Incorporated as a city in 1949,
Fridley is a well developed suburb located on three major highways and offers unmatched freeway access to every part of the metro area.With more than 900 businesses employing approximately 23,600 people. The city of
Fridley also offers one of the largest pools of highly skilled and well-educated workers in the Twin Cities.
Fridley, also has several commercial businesses and light-industrial plants operating throughout the community.Its unique position at the base of the northern suburbs allows resident companies to draw employees from all over the area.
Fridley's largest employer is Medtronic, Inc., a manufacturer of medical devices, which employs approximately 6,500 people.Other major employers include United Defense, Burlington Northern Railroad, Cummins Power Generation,
UnityHospital and Target.
With the Mississippi River as its western border and 37 parks ranging in size from a half acre to 127 acres, Fridley has a total of 490 acres of parks, about 7 percent of its total land area and attracts more than 150,000 visitors a year.The largest park,
SpringbrookNatureCenter is full of birds and wildlife, with readily accessible paths, bike trails, picnic facilities and an interpretive center with a staff of naturalists.
All the advantages
Fridley offers its residents in terms of first-class amenities, housing costs, parks and recreation and education truly make
Fridley a complete community.
Shopping areas include
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