As a city of roughly 3500 people, Independence is located 23 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. The average age among Independence resident was last reported to be 45 years, and the median household income was $120000-plus.
Independence measures approximately 35 square miles in total, with Robina Lake found near its center. Lake Independence lies in its northeast corner. The city is bisected by U.S. Highway 12.
As a quintessential small city in Minnesota, Independence's history is rooted in the Big Woods. Its proximity to Lake Minnetonka undoubtedly puts it as an area once explored by Natives as well as fur traders prior to Minnesota's establishment.
Independence's earliest organization was reported to be in 1858, when the Village of Independence became official.
Among the most sought after property in Independence, MN, features large, newer homes of approximately 5000 square feet on private lots. Many on the market appear in proximity to Lake Rebecca or Lake Sarah.
In 2017, the median property value in Independence was $475000 – up eight percent since the year prior.
Niche.com recently ranked Independence as the number 3012 best place to raise a family in all of America. Overall, its schools are A-rated.
There are plenty of educational options for the children of Independence, with a total of 14 public schools serving the area. Orono Senior High has an excellent reputation.
Independence has its charm, with a small town vibe that features cafes, bakeries, restaurants and more. A golf course can be found in city limits, as well as tennis courts and other recreation.
A slew of parks can be found alongside the city's lakes, and the Lake Rebecca Park Reserve is remarkable in its trails and campgrounds. It, like many places in Independence, features horseback riding.
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