Eden Prairie Relocation Guide
Eden Prairie is an edge city 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, and the 13th largest city in the state of Minnesota.
The city lies on the north bank of the Minnesota River, upstream from its confluence with the Mississippi River. As the seventh largest suburb, Eden Prairie and nearby suburbs form the southwest portion of Minneapolis–St. Paul, the fifteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.6 million residents. The U.S. Census Bureau recorded the city’s population at 60,797 in 2010.
Comprising many large lakes and ponds, the city has more than 170 miles of multi-use trails, 2,250 acres of parks, and 1,300 acres of open space.
The median income for a household in the city was $54,328, and the median income for a family was $105,177. Males had a median income of $59,303 versus $37,196 for females. The per capita income for the city was $38,854. About 2.8% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.