The city of Lauderdale, Minnesota is located in the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area.
Lauderdale offers a wide selection of green spaces to enjoy. Parks are easy to access since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. Due to the presence of few pedestrians, this city is relatively quiet; however there can be more noise for those who are around the railway line.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing roughly 40% of the dwellings in Lauderdale, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. Roughly 40% of properties in this city were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this city rent their home and 45% are owners.
In Lauderdale, locals will commonly be able to reach primary schools by walking. On the other hand, this part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area does not contain any high schools. Concerning food, the nearest grocery store in Lauderdale is usually only a rather short walk away.
Lauderdale is very car friendly. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and many properties for sale are a very short drive from the closest highway. In contrast, this part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, home owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Traveling on foot is not especially practical for residents in Lauderdale because few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.