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29 Apartments for rent in Minooka, IL

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Last updated February 22 at 11:39am UTC
1124 Redwood Road
Minooka, IL
Updated February 15 at 6:45pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
1403 Dahlgren Lane
Minooka, IL
Updated January 22 at 5:23pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
Results within 5 miles of Minooka, IL
5506 Maha Ct
Riverbrook Estates
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 22 at 10:12am UTC
4 Bedrooms
26165 South Bayberry Drive
Channahon, IL
Updated February 22 at 9:20am UTC
3 Bedrooms
1737 Fieldstone Drive North
Kipling Estates
Shorewood, IL
Updated February 20 at 9:18am UTC
2 Bedrooms
309 Parkside Drive
Shorewood, IL
Updated February 20 at 9:18am UTC
2 Bedrooms
7311 Yorkshire Street
The Neustoneshire
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 16 at 10:53am UTC
4 Bedrooms
1222 Susan Circle
Morris, IL
Updated February 16 at 1:36am UTC
3 Bedrooms
25365 South Fryer Street
Channahon, IL
Updated January 31 at 2:58am UTC
3 Bedrooms
1007 Butterfield Circle
Kipling Estates
Shorewood, IL
Updated January 19 at 5:46pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
Results within 10 miles of Minooka, IL
100 Sharon Dr
Morris, IL
Updated February 22 at 11:39am UTC
1 Bedroom
15726 South Joliet Road
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 20 at 1:53am UTC
2 Bedrooms
530 E. Third st. E
Coal City
Coal City, IL
Updated February 18 at 11:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
480 North 3RD Avenue
Coal City
Coal City, IL
Updated February 17 at 9:14am UTC
3 Bedrooms
1211 Bluejay Lane
Country Glen
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 16 at 1:34am UTC
3 Bedrooms
2306 Carnation Drive
Crest Hill
Crest Hill, IL
Updated February 15 at 11:13am UTC
2 Bedrooms
2213 CARPENTER Avenue
Kendall Ridge
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 14 at 2:07am UTC
3 Bedrooms
15406 South Union Place
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 13 at 10:51am UTC
2 Bedrooms
1412 Westhampton Drive
Hampton Glen
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 5 at 6:52pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
821 GAEL Drive
Joliet, IL
Updated February 3 at 3:19am UTC
3 Bedrooms
14615 Colonial Parkway
Plainfield, IL
Updated January 3 at 3:35pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
23909 West Union Street
Plainfield, IL
Updated February 21 at 5:24pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
Windsor Lane
Joliet, IL
Updated February 3 at 8:20am UTC
3 Bedrooms
Kinsey Ave
Joliet, IL
Updated January 4 at 9:04am UTC
3 Bedrooms
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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.