Demographics

The City of Lakeville is a family-oriented community that serves as the southern gateway to the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Encompassing 38-square miles, the community offers a well-balanced atmosphere of planned development and managed growth.

Lakeville combines a peaceful and safe small-town atmosphere with the convenience of easy access to the metropolitan area. Excellent schools, an arts center, and a wide variety of recreational opportunities add to the community spirit and quality of life enjoyed by residents.

With a population of 60,633 Lakeville has an active and growing business community, with over 1,000 businesses. Opportunities abound for commercial development to provide goods and services for the growing population. Lakeville provides businesses with easy access to Twin Cities amenities, as well as ideal access to southern Minnesota and points south, including Rochester, LaCrosse, Des Moines and Chicago.

An aggregation of demographic information for Lakeville can be found via the link below:

Lakeville demographic information/community profile

  • Population: 60,633
  • Median household income: $93,334*
  • Median home value: $243,500*
  • Median age: 35.1*
  • Unemployment rate in Lakeville: 2.9%**
  • Number of businesses in Lakeville: 1,074***

*Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey
**Source: MN DEED, Labor Market Information Office, Local Area Unemployment Statistics - May 2015
***Source: MN DEED Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages - Q4 2014

Top Employers

Business
Number of Employees
Independent School District #194
1,370
Hearthside Food Solutions
630
ConAgra Store Brands
515
Imperial Plastics
450
Post Consumer Brands
350
Menasha Corp.
246
BTD Manufacturing
245
City of Lakeville
176
ImageTrend
170
Despatch Industries, Inc.
160
NPL
150