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Average Rent in Phoenix, AZ

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Phoenix Studio - $1,104-2%
Phoenix 1 Bed - $1,299-1%
Phoenix 2 Beds - $1,574-3%
Last updated 6/20/2024

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Demographics

Education

High School

25%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

30%

Master's

12%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

78%

3 people

13%

4 people

8%

5 people

0%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

58%

50-100k

20%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

5%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

1%

10-20

17%

20-45

56%

45-65

17%

65+

9%

Affordability

Last updated 6/20/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Downtown, Phoenix, AZ

In Phoenix, AZ, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,104 to $1,574. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown, Phoenix, AZ is $1,104. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,299. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,574.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-2%

Changed from $1,127 to $1,104
1 Bed

-1%

Changed from $1,312 to $1,299
2 Beds

-3%

Changed from $1,623 to $1,574
Last updated 6/20/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0.5%

Compared to National Average

3%

The cost of living in Downtown, Phoenix, AZ is 0.5% lower than the state average and 3% higher than the national average. Downtown, Phoenix, AZ housing is 16.6% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 0.6% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 4.1% more in Downtown, Phoenix, AZ than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 7% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown, Phoenix, AZCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
2.1%
16.6%
Utilities
0.2%
0.6%
Food
0.5%
4.1%
Transportation
3.5%
1.7%
Healthcare
1.3%
7%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Scottsdale$1,889+11%
Buckeye$1,837--
Peoria$1,726-3%
Chandler$1,548+36%
Surprise$1,517--
Gilbert$1,479-5%
Goodyear$1,320+4%
Maricopa$1,319--
Tempe$1,247-4%
Casa Grande$1,131-54%
Mesa$1,112+6%
Phoenix$1,104-2%
El Mirage$1,095--
Avondale$1,049-31%
Glendale$962-1%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Scottsdale$1,935-3%
Tolleson$1,769+6%
Chandler$1,688+9%
Queen Creek$1,660-1%
Buckeye$1,655+84%
Goodyear$1,595+10%
Laveen$1,595--
Surprise$1,566+1%
Gilbert$1,560-11%
San Tan Valley$1,550--
Sun City$1,500-25%
Avondale$1,469-1%
Peoria$1,460-6%
Maricopa$1,459+39%
Tempe$1,347-4%
Glendale$1,314+1%
Mesa$1,312-1%
Phoenix$1,299-1%
Apache Junction$1,295--
El Mirage$1,295-4%
Casa Grande$1,274-51%
Coolidge$1,1200%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Scottsdale$2,247-18%
Tolleson$2,177+12%
Fountain Hills$2,100--
Chandler$2,084+6%
Gilbert$1,929-5%
Queen Creek$1,920-5%
Laveen$1,912--
Buckeye$1,880--
Goodyear$1,867+15%
Surprise$1,816+3%
Avondale$1,774+4%
Peoria$1,723-4%
Sun City$1,700--
Maricopa$1,675+28%
Tempe$1,6390%
Mesa$1,587-2%
Phoenix$1,574-3%
Glendale$1,562-2%
El Mirage$1,5500%
Casa Grande$1,335-54%
Apache Junction$1,299-10%
Coolidge$1,220+2%

Compare Neighborhoods

Citrus Acres

$1,025

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Melrose Woodlea

$1,100

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Roosevelt

$1,129

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Phoenix, AZ?

For renters in Phoenix seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Citrus Acres, Melrose Woodlea, and Roosevelt, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,025, $1,100, and $1,129 respectively. Additional areas offering value are North Mountain and Alhambra, where the rents are $1,172 and $1,174, a favorable comparison to Phoenix's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,299.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Phoenix, AZ?

In Phoenix, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Kierland, Biltmore, and Arcadia Lite. A 1-bedroom apartment in Kierland averages at $4,811, in Biltmore it averages $2,650, and in Arcadia Lite, the average is $2,252. For additional high-end living options, Sonoran Foothills offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,035, and Lakewood at $2,000. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,299 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Phoenix, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Phoenix, AZ?

In Phoenix, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Arcadia, Kierland, and Arcadia Lite. In Arcadia, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,282. Kierland sees average rents of $4,811 for a 1-bedroom unit. Arcadia Lite offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $2,252. For those seeking other popular areas, Camelback East presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,320, and Citrus Acres at $1,025. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,299 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Phoenix, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$1,856+4%
Desert Ridge$1,805--
Deer Valley$1,716+76%
Paradise Valley$1,710+39%
Paradise Valley Oasis$1,676+41%
Desert View$1,659+2%
Central Avenue Corridor$1,611-4%
Ahwatukee Foothills$1,602-3%
Arcadia Lite$1,571-19%
South Phoenix$1,570-1%
Central City$1,511-2%
North Gateway$1,382+6%
Alvarado Historic District$1,375--
Arcadia$1,278+2%
North Phoenix$1,208+1%
Maryvale$1,089+7%
Encanto$1,087-3%
North Central Corridor$1,080--
Estrella$1,050+17%
West Phoenix$1,0090%
North Mountain$1,002-6%
Camelback East$993-11%
Alhambra$987-6%
Citrus Acres$950-10%
Coronado$895--
South Mountain$8150%
Roosevelt$799--
Sunnyslope$795--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Arcadia Lite$2,252-3%
Sonoran Foothills$2,035--
Lakewood$2,0000%
Willo$1,995--
Foothills Golf Club$1,950--
Paradise Valley$1,831+5%
Desert Ridge$1,794-1%
Desert View$1,787+1%
Ahwatukee Foothills$1,699+17%
Paradise Valley Oasis$1,675+33%
North Gateway$1,664-13%
Central Avenue Corridor$1,635+14%
Deer Valley$1,611+16%
Garfield$1,550+32%
Downtown$1,547-9%
Tuscano$1,525--
Mountain Park Ranch$1,501+4%
Alvarado Historic District$1,495-10%
Central City$1,489+16%
Coronado$1,475-11%
North Phoenix$1,415-2%
South Phoenix$1,400+3%
North Central Corridor$1,395--
South Mountain$1,350+11%
Camelback East$1,320-5%
Greenfield Acres$1,300-7%
Arcadia$1,282-8%
Maryvale$1,269-1%
Encanto$1,247-12%
West Phoenix$1,239+9%
Sunnyslope$1,2250%
Estrella$1,175+38%
Alhambra$1,174+4%
North Mountain$1,172-5%
Roosevelt$1,129+13%
Melrose Woodlea$1,100+21%
Citrus Acres$1,025-13%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Arcadia Lite$2,619-21%
Sonoran Foothills$2,470--
Downtown$2,436-16%
Desert View$2,299-7%
Central City$2,230-9%
Paradise Valley Oasis$2,213+35%
Biltmore$2,095-40%
Arcadia$2,083+21%
Desert Ridge$2,079-18%
Paradise Valley$2,034-10%
Deer Valley$1,955+22%
Foothills Golf Club$1,950--
Coronado$1,900+3%
North Gateway$1,897+1%
Ahwatukee Foothills$1,818+12%
Mountain Park Ranch$1,795+11%
North Phoenix$1,790+5%
North Central Corridor$1,775-26%
South Phoenix$1,726+21%
Camelback East$1,610-7%
South Mountain$1,575+11%
Central Avenue Corridor$1,565-20%
Tuscano$1,558--
Maryvale$1,522+5%
Encanto$1,475-14%
West Phoenix$1,465+4%
Alhambra$1,449+2%
North Mountain$1,412-5%
Greenfield Acres$1,400-19%
Estrella$1,380-10%
Garfield$1,355-40%
Melrose Woodlea$1,300+19%
Citrus Acres$1,300-6%
Sunnyslope$1,295-2%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

36%

15-30 Mins

42%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8383

Walk Score®

Percentage: 7474

Bike Score®

Percentage: 6161

Transit Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Great service and no need for reservations. A great place for food.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 96% more restaurants than average
  3. 56% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're full of beans for Downtown Phoenix's coffee shop scene.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 98% more coffee shops than average
  3. 74% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Downtown Phoenix looks good for nightlife.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 95% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 63% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Buckle up: the amusement park scene here is quite a ride.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 95% more amusement parks than average
  3. 47% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The great medical care here is just what the doctor ordered.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 94% more medical facilities than average
  3. 19% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Phoenix is prime for park lovers.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 100% more parks than average
  3. 88% more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Phoenix's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. Far fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Theaters

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If the world is a stage, then Downtown Phoenix is a real player.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 99% more theaters than average
  3. 82% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

FIll 'er up! Downtown Phoenix has plenty of gas stations.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Downtown Phoenix is a good place for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 98% more pet facilities than average
  3. 77% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Phoenix draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 83% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Downtown Phoenix.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 91% more gyms than average
  3. 20% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Phoenix is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 87% more daycares than average
  3. 39% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Phoenix gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Schools

Top Schools in Downtown Phoenix

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Glendale, AZ 8.7 miles$1,314$1,562
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