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Overview of Oakdale

Located just 11 miles west of St. Paul, Oakdale, Minn., is a thriving suburban city of 27,378. Oakdale has been considered a rich and promising suburb for many years, and it has kept its promise by continuing to bring new shops, restaurants, employment opportunities and family-style housing to the Twin Cities metro. More than 30 restaurants and coffee shops make Oakdale a great place to live for suburban foodies, while its proximity to urban St. Paul makes it an ideal destination for many of the area's commuters.

Oakdale is a fabulous community for people from all walks of life. According to data from the U.S. Census bureau, about 65 percent of the city's population is made up of families. Families flock to the Twin Cities metro for its well-ranked school systems and family vibe. Singles also fit in in Oakdale, making up almost 30 percent of all households in the area. Those searching for Oakdale apartments for rent will be able to find an ideal place to call home.

Living in Oakdale, MN

Oakdale enjoys an ideal location for navigating the metro region. Just a few miles from the Twin Cities themselves, Oakland allows residents a quick and easy commute. It is also located on the east side of the metro, giving it drivable access to scenic river communities like Stillwater and Red Wing. Its location allows for easy access to regional roads and highways while placing it in the center of all the Twin Cities metro has to offer.

Oakdale boasts more than 25 parks and its own nature preserve, providing a number of outdoor options for residents. The Oakdale Discovery Center is another regional favorite, offering artwork, an amphitheater, wildlife exhibits and reception facilities for local weddings and other celebrations. Oakdale residents enjoy numerous community events throughout the year, such as haunted hayrides, egg hunts, farmers markets, concerts and fireworks.

Oakdale Work and Study

Although Oakdale doesn't offer any colleges or universities within its borders, numerous institutes of higher learning are located throughout the area. Century Community and Technical College, Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul College, Concordia University, St. Paul, Hamline University, Northwestern College and Bethel University are all located within about 10 miles from Oakdale.

Because it serves primarily as a bedroom community, Oakdale sees its population decline about 25 percent during workdays due to commuting. Many residents commute into St. Paul, Minneapolis or one of the surrounding suburbs for work. However, numerous employment opportunities exist within Oakdale itself. According to the city's 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Oakdale's top employers are 3M Company, Minnesota Department of Transportation, School District 622, Washington County, Imation Corporation, Educational Credit Management and Hartford Group.

Rentals in Oakdale, MN and Cost of Living

According to city-data.com, the cost of living index in Oakdale is 113, which is 13 percent higher than the U.S. average. Those searching for Oakdale apartments should also factor commuting costs into their monthly budgets, as the city is not particularly walkable. About 23 percent of Oakdale homes are renter-occupied units, and the median gross rent in the city is $819 per month.

Oakdale Attractions and Special Events

Oakdale's charm allows for numerous community events throughout the year, but none is more widely anticipated than Summerfest. Oakdale's Summerfest celebration includes fun activities like carnival rides, parades, live entertainment, food and more. Residents and visitors alike flock to this annual celebration to beat the summer heat.

To find a Oakdale apartment or rental, check out our apartment listings. Rent.com® is happy to help you find your next home.

Cedric's Landing - Oakdale, MN 55128
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(15)

Oakdale, MN 55128

$714 - $1651

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Oakdale, MN (Lakewood Village, South White Bear Lake)

(15)

$714 - $1651

267 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Minnehaha Manor - Oakdale, MN 55128
17
(11)

Oakdale, MN 55128

$689 - $1219

0-3 Beds 1 Bath

2M & Eastgate Apartments - Oakdale, MN 55128
27
(2)

Oakdale, MN 55128

$685 - $960

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Gentry Apartments - Oakdale, MN 55128
18
(2)

Oakdale, MN 55128

$699 - $980

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Rose Vista - Roseville, MN 55113
21
(7)

Roseville, MN 55113

$740 - $1240

0-3 Beds 1 Bath

Roseville, MN

(7)

$740 - $1240

175 Units 0-3 Beds 1 Bath

Vintage on Selby - Saint Paul, MN 55104
11

Saint Paul, MN 55104

$1135 - $4610

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Lexington-Hamline)


$1135 - $4610

210 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Barrington - Woodbury, MN 55125
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(2)

Woodbury, MN 55125

$975 - $1600

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Woodbury, MN

(2)

$975 - $1600

282 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Palisades Apartments - Roseville, MN 55113
12
(7)

Roseville, MN 55113

$811 - $1233

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Lakeview Terrace - Shoreview, MN 55126
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Shoreview, MN 55126

$1370 - $2020

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cosmopolitan Apartments - Saint Paul, MN 55101
17
(3)

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$1111 - $2237

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown)

(3)

$1111 - $2237

255 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Riverwood - Saint Paul, MN 55118
21
(10)

Saint Paul, MN 55118

$1150 - $3340

0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Lexington Riverside)

(10)

$1150 - $3340

133 Units 0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Victoria Park Apartments - Saint Paul, MN 55102
36
(6)

Saint Paul, MN 55102

$1200 - $2600

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (West 7th-Fort Road)

(6)

$1200 - $2600

215 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Penfield - Saint Paul, MN 55101
47

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$1075 - $2630

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown)


$1075 - $2630

254 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kellogg Square - Saint Paul, MN 55101
36
(78)

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$920 - $2950

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown)

(78)

$920 - $2950

472 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Crown Villa Apartments - Woodbury, MN 55125
22
(21)

Woodbury, MN 55125

$1089 - $1589

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Rayette Lofts - Saint Paul, MN 55101
38

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$1190 - $2660

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown)


$1190 - $2660

88 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Lowertown Lofts - Saint Paul, MN 55101
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(44)

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$985 - $2565

0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown)

(44)

$985 - $2565

106 Units 0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Uptown at City Walk - Woodbury, MN 55129
29
(5)

Woodbury, MN 55129

$1294 - $2049

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Lofts at Farmers Market - Saint Paul, MN 55101
21

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$1014 - $1942

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown)


$1014 - $1942

58 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

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