Communities Savage

Naturally Resourceful

Over the past 20 years, Savage has transformed from a small city of fewer than 4,000 people to a growing suburb of over 29,000 with one of the Twin Cities’ highest median incomes. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, Savage’s population has grown by 30 percent over the past decade and will continue to see double-digit growth over the next several years. Residents and businesses come here to enjoy Savage’s convenient location and access to amenities.

Savage was named among the Best Places to Live in America by Money magazine in 2013 and among the Best Affordable Suburbs in the nation by BusinessWeek in 2010.

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Port of Savage


Savage is the home of the Port of Savage on the Minnesota River, serving businesses that transport their agricultural and other products via the river way.

Lifecycle Housing

Options Abound

Savage has plenty of housing options, whether it be executive level, move up or entry level, affordable senior rentals, as well as workforce rental homes serving people that work in Savage and the surrounding area.

Summer Fun, Winter Fun

Many Activities

It doesn’t matter the season, there are always fun things to do in Savage, whether it be the famous Dan Patch Days that draws 15,000 visitors each year, music in the park, farmers markets, or summer and winter activities at the Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve. Savage has the only Sports Dome in the County, which hosts summer fun all year round.

Local Business Incentives & Programs

Our resource library is full of information about incentives to give you a boost in Savage or any of our other communities across Scott County. Click below to start researching.

MCCD Open To Business Program

The Open to Business program in Scott County is a collaboration between the CDA and the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD). This program includes one-on-one business counseling assistance customized to meet the needs of current business owners and prospective entrepreneurs.
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Revolving & Low-Interest Loans

The RLF establishes a low-interest loan program to provide the capability and incentive for owners and tenants of new and existing businesses to upgrade the appearance, structural condition, and operating efficiency of their places of business, thereby improving their marketability and retaining and expanding job opportunities.
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