Lake Minnetonka

The largest lake in the Twin Cities and is home to many of the most notable homes in the state.

Welcome to Lake Minnetonka

 
Located just 16 miles west of Minneapolis, Lake Minnetonka encompasses 14, 000 acres and 100 miles of shoreline. It is the largest lake in the Twin Cities and is home to many of the most notable homes in the state. A fully recreational lake offering a full range of lake activities to explore from boating, fishing, swimming, ice fishing, jet skiing, wakeboarding, and cruising to various restaurants or anchoring near the many islands and floating in the sun - this lake is popular and a true gem.

Overview for Lake Minnetonka, MN

15,621 people live in Lake Minnetonka, where the median age is 50.5 and the average individual income is $102,151. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,621

Total Population

50.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$102,151

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Minnetonka, MN

Lake Minnetonka has 6,557 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Minnetonka do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,621 people call Lake Minnetonka home. The population density is 945.57 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,621

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

50.5

Median Age

51.14 / 48.86%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,557

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$102,151

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lake Minnetonka, MN

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The following schools are within or nearby Lake Minnetonka. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Wayzata West Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Redeemer Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Step By Step Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Bartholomew Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available

Around Lake Minnetonka, MN

There's plenty to do around Lake Minnetonka, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Localz Cafe, North Star Donuts, and EVEREVE - Wayzata.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.01 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Shopping 1.61 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.48 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.32 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Beauty 4.1 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
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