Minnetonka is a diverse mix of the suburban, historical, commercial, and the natural. Located 8 miles from Minneapolis, Minnetonka has a large suburban population of 51,000. There are many different housing prospects, from single family homes, to apartments, to condos. Corporate headquarters for large private and public companies, such as Cargill Inc. and United Healthcare, make their home in Minnetonka bringing many jobs and opportunities.
Directly west of Minnetonka is Lake Minnetonka and Gray’s Bay, which forms the head waters for Minnehaha Creek. Minnetonka’s 81+ miles of maintained sidewalks and trails help for biking commuters or are great for recreation. With 49 parks inside the municipality, Minnetonka maintains its natural splendor while offering many commercial, business, and industrial opportunities. Minnetonka also makes it easy for families. It is covered by 3 different, independent school districts: Hopkins, Wayzata, and Minnetonka.