Located just north of the Twin Cities on a beautiful 33-square mile landscape in southeastern Anoka County, the city of Lino Lakes is one of the most beautiful communities in Minnesota. Conveniently nestled in a land of natural amenities - including 13 lakes and wetlands - but still only 20 minutes from St. Paul and Minneapolis, residents who live in Lino Lakes apartments for rent can enjoy having the best of both worlds. Ranked by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live in the country, it is no surprise that so many Minnesota residents are calling Lino Lakes home. According to City-Data, the city has seen a 20 percent increase in population from 2000 to 2010, showing that this is a great place to live, work and play.
Because of the abundance of natural resources in the area, numerous Native Americans tribes had been calling the areas around Lino Lakes home for many centuries. However, the first Europeans settlements - mostly German, Swedish and French - began in the mid-1800s. Although the region was originally a township named Centerville, the city of Lino Lakes wasn't incorporated until 1955. Today, the city is home to more than 20,000 residents, according to data from the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau. A great place for any Minnesota resident, the average citizen in Lino Lakes is younger than 40 and the median household income has grown from 2000 to 2010, according to City-Data. Because of everything this beautiful city has to offer, Lino Lakes is sure to have a bright future ahead.
Lino Lakes boasts a variety of outdoor activities because of its location to many natural settings and wildlife habitats, including the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve, a 5,500-acre green space that offers picnic areas, boating, biking and hiking trails, playgrounds and a fishing pier for Lino Lakes residents.
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