Falcon Heights is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota . Located about an 8 mile drive from both downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul, Falcon Heights is a first-ring suburb of the Twin Cities Metro Area. Incorporated in 1974, Falcon Heights' population was 5,655 in July of 2009.
A full two-thirds of Falcon Heights is made up of the Minnesota State Fair Grounds and University of Minnesota - St. Paul campus. The city contains several acres of the school's test growing fields, as well as its 18-hole golf course. The rest of the available land is left largely to residential and some industrial use. A mixed-use development, Falcon Heights Town Square, was installed in 2003 and includes an apartment building for senior citizens, a multi-family apartment building with retail businesses on the ground floor, and 14 town homes. Falcon Heights is served by the Roseville Area School District. Falcon Heights is pedestrian and biker friendly, with excellent public transportation and a widespread neighborhood network.
From modern and contemporary, colonials, ramblers, Tudor revivals and Queen Anne styles, Falcon Heights MN offers buyers a variety of single-family home architectural styles. Mature neighborhoods containing ramblers, multi-level and split level homes can also be found throughout the city. Falcon Heights also offers an eclectic mix of styles from studio apartments and townhomes. Single family house prices begin at around $150,000 and climb to $500,000 or more. Townhomes and condos start out at around $150,000. In September 2010, the average sales price for a home in Falcon Heights, MN was $311,833. Though this data has been collected from the MLS and is reliable, it is not guaranteed.