Located close to some of Minnesota's top attractions, Inver Grove Heights is a thriving community where suburban amenities and beautiful homes welcome new residents. With several employers making their headquarters in and around the community, Inver Grove Heights has become quite popular. The city has plenty of amenities to make life comfortable plus the added benefit of fast transportation into Saint Paul and Minneapolis via light rail. With all that Inver Grove Heights has to offer, it's not surprising that the community continues to see a steady population growth.
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As of 2014, an estimated 34,709 people lived in this city, which indicated a 2.4% growth over the last census numbers in 2010. The population of the community continues to grow as the benefits of choosing Inver Grove Heights homes become well known throughout the Twin Cities. The community appeals to families, with the average age being 38.4 years and nearly a quarter of the residents being under the age of 18. Homes this city have a decidedly suburban feel, with fairly new condos and single family homes being very common, although the community has a number of established neighborhoods as well. Birchwood Ponds and Arbor Knoll are some of the more upscale communities, while Simley Lake and Fairway Village offer homes for the more budget-conscious buyer. The average price of home for sale in Inver Grove Heights, MN homes is close to $270,000. Browse the newest homes for sale in Inver Grove Heights, MN.
Inver Grove Heights Community Schools have programs for all residents of the community, from new babies to the elderly residents. It is known for its high academic success and excellent community education programs. By far the Athenaeum Elementary School, which serves grades 2 through 5 with a program for gifted students, is the highest ranked program in the community, followed by Simley Senior High and Inner Grove Heights Middle School. Inver Hills Community College is also located within the community. Browse homes for sale by school district.
Inver Grove Heights has a thriving business community with a number of employment options for its residents. Flint Hills Resources is by far the largest, with around 1,200 employees, and it controls the Pine Bend Refinery, the state's largest oil refinery. It is followed by CHS, which has close to 900 employees and headquarters in this city. Other options include the Inner Grove Heights Community Schools and Evergreen Industries.
Inver Grove Heights is largely a bedroom community and offers a number of hotels for those who are seeing nearby attractions, like the Mall of America or Valleyfair Amusement Park. But that does not mean the community is boring. The Parks and Recreation Department hosts regular family activities, like a Glow Skate or a Daddy Daughter Date Night, to keep residents engaged and connected. The Inver Wood Golf Course is available for a round of golf, and the Community Center boasts a pool, complete with open swim times and swimming lessons, as well as fitness facilities, an ice arena and an indoor turf area. The community also boasts a number of restaurants, with Jersey's Bar & Grill and Old World Pizza being some local favorites.
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