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Average Rent in Birmingham, AL

Average Rent in Birmingham, AL

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $1,315+4%
1 Bed - $1,414+6%
2 Beds - $1,250-2%
Last updated 3/3/2024

Average Apartment Cost in Birmingham, AL

The average rent for apartments in Birmingham, AL, is between $1,250 and $1,414 in 2024. For a studio apartment in Birmingham, AL, the average rent is $1,315. When it comes to 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent in Birmingham, AL, is $1,414. For a 2-bedroom apartment, the average rent is $1,250.

Apartment Rent Ranges in Birmingham, AL

Apartment PricesProportion
3%
33%
45%
9%
10%

Neighborhood Apartment Rent Trends in Birmingham, AL

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Red Mountain$1,927--
Forest Park$1,927--
Brook Highland$1,469+7%
Downtown$1,384+5%
Five Points South$1,291+3%
Central City$1,198--
Northside$1,198--
Highland Park$840--
Glen Iris$8350%
Southside$740--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Redmont Park$1,665--
Downtown$1,627-6%
Northside$1,607--
Fountain Heights$1,607--
Five Points South$1,580-9%
Southside$1,503-1%
Central City$1,433-27%
Southwest Birmingham$1,315+4%
Sand Ridge$1,315+4%
Highland Park$1,300+9%
Glen Iris$1,015-4%
Crestwood$1,000--
Brook Highland$999-12%
Crestline$947+15%
Red Mountain$9000%
Forest Park$9000%
Oak Ridge Park$829-7%
Huffman$800--
West End$750--
East Pinson Valley$740+6%
Echo Highlands$740+6%
Spring Lake$5500%
North Birmingham$450--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Five Points South$2,315+3%
Southside$2,300+14%
Downtown$2,291+2%
Northside$2,162+170%
Fountain Heights$2,162--
Southwest Birmingham$1,520+3%
Sand Ridge$1,520+3%
Redmont Park$1,495--
Highland Park$1,295--
Red Mountain$1,200+14%
Brook Highland$1,149-10%
Glen Iris$1,122-9%
Forest Park$1,0500%
Crestline$1,005+15%
South Eastlake$1,000+8%
Oak Ridge Park$879-10%
East Pinson Valley$875+1%
Echo Highlands$875+1%
West End$850--
Huffman$800--
Spring Lake$6200%
North Birmingham$450--

How Other Cities Compare to Birmingham, AL

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Bessemer$1,439-2%
Pelham$1,409+1%
Talladega$1,000--
Northport$839+4%
Tuscaloosa$769+4%
Hoover$725-15%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Vestavia$1,409+1%
Pell City$1,347--
Leeds$1,200--
Homewood$1,119-1%
Alabaster$1,110+40%
Pelham$1,015+21%
Hoover$9990%
Vestavia Hills$996--
Fultondale$946+9%
Irondale$936+10%
Tuscaloosa$925+7%
Gardendale$905--
Northport$895-5%
Cullman$7970%
Montevallo$605+10%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Pelham$1,604+53%
Leeds$1,600--
Pell City$1,384+99%
Homewood$1,379+15%
Vestavia Hills$1,200-8%
Vestavia$1,194+7%
Fultondale$1,129+10%
Hoover$1,100-9%
Gardendale$1,100--
Irondale$1,047+16%
Tuscaloosa$1,019+2%
Northport$1,000-5%
Cullman$9970%
Jasper$925--
Alabaster$900-7%
Talladega$750+8%
Montevallo$7000%
Center Point$610-16%
Sylacauga$6000%

Birmingham, AL Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds
Mar 2023Apr 2023May 2023Jun 2023Jul 2023Aug 2023Sep 2023Oct 2023Nov 2023Dec 2023Jan 2024Feb 2024Mar 2024
$1350$1407$1447$1447$1454$1315$1330$1300$1293$1384$1360$1297$1297
$1457$1227$1187$1110$1120$1097$1080$1085$1307$1515$1509$1414$1414
$1302$1352$1349$1337$1335$1349$1330$1341$1382$1382$1382$1382$1382
$1554$1554$1554$1570$1562$1560$1570$1577$1587$1619$1619$1585$1574

Neighborhood Information for Birmingham, AL

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Birmingham are North Birmingham, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $450, Spring Lake, where renters pay $550 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and East Pinson Valley, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $740. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Echo Highlands ($740 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or West End ($750 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,414 average for a Birmingham 1-bedroom apartment.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Birmingham are Redmont Park, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,665, Downtown, where renters pay $1,627 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Northside, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,607. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Fountain Heights ($1,607 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Five Points South ($1,580 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,414 average for a Birmingham 1-bedroom apartment.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL?

The most popular neighborhoods in Birmingham are Glen Iris, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,015, Fountain Heights, where renters pay $1,607 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Red Mountain, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $900. If you're looking for other popular neighborhoods, check out the listings in Southside ($1,503 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Forest Park ($900 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,414 average for a Birmingham 1-bedroom apartment.

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