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General City Information

Homes for sale in Oakdale, MN are conveniently located to shopping, interstates, and commercial & industrial employment. Oakdale, located in Washington County, is the 31st largest city in Minnesota, and it is located about 15 minutes northeast of St. Paul, MN.


Oakdale MN Homes for Sale

Homes for sale in Oakdale, MN span over a range of architecture, including Victorians and Queen Anne Revivals (insert picture) from the 1930s, to split levels built in the 1970s and 1980s. Oakdale saw a blossom of townhomes and condos over the past decade, and while the average home sale price for a single-family home in Oakdale was $240,000 in June 2007, real estate prices range up to $1,000,000. Planned communities are becoming more popular in new housing developments in Oakdale, and these communities offer residents luxurious amenities. The schools in Oakdale are ranked highly in the state, and you can click here for a school map showing the location and address of the public schools, which includes four elementary schools.


Information about Oakdale

Minnesota Oakdale, MN is a mid-sized town with a population of approximately 27,000 that is 11.3 square miles in size. Small lakes are prevalent, and it is easily accessible by Interstates 94 and 694 and Minnesota State Highways 5, 36, and 120. This family-oriented community has a spectacular, annual Fourth of July Firework show at Tanners Park, located at Granada Ave and 5th Street. The township of Oakdale was formed in 1858 and originally consisted of 36 square miles. This parcel was split in 1926 and 1951 to form Lake Elmo and East Oakdale, respectively. The city was incorporated in 1968, and was designated as a city in 1974. The mainstay of Oakdale back in the 30s was farming, and the main industry in the winter was ice cutting from Tanners Lake for use in ice boxes during the summer.  The rich history, strong school, and close community make the homes for sale in Oakdale, MN very desirable.