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Private entries in townhomes. Two onsite playgrounds. Eat in kitchens in townhomes, dining room in apartments. PERFECT LOCATION! Inquire by email by selecting 'Check Availability' and our professional leasing staff will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding current pricing and availability! We look forward to hearing from you!
Hopkins MN, 55305
Minnehaha Creek meanders outside your front door. Concrete construction offers the ultimate soundproofing, fireproofing and building safety. Make this your new home!
Hopkins MN, 55343
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Hopkins MN, 55343
Convenient living in downtown Hopkins!
Hopkins MN, 55343
Westside Apartments offers convenience to Knollwood Mall, Target, Cub and numerous Restaurants. Minutes from Hwy 100, 169, & Hwy 7. Located on the Metro Transit Bus Line.
Hopkins MN, 55343
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Overview of Hopkins
Just west of Minneapolis, the city of Hopkins is full of local character, with family businesses and residents that embody the idea of “Minnesota Nice.” A smaller community than many of its suburban neighbors, Hopkins is a popular landing spot for Twin Cities commuters seeking a slower pace of life.
People looking for apartments for rent in Hopkins will enjoy the town’s historic charm and quiet retreats. Offering small-town suburban calm with the convenience of nearby cities, Hopkins has broad appeal for any type of lifestyle.
Living in Hopkins, MN
Originally known as West Minneapolis, Hopkins takes its name from its first postmaster, early resident Harley H. Hopkins, who allegedly insisted that the town rail depot he owned bear his name. Mostly a home for residents of Minneapolis Moline tractor company in its early years, Hopkins has a strong legacy of local development. Today residents still flock to the Mainstreet downtown area, which is home to a variety of restaurants, antique shops and other businesses.
A little less than 18,000 people choose to live in Hopkins, according to 2010 U.S. census data, giving it a small town feel. A healthy supply of Hopkins apartments for rent provide access to local attractions and the nearby Twin Cities.
Hopkins Work and Study
While not home to any colleges or universities itself, Hopkins is close to the many private and public institutions in the Twin Cities area, including the University of Minnesota. With public transportation straight to downtown Minneapolis, living in Hopkins while studying in the Twin Cities is easy to manage.
Many Hopkins residents work in nearby Minneapolis, just a short drive away, but the town is also home to a major corporate campus for agricultural supply company Cargill, its top employer. The Hopkins School District also employs many residents, as does grocery retailer and distributor SuperValu, which has a distribution center in town.
Rentals in Hopkins, MN and Cost of Living
Hopkins is more affordable than some of its neighbors, and many residents choose to rent. New developments downtown have recently contributed modern, trendy rental housing options.
The median gross rent from 2006-2010 in Hopkins was $830, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. Additional research showed one bedroom apartments renting for around $600 to $1295 per month. With a walkable downtown and public transit options to Minneapolis, some residents may find it possible to get by in Hopkins without a car.
Hopkins Attractions and Special Events
Since 1934, Hopkins has hosted the annual Hopkins Raspberry Festival. Originally a day to profile local raspberry farmers, the festival has grown into a multi-day affair, with a parade, a royalty pageant and a wide range of athletic activities and competitions. In addition to the Raspberry Festival, Hopkins regularly hosts town festivals and events like Mainstreet Days and a Music in the Park series.
Hopkins is a great place for sports and recreation. The Hopkins Pavilion provides facilities for a range of indoor sports such as ice skating, hockey, soccer and lacrosse, and residents can also head to several local parks to skate in winter. Hopkins is home to two golf courses, the Oak Ridge Country Club and the publicly-run Meadowbrook Golf Club.
Other local attractions include the Hopkins Center for the Arts, which hosts theater and dance performances, as well as art shows and classes; and the original Harley Hopkins rail depot, today inhabited by a student-run coffee shop. With convenient access to the world class theater, music, art and dining of the nearby Twin Cities, Hopkins residents can stay busy all year round.
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