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Apple Valley - Town vs. County Stats

Apple Valley - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Apple Valley: $341,400 / County Avg $415,200


Avg Taxes in Apple Valley: $3,000 / County Avg $3,100


Avg Sq. Ft. in Apple Valley: 2,505 / County Avg 2,729


Avg Price per/ft2 in Apple Valley: $136 / County Avg $152


Avg Walkscore in Apple Valley: 22 / County Avg 21


Avg Year Built in Apple Valley: 1992 / County Avg 1989


Avg Days on Website in Apple Valley: 40 / County Avg 58


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Choosing Apple Valley real estate in Dakota County, Minnesota will provide neighborhoods that are focused on family.

There are several located within this suburb of the Twin Cities and residents enjoy the proximity to the St. Paul-Minneapolis area as well.

Within the city of Apple Valley there are a number of home choices. Single-family homes as well as townhouses are choices of those considering Apple Valley homes for sale. There are townhouses as well and many of the homes here were built in the 2000s. If more luxurious accommodations are desired, Apple Valley can provide this home choice as well.

Residents enjoy a number of recreational opportunities. The Valleywood Golf Course and Brockway Golf Course are located here. The Minnesota Zoo, which is a nationally famous zoological garden that is home to hundreds of animals from various climates, is enjoyed by many.

The city of Apple Valley is served by the Independent School District 196 and there are six elementary schools, three middle schools and three high schools.

Apple Valley real estate is home to 49,084 people, according to the 2010 census. The city was named the 20th best place to live in the United States by Money Magazine in 2010. This was a move up from 24th in 2008 and 28th in 2007.

This is an area with rolling hills and the downtown area is located in a valley.

The first four houses that were built in Apple Valley were situated dependent on the growth of the Twin Cities. The area determined to be best was a half mile from Cedar Avenue and County Road 42. The name of this community centers on the building of these original houses. A firm from Apple Valley, California was hired to determine the area that would likely develop next in the Twin Cities and hence, the name Apple Valley was chosen.

Three main routes that connect Apple Valley to a number of destinations are Interstate Highway 35E, County Road 42 and Cedar Avenue.

Choosing Apple Valley homes for sale will allow buyers the advantage of living in a quiet residential area with an easy commute to the Twin Cities for employment opportunities, recreation and more.