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When were prices and availability in St. Louis Park, MN last updated?

Prices and availability in St. Louis Park, MN were last updated on 8 Jul 2020.

What’s the average rent in St. Louis Park, MN?

The average rent in St. Louis Park, MN is $1,609.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in St. Louis Park, MN?

The price range for a studio apartment in St. Louis Park, MN is between $966 and $2,530.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Louis Park, MN?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Louis Park, MN is between $959 and $2,250.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in St. Louis Park, MN?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in St. Louis Park, MN is between $1,155 and $3,507.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in St. Louis Park, MN?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in St. Louis Park, MN is between $1,000 and $2,760.

Renter’s Guide to St. Louis Park, MN

Located in Hennepin County in Minnesota, St. Louis Park is a mid-sized, inner ring suburb of Minneapolis. Proximity to Minneapolis proper lends the city a more urban vibe than outer ring suburbs, however, there are also a number of quieter neighborhoods. An excellent location, good transport links, and low crime rates make St. Louis Park popular with young professionals and families alike. The city ranks as the 3rd best suburb for young professionals in Minnesota, the 13th best suburb to live, and the 27th best to raise a family.

With a population of 48,124, St. Louis Park is a mid-size suburb, bordered by the larger cities of Edina, Minnetonka, and Plymouth. It has an area of 10.84 sq. miles, which is only slightly bigger than neighboring Golden Valley, which has less than half the population of St. Louis Park. As such, the city is more densely populated than other nearby areas. However, it’s over 8 times smaller than Minneapolis proper.

Downtown Minneapolis is just 5 miles east of St. Louis Park and is easily reached via interstate 394, which forms the northern border of the city. Highway 169 runs south to north forming the western border, while highway 100 also runs south to north in the east of the city. Highway 7 runs east to west through the southern portion of the city. Together, these highways facilitate travel in every direction.

The climate in St. Louis Park is characterized by hot summers and cold, snowy winters. With average highs of 83°F, July is the hottest month, while January is the coldest with average lows of 7°F. The city sees 32 inches of rain each year, with June, July, and August being the wettest. An average 54 inches of snow falls per year, with the heaviest between December and March.

St. Louis Park, MN Demographics

  • Total Population48,423
  • Female 23,584
    Male 24,839
  • Median Age35.1

Cost of Living in St. Louis Park, MN

Public transit in St. Louis Park is provided by MetroTransit, which operate numerous bus routes in and around the city. A direct line regularly runs to downtown Minneapolis, with average journey times of 20 minutes. Rush hour fares costs $2.50, while regular fares are $2. Monthly passes are available to employees of companies that are enrolled in the Metropass scheme. These cost $83 per month and allow unlimited travel. Taxi services typically start at $5, plus $3.13 per mile, and a gallon of gasoline should be $2.60.

When eating out, you can expect to pay around $15 for a meal in an inexpensive restaurant, while a combo meal at a fast food restaurant will normally cost around $7.50. Expect to pay around $65 for a 3-course meal for 2, plus drinks. A pint of beer averages out at around $6, and a regular coffee should be $4.20.

Each month, you can expect to pay around $160 for your basic utilities. This figure includes water, electricity, heating, cooling, and garbage disposal for a 915 sq. ft. apartment. Add on $55.50 per month for an internet connection.

Average Rent in St. Louis Park, MN

  • St. Louis Park, MN Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,609 /mo

St. Louis Park, MN Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0006%
  • $1,001-$1,50048%
  • $1,501-$2,00030%
  • > $2,00016%

St. Louis Park, MN Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
St. Louis Park, MN $1,437 $1,464 $1,479 $1,521 $1,522 $1,559 $1,574 $1,626 $1,622 $1,609
National $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468

Living in St. Louis Park, MN

Life in St. Louis Park offers a mix of urban living and the more relaxed suburban lifestyle. You’ll find pretty much all you need within close distance of home, and the big city is a short bus ride away. Well maintained sidewalks, and numerous new cycle lanes make getting around without a car a possibility.

Some city streets are in need of repair, and construction work can cause delays as the roadways are updated. Despite its proximity to downtown Minneapolis, St. Louis Park retains a small town vibe, and offers several parks and green spaces.

Things to Do in St. Louis Park, MN

Even though St. Louis Park is close to downtown Minneapolis, there’s plenty for residents to do without leaving the city. It’s home to 56 parks, together offering a plethora of amenities, such as playgrounds, sports facilities, outdoor grills, picnic areas, trails, and ice skating rinks. Dakota park is popular among dog walkers, and it offers regional trails as well as an off-leash dog park. Nature lovers can explore the various trails at Westwood Hills Nature Center, a 160-acre preserve, featuring marshland, woods, and prairie land.

With 3 large shopping districts and several smaller centers within the city, there’s no shortage of places to indulge in some retail therapy. Located in the north-east of the city, The Shops at West End is an upmarket, open air shopping mall with a huge variety of stores, including big box stores, grocery stores, and high end clothes shops. You’ll also find a plethora of restaurants, as well as a movie theater. Knollwood Village shopping mall offers a similar range and is located in the south-west of the city.

Kids can make a splash at The Aquatic Park, which features numerous water slides, diving boards, and even a water obstacle course. It’s great for adults too, who can enjoy a few laps in the designated swimming pool. Music lovers can enjoy a series of free concerts during the summer months at the Wolfe Park Veteran’s Memorial Amphitheater.

Employment & Economy in St. Louis Park, MN

With a median household income of $71,346, households in St. Louis Park earn above national and state averages, though a little less than neighboring cities such as Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, and Edina. By number of employees, the most common industries in the city are health care and social assistance (4,524), professional, scientific, and technical services (4,393), and retail trade (3,274). The highest paid sector is management of companies and enterprises. This industry is also far more common in St. Louis Park compared to other cities, employing 3.2 times more people than expected.

Management occupations are the most common jobs held by residents of St. Louis Park, with 13.1% of the workforce employed in such roles. Other common jobs include business and financial operations roles, and office and administrative support occupations. The highest paid residents work in legal occupations.

St. Louis Park, MN Households

  • Total Number of Households23,187
  • Family 10,601
    Non-family 12,586
  • Children 4,946
    No Children 18,241
  • Average People Per Household2.06
  • Median Household Income$75,690
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,288

Education in St. Louis Park, MN

The St. Louis Park School District (Independent School District 283) operates 7 public schools within the city and is unique in that every single school within the district has at one time been awarded the blue ribbon of excellence. The St. Louis Park Senior High School is ranked 43rd best public high school in Minnesota, and 28th best college prep school in the state. It performs above average in terms of college readiness, test scores, and student progress.

St. Louis Park Middle School performs above average and is ranked as the 22nd best public middle school in the county, and 115th best in Minnesota. It also offers diversity and ranks 62nd most diverse middle school in the state. The top-rated elementary school is Park Spanish Immersion Elementary School, which ranks 91st best in Minnesota, and constantly rates above average in terms of test scores and progress.

The Hamline University is located in St. Louis Park, and offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and law degrees and certificates. Besides law, subjects such as business, forensic science, and creative writing are also offered.

St. Louis Park, MN Education Statistics

  • No High School1%
  • Some High School15%
  • Some College22%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree37%
  • Graduate Degree17%

Tips for Renting in St. Louis Park, MN

As an older suburb, many of the houses and lots are prewar, and as a result, are typically smaller than homes in more modern suburbs. If you’re looking for a large house, with a large plot of land, you might struggle to find something in St. Louis Park. There’s a wide range of housing stock, from single-family homes to townhouses and apartment complexes.

Generally, neighborhoods in the north of the city offer the best in terms of public transit options, and there are several affordable apartment complexes just off highway 394. This is a superb area for young professionals, and with the Shops at West End area close by, you can get by without a car.

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