Fridley Homes For Sale
Bordering Minneapolis to the south, Fridley has easy access to all of the exciting happenings of the major city, without the crowded neighborhoods. It boasts a fantastic school district, as well as several private religious schools such as Totino-Grace. The city is also home to the world headquarters of Medtronic Inc., which speaks to the solid local economy. Want to learn more about real estate opportunities in Fridley? Let us show you our listings of Fridley homes for sale!
Median Home Price: $197,900
Fridley offers a plethora of recreational activities for adults and children alike including adult hockey, basketball, broomball, and volleyball leagues. The Zone is available for grades 5-8 as an after school program offering homework aid, sports, arts and crafts, music, foosball, and many more activities!
Shopping in Fridley is extremely convenient with the Northtown Mall located nearby in the neighboring city of Blaine. With a large variety of stores and restaurants, you can find anything you need from Champs Sports, Helzberg Diamonds, Pearle Vision and many more!
Fridley offers a large variety of dining opportunities from Thai food at Taste of Thailand Fridley, to the delicious brick style oven pizza at Broadway Pizza, or the contemporary Mexican style food at Zantigo, Fridley has it all!
Fridley offers a curbside recycling program that is offered every other week. The city is also proud to offer recycling drop off events scheduled 2-3 days annually to encourage citizens to recycle large or bulky items in an environmentally friendly manner.
There are four public school districts offered in Fridley:
- Fridley Public Schools, District 14
- Anoka Hennepin Public Schools, District 11
- Columbia Heights Public Schools, District 13
- Spring Lake Park Public Schools, District 16
There are also several private school options available:
- Calvin Christian High School
- Grace Lutheran School
- Totino Grace High School
- Woodcrest Baptist Academy
Fridley is home to a Northstar light rail station and 2 park and ride lots. For more information on the fares, routes and where to purchase bus passes, visit the Metro Transit website.
Fridley operates with a City Council that consists of four members and the Mayor. Each official is elected, but are not city employees. They are responsible for setting the policies for the operation of the city. The day-to-day operations are overseen by the City Manager who is appointed by the City Council; they are also responsible for overseeing the activities of all 8 departments
In 1847, John Banfill settled in what was referred to as Manomin, which now resides as t the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts. In 1851, Abram M. Fridley, for whom the city was named, settled in Manomin and by 1879, the name was changed to Fridley. Fridley was first incorporated into a village in 1949, with the first mayor being appointed who also served as fire and police chief. Finally in 1957, Friday became a charter city and experienced an industrial boom. Within three years the city population grew to over 15,000 residents.