Eden Prairie is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 63,161 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Eden Prairie is the 15th largest community in Minnesota.
Eden Prairie home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Eden Prairie real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Eden Prairie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Eden Prairie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.85% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Eden Prairie is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Eden Prairie area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Eden Prairie is a pretty powerful place. 64.60% of the adults in Eden Prairie 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 Eden Prairie in 2018 was $61,740, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $246,960 for a family of four.
Eden Prairie is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eden Prairie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eden Prairie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eden Prairie include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
In addition, Eden Prairie has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.92%).
The most common language spoken in Eden Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.