Dinkytown is a bustling neighborhood of Minneapolis in Hennepin County. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Minneapolis market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby University and Marcy-Holmes.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Dinkytown has much to offer, and potential renters should know that the cost of living is higher than surrounding Minneapolis metros when it comes time to make important financial decisions. With an average expenditure of $50.1K/year, Dinkytown locals spend more than people living in University, where reported household spending amounts to $38.1K/year.
The neighborhoods of Dinkytown and Marcy-Holmes are identical for the percentage of households that have children, 4%, and similar by the average number of people per household, 2.19 and 1.69, respectively.
The household average income in Dinkytown is higher than that of households in Marcy-Holmes, and more residents in Dinkytown have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Marcy-Holmes. Its average household income is $62.4K/year while the median is $23,274. Compare this fact with Marcy-Holmes, where the average income is $52.2K and the median is $24,281. In addition to that, more people in Dinkytown have attained a master's degree or higher.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Dinkytown are 4th St. SE and 14th Ave. SE. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Dinkytown.
Dinkytown has restaurants and bars, including Burrito Bar & Grill, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Qdoba Mexican Grill and Pizza Hut are both around the proverbial corner.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in Peppermint Park.
For a more extensive list of places in Dinkytown to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
U Of M Food Svc is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Dinkytown area. For fresh-baked goods you can't find anywhere else, Fru-Lala is on 4th St. SE.
Dinkytown is a trendy area, especially since it has multiple shopping malls and shopping centers.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Dinkytown are Minnesota Online High School, Minnesota Transitions Middle School and Miniapple International Montessori. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
Minnesota Transitions Charter district has three elementary schools, one middle school and five high schools. Minnesota Transitions Charter district has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Minnesota Online High district. Minnesota Transitions Charter district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Minnesota Online High district.