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When were prices and availability in Eden Prairie, MN last updated?

Prices and availability in Eden Prairie, MN were last updated on 20 May 2020.

What’s the average rent in Eden Prairie, MN?

The average rent in Eden Prairie, MN is $1,521.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Eden Prairie, MN?

The price range for a studio apartment in Eden Prairie, MN is between $1,343 and $2,133.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Eden Prairie, MN?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Eden Prairie, MN is between $1,085 and $2,363.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Eden Prairie, MN?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Eden Prairie, MN is between $1,275 and $3,606.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Eden Prairie, MN?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Eden Prairie, MN is between $1,550 and $3,627.

Renter’s Guide to Eden Prairie, MN

Eden Prairie is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Located on the banks of the Minnesota River, it’s a suburb of Minneapolis with a mixed income model, featuring over 7,000 local firms, a plethora of parks, conservation areas, and commercial and recreational areas. It’s ranked as the best suburb of Minneapolis, and the 4th best place to live in Minnesota. The suburb has also been featured as one of Money Magazine’s best places to live in the USA every year since 2006, ranking number one in 2010, and second in 2016. It’s extremely popular with families and is ranked as the 6th best place to raise a family in the state.

With a population of 63,660, Eden Prairie is the 12th largest city in Minnesota and the 7th largest suburb in the Minneapolis/St Paul metropolitan area. It has an area of 35.26 sq. miles, making it similar in physical size to neighboring Bloomington, though smaller by almost 20,000 people in terms of population, leading to more space and less hustle and bustle. Compared to Minneapolis, it’s over 6 times smaller.

Eden Prairie is around 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis, which can typically be reached within 30 minutes by car. Several highways and interstates pass through the city, such as Hwy 212 and Hwy 5, as well as interstate 412. Together, these facilitate travel in every direction.

The weather in Eden Prairie is characterized by warm summers and cold, snowy winters. July is the warmest month, with highs of 83°F, while January is the coldest with lows of 6°F. Expect 31 inches of rain per year, with over 4 inches per month in June, July, and August. Heavy snowfall is normal from November through April, with 51 inches per year.

Eden Prairie, MN Demographics

  • Total Population63,900
  • Female 31,915
    Male 31,985
  • Median Age39.4

Cost of Living in Eden Prairie, MN

Public transit in the city is provided by Southwest Transit, who operate numerous local and express bus routes, including a direct line to downtown Minneapolis. Fares for this service cost $3.25 during rush hour, or $2.50 at other times. You can also purchase a 31-day pass for $120 (rush hour services) or $90 (normal services). A convenient park and ride service is located at SouthWest Station. If you own a private vehicle, expect to pay around $3.15 per gallon of gasoline. Alternatively, taxi services typically start at $2.50, plus $2.50 per mile.

A typical meal at an inexpensive restaurant averages out at $12, while a combo meal at a fast food joint should be around $7.50. For 2 people to enjoy a 3-course meal at a mid-range restaurant, expect to pay around $35 to $60. Drinks will normally be $5 for a pint of beer, $5 for coffee, or $1.70 for a 12oz bottle of coke.

For a 915 sq. ft. apartment, basic monthly utilities will normally cost around $150, which incorporates water, heating, electricity, and garbage disposal. Connecting to the internet will generally cost around $35 per month.

Average Rent in Eden Prairie, MN

  • Eden Prairie, MN Average Rental Price, May 2020 $1,521 /mo

Eden Prairie, MN Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0001%
  • $1,001-$1,50045%
  • $1,501-$2,00050%
  • > $2,0004%

Eden Prairie, MN Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 May / 2020
Eden Prairie, MN $1,282 $1,349 $1,307 $1,320 $1,320 $1,407 $1,428 $1,509 $1,489 $1,521
National $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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Living in Eden Prairie, MN

Residents of Eden Prairie enjoy low crime rates, quality schools, and a fantastic location with proximity to both city amenities and outdoor pursuits. Neighborhoods are spacious and well maintained, and there’s a wide variety of parks and green spaces to enjoy. You can normally find all the essentials within walking distance of any neighborhood, and with good public transit options, traffic on the streets is reduced.

For many residents, the only criticism is that the nightlife is not great, and younger adults in particular find they need to head out of town to enjoy a night out.

Things to Do in Eden Prairie, MN

With 2,250 acres of parks, 1,300 acres of open space, and over 170 miles of mixed use trails, Eden Prairie is a great city for outdoor enthusiasts. The numerous parks offer a huge selection of features and amenities, from archery ranges and ice rinks, to ski trails and disc golf. There are 6 off-leash dog parks to enjoy, as well as the many miles of trails along the riverbanks, through forests, and around the huge number of lakes in the city. For those with a green thumb, the city rents out community garden plots, where you can grow your own fruit, veg, and flowers.

Shopping centers are dotted throughout the city, ensuring you’ll find what you need nearby. The Eden Prairie Center is the largest mall and is located in the northeast of the city. It’s home to an ever-growing variety of stores, restaurants (mostly chain), and entertainment venues such as the AMC movie theater.

Aviation enthusiasts are advised to head over to Flying Cloud Airport, where they can access the Wings of the North Museum, home to various exhibitions and displays, taking in aircraft from WW2 and beyond. It’s a great venue for kids as well as adults, with plenty to keep you entertained along the way. The Eden Prairie Art Center is a must for anyone keen on any form of art, with regular exhibitions, as well as classes covering a variety of mediums for all ages.

Employment & Economy in Eden Prairie, MN

With a median household income of $103,426, households in Eden Prairie earn far higher than county, state, and national averages. Employing 5,048 people (14.1% of the workforce), the most common industry in the city is professional, scientific, and technical services, followed by manufacturing (13.7%), and health care and social assistance (12.6%). Meanwhile, the highest paid industry is information, followed by finance and insurance — an industry that employs 2.16 times more people than expected for the area.

The most common jobs for residents of Eden Prairie are in management occupations, sales and related occupations, and office and administrative support roles. The highest paid residents work in management occupations, and legal occupations. Employing almost 3,000 people, Optum is the city’s top employer.

Eden Prairie, MN Households

  • Total Number of Households24,582
  • Family 17,538
    Non-family 7,044
  • Children 8,334
    No Children 16,248
  • Average People Per Household2.59
  • Median Household Income$106,555
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,547

Education in Eden Prairie, MN

The majority of the public schools in the city are served by the Eden Prairie Public School District, which operates 6 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Eden Prairie High School ranks as the 4th best public high school in Minnesota, and the 6th best for college readiness. It typically scores above average in areas such as test scores, college readiness, equity, and progress. Central Middle School is rated the 13th best public middle school in the state, with test scores consistently well above average.

The top-rated elementary school is Prairie View Elementary School, which is the 29th best public elementary school in Minnesota. In terms of test scores and student progress, the school consistently performs well above average. Hennepin Technical College offers higher education with a focus on workforce education and customized training.

Eden Prairie, MN Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School13%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree36%
  • Graduate Degree22%

Tips for Renting in Eden Prairie, MN

While many of the neighborhoods in Eden Prairie consist of single-family homes, and can appear somewhat cookie cutter, there are plenty of apartment complexes and townhouses to choose from as well. Most of these are located in the northeast of the city, close to the Eden Prairie Center, public transit hubs, and highways 212 and 494. Throughout the city, you’ll find properties to fit a variety of income brackets.

Renters who are moving from out of state are advised to take care during the winter, especially when driving. It might be worth taking some refresher courses in order to get used to driving in snow and ice, as winters in Eden Prairie can be harsh.

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