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185 Apartments for rent in Coon Rapids, MN

Greetings, North Star State renters, and welcome to the virtual nerve center for your Coon Rapids, Minnesota apartment hunting misadventures! Situated about a dozen miles north of... Read Guide >
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Manor Royal Apartments
3930 Lancaster Ln N
Plymouth, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:24pm
1 Bedroom
$1,025
2 Bedrooms
$1,265
Just off Highway 169, this apartment complex boasts a modern clubhouse, media room, swimming pool, sauna and fitness center. Units have carpets and bathtubs. Close to the Hilde Performance Center and famous amphitheater.
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The Paxon
360 N 1st St.
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:15pm
Studio
$1,375
1 Bedroom
$1,595
2 Bedrooms
$2,095
Fantastic location in the Implement Row district of Minneapolis. Residents can enjoy units with a washer/dryer hookup, patio/balcony, ice maker and hardwood floors. This luxury community features pool, sauna, yoga classes, hot tub and more.
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Basswood Trails Apartments
6400 Sycamore Ln N
Maple Grove, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
1 Bedroom
$1,200
2 Bedrooms
$1,425
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Gurley Lofts
254 9th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
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1 Bedroom
$1,615
2 Bedrooms
$1,899
New units available in the historic Gurley Candy Company building. This North Loop Warehouse District gem has been transformed into stunning lofts. From studio to 2+ bedroom floor plans, featuring pool, gym and spa.
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Ironwood Apartments
8400 Bass Lake Rd.
New Hope, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:15pm
1 Bedroom
$1,300
2 Bedrooms
$1,835
3 Bedrooms
$2,290
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Else Warehouse
730 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:35pm
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1 Bedroom
$2,060
2 Bedrooms
$2,235
Choose from a variety of floor plans in this elegant North Loop building. Huge windows, tall ceilings, lots of light. Modern amenities like quartz countertops, wood floors and patios in some units.
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New Brighton View
1000 County Road D W
New Brighton, MN
Updated February 15 at 12:23am
Studio
$800
1 Bedroom
$895
2 Bedrooms
$1,125
Indoor pool, playground, and a basketball court for active residents. Units feature fully equipped kitchens and air conditioning. Located just off I-35W near Central School Park.
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Velo
115 N 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:15pm
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1 Bedroom
$1,523
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Luxury units with fireplace in a unique, inspired community. Easy access to 170+ bike and walking trails, shopping on the first level, organic grocery store next door, public transportation, and rental bike stations
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The M. on Hennepin
10 2nd St SE
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:25pm
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1 Bedroom
$1,745
2 Bedrooms
$2,595
Close to everything that makes Northeast pulsing, downtown Minneapolis' newest apartment complex is opening soon. 24/7 gym, underground parking, open floor plans, electric vehicle charging stations and upscale interior options. Overlooks the Mississippi River.
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Valley Place
7201 36th Ave N
New Hope, MN
Updated February 17 at 07:24pm
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1 Bedroom
$1,040
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LouAnn Terrace is the perfect fit for those seeking a pet-friendly and smoke-free option in New Hope, MN. Combine tranquil suburban living with the excitement of the big city only a short bus ride away.
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Local15
1501 Como Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN
Updated December 24 at 11:37am
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1 Bedroom
$1,275
Studio and one-bedroom floor plans available in boutique urban living community, centrally located between Dinkytown and downtown St. Paul. Includes garage parking, walk-up street entry, and in-unit laundry. Easy access to I-35W.
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College Park
982 15th Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN
Updated December 3 at 06:54pm
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2 Bedrooms
$1,375
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412 Lofts
406 12th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN
Updated August 8 at 03:13am
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$1,249
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Located just steps from the center of the University of Minnesota. Luxurious units feature in-unit laundry, dishwasher and granite counters. Residents can enjoy courtyard, elevator and clubhouse.
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6009 71st Avenue N
6009 71st Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
4 Bedrooms
$1,650
7741 169th Lane NW
7741 169th Lane Northwest
Ramsey, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
3 Bedrooms
$1,780
1601 Marshall St NE
1601 Marshall Street Northeast
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
2515 California Street NE
2515 California Street Northeast
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
4 Bedrooms
$1,900
4247 James Ave N
4247 James Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
3 Bedrooms
$1,690
8945 Oakview Ln N
8945 Oakview Lane North
Maple Grove, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
4 Bedrooms
$2,220
4351 Sheridan Ave N
4351 Sheridan Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:35am
3 Bedrooms
$1,495
2818 Humboldt Ave N
2818 Humboldt Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:34am
5 Bedrooms
$1,850
2310 Unity Ave N
2310 Unity Avenue North
Golden Valley, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:34am
2 Bedrooms
$995
2815 Humboldt Ave N
2815 Humboldt Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:34am
5 Bedrooms
$1,900
5001 34th Ave N
5001 34th Avenue North
Golden Valley, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:34am
4 Bedrooms
$2,350
1240 S 2nd St #630
1240 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:34am
2 Bedrooms
$2,995
3842 Fremont Ave N
3842 Fremont Ave N
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 10:34am
3 Bedrooms
$1,225
5801 Ensign Ave N
5801 Ensign Avenue North
New Hope, MN
Updated February 17 at 09:39am
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1409 Parkview Lane
1409 Parkview Lane Northeast
Columbia Heights, MN
Updated February 17 at 09:39am
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
607 North Washington
607 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 09:39am
1 Bedroom
$1,250
3630 Lyndale Ave North
3630 Lyndale Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 08:36am
4 Bedrooms
$1,923
13684 74th Ave N
13684 74th Avenue North
Maple Grove, MN
Updated February 17 at 08:35am
2 Bedrooms
$1,875
3607 Colfax Ave N
3607 Colfax Ave N
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 08:35am
2 Bedrooms
$1,125
1203 Humboldt Ave N
1203 Humboldt Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 08:35am
3 Bedrooms
$1,550
1610 Sheridan Ave N
1610 Sheridan Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 08:35am
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
3458 Oliver Ave N
3458 Oliver Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
Updated February 17 at 08:35am
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
City GuideCoon Rapids
Greetings, North Star State renters, and welcome to the virtual nerve center for your Coon Rapids, Minnesota apartment hunting misadventures! Situated about a dozen miles north of Minneapolis and twenty from Saint Paul, Coon Rapids is one of the Twin Cities’ most attractive, affordable, and family-friendly suburbs. Interested in finding a super sweet apartment in Coon Rapids? Luckily, you’ve come to the right place, because scoring people their dream rentals is what we do best. But before you...

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The Twin Cities Connection

Although Coon Rapids is a “bedroom community” for Minneapolis and Saint Paul, that doesn’t mean the city is completely devoid of its own vibrancy. Several manufacturing, healthcare, and engineering companies (Mercy Medical, Honeywell, RMS Inc. to name a few) have strong presences in Coon Rapids, while a handful of new businesses and retail locations have sprouted up in recent years near the Riverdale Northstar station as well. In other words, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to both live and work in Coon Rapids, a luxury very few residents have been afforded until recently.

Still, most residents rely on jobs in one of the Twin Cities or in Bloomington to bring home the bacon. Fortunately, the brand new Northstar commuter rail in the northwest suburbs runs a direct route to downtown Minneapolis, providing a nice alternative for commuters who aren’t too keen on battling the daily dose of soul-sucking gridlock that surrounds Minneapolis during rush hour.

No Alarms, No Surprises

Coon Rapids is undoubtedly a community tailor made for married couples, who account for 3 out of 5 of adult residents – don't ask about the math there – three out of five are married couples? Somebody's getting a little extra. When news of this gets out, Coon Rapids will sell out, so get there... uh... rapidly.

Families with children, retirees, and other middle-classers who appreciate peace and quiet over hustle and bustle make up Coon Rapids' other popular population. Unsurprisingly, the city’s attractions are geared towards settled adults and children rather than urbanites and young adults (many of whom feel more at home in Minneapolis). Popular activities for residents include spending an afternoon at one of the 40-plus neighborhood parks and playgrounds that dot the city, boating or fishing on Crooked Lake, or taking in a round of golf at the renowned Bunker Hills Golf Course. Coon Rapids is also home of the state’s largest outdoor water park and a dam that features numerous scenic views and trails. The kiddies, meanwhile, are sure to remain entertained by the city’s various child-friendly attractions, including an ice arena (part of the movie Mighty Ducks was filmed here), miniature golf course, and mega arcade.

The Renting Situation

Lessees are sort of an anomaly in Coon Rapids, where more than 80 percent of residents are homeowners. Still, that doesn’t mean apartments are difficult to find. They've got over 10,000 of them. Wait, that's lakes. Coon rapids has enough apartments to go around though, ya' donchaknow. Most properties have vacancies year-round, and many landlords attempt to entice new tenants with super sweet move-in specials. Here are a few things to keep on the front pages of your apartment hunting to-do-list:

  • The average 1BR unit in Coon Rapids goes for around $750, while 2 and 3BR places are typically available in the $850-$1100 range. Prices can vary greatly depending on size and amenities, though. For example, a 700 square foot apartment with covered parking, washer/dryer hookups, a patio, and modern appliances may actually cost more than a much larger apartment with less attractive amenities. A wide range of rentals can be found in Coon Rapids, so don’t settle on a place until you’re positive it’s perfect for you.

  • Luckily for lessees in Coon Rapids, the city performs a full inspection of rental properties before granting landlords a rental license, so you don’t have to worry about your apartment having major structural damages, faulty appliances, leaks, etc. However, you should still take your move-in checklist seriously, since the city inspection doesn’t account for minor imperfections like stains, cracks, or blemishes on walls, ceilings, counters, etc. Nor do all landlords tell the city when an apartment becomes vacant. You can ask of course. If the landlord balks, it's a good indicator of his level of integrity, or an indicator that a little deal schmoozing might be in your future.

  • Just in case you’ve been living in a terrarium, we should inform you that Minnesota is sort of, well, ungodly freaking cold for much of the year. Temperatures often bottom out below the freezing level as early as October and as late as March in Coon Rapids, meaning tenants often see major spikes ($70-$120) in their heating bills during these months. So get ready to channel your inner Inuit and, more importantly, plan your budget accordingly. And for the love of footie pajamas, buy a good winter coat (and footie pajamas). If, meanwhile, you find an apartment manager who covers the cost of utilities in the rent, make sure that you, not the landlord, have control over your own heating unit – or have it contractually determined at what setting the heat is in the morning and nighttime.

• Unless an apartment is running a move-in special, you’ll probably have to pay an upfront good faith/security deposit that’s equal to (at least) the first month’s rent. Some landlords also charge non-refundable cleaning fees while others charge prospective tenants a fee (usually around $35-$50) to run credit/leasing background checks on them. You won’t need impeccable credit by any means, but if you’re wanted in 42 states for being a deadbeat renter, writing bad checks, and waking up your neighbors at 3 a.m. by blaring death metal music, you might have trouble scoring an apartment in Coon Rapids. It's a quiet place in other words.

• Whether you’re targeting Thompson Heights, Northdale, Thompson Riverview Terrace, or any other area, you won’t find a whole lot of distinction among neighborhoods (they’re all quiet, suburban, and feature 2.3 kids and a dog playing in white-picket-fenced yards). Still, we recommend spending plenty of time in a neighborhood before targeting a rental there to make sure you’re comfy with its ambiance.

• In cities with little neighborhood distinction, a pleasant guideline is identify one thing you really like – be it fishing, watching a game with a beer, movies, whatever. Try to find one option of that one thing really close to your proposed apartment. That way, if your neighbor does play death metal music or you'v had a bad day in the Tundra, you can at least, with easy access, do one of your favorite things to unwind.

Drink as much Minne-soda as you want!

And now, bold apartment hunter, it’s time to get down to business and find you the apartment you’ve always dreamed of (after you finished your dream about winning the lottery, eating food that's bad for you while still losing weight, and dating Denzel or Angelina, or both – hey – it's your dream). So welcome to Coon Rapids and happy hunting!