Edina, Minnesota

Edina: The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Edina is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Edina Historical Society and the Edina Community Center.

About

Edina is a city located in the county of Hennepin in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 47,941 and a population density of 1,160 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 52,477 inhabitants.

The city was created 164 years ago in 1859.

Edina is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, located immediately southwest of Minneapolis. With a population of around 51,000, Edina is a major suburb in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area.

History of Edina

Edina was originally a small agricultural village established in the mid-19th century by European immigrants. The city began to grow rapidly after World War II, transforming into a primarily residential commuter town.

Key historical facts:

  • Edina was officially incorporated as a village in 1888.
  • It became a statute city in 1911.
  • Much of Edina's early growth was spurred by the opening of Southdale Center in 1956, one of the country's first major indoor shopping malls.

Economy and Major Industries

Although it started as an agricultural community, Edina's economy today is dominated by retail, business services, healthcare, and finance. Many corporate headquarters and regional offices are located within Edina.

Major companies headquartered in Edina include:

  • Regis Corporation
  • Jerry's Enterprises
  • Parsons Electric
  • Metropolitan Mechanical Contractors

The Southdale area contains one of the largest retail concentrations in the state, anchored by the Southdale Center shopping mall.

Attractions and Things to Do

As a well-off suburb, Edina boasts many community parks, shopping centers, and recreational facilities. Popular attractions and activities include:

  • Southdale Center, hosting over 150 shops, restaurants and the Twin Cities' first indoor shopping mall
  • Centennial Lakes Park, offering year-round recreation from fishing to cross-country skiing
  • Braemar Golf Course, hosting several professional golf tournaments over the years
  • Edina Art Center, providing art classes and exhibits for all ages
  • Edina Aquatic Center, featuring indoor and outdoor public swimming pools, water slides and more

With its prosperity, amenities, and proximity to Minneapolis, Edina has emerged as one of the most desirable suburbs in the metro area.

Edina locator map
Location of Edina on Minnesota map.

Quick Facts about Edina

Population : 52,477 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Hennepin County
Phone Area Codes : 952
Area : 41.34 km2
Altitude : 922 feet / 281 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1860 (164 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:33:01 (24th May 2024)
Density : 1,270 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.64% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Edina is located at 44°53'23"N 93°20'60"W (44.8896900, -93.3499500). It has 5 neighbors: Eden Prairie, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Richfield and Saint Louis Park.

Edina map

Edina has 5 neighbours.

  • Eden Prairie The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located in the southwestern suburbs of Minneapolis. Eden Prairie is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions.
  • Minneapolis The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a major center for business, finance, and culture. The city is home to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Target Center, and the Minnesota Vikings. Minneapolis is also home to a number of universities, such as the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
  • Minnetonka The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located on the Mississippi River in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Minnetonka is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Minnetonka City Hall and the Minnetonka Historical Society.
  • Richfield city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
  • Saint Louis Park The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Saint Louis Park is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Saint Louis Park Historical Society and the Minnesota Zoo.

Demographics

The population of Edina increased by 8.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,941 - census
2011 48,686 1.53% estimation process
2012 49,202 1.05% estimation process
2013 49,501 0.6% estimation process
2014 49,704 0.41% estimation process
2015 50,251 1.09% estimation process
2016 51,428 2.29% estimation process
2017 51,783 0.69% estimation process
2018 52,430 1.23% estimation process
2019 52,857 0.81% estimation process
2020 52,477 -0.72% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,638
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 40,325
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 41,946
April 1, 2010 Population : 40,318
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.6%
People over 65 (%) : 13.5%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 80.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 2.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 28.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 62.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,585
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.5%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $196,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,652
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $726
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,016
2015-2019 Households : 14,965
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.60
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 55,965
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 178,347
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 509,917
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 318,630
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,885
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,207
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,007
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,611
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,405
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 936
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 357
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,150
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 397
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,083
2010 population per square mile : 1,448.8
2010 land area in square miles : 27.83

People born in Edina (71)

People born in Edina, including ice hockey player Mark Parrish, ice hockey player J. T. Wyman, actress Lynsey Bartilson, .

List

  • Ben Hankinson (American ice hockey player) he was born in 01/05/1969
  • Bruce McIntosh (American ice hockey player) he was born in 17/03/1949
  • Barbara Peterson (Miss USA 1976) she was born in 25/11/1953
  • Jamie McBain (American ice hockey player) he was born in 25/02/1988
  • Casey Hankinson (American ice hockey player) he was born in 08/05/1976
  • Dan Carlson (American ice hockey player) he was born in 06/04/1979
  • Peter Hankinson (American ice hockey player) he was born in 24/11/1967
  • Mark Randall (American basketball player) he was born in 30/09/1967
  • Mike Muller (American ice hockey player) he was born in 18/09/1971
  • Trevor Kronemann (US tennis player) he was born in 03/09/1968
  • Ike Davis (Major League Baseball first baseman in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization) he was born in 22/03/1987
  • Ryan Thang (American ice hockey player) he was born in 11/05/1987
  • Jeff Frazee (American ice hockey goaltender) he was born in 13/05/1987
  • Bud Brisbois (American trumpeter {1937-1978)) he was born in 11/04/1937
  • Danny Kristo (American ice hockey player) he was born in 18/06/1990
  • Jim Brower (American baseball player) he was born in 29/12/1972
  • Joe Finley (American ice hockey defenceman) he was born in 29/06/1987
  • Dorothy Benham (American beauty pageant contestant) she was born in 11/12/1955

Schools in Edina

College & universities near Edina, MN

Code Name City ZIP
172866 Academy College Bloomington (MN) 55431-1411
174507 Northwestern Health Sciences University Bloomington (MN) 55431
374024 Adler Graduate School Minnetonka (MN) 55343
457651 CenterPoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School & Clinic St Louis Park (MN) 55416
174428 Normandale Community College Bloomington (MN) 55431-4399

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Edina, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS

Post offices near Edina

Post Office Name City ZIP
Normandal Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55439
West Edina Carrier Annex Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55439
Edina Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55424
Elmwood Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55416
Richfield Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55423

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Hennepin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hennepin County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Minneapolis 433,111 The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a major center for business, finance, and culture.
Bloomington 84,583 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Plymouth 79,635 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Brooklyn Park 79,574 The third most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Maple Grove 72,881 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Eden Prairie 64,894 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
West Co on Rapids 62,528 A city in Anoka County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka 55,370 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka Mills 50,117 A city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Saint Louis Park 48,821 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Richfield 36,237 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Brooklyn Center 30,253 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Champlin 25,049 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Crystal 22,581 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
New Hope 20,641 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Hopkins 18,208 University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Edina distances to largest Minnesota cities