Longfellow, Minneapolis, MN

Longfellow Neighborhood Guide Minneapolis, MN

About

Longfellow is a cozy, residential neighborhood located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It's recognized for its quiet charm and the iconic Minnehaha Falls that's just a stroll away. The neighborhood is bounded by Hiawatha Avenue and the Mississippi River, with the convenient Light Rail Blue Line running along its western boundary and providing easy access to downtown Minneapolis and the airport.

What You Will Love about Longfellow, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Residents enjoy the tranquility and small-town feel of Longfellow while being just minutes away from the heart of Minneapolis.
  • The neighborhood is home to an array of local shops, restaurants, and the famed Minnehaha Park and Falls.
  • The Light Rail Blue Line adds significant convenience by making commuting to downtown Minneapolis or the airport a hassle-free experience.

What’s Nearby

Longfellow is close to the University of Minnesota campus and downtown Minneapolis, offering a variety of cultural and entertainment experiences. The nearby Minnehaha Park features the stunning 53-foot Minnehaha Falls, wading pools, gardens, and picnic areas, presenting a perfect blend of urban living and natural beauty.

The Rental Market

In the Longfellow neighborhood, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,335. The least you might spend is around $1,065, while at its peak, the price might reach up to $1,375. These prices depict a broad range of rental options available to prospective renters in this charming neighborhood.

Rental Price Stability

The standard deviation of the average price in Longfellow is $136.44. This relatively low standard deviation indicates a stable rental market, with little fluctuation in rental rates over the past year.

Lifestyle

Living in Longfellow, residents get to enjoy a calm, residential atmosphere while having access to urban amenities. The neighborhood's proximity to nature spots like Minnehaha Falls and convenience to downtown Minneapolis offers a balanced lifestyle of leisure and city living. Whether it's exploring local eateries or taking a leisurely walk along the Mississippi River, there’s something for everyone in Longfellow.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 233 restaurants, 42 grocery stores, and 64 parks within a mile of the Longfellow neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Longfellow Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    3815 E Lake St

  • GROCERY
    Reidy's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    3904 42nd Ave S

  • SHOPPING
    Cottage

    Retail, Warehouse / Wholesale Store

    0.8 miles

    3131 Snelling Ave

  • GROCERY
    Aldi

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    2929 27th Ave S

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    1.0 mile

    2500 E Lake St

  • GROCERY
    Cub Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    2850 26th Ave S

Longfellow Apartments and Rentals

491 Rental properties in Longfellow, Minneapolis, MN.

  • The Link Minneapolis property

    $1,414+

    The Link Minneapolis

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    440–936 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Cedars 94 Apartments property

    $969+

    Cedars 94 Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    418–900 Sqft

    Available 9/30

  • The Lumin at Highland Bridge (62+) property

    $1,158+

    The Lumin at Highland Bridge (62+)

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    565–790 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • YG Flats property

    $1,029+

    YG Flats

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    377–805 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Liffey on Snelling property

    $1,119+

    Liffey on Snelling

    Studio–2 Beds

    395–831 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Green on Fourth property

    $1,650+

    Green on Fourth

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    502–1136 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
1.3%
13.8%
utilities
1.6%
5.3%
food
0.8%
1.2%
transportation
0.2%
2.8%
healthcare
1.5%
0.8%

Longfellow Demographics

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Longfellow Reviews

people smiling
  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 6 of 7 renters

Longfellow Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

77/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Biker’s Paradise

97/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

55/100
8 train stops, 4 other stops

38th St Station

Train Stop

2902 E 38th St

Metropolitan Transit Commission

Other

2850 26th Ave S

Minnehaha / Lake Street Midtown LRT Station

Train Stop

2310 Lake Pl

Source: foursquare.com

Longfellow Schools

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0%
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0%
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0%
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6%
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1%
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30%
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2%
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3%
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99%