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56 Apartments for rent in Minooka, IL

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Last updated October 17 at 11:51pm UTC
825 Grant Drive
Minooka, IL
Updated October 14 at 2:58pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
1510 Balboa Drive
Minooka, IL
Updated October 9 at 3:20pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
Results within 1 miles of Minooka, IL
25624 South Keating Boulevard
Channahon, IL
Updated September 10 at 2:45am UTC
2 Bedrooms
25140 South Stoney Brook Court
Channahon, IL
Updated August 21 at 10:33pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
Results within 5 miles of Minooka, IL
1234 Glen Mor Drive
Fox Bend
Shorewood, IL
Updated October 16 at 6:16am UTC
3 Bedrooms
1200 Country Dr
Fox Bend
Shorewood, IL
Updated October 13 at 11:12am UTC
4 Bedrooms
19057 South Appaloosa Lane
Saddlebrook Estates
Shorewood, IL
Updated October 12 at 7:11am UTC
4 Bedrooms
25731 West Bridge Street
Channahon, IL
Updated October 5 at 10:56pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
25731 West Bridge Street
Channahon, IL
Updated September 25 at 5:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
1710 Devonshire Lane
Kipling Estates
Shorewood, IL
Updated September 23 at 8:53pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
612 Northgate Lane
Shorewood, IL
Updated September 20 at 4:48pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
1102 Hummingbird Circle
Joliet, IL
Updated September 2 at 11:03pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
Results within 10 miles of Minooka, IL
812 E Main St.
Morris, IL
Updated October 17 at 8:09pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
2148 Rossiter Parkway
Caton Crossing
Plainfield, IL
Updated October 16 at 4:50pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
3007 Arborsedge Dr
Springwood South
Joliet, IL
Updated October 16 at 1:01pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
838 Summit Creek Drive
Country Glen
Shorewood, IL
Updated October 12 at 7:11am UTC
3 Bedrooms
2709 Joe Adler Drive
Plainfield, IL
Updated October 9 at 3:18pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
24140 West lockport Street
Plainfield, IL
Updated October 9 at 10:38am UTC
2 Bedrooms
22824 West DAVY Court
Plainfield, IL
Updated October 4 at 11:13am UTC
3 Bedrooms
266 Jennifer Lane
Wilmington, IL
Updated October 3 at 6:26am UTC
2 Bedrooms
Joliet, IL
Updated October 1 at 1:57pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
Summer Street
Shorewood, IL
Updated October 6 at 7:21am UTC
2 Bedrooms
West Oak Street
Coal City
Coal City, IL
Updated October 14 at 7:57am UTC
3 Bedrooms
City Guide
Moving to Minooka

How Much Will it Cost?

Minooka is a "bedroom community" of Joliet, Il., 9.5 miles away. It nudges the I-55 and I-80. The 10,924 residents love living here, even though rental apartments in Minooka are 51.9% higher than the national average.

When Should I Start Looking?

It's best to search dally, because if you snooze you lose here for apartment rentals in Minooka. Your best bet for renting an apartment will be at the end of the spring or winter semesters when people are beginning to migrate. Minooka is very stable, and only about 9% of the residents are renters.

WhereShould I Look?

Minooka's livability is extremely high for Illinois. To the west of downtown on and near

Minooka Road and Ridge Road is the preferred area to find an apartment for rent. Here you'll find the greatest number of stores, eateries and services. There are a lot of one-bedroom apartments for rent in this area. According to one survey, 50% of residents in Minooka lived in the same house five years ago. People just don't leave very often once they get here.

What Do I Need?

Bring the "usual" to secure a rental home in Minooka. Have your credit score, letter verifying employment and salary, and a copy of your last paycheck stub. When it gets serious, you'll need cash in the form of a cashier's or Bank check. Prepare for first month's rent and that good old security deposit. Unless you have a pet, that's all you'll usually have to show. Bringing your pet? A letter from your former landlord stating how perfect it behaved is a good idea.

Neighborhoods in Minooka

Minooka is very community-oriented. Holiday specials, pancake breakfast fundraisers and more are common happenings. Much of Minooka remains agricultural on the outskirts of town.

Central Minooka: This is the historic part of downtown, along East Mondamin Street. A number of "reconstructed" old buildings dot this quiet clean area. The Shrimp Barn Restaurant is inside one of the most interesting.

Eastern Minooka: Heaps Giant Pumpkin Farm is in this area - a real Fall treat. Pick your own pumpkin off the vine, enjoy hayrides and a corn maze.

Southeast Minooka: The beautiful rolling hills of Heritage Bluffs Golf Course dominate this area.

North Minooka: Creekside Natural Farm has prime produce and fresh brown eggs from their pastured chickens just a short drive north of town.

Living in Minooka


The Tawny Tortoise is a quirky little shop of "violets for the soul", but you can also buy real violets here, too. From handmade art glass pieces to kid's toys to gourmet foods to knick knacks, the friendly staff is happy to explain the origins of the crafted art pieces that were for sale in the store.


Cookies Restaurant has the best prime rib in Minooka and a warm, friendly atmosphere in the historic downtown area. Don't want beef? Try Tuscany Chicken Breast Filet sauted with fresh mushrooms and spinach, then topped with melted Provolone.

The Minooka Creamery is a little place on the borderline of Minooka and Channahon, serving ice cream mixed in with your choice of different toppings and candies. A local favorite is the Oreo and Cookie Dough Tornado.


Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club, just south of Joliet, is one of Illinois's highest rated golf courses. Whether you're a serious or casual golfer, play across its rolling scenic acres.

Explore the 29-mile DuPage River Trail on foot or on a non-motorized boat on the river. Bike and hike along the DuPage River from the I&M Canal at Lake Chaminwood north along the West Branch to Illinois Prairie Path in Naperville and along the East Branch to the DuPage Forest Preserve.


You'll have a co-dependent relationship with your car here. Fortunately, I-80 and I-55 both cut through town. Joliet is the next largest city and sits 9 miles away. Limited public transportation is provided through Grundy County Transit. The closest METRA train service is in Joliet. Chicago Midway International Airport, 34.9 miles away, also serves Minooka.