If nothing else, Richfield is the epitome of a life in motion. Home to lots of singles and young professionals, it's also just west of the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, which means that business travelers can seriously cut down on their jet lag by having a shorter commute to and from the plane. Richfield has a sizable number of one-bedroom apartments, perfect for singles. Rents are very affordable, letting you save more of your money for the things you enjoy. Even though Richfield is technically a suburb, it’s close enough to the city that you still get all the excitement. There are plenty of employers located right in Richfield, too, the most famous is Best Buy, which has its headquarters here. In fact, job growth in Richfield is the second fastest in the metro Minneapolis/St. Paul area. If you work here, why not stay here and save yourself the long commute?
Starting Your Search Finding apartments that are all bills paid is sometimes challenging in Richfield, but it never hurts to keep looking for one. In general, heating utilities may be higher here than in other locations because of the long winters that require running the heat for days on end. But it’s all a worthwhile trade-off for the clean, fast-paced excitement of the nearby city. There are also a handful of colleges and universities within five to ten miles of Richfield, so this could be a great location if you’re a student. If you choose a two-bedroom apartment, you could get a roommate and share the expenses. Because there are fewer families in Richfield than in other suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul, it might be tough to find a three-bedroom apartment in Richfield.
Moving with Pets If you have pets, make sure you ask the leasing agent about their pet policies. Many apartment complexes will let you bring a dog or cat, though they may have rules about specific breeds and require certain documentation and additional deposits. You don’t want to be separated from Fido, and there’s a good chance you won’t have to be. Just ask!
Compared to the high flying rent of the Richfield's in other states (we're looking at you, California and New York), the rent in Richfield is fairly reasonable. If you play your cards right (depending on where you live), you should even be able to go out more than once a week. Whether you're in Northwest, Southwest, or central Richfield, rent doesn't vary too much.
Richfield is culturally diverse. It’s a veritable melting pot of African-Americans, Hispanics and foreign-born residents, so you’re always surrounded by a great variety of perspectives – not to mention a wide variety of delicious ethnic foods. Richfield is centrally located between Minneapolis and St. Paul, so you’re in a perfect location to get anywhere you need to go in a hurry. If you’re on the move, why wouldn’t you choose Richfield?