Apple Valley Real Estate
Apple valley hosts an annual July 4 festival called "Apple Valley Freedom Days" Festivities include one of the areas biggest parades that features local marching bands, service organizations, and many local businesses. There is also a carnival and a fireworks display during the event.
In the February the city hosts the Apple Valley Winter Carnival. Events include ice skating, a medallion hunt, contests and children events.
The Minnesota Zoo
Apple Valley is home to the Minnesota Zoo, a nationally recognized zoological garden that houses hundreds of animals from several distinct climatological zones. Collections include an indoor Tropics Trail featuring animals from the worlds rain forests and tropical habitats, the Minnesota Trail with native animals from Minnesota including black bears, wolves, wolverines and beaver pond. The Northern Trail features large animals from the worlds cold climates. Highlights of this trail are musk ox, Asian wild horses, Takins from China and animals from remote east coast including brown bears, amur leopards, and wild boars. The zoo also features an aquarium, an exhibit of penguins from South Africa and the popular Japanese snow monkeys,
There are six elementary, three middle and three high schools in the city, all operated by Independent School District 196.
Apple Valley Listings Summary
Apple Valley - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Apple Valley: $356,100 / County Avg $430,500
Avg Taxes in Apple Valley: $3,400 / County Avg $4,000
Avg Sq. Ft. in Apple Valley: 2,151 / County Avg 2,300
Avg Price per/sqft in Apple Valley:$166 / County Avg $187
Avg Walkscore in Apple Valley: 22 / County Avg 22
Avg Year Built in Apple Valley: 1988 / County Avg 1990
Avg Days on Website in Apple Valley: 20 / County Avg 36