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Lakeville is a city in Dakota County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The community was named for Lake Marion

The latitude of Lakeville is 44.649N. The longitude is -93.242W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 47,805.


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Median household income
Local
$72,404
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lakeville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fairfield
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 25. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Arts Festival - Sept. 17, 2007
  • Pan-O-Prog - July 1-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lakeville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Marion, Orchard Lake, Crystal Lake, Cleary Lake Regional Park, Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve,

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lakeville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dakota County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55306 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

31% of Lakeville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lakeville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lakeville was $26,492, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

36% of Lakeville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Lakeville festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lakeville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $765.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,353.


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Libraries in Lakeville include Lakeville: Heritage Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lakeville include Lakeville Sun Current, Lakeville Thisweek

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Dakota County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lakeville political report.

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Lakeville restaurants taking online reservations include Chart House Restaurant, Copper Bleu ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Lakeville workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lakeville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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