Apple Valley, MN

Apple Valley profile

Living in Apple Valley

Apple Valley is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 55,135 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Apple Valley is the 18th largest community in Minnesota.

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

Apple Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Apple Valley is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Apple Valley who work in management occupations (11.70%), office and administrative support (11.37%), and sales jobs (10.05%).

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

For the size of the city, public transportation in Apple Valley is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Apple Valley, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Apple Valley ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Apple Valley, 45.03% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Apple Valley in 2018 was $42,044, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,176 for a family of four.

Apple Valley is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Apple Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apple Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Apple Valley include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Apple Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.