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Average Rent in Yuma, AZ

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Yuma Studio - $787-19%
Yuma 1 Bed - $1,022+6%
Yuma 2 Beds - $1,230+4%
Last updated 6/20/2024

Local Guide

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Local Reviews

What I like about my neighborhood is that I get along with my neighbors and I live next door to a church. Local business is a grocery store and eateries within a walking distance. I enjoy going to the mall with my friends and family.

The river and scenery. Also where I'm at is older houses and ablt of history sunny skies most of the time

I like being close to grocery stores. I enjoy being near a school there is a coffee shop less than 10 minutes away from my house. there is a park nearby

Nothing unique really. It is all good. Most people are okay. I like going to the malls. There are different restaurants.

It is a quiet neighborhood. There are some restaurants immediately within walking distance and half a mile away a small shopping district.

55 and over trailer parks Walmart across the street and we have public transit transportation in front of the building



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Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for 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 Yuma, AZ

In Yuma, AZ, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $787 to $1,230. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Yuma, AZ is $787. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,022. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,230.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months



Changed from $972 to $787
1 Bed


Changed from $964 to $1,022
2 Beds


Changed from $1,183 to $1,230
Last updated 6/20/2024

Rent Ranges

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Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Mesa Heights$850--


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Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3838

Walk Score®



Say 8 of 13 renters

Has Sidewalks


Say 10 of 13 renters

Percentage: 5252

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly


Say 9 of 13 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Fine Arts

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Yuma is a masterpiece for fine art lovers.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 54% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Yuma scores high for health and fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 24% fewer gyms than average
  3. 41% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in Yuma are at full-throttle!

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 39% more gas stations than average
  3. 12% more gas stations than areas of a similar size


3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Yuma gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 82% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 83% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size


3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 94% more bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size


2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 32% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 33% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size


2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Yuma doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 72% more pet facilities than average
  3. 11% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 6% more grocery stores than average
  3. 22% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Yuma.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. 60% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Yuma's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 69% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 44% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter


Say 13 of 13 renters

Noise Late At Night


Say 12 of 13 renters

Area Has Potholes


Say 12 of 13 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside


Say 10 of 13 renters

Pet Friendly


Say 10 of 13 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family


Say 10 of 13 renters

Near Grocery Stores


Say 9 of 13 renters

Busy Streets


Say 8 of 13 renters

Nearby Parks


Say 8 of 13 renters

Near Schools


Say 8 of 13 renters

Safe For Families


Say 8 of 13 renters

Mostly Older Buildings


Say 7 of 13 renters

Quiet Area


Say 7 of 13 renters

Well Lit


Say 7 of 13 renters

Maintained Yards


Say 7 of 13 renters

Near Downtown


Say 9 of 13 renters

Tree Lined Streets


Say 9 of 13 renters

Nice Views


Say 10 of 13 renters

Near Highways


Say 11 of 13 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings


Say 12 of 13 renters


Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Yuma

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Yuma, AZ

Overview of Yuma

Located in southern Arizona, Yuma is a city of true Western American history. After its incorporation as Arizona City in 1871, the city was renamed Yuma in 1873. Yuma stands alone as an isolated but modern Arizona community. The city's more than 93,000 residents - a population that nearly doubles between January and March - enjoy its self-reliance, numerous housing developments and hot climate, and those searching for Yuma apartments for rent are certain to discover what many locals already know - that there is more to Yuma than meets the eye.

Yuma's location on the banks of the Colorado River helped it develop over time. Yuma Crossing became the safest place to cross the river during the time of Western exploration, thanks to a number of dams throughout the area. The area was first explored by Spanish settlers Hernando de Alarcon and Melchior Diaz, who predated New England's pilgrims by more than 50 years. The settlers encountered Native Americans, natural wonders and pristine beauty. In 1774, Juan Bautista de Anza established contact with the local Native Americans and began to bring more intense European influence to the area. In the century that followed, numerous wars over Mexican lands predominated the area. Arizona City, whose name was later changed to Yuma, was finally settled as an American city in 1871.

Living in Yuma, AZ

Yuma residents and visitors tend to enjoy the area's numerous outdoor recreation opportunities. Bird watchers love the area for its more than 400 bird species, which find sanctuary in the nearby Kofa, Imperial and Cibola national wildlife refuges. The city's East Wetlands restoration area is also a prime area to catch sight of winged wonders. If bird watching isn't your style, numerous hiking, hunting, camping and water sport opportunities are located in the area.

Those who prefer to stay indoors may consider Yuma's shopping and dining scene. Though Yuma is largely a family-oriented city, it has a bit of nightlife to offer for those who desire it. Incoming residents should note, however, that Yuma is 185 miles from Phoenix and 173 miles from San Diego, so shopping options are largely restricted to the Yuma area.

Yuma Work and Study

Arizona Western College is located in Yuma and enrolls about 2,600 students per year. Apart from Arizona Western College, the closest institute of higher learning is Imperial Valley College, which is located 53 miles away in Imperial, Calif. There are no other colleges or universities closer than 100 miles from Yuma.

Yuma is the surrounding area's largest city, so many regional residents commute to Yuma for work daily. In fact, the city's population grows about 6 percent on workdays due to commuting. According to Yuma's 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are Marine Corps Air Station, U.S Army Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma School District 1, Yuma County, Growers Company and the United States Border Patrol.

Rentals in Yuma, AZ and Cost of Living

Those searching for Yuma rentals will be happy to note that the city's cost of living index is 88.8, which is 11.2 percent lower than the U.S. average. New residents will also want to consider air-conditioning costs when planning their monthly budgets, as Yuma is notorious for its sweltering summer heat. The median gross rent in Yuma is $872 per month.

Yuma Attractions and Special Events

Throughout the most popular months, Yuma hosts numerous farmers markets and community events. One of the area's most widely anticipated events is Yuma Lettuce Days, which celebrates the region's agricultural heritage. Special activities include lettuce carvings, food stands, beer tastings and more.

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