A private community near White Bear Lake


Welcome to Mahtomedi

Mahtomedi is a somewhat secluded area north of St. Paul, sandwiched between White Bear Lake and Stillwater. Though small, this suburb packs quality high-end living that residents enjoy. Its rich history dates back to 1883 when it was primarily used for summer cottages. It continues to be a desirable area for those who want homes along White Bear Lake. Today, the area is vibrant and booming year-round, with plenty of luxurious homes and recreational activities. With less than 10,000 residents, this community offers a small-town feel despite its proximity to major metropolitan areas. You’ll enjoy lake living in a peaceful setting with various housing options.

Those who want lakefront homes will find them easily here. Many of the homes along the lake are expansive and offer plenty of windows to filter in the natural light and beauty. You’ll also find houses lining traditional streets with mature trees and well-maintained yards. Whether you’re looking for something large and luxurious or a mid-sized new construction build, Mahtomedi offers it.

What to Love

  • A peaceful and somewhat secluded neighborhood
  • Ample outdoor recreation and beauty
  • Lake life

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Mahtomedi love the peaceful and private feeling they are welcomed within this charming small town. The gorgeous backdrop that White Bear Lake provides offers residents beautiful scenery and ample outdoor recreation. Residents enjoy boating and beaches in the summer, with ice fishing and snowshoeing as winter sports. 

The town has a small selection of dining and shopping options, several community events, and luxury unlike any other. Proximity to major metropolitan areas offers residents easy access to plenty of activities, including shopping, dining, and entertainment. If you’re searching for a peaceful and secluded place with luxurious lakefront homes and a welcoming community, Mahtomedi is the perfect place to call home.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Residents of Mahtomedi enjoy a luxurious and private community that isn’t encumbered by dense retail districts. Though few community staples exist, easy access to St. Paul and White Bear Lake offers many high-end options.

Gordy’s Steakhouse is an upscale spot in a neighboring town that offers an elegant yet traditional atmosphere. Home to the original “black and bleu” sirloin, this establishment offers steaks, seafood, pasta, and light dining options. Enjoy a delicious meal and a glass of wine on the patio during the summertime.

The Wildwood Tavern is in the heart of Mahtomedi and offers handcrafted food and drinks in a charming location. The menu features classic dishes like loaded Brussels sprouts, cheese curds, shrimp and grits, fish and chips, and wild rice risotto. You can also find daily specials and happy hour specials on their website.

Donatelli’s is a long-standing Italian spot known for its delicious pasta dishes, pizzas, and burgers. This warm and welcoming restaurant has been around for a long time and consistently serves guests not only delicious food but award-winning service. Mizu Japanese, in White Bear Lake, is an upscale Japanese restaurant that serves fresh, high-quality ingredients. Enjoy a delicious selection of small plates, entrees, and sushi rolls.

Things to Do

Mahtomedi offers residents a chance for solace and outdoor recreation. Living on White Bear Lake provides residents with plenty of opportunities for water recreation like boating, fishing, water skiing, kayaking, and winter sports. Mahtomedi Beach is the perfect spot off Park Avenue to enjoy an afternoon on the sandy beaches enjoying the beauty of the lake. 

Other recreational offerings are nearby, with spots like Minnehaha Falls, where you will find a stunning waterfall and biking trails. On the other side of White Bear Lake, you can enjoy the farmers’ market, which is open every Friday from June through October. Browse the local produce and gourmet goods with neighbors and friends while supporting the local community.

St. Croix Vineyards is a great spot to visit if you love wine. These wines have won more than 100 awards in competitions at the national and international levels and can be sampled in the rustic tasting room housed in a century-old barn. There are picnic tables on the grounds to enjoy a glass of wine and the beautiful scenery.


Residents of Mahtomedi in school attend Mahtomedi Public Schools.

Overview for Mahtomedi, MN

8,041 people live in Mahtomedi, where the median age is 44.7 and the average individual income is $66,358. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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44.7 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Mahtomedi, MN

Mahtomedi has 2,965 households, with an average household size of 2.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Mahtomedi do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,041 people call Mahtomedi home. The population density is 2,318.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Mahtomedi, MN

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The following schools are within or nearby Mahtomedi. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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9th - 12th
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Passages Transition Program
9th - 12th
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St Jude Of The Lake School
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O.H. Anderson Elementary
3rd - 5th

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