Hopkins is a suburban city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, located about 10 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis. The city is about four square miles in size and is surrounded by the larger, west suburban communities of Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, and Edina. The population was 17,591 at the 2010 census.
Hopkins is a community infused history, growth and progress. A recent survey of 400 Hopkins citizens shows that they are very pleased with their community, and it is easy to understand why. Community Hopkins provides its residents with many recreational facilities, including the Hopkins Center for the Arts located in the Downtown area, and the Hopkins Pavilion, providing facilities for ice skating, soccer, baseball, softball and other sports. The Hopkins School District serves several western Minneapolis suburbs in addition to the city of Hopkins. Four private schools, including a Montessori School, and a performing arts school are also available.
Hopkins is about 98% developed with little remaining vacant land. The majority of Hopkins, MN homes for sale are single-family dwellings with two or three bedrooms. However, there is a wide variety of housing for sale in Hopkins MN, including condos, co-ops, duplexes, and other multiple-family residences in a variety of shapes and sizes. Single-family homes in Hopkins MN start at $85,000 and could climb to more than $1,500,000. Townhouses in Hopkins start at about $40,000, while condominiums can be found for as low as $25,000. In July 2011, the median sales price for a home in Hopkins MN was $239,500. Though this data has been collected from the MLS and is reliable, it is not guaranteed.