Living in Lakeville

New to Lakeville? We are so excited you decided to join us. 

Lakeville is ideally positioned for easy access to the Twin Cities' numerous regional amenities and attractions. Our neighborhoods are safe, accessible and growing.


As Lakeville grows its population of over 73,000 (estimated in 2022), it continues to attract quality growth while maintaining the small-town feeling and high quality of life that makes it exceptional.


With over 68 parks, more than 125 miles of trails and vibrant lakes, our community is alive with countless cultural, recreational, educational and leisure activities. We are dog-friendly, and our city loves our local pets!


Lakeville came in at #1 on's list of the 25 Safest Cities in Minnesota, and was also in the top 25th percentile of safest cities in the United States. Our police department, firefighters and public works staff provide superior safety standards to keep you and our neighborhoods safe.


With numerous award-winning schools, our expansive city covers 38 square miles filled with an excellent quality of life, the arts, recreational facilities and more.

We cannot wait for you to thrive in the City of Lakeville.