Housing Data

Quick Stats

Population (2014 Met Council estimate): 411,507 By 2020, Dakota County is expected to have a population of 488,750 Number of Households (2014 Met Council estimate): 157,319 Median Home Sale Price (2014): $211,100


Dakota County Rental Market Survey

For over 25 years, the CDA has conducted an annual survey of market rate rental housing in Dakota County. Participation in the survey is voluntary. The survey features special sections for assisted/congregate living, senior and tax credit housing. Data collected on the surveys is compiled and weighted by the number of units to calculate the average […]


Dakota County Housing Needs Assessment

The Dakota County Housing Needs Assessment was completed by Maxfield Research, Inc. It projects housing demand for each city and township in Dakota County through 2030. This report provides recommendations on the types of housing – owner and rental – and volume that will be needed to satisfy demand from current and future residents of […]