Edina

Welcome to Edina

Upscale, established neighborhood with contemporary flair
 
Sophisticated and refined, Edina embodies suburban chic in the Twin Cities. Ideally situated just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Edina is an established, inner-ring suburb west of Minneapolis. With its many upscale shops, restaurants, and parks, there is so much to love about living in Edina. 
 
Explore the designer boutiques in the Galleria, dine at some of the area’s award-winning restaurants, or explore the beautiful parks. There is always something new to explore in Edina.       
 

What to Love

  • Easy commute to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul 
  • An established suburb with traditional and modern homes 
  • Tons of beautiful parks, trails, and green spaces
  • Home to some of the city’s best shopping and dining 
 

Local Lifestyle

Of the many communities within the Twin Cities, Edina holds a cachet for many Minnesotans. With a rich history dating back to the 1880s, Edina exploded in popularity during the 1950s and 1960s as the Twin Cities’ premier neighborhood and continues to be one of the area’s most prestigious suburbs. 
 
Edina is a desirable, upscale community with pristine parks, nature trails, and lakes. Centennial Lakes Park, located in the heart of Edina, is considered one of the Twin Cities’ most beautiful parks. It is also well-known for its unparalleled commercial corridor near 50th and France and its high-end shops and restaurants. Edina homes come in various styles, including traditional, mid-century, and contemporary new-builds. Many newer homes in the area are listed in the seven figures.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

For those who love shopping and fine dining, there is no better neighborhood than Edina. Edina is the epitome of commercial development in the Twin Cities, from high-end retailers to designer boutiques. The heart of Edina is 50th and France, the city’s premier shopping district. With over 175 retail shops and offices, 50th and France has a confluence of specialty boutiques, national retailers, restaurants, and service providers. 
 
Another popular retail area is the Galleria, a posh, upscale shopping center in Edina. The Galleria is located just minutes from 50th and France. Some of the Galleria’s most noteworthy shops include Tory Burch, Tiffany & Co., and more. 
 
For some of Edina’s best fine dining, check out Salut Bar Americain, a French-American fusion restaurant with a modern twist. Another popular restaurant near the Galleria is  CRAVE, featuring exceptional American and Japanese fare, including steak, seafood, and fresh sushi.    
 
Things to Do
Beyond the exceptional shopping and dining scene, Edina is well-known for its excellent outdoor spaces and many events and festivals throughout the year. For outdoor enthusiasts, check out the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail, a scenic hiking trail in the southwest portion of Edina. Nearby the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail is Bredesen Park, a 206-acre nature park featuring bike trails, nature paths, and picnic areas. 
 
One of Edina’s most popular parks is Centennial Lakes Park, a recreational park set on over 24 acres. Centennial Lakes Park offers paddle boats, putting courses, lawn games, and an ice skating rink. One of the area’s most popular events is Outdoor Music in the Park, an outdoor concert series held all summer long. 
 
Other popular events include the Edina Fourth of July Parade and the Edina Art Fair. The Edina Fourth of July Parade, which always takes place the first weekend of July, is one of the city’s liveliest events. The parade begins behind Edina City Hall and ends on Halifax. The Edina Art Fair, located on 50th and France, showcases the work of local artists and is held the first weekend of June.   
 

Schools

Edina is part of the Edina Public School District for those considering moving to the area. Some of the area’s top educational opportunities include: 
 

Overview for Edina, MN

52,215 people live in Edina, where the median age is 44.2 and the average individual income is $72,295.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

52,215

Total Population

44.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$72,295.87

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Edina, MN

Edina has 22,269 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Edina do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 52,215 people call Edina home. The population density is 3,378.27 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

52,215

Total Population

High

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

44.2

Median Age

47.45 / 52.55%

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
22,269

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$72,295.87

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in Edina, MN

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The following schools are within or nearby Edina. 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
6th - 8th
No rating available
Cornelia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Countryside Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Normandale Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Agamim Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Creek Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Early Childhood Special Educational
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Highlands Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Special Educational-Non Public
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Concord Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Valley View Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Options At Edina High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
South View Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Prairie Care Edina - Php
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Chesterton Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Golden Years Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Calvin Christian School - Edina
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
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