Eagan Homes For Sale

Eagan offers over 1,000 acres of city parkland amidst rolling hills and lush wooded areas, as well as beautiful lakes and ponds amidst the lovely residential areas. Eagan is a popular location, and if you’re looking for homes for sale in Eagan MN, check out our Eagan real estate listings today!

Median Home Price: $282,500

Eagan

Recreation

From The Blast indoor playground for youth 18 months and older to classes, programs, and events for the 55 or better crowd, Eagan has exciting recreational activities for all ages. The Eagan Community Center houses The Blast, a Fitness Center, and three full sized multi-use courts for basketball, volleyball, and other gymnasium sports. If you’d rather play outside, there’s Core Valley, a custom designed obstacle course built out of large logs that can be used for fitness training and fun for people of all ages, or you could visit one of the 55 parks in the city.

Shopping

Eagan is the perfect city for savvy shoppers. The city is home to several malls and shopping centers, but is known mainly for its high-end outlet malls. Eagan is home to both the Twin Cities Premium Outlets, and Paragon Outlets Twin Cities at Eagan. Both outlet malls are filled with designer labels like Armani, Calvin Klein, and more.

Dining

The dining scene in Eagan has something for everyone. Beyond your standard chain restaurants, this city has a selection of some fantastic top-tier eateries. From mouthwatering racks of ribs at the Lone Oak Grill, to phenomenal steak and seafood at Jensen’s Food & Cocktails, in Eagan, you can’t go wrong.

Green/Environmental

Eagan is classified as a GreenStep City, meaning that it has dedicated itself to improving its quality-of-life for residents by increasing sustainability efforts. To become a GreenStep City, Eagan has committed to align itself with the green best practices laid out by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. There are three classifications of GreenStep Cities, and Eagan is proud to be in the top-tier.

Schools

Three public school districts, all with notable achievements and accolades, serve Eagan’s residents.

  • Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District - Burnsville High School is known for producing graduates that enter college with more credits than any other school in Minnesota.
  • Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District – Has a consistent 90% graduation rate.
  • West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District – Prepares students with specialized curriculum focused on 21st century skills such as creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking.
  • Rasmussen College & Argosy University are also within Eagan’s limits.

Transportation

Both Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) and Metro Transit provide for Eagan’s public transportation needs. MVTA offers regular routes throughout Eagan, while Metro Transit has both Park and Ride lots, as well as express bus routes to downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis. Seniors and those with disabilities can utilize Metro Mobility services for transit services beyond the routine buses.

Local Government

Eagan’s local government is lead by the Eagan City Council. The council consists of the Mayor and four city council members, non-partisan, all elected at-large.

City History

The Township of Eagan was established in 1860 on the southern banks of the Mississippi River. Named after the first chairman of the Board of Supervisors for the Township - Patrick Eagan - Eagan was primarily a community of farmers for the first several decades after being founded. At one time, Eagan’s onion crop earned it the nickname “The Onion Capital of the United States,” a status the area maintained until 1930. In terms of population, the township grew slowly until the 1950s. During that decade, improvements to the interstate highway system helped to prompt the transition from an agricultural community into a thriving suburb.

As the population boomed it was clear that Eagan needed to be able to better provide for its residents. So, over the course of two years (1972-1974) Eagan went from being a township to a village, and from a village to a city. Today, Eagan is home to over 60,000 people.

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