St Louis Park Apartments for Rent
St. Louis Park is a Minnesota city located to the west of Minneapolis/St. Paul. With easy access to the downtown area, St. Louis Park combines the convenience of the city with the atmosphere of a small town. Located in the 55426 zip code area in Hennepin County, St. Louis Park has roughly 45,000 residents and spans nearly 11 square miles.
St. Louis Park has a little bit of everything, including largely residential areas and some businesses that serve the community. Nearly 12 percent of the neighborhood is designated as parkland, with a whopping 51 parks within the area. Residential areas combine the traditional with the modern, so that there is a little something for every aesthetic preference and budget in St. Louis Park. The average owner-occupied home in St. Louis Park was valued at $135,800 in 2000. The home-ownership rate in 2000 was nearly 65 percent.
You could also consider St. Louis Park an eco-friendly community, with walking and biking trails that connect the city with Uptown, Chaska, Hopkins, and downtown Minneapolis. Not only does this provide environmentally friendly traveling options, but it also means that St. Louis Park is centrally located near plenty of Minneapolis’ hot spots.
Although St. Louis Park residents represent all age groups, the city is considered especially ideal for youth. It has been named one of the top 100 communities in the nation for young people.
The St. Louis Park school district is top-notch, and every single school in the district has received national recognition for excellence. Schools in St. Louis Park include two primary centers, two intermediate centers, a junior high school, and two senior high schools. One of the intermediate centers – located at 6300 Walker Street – is devoted entirely to Spanish immersion for grades K-6. Nearly a dozen well-respected private schools also serve the neighborhood of St. Louis Park.