Oakdale, MN lies on the eastern side of St. Paul nestled in Washington County. With easy access to St. Paul and the Twin Cities metro area, Oakdale is a popular community for families and young professionals alike to make their home. In this area, residents enjoy easy access to all of the Twin Cities' amenities and luxury to relax in quaint, quiet neighborhoods.
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As a town that caters to families and young professionals, Oakdale features attractive neighborhoods with sidewalks and tree lined streets. Residents in the housing market will find single-family homes ranging from luxurious condos to large, stately homes. The average home costs just over $197,000, with home values up over 10 percent in the past year. With an average home age of 25 years, most local homes rest in beautifully, established neighborhoods. Whether you are looking for the perfect starter home or a four-bedroom, sprawling family home, this city has plenty to offer. Browse the newest Oakdale, MN homes for sale.
Students in Oakdale attend North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District. The district features elementary and middle schools located within city limits. At the high school level, residents are divided among the district's two high schools—Tartan High School and North High School. Nationally recognized for excellence, Tartan High School was recently awarded a bronze medal by U.S. News and World Report. Find homes for sale in Oakdale by school district.
Home to a thriving economy, Oakdale residents often commute to nearby St. Paul. The Twin Cities are home to some of the country's largest and most powerful companies. Local employers ranked by Forbes include 3M, General Mills, UnitedHealth Group, Cargill, Target, Best Buy and Supervalu. The city's proximity to 3M makes it a popular employer for local residents. Oakdale is also home to the Imation World Headquarters. In addition, Oakdale supports small, local businesses. More than 600 local businesses made a home here with the support of the Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce.
Oakdale is clearly a city that caters to family and a developed sense of community. The city's 28 parks offer excellent places for a Sunday stroll or an afternoon of adventure with the family. Get a peak of Minnesota wildlife at the Nature Preserve. The local recreation department also hosts a number of community events throughout the year, including a Mystery Easter Egg Hunt, Indoor Markets and an annual Winter Wonderland. In the summer months, Oakdale's Walton Park comes alive with free concerts and an outdoor farmer's market.
Continue your city exploration at the Discovery Center. Home to an art gallery showing the work of local artists and artisans, the Discovery Center also features event space, hosts educational exhibits and a variety of community programming. While family recreation abounds, Mom and Dad need not escape town for a date night. The city is home to more than 30 restaurants and coffee shops, inviting you to wine, dine and simply enjoy one another.
Oakdale, MN is an excellent community to call home. Contact our team of local REALTORS® at RE/MAX Professionalsto begin your home search today.
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