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General City Information
White Bear Lake, MN homes are surrounded by lakes. Whether directly on one of the lakes, or tucked into a quiet neighborhood, one is never more than walking distance from water. Plentiful jobs and fun events like Marketfest and water ski competitions on Goose Lake make White Bear Lake homes worth considering. A strong tourism industry has helped create a prosperous downtown area, making White Bear Lake real estate a valuable asset for both residents and the business-minded.
White Bear Lake Homes for Sale
Homes for sale in White Bear Lake, MN range from small rambler and 1.5 story homes built in the 1930s, to multi-level split style homes built in the 1960s, to brand-new construction. White Bear Lake homes for sale range from approximately $125,000 upwards of $3 million. Due its size in area (8.2 square miles), homes in White Bear Lake have several schools serving the community. Click here for a school map showing all public school locations and addresses.
Information about White Bear Lake Minnesota
This quiet community is located approximately 15 miles drive north of downtown St. Paul, MN and its population was estimated in 2006 to be ~24,000 residents. The majority of White Bear Lake is located in Ramsey County with a small portion spilling into Washington County. It is filled with small-town charm and big-city attractions. White Bear Lake (the body of water) is one of the largest lakes in the Twin City metropolitan area, and it is named White Bear Lake because of its association with a Dakota Indian legend regarding the appearance of a mahto-medi (white-colored black bear). Summer celebrations such as Manitou Days, Marketfest and Farmers' Market add to the excitement in this city. The families and homes in White Bear Lake create a nostalgic setting for these one of a kind summer events. So whether you love energizing festivals, ice or open-water fishing, or quiet recreation in the plentiful parklands, homes for sale in White Bear Lake, MN may be a good fit for you.