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Average rent in Hopkins, MN

$1,597/mo Hopkins, MN average rental price, November 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Hopkins, MN is $1,597.

Hopkins, MN apartment rent ranges

About 37% of apartment rents in Hopkins, MN range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 18% of apartments. Around 41% of Edina’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Hopkins, MN rent trends

Getting around in Hopkins, MN

79 /100
Very Walkable
32 /100
Some Transit
77 /100
Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 79, Transit Score®: 32, Bike Score®: 77

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Hopkins, MN last updated?

Prices and availability in Hopkins, MN were last updated on 8 Dec 2022.

What are the best apartments in Hopkins, MN?

The best apartments in Hopkins, MN are: Marketplace and Main Apartments, Gallery Flats, Greenfield, Raspberry Woods Townhomes and Knollwood Towers East Apartments.

What is the average rent in Hopkins, MN?

The average rent in Hopkins, MN is $1,597. Start your search for apartments in Hopkins, MN now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Hopkins, MN is between $732 and $1,410. View all studio apartments in Hopkins, MN.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hopkins, MN is between $893 and $1,821. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Hopkins, MN now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hopkins, MN is between $788 and $2,750. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Hopkins, MN.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hopkins, MN is between $1,385 and $3,455. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Hopkins, MN.

What type of rental buildings are in Hopkins, MN?

In Hopkins 67% of the housing is rented out compared to 33% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 44% of Hopkins’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 47% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 9% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Hopkins, MN?

The average age of rental buildings in Hopkins is 34 years old, with 24% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 4 stories, of which 75% are garden-style apartment communities, 25% 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 Hopkins, MN?

Studio apartments in Hopkins are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 48% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 43% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Renter's guide to Hopkins, MN

Take an 11 mile drive west of Minneapolis and in under 20 minutes (about 1 hour by public transit), you’ll arrive at the suburb of Hopkins in Hennepin County. The city is just 4 square miles in size and bordered by the suburbs of Minnetonka, Saint Louis Park, and Edina.

Yankee and Bohemian farmers first settled in the area in 1850, well before Minnesota even became a state. The settlement grew organically until 3 railways were built through the area. Soon after, factories were established and as workers came, more people flocked to the area to profit off of the growth. Then, the end of World War 2 sparked a building boom in the area and Hopkins finally became a city in 1947. Now, the city of just 4 square miles is home to 18,217 people according to the latest census data.

The weather in Hopkins is similar to most of Minnesota with hot summers and cold winters. In July, residents of Hopkins experience a summer high of 83F and a winter low of 5F in January. The city gets 32 inches of rain per year compared to the US average of 38 inches but gets significantly more snow at 48 inches per year compared to the US average of 28. Hopkins also gets less sun at just 200 sunny days per year compared to the US average of 205.

With all that being said, the seasons in Hopkins are very distinct and the variety is something that many residents appreciate.

Tips for renting in Hopkins, MN

If you’re moving to Hopkins, you need to choose a neighborhood that matches your lifestyle and income. Within the 4 square miles that is Hopkins, there are 3 constituent neighborhoods.

One of the biggest tips for renting is to know your renter’s rights. The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office website is a great source of information. There you will find a hotline and a free guide on your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. If that doesn’t solve your problem, HOME Line Minnesota might. It is a non-profit tenant advocacy organization that provides free legal advice, education, and advocacy services to help tenants in Minnesota deal with tenant-landlord disputes.

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Hopkins, MN demographics

Hopkins, MN has a population of 18,400 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,679 of Edina’s residents are women and 8,721 are men. The median age of those who live in Hopkins, MN is 33.9.

Living in Hopkins, MN

Like with any place, living in Hopkins, MN has its pros and cons. But if you don’t mind the hot summers and cold winters or appreciate the diversity of seasons, there’s a lot to love about living in Hopkins.

With its close proximity to Minneapolis, many residents living in Hopkins choose to work and play in Minneapolis. Roughly 71.3% of residents report driving their own cars to work, 14.7% report carpooling, and 4.9% take transit.

Like any suburb, Hopkins is a great place to raise a family and has a diverse community to boost. The median age here is a spritely 33.1 years old and 55% of residents identify as White, 19.9% as Black/African American, 11.4% as Hispanic/Latino, and 9.7% identify as Asian. No matter where you come from or what your background is, you’ll find a welcoming community of like-minded people very quickly here.

Hopkins, MN households

  • 4,036 Family
    4,792 Non-family
  • 2,092 Children
    6,736 No Children
  • 8,828Total Number of Households
  • 2.06Average People Per Household
  • $59,141Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 8,828 households in Hopkins, MN. 4,036 are family households and 4,792 are non-family households. There are 2,092 households with children in Edina and 6,736 households without children. On average, about 2.06 people live in a household in Hopkins, MN.

Things to do in Hopkins, MN

The city of Hopkins, MN is very tightly knit with a ton of community-based activities to enjoy. One example is the Depot Coffee House. Built in a renovated train depot, this project was started by a group of students in 1998 to create a healthy environment for teens.

For an exciting night of arts and culture, the Hopkins Centre for the Arts is a key attraction and point of interest.

For the adventurous outdoorsy types, the Shady Oaks Beach is a popular destination. Although there is a small fee for season or one-day admissions to the beach, there are tons to do. Complete with canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals, concession stands, sand volleyball court, high dive, and a community play area for birthday parties, it’s definitely a fun thing to do with family in Hopkins, MN. Another popular destination for the adventurous is the Overpass Skate Park. With over 18,000 square feet of space, it has all the obstacles you would expect from kinked rails to staircases.

Another fun thing to do in Hopkins with kids is to take them to the Raspberry Festival held every July at the height of raspberry picking season. Among the different activities there’s a long-standing tradition of crowning the Raspberry Queen and her court from the daughters of the city’s raspberry farmers.

Things to do

Another fun thing to do in Hopkins with kids is to take them to the Raspberry Festival held every July at the height of raspberry picking season. Among the different activities there’s a long-standing tradition of crowning the Raspberry Queen and her court from the daughters of the city’s raspberry farmers.

When it comes time to do your weekly shopping, the Shoppes at Knollwood is a popular spot for Hopkins residents. Located slightly outside of Hopkins, it is home to 45 shops representing major brands like Nordstrom Rack, Old Navy, and Cub Foods.

Things to do

Hopkins, MN employment & economy

The employment & economy in Hopkins is robust and in-line with the cost of living. With a median income of $53,027 per year, roughly 16.7% of the population (1,840 people) work in healthcare or social assistance, 1162 work in professional, scientific or technical service jobs, and 11.8% in retail trade.

Education in Hopkins, MN

Another key aspect that makes this such a great place to raise a family is the education in Hopkins.

The top private school in Hopkins is The Blake School. It also happens to be the best private high school, the best STEM high school, and the best college prep private school in Minnesota. Serving students from Pre-K to Grade 12, there are 1400 students but an average class size of just 12-16 students.

With such a powerhouse of a private school, the public school system in Hopkins is no slouch. The top elementary school in Hopkins is the Xinxing Academy serving students from K-6.

The top high school in Hopkins is Hopkins Senior High School ranked #20 in Minnesota for public high schools overall and a staggering #9 for athletics. Despite the name, this high school is actually located in nearby Minnetonka - an approximately 8 minute drive away.

For older students, the best university in Hopkins is the University of Phoenix-Minnesota.

Hopkins, MN education statistics

The level of education of the population of Hopkins, MN is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 33% have a Bachelor Degree, and 13% have a Graduate Degree.

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