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Tour of Albertville, Minnesota

Updated: May 17

Today we're checking out Albertville, Minnesota!


Small but mighty, Albertville is a great suburb with fantastic schools, beautiful outdoor spaces, and a new and diverse housing stock. In the path of progress, Albertville is a great place to check out!


Let's get after it!



Albertville Vibes


Home to nearly 8,000 residents, Albertville is located about 35 minutes northwest from downtown Minneapolis, 40ish minutes from downtown St. Paul, and 50 minutes from the airport. Albertville is bordered to the north by the city Otsego, to the east and west by portions of Otsego and St. Michael, and to the south by St. Michael.


Generally considered roughly the halfway point between Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Albertville is popular with shoppers coming for the "Albertville Premium Outlets" - home to around 100 stores.


Schools serving the city of Albertville are excellent. The city is served primarily by the St. Michael/Albertville ISD #885 which is rated an A*. A very small portion east of I-94 and north of the outlet mall is served by the Elk River ISD #728, which is rated a B+*. Not only is the St. Michael/Albertville School District is rated the #1 overall school district for athletes in Minnesota, it is also ranked a top 10 district overall in Minnesota. Without making it too lengthy, almost all of the schools serving the area are rated an A - High Schools, Middle Schools, and Elementary Schools.


Home Price Statistics


The median sale price in Albertville comes in around $464k, higher than the Twin Cities median of around $350k. Approximately 72% of Albertville residents own their home, with about 18% renting. If you're in the market for a single-family home, currently on the market in Albertville homes start around $310k on the low end, and can go for upwards of around $775k on the high end. If you're interested in a condo or townhome, currently on the market prices range from around $205k and upwards of $470k.



Pros + Cons


Pros

  • Fantastic schools - top 10 overall and #1 for athletes

  • Nice outdoor spaces

  • New and diverse housing stock with great lot sizes

  • Access to Saint Cloud and "up north"

Cons

  • A solid 30+ minutes at best from downtown Minneapolis and further from St. Paul or the airport

  • This stretch of I-94 is known for its rough traffic. Especially on Friday and Sunday during the summer when folks are coming and going from their cabins up north

  • The outlet mall is a thing, but not a ton of conveniences within Albertville

  • Housing prices above the TWC median

  • Potential to more extreme weather being the edge of the metro


For Fans Of


Basically, if you like this city, you might want to check out these other places 👇

  • St. Michael

  • Rogers

  • Chaska

  • Jordan

  • Hugo

  • Lino Lakes/Centerville


To Sum Up Albertville in Three Points

  • Fantastic schools

  • Nice outdoor spaces

  • New and diverse housing stock


As We Depart


Every day I help people who are moving or relocating to the Twin Cities area, find the home of their dreams in one of the best metropolitan areas in the country! If you're looking for a full-service Real Estate company that specializes in these cross-country moves, or just across the city, look no further.


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*According to niche.com