Tangletown, Minneapolis: Neighborhood Overview and Introduction

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Tangletown in South Minneapolis, Minnesota


Nestled in the southern community of Minneapolis, Tangletown gets its name from the winding streets that run through the neighborhood; much different than the grid-like areas seen throughout the rest of the city. Tangletown combines the best of city living with a solid sense of community to offer affluent living that’s suitable for families and high-earning single professionals alike.

Home Types

 Most homes were built between 1900 and 1940, so you’ll find Tudor and colonial revivals, bungalows, and a few Victorian style homes throughout the neighborhood. There’s also a batch of modern lustron metal houses. You’ll also see some mid-century style homes along Minnehaha Creek. Unfortunately, apartments and condos are a bit harder to find in this area.

Rent vs Own

 73% of homes in Tangletown are owned and 27% rented.

Home Prices

The median value of a home in the Tangletown neighborhood sits at $431K (compared to $215K Minneapolis median), while the median list price is $477K (compared to $275K over the Minneapolis median).


4,810 residents of the 200,000+ person population in Minneapolis call Tangletown home. The unique neighborhood is growing in popularity and has seen a 5.2% population increase since 2010. The population of the local area is mainly a mix of families and high earning single professionals.


Washburn High School and Justice Page Middle School are located in this neighborhood, and are a part of the Minneapolis school district.

About Minneapolis Public School District: This school district covers the entire city of Minneapolis, serving approximately 36,000 students in public primary and secondary schools. The district administers about one hundred public schools including forty-five elementary schools, seven middle schools, seven high schools.

Getting Around

While Tangletown has a large number of bike lanes and paths, most residents commute to work by car. Of course, this neighborhood is in such a good location, that you don’t need a car to enjoy the many surrounding amenities.

With the many restaurants and bars, retail shops and recreational opportunity, you won’t need to go far to accomplish what you want. Additionally, if you ever get bored of the immediate options, it’s just about five miles to central downtown, making it easily accessible to Tangletown residents.

Restaurants and Shopping

Located in the heart of south Minneapolis, Tangletown has plenty to offer in terms of restaurants and shopping. Below are a few of the more popular options.

Dining Options:

  • Wise Acre Eatery – Farm-to-fork cafe making American eats for brunch & dinner in an industrial-chic space with a patio.
  • Cafe Ena – Creative Pan-Latin meals are the draw at this neighborhood eatery with a patio & vibrant atmosphere.
  • Kings Wine Bar – Convivial tavern featuring robust beer & wine lists plus a Pan-Asian menu of appetizers and entrees.

Retail Options:

  • Junket – funky second-hand shop carrying an eclectic range of home goods, furniture, apparel and artwork.
  • Mille – upscale women’s boutique featuring a selection of trendy, casual clothing, shoes and jewelry.
  • Tangletown Gardens – Upmarket garden center with a huge variety of trees, shrubs & other plants plus accessories.


Offering beautiful parks, unique landmarks and gorgeous trails, the recreational opportunities are fantastic in Tangletown. Minnehaha Creek traverses the neighborhood on the southern side, offering plenty of biking, hiking and exercising opportunities. A popular local landmark, Washburn Park Water Tower, is one of the architectural highlights of source Minneapolis, built in an art-deco style in 1932.


Ready to call Tangletown home? If so, contact A.D. Hays Group today. We have more than three decades buying and selling homes in the Tangletown area. Our team of experts is ready to help you find the home of your dreams. We also love helping clients find the best neighborhood for their needs – if you want a real estate expert in Minneapolis – contact us now. We look forward to hearing from you!

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