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From stunning hills to countless lakes, the state of Minnesota has a wide selection of home sites and new homes to choose from. The word “Minnesota” is derived from a Sioux word which means cloudy water. Minnesota has an amazing 15,000 lakes, of which 75% are at least 4 acres throughout the year. Minnesota has turned into an industrial powerhouse focusing on food products, printed materials, machinery, electrical goods, fabricated metals, and medical products. Today, it has everything required to be the perfect location for your new home.


Minnesota’s climate can be classified as humid. The average temperature during the month of January can go down to a chilling 0 degrees Fahrenheit near the Canadian border, and 14 degrees Fahrenheit in the south part of the state. The lowest recorded temperatures have been below 0 degrees Fahrenheit during that time of the year. The average temperature in July is about 74 degrees Fahrenheit, with the rare heat wave leading to temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit.


The Minnesota University at the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul) is one of the biggest university campuses in the country. The State College system, which has 35 universities, also offers postsecondary education. Other institutions of higher learning include Bethel College, Hamline University, Macalester College, Saint John’s University, College of Saint Catherine, Gustavus Adolphus College, Carleton College and Saint Olaf College.


Minnesota has a population in excess of five million. Over 6 percent of the population of the state is foreign born, compared to over 11 percent for the whole country. Most of the population is focused in the metropolitan area of the Twin Cities. The predominant race is white, constituting 88 percent of the population. The rest are black (about 3.5 percent), Hispanic (about 3 percent), Asian, Native American and others.


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