Maplewood, MN

Maplewood is located in Ramsey County Minnesota. The history of Maplewood goes back 150 years. It was initially occupied by Dakota Indians. The area was full of lakes and scrub oak trees. Then Dakota Indians were pushed out of the land by Ojibway, who wanted the land for hunting. That’s when the southern Maplewood was being settled as well. Carver Lake was named after Thomas Carver who began farming around the lake. This area later became McLean township.

The median home price in Maplewood is $190,700, which is higher than the national median. There are 15,934 housing units in Maplewood. Approximately 11,029 are owner-occupied and 4,210 are occupied by renters. The median household income in Maplewood, Minnesota is $57,822. The median household income for the surrounding county is $53,152 compared to the national median of $53,046.

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When parents consider where to live, one of the important factors is the quality of a school district. Maplewood schools belong to St.Paul Public School District, North St.Paul – Maplewood School District, and Mounds View School District. There are 119 elementary schools, 72 high schools and 132 middle schools in Maplewood. In addition, Maplewood is considered to be better educated than the typical community in the nation – more than 52% have high school diplomas and 20% with college degree and 9% with post-graduate degree.

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Maplewood is home to the corporate headquarters and main campus of 3M Corporation. Thus, it is considered a neighborhood of office workers, administrative support, and sales professionals. It is also home to the Maplewood Mall. Maplewood mall was open in 1974 . Since then the mall was renovated and a Metro Transit hub was open bringing more visitors. So, if you are up for shopping, dining and entertainment, visit the mall which has stores like Macy’s, Kohl’s, H&M and many others.

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For those who like to explore dining options, there are plenty of places to try. Some of the popular places are Wild Orchid, 5-8 Tavern & Grill, Jake’s City Grille. For those who love Mexican cuisine, Catrinas Mexican restaurant is a great place to check out. For evening entertainment options, you can visit Music Mix Entertainment, live music venue. There is another venue called “Myth” where you can enjoy a variety of concerts.

For those who enjoy outdoors, there are plenty of parks and trails. Battle Creek Regional Park is a great place for walking, biking, and picnics. It is a beautiful park with many water streams. Also, one part of it is a off leash dog park with plenty of ponds.

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There is Keller Golf Course for those who like to spend time golfing. It has been updated recently with the new grassing and plenty of challenging holes. Also, you can enjoy brunch and lunch there with great food and cost.

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As you can see, Maplewood is a great city to live in an there is so many things to do! Come check it out, it may be a town for you!




Neighborhood Resources

Neighborhood Schools

Faith Communities

 Edgerton Elementary School  Trinity Baptist Church
 Weaver Elementary School  Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church
 John Glenn Middle School  First Evangelical Free Church
 St.Jerome School  Redeeming Love Church
 Beaver Lake Lutheran Church
 Maplewood Covenant Church

Public Parks

Local Restaurants

 Keller Regional Park  Gulden’s Restaurant & Bar
 Harvest Park  North China Restaurant
 Battle Creek Regional Park  Maiv’s Egg Roll Basket
 Afton Heights Park  5-8 Tavern & Grill
 Goodrich Park  Firehouse Subs