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Average Rent in Bloomington, IN

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Bloomington Studio - $1,232+6%
Bloomington 1 Bed - $1,242+5%
Bloomington 2 Beds - $1,430+7%

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Demographics

Education

High School

24%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

28%

Master's

20%

Doctorate

7%

Family Size

2 people

52%

3 people

24%

4 people

16%

5 people

5%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

60%

50-100k

22%

100-150k

9%

150-200k

5%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

6%

10-20

18%

20-45

53%

45-65

14%

65+

9%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

*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 Bloomington, IN

In Bloomington, IN, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,232 to $1,430. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Bloomington, IN is $1,232. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,242. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,430.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+6%

Changed from $1,162 to $1,232
1 Bed

+5%

Changed from $1,183 to $1,242
2 Beds

+7%

Changed from $1,336 to $1,430

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
1%
11%
23%
20%
44%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Plainfield$1,859+32%
Indianapolis$1,295+9%
Brownsburg$1,160-6%
Greenwood$963-16%
Mooresville$775--
Columbus$730+5%
Seymour$700-3%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Avon$1,265-4%
Brownsburg$1,265-16%
Indianapolis$1,205+4%
Danville$1,182-8%
Columbus$1,172-8%
Camby$1,125+91%
Greenwood$1,122-11%
Beech Grove$1,052+5%
Washington$1,0500%
Seymour$960+13%
Franklin$960+19%
Martinsville$929+13%
Bedford$900+96%
Mooresville$870--
Plainfield$870+4%
Shelbyville$8110%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Camby$1,625+132%
Avon$1,547-1%
Indianapolis$1,398+3%
Brownsburg$1,388-27%
Greenwood$1,363-13%
Danville$1,352-4%
Columbus$1,330+1%
Washington$1,250+9%
Plainfield$1,210+5%
Franklin$1,160+23%
Beech Grove$1,159+1%
Seymour$1,100+7%
Martinsville$1,075+10%
Mooresville$980--
Shelbyville$966+1%
North Vernon$750+7%

Compare Neighborhoods

Garden Hill

$635

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Broadview

$800

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Park Ridge East

$899

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Bloomington, IN?

For renters in Bloomington seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Garden Hill, Broadview, and Park Ridge East, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $635, $800, and $899 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Cottage Grove and Old Northeast, where the rents are $999 and $1,030, a favorable comparison to Bloomington's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,242.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Bloomington, IN?

In Bloomington, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown Bloomington, Indiana University, and Maple Heights. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Bloomington averages at $1,505, in Indiana University it averages $1,389, and in Maple Heights, the average is $1,255. For additional high-end living options, Barclay Gardens offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,240, and Elm Heights at $1,129. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,242 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bloomington, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Bloomington, IN?

In Bloomington, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Old Northeast, Downtown Bloomington, and High Point. In Old Northeast, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,030. Downtown Bloomington sees average rents of $1,505 for a 1-bedroom unit. High Point offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,049. For those seeking other popular areas, Cottage Grove presents 1-bedroom apartments at $999, and Maple Heights at $1,255. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,242 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bloomington, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Indiana University$1,335+138%
Downtown Bloomington$1,326-7%
Maple Heights$1,180+12%
Old Northeast$1,0350%
Elm Heights$989-4%
High Point$775+7%
Park Ridge East$750--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Bloomington$1,505+13%
Indiana University$1,389+167%
Maple Heights$1,255+5%
Barclay Gardens$1,240+9%
Elm Heights$1,129+3%
Mc Doel Gardens$1,100--
High Point$1,049-13%
Old Northeast$1,030-1%
Cottage Grove$999--
Park Ridge East$899+3%
Broadview$800--
Garden Hill$6350%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Cottage Grove$2,398--
Indiana University$2,250+236%
Elm Heights$1,800+9%
Old Northeast$1,7800%
Barclay Gardens$1,740+2%
Maple Heights$1,225+7%
Downtown Bloomington$1,129-6%
Broadview$1,100--
Garden Hill$1,035+1%
Mc Doel Gardens$1,000--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

50%

15-30 Mins

36%

30-40 Mins

7%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5959

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 14 of 20 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 14 of 20 renters

Percentage: 6464

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 13 of 20 renters

Percentage: 3030

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 12 of 20 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 15 of 20 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

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. 20% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 46% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bloomington serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 12% more restaurants than average
  3. 8% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Bloomington.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 76% more coffee shops than average
  3. 85% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Bloomington is running dry.

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

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Bloomington.

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

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Bloomington.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. 67% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 49% fewer gyms than average
  3. 49% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bloomington could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 51% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 57% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 24% more fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 57% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 14% more gas stations than average
  3. 37% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 20 of 20 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 18 of 20 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 18 of 20 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 17 of 20 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 16 of 20 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 16 of 20 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 16 of 20 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 16 of 20 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 16 of 20 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 15 of 20 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 14 of 20 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 13 of 20 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 12 of 20 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 12 of 20 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 12 of 20 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 11 of 20 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 13 of 20 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 14 of 20 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 14 of 20 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 17 of 20 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

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