Fridley is a place where people move to primarily just to live, so it has a lot of housing options. You can find single-family homes (one, two, three and four bedrooms or more!), townhomes, row houses, apartment complexes, high rises, and more. Rent in Fridley is affordable especially compared to rent in the twin cities. You can rent a studio apartment for an average of $536 per month, and a four bedroom will cost you just over $1,000 per month on average.
Osborne Road: The neighborhood around Osborne Rd is great if you love the city but want somewhere more private.
East River Rd/51st Way: Looking for an apartment? You should look here, since it has a ton of apartment complexes and high-rises with places to rent.
Central Ave: In the Central Ave. district, people live in houses. Period. Its great because there are lots of walkable stores and restaurants.
City Center: There's a good mix of housing in Fridley's City Center. Everything you need is walkable. Sylvan Hills Park is also nearby, which is a great place to relax or take a walk.
East River Rd/Mississippi Way: This is another area in Fridley with a lot of apartments; there are highrises, row houses, townhomes, and apartment complexes.
Friday is one of the stops on the Northstar Commuter Rail, so you can get in and out of work on the train easily and affordably. There is also an Amtrak here, so if you want to get out of town and the train is your thing, you can hop a train to Portland, Seattle, or somewhere else exciting in the Northwest. Most people in Fridley do drive cars though, and the city is connected to Interstate 694, and Minnesota State Highways 47 and 65 you can get almost anywhere on these three arterial roads.
People have nicknamed the city "Friendly Fridley" for a reason. People there are nice and Midwestern, and the city is extremely laid back and chill. If you like to spend time outside, the city has lots of spots for you like the Springbrook Nature Center, a 127-acre park and reserve where you can relax or do tons of recreational activities. There is also a beloved annual festival in town the "49er days" which commemorates the towns 1949 incorporation. It happens every year in June.