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There are 349 USDA backed residential loans in Scott county with an average loan balance of $171,691. Over 75% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $171,212. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,353 SqFt. Alternate income limits exist to determine loan eligibility in Scott county. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $108,550. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit increases to $143,300.

The size of Scott County is roughly 954 square kilometers. USDA defined regions of rural loan ineligibility in Scott cover 400 square kilometers of the county. Approximately 41.9% of Scott County is ineligible for traditional USDA home loans. The influence score for Scott County is 1. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Baden   •   *Belle Plaine   •   Blakeley   •   Credit River   •   Eidswold   •   *Elko New Market   •   Grainwood   •   *Jordan   •   Lawrence   •   Lydia   •   Marystown   •   Merriam   •   Mudbaden   •   Prior Lake   •   Saint Benedict   •   Saint Patrick   •   Savage   •   Shakopee   •   Spring Lake

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Scott County.

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Scott County, Minnesota
USDA Boundary Details

Scott County is located in the southern part of the state of Minnesota and was established on March 5, 1853. The county is named in honor of General Winfield Scott, a hero of the Mexican-American War, and it serves as part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metropolitan area. The county seat is Shakopee, with other notable communities such as Prior Lake, Savage, and Belle Plaine.

In its early history, the region was inhabited by Native American tribes, primarily the Dakota Sioux. European settlers, mainly from Ireland, Germany, and Scandinavia, began to arrive in the mid-19th century. Agriculture played a significant role in the county's development, with a focus on dairy farming and grain production. The construction of the first railroad in 1865 further fostered Scott County's growth and economic expansion.

Throughout the years, Scott County has seen significant changes in its economy, shifting from predominantly agricultural to an increasingly diverse mix of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and technology services. The county is also home to a thriving arts and culture scene, with several theaters, art galleries, and festivals celebrating local talent.

One fun fact about Scott County is that it is home to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, one of the largest and oldest Renaissance fairs in the United States. The annual event, which began in 1971, boasts 16 stages of live entertainment, a variety of unique foods, over 250 artisans, and a lively atmosphere that draws large crowds from all over the state and beyond.

Featured Cities of Minnesota
Eidswold Mudbaden
Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Scott County
845 Hickory Pl
Jordan, MN

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7729 Longview Ln
Credit River Township, MN

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2968 Philipp Ave
Shakopee, MN

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9763 Saint Andrews Dr
Elko New Market, MN

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