Rent to Own Homes near Eagan, MN

Top Reasons to Live in Eagan MN

  • Located only eleven miles from St. Paul, Minnesota, is Eagan, a city with a population of over 63,000. Eagan is in Dakota County and is part of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Area. This is a family-oriented city, as married adults make up 67 percent of the population. In 2010, Money Magazine awarded Eagan the title of the 15th best place to live in the United States.

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  • Housing by the NumbersHomeowners occupy 75 percent of the homes in Eagan. Homes have an average median value of $162,596, and the average median property tax in 2009 was $3,081. There are a total of 24,392 single-family homes and apartments in Eagan. Rental units number 6,651 and the average median rent is $1,142 a month. Close to 25% of homes here are rentals.
  • Weather and ClimateSummer time in Eagan is delightful. Daily temperatures are usually in the 70s. July is the warmest month; temperatures can reach the low 80s. Winter, however, is very cold in Eagan with temperatures lurking at around 10 degrees. January is the coldest month in Eagan with temperatures hovering as low as 4 degrees F. The average amount of precipitation in Eagan is 29.5 inches. Rainfall falls pretty evenly throughout the year, but June is the wettest month with average rainfall of 4.34 inches.
  • Top EmployersThere are a number of medium-sized companies in Eagan. Only three companies have over 1,000 employees, with numbers for other rapidly falling to the hundreds. The top three employers are the United States Postal Service, United Parcel Service, and Lockheed Martin. Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling, Wells Fargo Mortgage, and Ecolab all employ over 700 people. Check out the neighborhoods close to your employer for rent-to-own opportunities.
  • Things to See in EaganCaponi Art Park is where nature and art meet; its slogan is 'The Park is the Art.' The park occupies 60 acres of rolling wooded hills in Eagan. The Holz Farm is a heritage homestead on the shores of a lake. Visitors can step back in time to the 1870s. At one time, this was a working farm, but now it's a living history. Just as in the 19th century, the farm is worked year-round, with seasonal events such as tractor and hay rides, rope making, baking cookies, and making hot apple cider.
  • Eagan NightlifeEagan is pretty quiet at night. There are bars and clubs that are open until one in the morning and offer music, dancing, comedy acts, or karaoke. The Mall of America is just a few minutes away if you love to shop. Here are two places locals love to go: