lower than the Minnesota average
  • Cost of living in Apple Valley is 13% higher than the Minnesota average
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Apple Valley Reviews

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Apple Valley, MN - A Great Place To Live 4.5 rating By Anonymous ( Aug 22, 2012) 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 job.

When it comes to the attractions in Apple Valley there is plenty to do.
...Read More It can be hard to find great things to do with children but this place has many. One great attraction is the zoo. You can spend all day just simply enjoying the exotic animals. There are also many educational museums to check out in Apple Valley. These are not only educational but tons of fun for the whole family. The local IMAX Theater is also a great place to get away to. They play several different 3D films that will show anybody a good time! The community in Apple Valley was very involved. There were many community yard sales and fundraisers. The neighborhood tries to do everything as a community effort. When it comes time to get a bit to eat there are plenty of places to choose from. There are many local franchises along with many locally owned restaurants. You can enjoy foods like Mexican, Thai, and much more. You will have no problem finding a great place to dine out when going to Apple Valley. Apple Valley does not have a whole lot of nightlife. There are a few bars but nothing that really stands out. This area is more family oriented than most places. There is plenty of shopping to be accomplished in Apple Valley. You can find almost any store you are looking for. There is a mall located conveniently right in the local area. There are also several grocery and clothing stores not connected to the mall. Overall, this city is not deprived in the shopping department.

As you can see Apple Valley is a great place for families to live. If you are just driving through you should at least stop and give their local zoo a chance. There is much more to do here then mentioned. So next time you are in the area make sure to check out all the fun things Apple Valley has to offer! Read Less
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Apple Valley? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Cedar Isle Park
Cedar Isle Park
Unknown Name
Greenleaf Park
Unknown Name
Scott Park
Johnny Cake Ridge Park West
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Eastview High School Football Stadium
Kelly Park Stage
IMAX Theater
Ampitheater
Minnesota Zoo
Unknown Name
Emagine Eagan
Marcus Cinema

Food & Drink

Abdallah Candies
Jimmy John's
Domino's
Subway
American Legion Post 1776
Papa Murphy's
Crumbl Cookies
Culver's

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Apple Valley? Of all people who commute, 3.9% take public transportation in Apple Valley.
Drive to Work
76%

equal to the US average

Take Public Transit
4%

1% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

B Health & Safety

Is Apple Valley a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy
Walgreens
Walgreens

Doctors

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