7.5 out of 10

Ham Lake

45.2628632025546 -93.2209191473413
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  • Clean & Green
  • Safe & Sound
  • Schools
  • Cost of Living
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Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
Feb 19, 2015

"Large Lots and Low Taxes!"

Ham Lake is a beautiful area just north of Blaine and west of Forest Lake. It is close to many amenities with shopping and entertainment options just minutes away in Blaine, Andoover and Forest Lake. For those who like wildlife, it is a beautiful community where you can see white tailed deer, wild turkeys, bald eagles outside your windows. Most homes are large lots of at least an acre. And it boasts some of the lowest taxes in the state.
Pros
  • Low taxes
  • Wildlife
  • Hunting/Fishing
  • Privacy, Acreage lots
Cons
  • Local Shopping
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Large lots and beautiful homes!"

Ham Lake has appealed to residents who prefer to have more privacy and a bigger yard. The area flourished in the building boom years with many beautiful upscale homes constructed. Residents have many recreation options just minutes away. Play 36 holes of Golf at Majestic Oaks Club or explore the 23,000 acres at the Carlos Avery Wildlife Refuge.
Pros
  • Upscale homes
  • Golf
  • Privacy, Acreage lots
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
2yrs+

"Surburban Life"

A quaint city just north of Blaine. The main street through Ham Lake is Highway 65, which is the path to shopping, amenities and schools. Many residents have called this home their entire life. It has seen much growth in the past 10 years. A friendly place to call home.
Pros
  • Privacy, Acreage lots

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