7.3 out of 10

Dakota County

Ranked 16th best county in Minnesota
44.7130170072277 -93.0778085586935
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Pest Free
  • Parking
Not great for
  • Public Transport
  • Nightlife
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Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
2yrs+

"Dakota county, MN - The south metro to south eastern Minneota"

Dakota county is a suburban county as well as agricultural county. North and northwest Dakota county are the southern suburbs of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Southern and southeast Dakota county are more rural with significant agricultural land. The Mississippi River runs the eastern boundary of Dakota county.
For individuals looking for large parks, good schools, larger lot sizes, lakes, and active communities - Dakota county is the place to live.
Pros
  • Parks, lakes, trails, open areas
  • Larger property sizes
  • Good schools
Cons
  • Commute to Minneapolis/St. Paul

Unranked Cities in Dakota County

"Best Kept Secret"
44.7506639588073 -93.2081306754454

Burnsville

3.5/5
"6th Largest Twin City Suburb"
44.7705231017233 -93.2742010413917

Eagan

4/5
"Voted Top Places to Live"
44.8276326298576 -93.1664272430811

Farmington

3.5/5
"Family Friendly"
44.644626230751 -93.1421700542402

Hampton

2/5
"Small town."
44.6081694775794 -93.0012117684553

Hastings

3.5/5
"Hastings Homes & Real Estate"
44.7399443652362 -92.8687753804878
"Inver Grove Heights Real Estate"
44.8445754164886 -93.061156767578

Lakeville

4/5
"Lakeville, MN - a Great place to live in MN"
44.6830400956456 -93.260180471061

Lilydale

4.5/5
"Lilydale a small town in Minnesota next to St. Paul and Minneapolis"
44.9035729628503 -93.1361862548243

Mendota

4/5
"Mendota a town in Minnesota"
44.8843413206848 -93.1613418820578
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