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What could be better than 200 parks, 5 pro sports teams and 1 amazing music scene? Well, the Mall of America, of course! Minneapolis has a high quality of life, which isn’t just because of the craft beers from local breweries. Home to 22 natural lakes, the Vikings (NFL) and the Twins (MLB), Minneapolis residents benefit from living in a hub for corporate headquarters and a business-friendly atmosphere.
At LGI Homes, we’re your partner in buying a new construction home. You’ll receive superior quality, unbeatable value and top-notch service. Choose from innovative designs with luxury features. You get the quality of a custom-built home with energy efficient appliances, a spacious master retreat and other premium upgrades without the wait.
An Exciting Place To Call Home
- Home to over 15 Fortune 500 companies
- #3 'The 50 Friendliest Cities in America 2019' (Big 7 Travel)
- #6 'Here are the Top Cities for Young Professionals Looking to Move' (CNBC, 2022)
- #8 'America's Best Places to Live in 2022' (Bankrate)
- Great sports town, with professional teams in MLB, the NFL, the NHL, the NBA & the WNBA
- Home to the Mall of America, America's Largest Mall
- Major industries for employment include commerce, finance, trucking and rail services & healthcare
Frequently Asked Questions
Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.
Where is Minneapolis located in Minnesota?
Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota, located on the west bank of the Mississippi River.
When was Minneapolis founded?
Minneapolis, Minnesota, was founded in 1867 and officially incorporated as a city.
What is the population of Minneapolis?
As the largest city in Minnesota and the 46th most populous city in the United States, Minneapolis had a population of 429,954 as of the 2020 census. The city has a population density of 8,225 persons per square mile, growing annually at 1.08%.
What is the weather like in Minneapolis?
What is Minneapolis known for?
Minneapolis has a reputation for being an artistic and vibrant city, with plenty of theaters, comedy clubs and live music venues. It's also known for its chain of lakes, many parks, hockey, The Mall of America and being home to the famous musician Prince. Minneapolis is also one half of the Twin Cities - the other city being St. Paul.
What are some great family activities in Minneapolis?
If you're looking for family-friendly activities in Minneapolis, there's no shortage of options! Some well-known family activities include The Mall of America, the Sculpture Garden, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Stone Arch Bridge, Mill City Farmer's Market, Minnehaha Falls and the Midtown Global Market. View more inexpensive family activities in the city by visiting Minneapolis.org.
Who are the major employers in the Minneapolis area?
Minneapolis is home to several significant employers; if you include nearby St. Paul, there are even more options for homebuyers looking for a new job or career. A few of the most notable include Ameriprise Financial, 3M Company, Siemens, Target Corporation, U.S. Bancorp, Best Buy, Xcel Energy, General Mills, Cargill, United Health, C.H. Robinson and Land O'Lakes.