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Average Rent in Muncie, IN

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Muncie Studio - $595-8%
Muncie 1 Bed - $695+3%
Muncie 2 Beds - $895+12%

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See what Muncie, IN has to offer.

Demographics

Education

High School

47%

Associate's

30%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

25%

4 people

18%

5 people

6%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

65%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

2%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

10%

10-20

16%

20-45

41%

45-65

20%

65+

14%

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 Muncie, IN

In Muncie, IN, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $595 to $895. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Muncie, IN is $595. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $695. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $895.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-8%

Changed from $647 to $595
1 Bed

+3%

Changed from $675 to $695
2 Beds

+12%

Changed from $799 to $895

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
22%
30%
33%
10%
4%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fishers$1,305+8%
Carmel$1,292+15%
Noblesville$1,097-1%
Westfield$1,073-20%
Kokomo$715+8%
Muncie$595-8%
Marion$510+3%
Connersville$500--
Anderson$4620%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Carmel$1,610+4%
Westfield$1,494+4%
Zionsville$1,462+4%
McCordsville$1,400+23%
Noblesville$1,363+3%
Fishers$1,195-25%
Greenfield$1,059-6%
Bluffton$929-1%
Kokomo$912+10%
New Castle$871+5%
Fortville$870+43%
Elwood$804-10%
Anderson$783+6%
Muncie$695+3%
Connersville$650--
Richmond$640-2%
Huntington$611--
Marion$610+5%
Wabash$595+74%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Carmel$2,038+8%
McCordsville$1,950+52%
Westfield$1,767+6%
Zionsville$1,663-11%
Fishers$1,405-32%
Noblesville$1,340-8%
Greenfield$1,232-4%
Bluffton$1,1490%
Fortville$1,124+3%
Kokomo$1,037+12%
Elwood$985+18%
Anderson$949+11%
New Castle$934+6%
Muncie$895+12%
Wabash$895--
Yorktown$843--
Connersville$800--
Richmond$740+4%
Marion$740+4%
Huntington$731--
Greenville$618+4%

Compare Neighborhoods

Forest Park

$637

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Thomas Park

$650

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Westside

$675

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Muncie, IN?

For renters in Muncie seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Forest Park, Thomas Park, and Westside, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $637, $650, and $675 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Downtown and Old West End, where the rents are $695 and $695, a favorable comparison to Muncie's overall 1-bedroom average of $695.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Muncie, IN?

In Muncie, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown, Old West End, and Anthony. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown averages at $695, in Old West End it averages $695, and in Anthony, the average is $695. For additional high-end living options, Westside offers 1-bedroom apartments at $675, and Thomas Park at $650. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $695 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Muncie, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Muncie, IN?

In Muncie, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Westside, Forest Park, and Thomas Park. In Westside, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $675. Forest Park sees average rents of $637 for a 1-bedroom unit. Thomas Park offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $650. For those seeking other popular areas, Old West End presents 1-bedroom apartments at $695, and Anthony at $695. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $695 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Muncie, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Anthony$612+6%
Downtown$595-30%
Thomas Park$5950%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$695+3%
Old West End$695--
Anthony$695-1%
Westside$675+4%
Thomas Park$650-6%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Sky Park$1,100--
Westside$1,050+5%
Whitely$925--
Downtown$875+9%
Anthony$850+13%
Thomas Park$795--
Southside$765-4%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

49%

15-30 Mins

31%

30-40 Mins

8%

40-60 Mins

6%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4646

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 11 of 13 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 7 of 13 renters

Percentage: 6262

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 13 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 25% more parks 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. 15% more grocery stores than average
  3. 11% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 35% more restaurants than average
  3. 7% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Muncie.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 12% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 32% fewer 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. Muncie 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

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Muncie.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 28% fewer shops than average
  3. A standard number of shops compared to 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. 11% fewer gyms than average
  3. 63% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Muncie could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 14% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 44% 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. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 24% more fine art centers than average
  3. 29% fewer 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 Muncie's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 47% 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. 64% more gas stations than average
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 13 of 13 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 11 of 13 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 10 of 13 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 10 of 13 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 10 of 13 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 9 of 13 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 9 of 13 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 8 of 13 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 13 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 8 of 13 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 7 of 13 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 7 of 13 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 7 of 13 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 8 of 13 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 8 of 13 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 9 of 13 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 9 of 13 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 11 of 13 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 11 of 13 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 12 of 13 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Muncie

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