Average Rent In Minnesota For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Minnesota?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Minnesota for December 2020 is $1,600. With an averge apartment size of 1,238 sqft, the average price per square foot in Minnesota is $1.292.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Minnesota rent costs -3.0% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Minnesota ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

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How Does Minnesota Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticMNUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,600$1,650 -3.0%
Average $/sqft $1.292$1.135 13.8%
M-o-M Change $0$0 nan%
Y-o-Y Change $0$5 -100.0%
M-o-M % Change 0.0%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 0.0%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Minnesota


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Minnesota increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Minnesota clocking in at $1,255, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,850 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,445 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $462/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Minnesota check out:

Month Over Month Minnesota Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Minnesota has experienced a $0 change in rent over the past month going from $1,600 to $1,600. That change comes out to 0.0%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Minnesota:

Year Over Year Minnesota Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Minnesota changed $0 from $1,600 to $1,600. A change of $0 means that rents changed 0.0% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Minnesota:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Minnesota

Minnetrista, MN

Population: 7,187
Median Rent: $2,694
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Andover, MN
Source: Public domain

Population: 32,257
Median Rent: $1,737
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Orono, MN

Population: 7,887
Median Rent: $1,687
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Maple Grove, MN
Source: Public domain

Population: 68,362
Median Rent: $1,557
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Arden Hills, MN

Population: 10,250
Median Rent: $1,553
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Woodbury, MN
Source: Public domain

Population: 67,648
Median Rent: $1,549
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Ramsey, MN
Source: Public domain

Population: 25,853
Median Rent: $1,506
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Lakeville, MN

Population: 61,056
Median Rent: $1,502
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Population: 15,630
Median Rent: $1,499
More on Otsego: Real Estate | Data

Population: 5,920
Median Rent: $1,468
More on Medina: Real Estate | Data

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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