Overview of Lauderdale
Lauderdale, MN is situated in the southeastern region of the state. The city has a population of approximately 2,400 and is located in Ramsey County. It is a north metro suburb conveniently located near State Highway 36 and approximately 10 minutes from downtown Minneapolis. People looking for Lauderdale apartments for rent will find a tight-knit town with plenty for its residents to do and close proximity to bigger cities.
Living in Lauderdale, MN
Lauderdale was incorporated in 1949 and named after William Henry Lauderdale, a local businessmen from the area's early days. It was formerly part of Rose Township. Many people used to choose apartments in Lauderdale for the town's small town charm and close proximity to bigger cities that offer many job opportunities.
The average commute time is approximately 18 minutes. Top industries in the city include educational services, manufacturing and retail trade. The city is very eco-friendly, and offers residents a recycling service for its electronics in addition to its recycling pickup services. Residents will soon be connected to the Minneapolis and St. Paul corridors when construction on a Central Corridor light-rail stop is finished in a nearby town. Lauderdale also boasts a low crime rate and close proximity to several medical centers, Amtrak station and institutes of higher education, including the University of Minnesota, Walden University and the University of St. Thomas. All of these factors earned Lauderdale a spot on Forbes list of the "25 Top Suburbs for Retirement."
Lauderdale Attractions and Special Events
Lauderdale residents enjoy neighborhood parks with ice rinks, a dog park and sports complexes. They also can view wildlife in several local nature areas. Sports buffs can go to nearby University of Minnesota, less than five miles away, to cheer on the top-ranked Gophers. They can also practice their golf swings at the area's several area courses.
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