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Apartments for Rent in Mason City, IA
20 Rentals Available

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    198 S Grover Ave, Mason City, IA 50401
    1 BED $580+
    2 BEDS $755+
    3+ BEDS $907+
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    1 BED $705
    2 BEDS $805
    3 BEDS $1,020
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    1600 10Th Street SE, Mason City, IA 50401
    1 BED $775
    2 BEDS $975
    3 BEDS $1,100
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    190 South Grover, Mason City, IA 50401
    1 BED $580
    2 BEDS $755
    3+ BEDS $907
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    15 North Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City, IA 50401
    Income Restricted
    1 BED $510+
    2 BEDS $590+
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    20 North 4Th St., Clear Lake, IA 50428
    1 BED $555+
    2 BEDS $758+
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    20 N 40TH ST, CLEAR LAKE, IA 50428
    1 BED $695
    2 BEDS $815
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    20 N 4TH ST, CLEAR LAKE, IA 50428
    1 BED $555+
    2 BEDS $758+
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    1109 Buddy Holly Place, Clear Lake, IA 50428
    1 BED $655
    2 BEDS $755
    3 BEDS $840+

Popular searches Average rent Renters guide Demographics

Getting around in Mason City, IA

83 /100
Very Walkable
30 /100
Some Transit
86 /100
Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 83, Transit Score®: 30, Bike Score®: 86

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Mason City, IA last updated?

Prices and availability in Mason City, IA were last updated on 26 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Mason City, IA?

The best apartments in Mason City, IA are: Pebble Creek II, Pebble Creek Apartments, Pebble Creek I, The Meadows and River City Apartments.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mason City, IA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mason City, IA is between $510 and $655. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Mason City, IA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mason City, IA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mason City, IA is between $590 and $620. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Mason City, IA.

What type of rental buildings are in Mason City, IA?

In Mason City, 34% of the residents are renting compared to 66% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 7% of Mason City’s rentals, 40% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 53% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Mason City, IA?

The average age of rental buildings in Mason City is 0 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 0 stories, of which none are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Mason City, IA?

Rental apartments in Mason City come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 0% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 0% of all rentals in Mason City. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Mason City, IA

Mason City is a small town in northern Iowa that's almost two hours away from Des Moines. Located in Cerro Gordo County, Mason City has an interesting geography along the Winnebago River, thereby giving it the nickname, "River City." Music is also an important facet of the town, which has the historic Parker's Opera House in the quaint downtown area. Renters here can look forward to weather in this part of Iowa that is considered humid continental with very warm summers; a seasonal fall and spring; and a winter that can get snow during the later winter months. Overall, this sparsely suburban area is happy to maintain a close-knit feel with many festivals each year, including the North Iowa Band Festival, which celebrates a rich musical heritage by inviting bands from schools all around the Midwest to compete.

Renting in Mason City, IA

Renters make up a little more than 30% of the population in Mason City, and there are affordable rental apartments spread out around town. Most are the Midwestern style of siding and will be two stories tall. There are also simple layouts that include one- to three-bedroom homes, with two bedrooms being the most popular for renters to choose from. Some of the rental amenities in Mason City include clubhouses, business centers, fitness areas and pools that are open in the summertime. Meanwhile, some of the newer rental apartments may even include key-fob entry and dog parks for pets to run around in.

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Shopping in Mason City, IA

Downtown Mason City offers some small-town shopping, where renters can shop from local merchants with artisan goods and boutique-style stores. Art, home decor, and antiques are also popular in this part of Mason City, where it's easy for renters to spend an afternoon strolling Main Street with its coffee shops and dining options. The Southbridge Mall is another popular shopping option with a few different chain retail stores. Or, for grocery stores near rental apartments, the options in Mason City include Hy-Vee Grocery Store, Fareway Grocery and Martin Bros. Food Market. In any case, it's easy for renters to get whatever they may need for their rentals within close proximity of their apartments.

Transportation in Mason City, IA

Iowa Highway 122 and U.S. Route 65 are the two main highways that go through Mason City. As such, it's easy for renters to get around because most of the community owns cars in this sparsely suburban area of Iowa. Alternatively, the Mason City Transit System runs the buses that go in a fixed route around town near rental apartments and make it easy to get to popular shopping, medical facilities and commerce in the area. Finally, there's also a small local airport called the Mason City Municipal Airport that offers commercial flights from one airline. Then, connecting flights to Chicago and Detroit make it easy to fly practically anywhere in the world.

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