Today we’re checking out Mounds View, Minnesota!
Located about 15-30 minutes from the Twin Cities and the MSP airport, Mounds View is easily accessible for those who work in or near the metro area. Great schools and affordable homes are top reasons to check out this suburb. Mounds View really has a lot going for itself!
Mounds View Vibes
Mounds View is home to about 13,000 residents and is a largely residential city with one main corridor of suburban conveniences along Mounds View Blvd. Despite maybe the lack of culture, conveniences, and cool spots, Mounds View has affordable homes and very good schools. The schools that serve the Mounds View, pretty much across the board are rated an A*.
Mounds View is ranked the 16th most diverse suburb in Minnesota* and the 2nd lowest cost of living suburb in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area*.
Home Price Statistics About 66% of residents in Mounds View own, the other 34% rent. The median sale price in Mounds View comes in around $317k, which comes in a bit lower than the Twin Cities metro median of about $350k.
Pros + Cons
Great schools - Mounds View School District rated 10th in MN*
Very affordable home prices
Convenient access to both downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis
No culture, character, or cool spots
Not a ton of conveniences
Commercial spaces are bit dated and leave much to be desired
Some areas have a lower pride of home ownership
Not a particularly diverse housing stock
Lack of park spaces
To Sum Up Mounds View in Three Points
Mediocre commercial spaces
For Fans Of
Basically, if you like this neighborhood, you might want to check out these other neighborhoods 👇
Arden Hills and/or Shoreview
Vibe is different, a little more impressive overall, but similar
Columbia Heights and/or Fridley
Not as good of schools as Mounds View, but good home prices
Inver Grove Heights and/or Cottage Grove
Similar housing stock
As We Depart
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*according to niche.com