Arden Hills, MN

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Living in Arden Hills

Arden Hills is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 9,939 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Arden Hills is the 101st largest community in Minnesota.

Arden Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Arden Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Arden Hills is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Arden Hills is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arden Hills who work in teaching (12.47%), office and administrative support (11.09%), and sales jobs (10.11%).

Also of interest is that Arden Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 24.76% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Arden Hills is a college town. There are a lot of students in Arden Hills attending college, and as a result Arden Hills provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

Because of many things, Arden Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Arden Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Arden Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Arden Hills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

If knowledge is power, Arden Hills is a pretty powerful place. 58.94% of the adults in Arden Hills have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Arden Hills in 2018 was $37,932, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,728 for a family of four.

Arden Hills is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Arden Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arden Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Arden Hills include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Arden Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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