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Average Rent in Baltimore, MD

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Baltimore Studio - $1,461-7%
Baltimore 1 Bed - $1,451+5%
Baltimore 2 Beds - $1,670+2%
Last updated 6/23/2024

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Local Reviews

The unique thing about the area,low income housing. My favorite business SaveALot grocery store in walking distance.I liked to go Downtown Lexington market on Saturdays listen to the band play with family and friends.

Very quit neighood and clean alot of store near by .. Easy access to anywhere .busy road way traffic all around

Rent is affordable. Stores nearby. School is close, but it's not really safe for kids. there is no place to go and just sit outside.

What I like most about the neighborhood is that it has neighbors who look out for each other. It's unique because it has small businesses tucked away along within the residential area.

I like that there are stores and a good shopping center right down the street and it's walking distance

I like that stores are close by. Also I like the fact they have public transportation for everyone. Also there are many parks that kids can go to

Demographics

Education

High School

45%

Associate's

25%

Bachelor's

17%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

25%

4 people

17%

5 people

8%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

5%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

11%

20-45

38%

45-65

25%

65+

14%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/23/2024

*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 Baltimore, MD

In Baltimore, MD, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,451 to $1,670. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Baltimore, MD is $1,461. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,451. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,670.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-7%

Changed from $1,571 to $1,461
1 Bed

+5%

Changed from $1,382 to $1,451
2 Beds

+2%

Changed from $1,637 to $1,670
Last updated 6/23/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
2%
9%
35%
33%
21%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Arlington$2,117+4%
Bethesda$2,079+18%
Fairfax$2,044+3%
Washington$2,025-1%
Frederick$1,951-8%
Rockville$1,9450%
Columbia$1,7990%
Alexandria$1,778-7%
Annapolis$1,750-3%
Silver Spring$1,732+8%
Germantown$1,7090%
Falls Church$1,705+6%
Towson$1,680+8%
Gaithersburg$1,679-13%
Owings Mills$1,605+4%
Glen Burnie$1,526-6%
Laurel$1,411-17%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Ashburn$3,316+51%
Bethesda$2,546-3%
Annapolis$2,523+5%
Arlington$2,512+4%
Washington$2,455-1%
Reston$2,260+5%
Rockville$2,205+3%
Fairfax$2,1570%
Gaithersburg$2,057-6%
Alexandria$2,0470%
Silver Spring$2,000+3%
Frederick$1,948+11%
Columbia$1,922+13%
Falls Church$1,900+5%
Laurel$1,876+11%
Towson$1,853+4%
Owings Mills$1,749+2%
Greenbelt$1,692+4%
Germantown$1,644-12%
Glen Burnie$1,474+1%
Bowie$1,370-2%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Bethesda$3,5420%
Arlington$3,490+4%
Washington$3,332-4%
Reston$2,951+15%
Annapolis$2,756-5%
Fairfax$2,737+5%
Rockville$2,723-1%
Ashburn$2,689+5%
Alexandria$2,598+6%
Gaithersburg$2,389-11%
Laurel$2,377+14%
Falls Church$2,365+11%
Towson$2,327+3%
Silver Spring$2,309+2%
Frederick$2,217+9%
Columbia$2,113+12%
Owings Mills$2,095-1%
Germantown$2,0010%
Greenbelt$2,000+12%
Glen Burnie$1,767+1%
Bowie$1,767+7%

Compare Neighborhoods

Washington Village - Pigtown

$900

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Harlem Park

$900

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Baltimore, MD?

For renters in Baltimore seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Washington Village - Pigtown, East Monument Historic District, and Harlem Park, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $900, $900, and $900 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Glen and Western Baltimore, where the rents are $900 and $950, a favorable comparison to Baltimore's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,451.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Baltimore, MD?

In Baltimore, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Locust Point, Inner Harbor, and Fells Point. A 1-bedroom apartment in Locust Point averages at $2,800, in Inner Harbor it averages $2,570, and in Fells Point, the average is $2,513. For additional high-end living options, Hampden offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,137, and Canton at $2,043. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,451 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baltimore, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Baltimore, MD?

In Baltimore, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Hampden, Reservoir Hill, and Charles Street Scenic Byway. In Hampden, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $2,137. Reservoir Hill sees average rents of $1,537 for a 1-bedroom unit. Charles Street Scenic Byway offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,550. For those seeking other popular areas, Bolton Hill presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,099, and Charles Village at $1,050. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,451 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baltimore, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Inner Harbor$2,100-2%
Riverside$2,087--
Fells Point$1,877+57%
Hampden$1,816-6%
Northern Baltimore$1,750+10%
Canton$1,550-13%
Downtown$1,529-6%
Southern Baltimore$1,475+29%
Mount Vernon$1,307+8%
Charles Street Scenic Byway$1,300--
Northwestern Baltimore$1,209--
South Baltimore$1,1620%
Western Baltimore$1,095--
Bolton Hill$940+20%
Northeastern Baltimore$928+22%
Southwestern Baltimore$925-5%
Mid-Town Belvedere$900-24%
Charles Village$7900%
Reservoir Hill$6620%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Hampden$2,137+14%
Canton$2,043+10%
Riverside$1,967+31%
Brewers Hill$1,922-2%
Downtown$1,773+13%
Charles Street Scenic Byway$1,550+94%
Reservoir Hill$1,537+56%
Northern Baltimore$1,520+4%
Highlandtown$1,475--
Mount Vernon$1,427-3%
Mid-Town Belvedere$1,349-12%
South Baltimore$1,2990%
Southern Baltimore$1,295-6%
Northwestern Baltimore$1,286+7%
Greenmount West$1,250--
Frankford$1,211+14%
Patterson Park$1,200--
Upper Fells Point$1,200--
Baltimore-Linwood$1,200--
Central Park Heights$1,1210%
Northeastern Baltimore$1,116-7%
Bolton Hill$1,099+17%
Belair - Edison$1,095--
West Forest Park$1,095--
Cherry Hill$1,094+4%
Charles Village$1,050+5%
Eastern Baltimore$1,000+7%
Berea$1,000--
Southwestern Baltimore$975+2%
Western Baltimore$950-5%
Washington Village - Pigtown$900--
East Monument Historic District$900--
Harlem Park$900--
Glen$900--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Brewers Hill$2,6250%
Highlandtown$2,550--
Canton$2,316+16%
South Baltimore$2,3000%
Charles Village$2,170+8%
Downtown$2,065+8%
Patterson Park$2,000+82%
Baltimore-Linwood$2,000+82%
Riverside$1,945+3%
Charles Street Scenic Byway$1,850-20%
Northern Baltimore$1,8100%
Reservoir Hill$1,800+49%
Mount Vernon$1,747+2%
Hampden$1,650+2%
Greenmount West$1,650-37%
Mt. Washington$1,650--
Southern Baltimore$1,600-14%
Washington Village - Pigtown$1,550--
Mid-Town Belvedere$1,524-22%
Bolton Hill$1,425+19%
Northwestern Baltimore$1,374+3%
Belair - Edison$1,350--
Central Park Heights$1,3380%
Frankford$1,326+15%
Northeastern Baltimore$1,3220%
West Forest Park$1,222+17%
Southwestern Baltimore$1,2050%
Western Baltimore$1,2000%
Edmondson Village$1,195--
Eastern Baltimore$1,186+5%
Cherry Hill$1,184+8%
Glen$1,150--
Berea$1,000--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

15%

15-30 Mins

37%

30-40 Mins

22%

40-60 Mins

13%

60+ Mins

13%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7272

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 87 of 145 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 111 of 145 renters

Percentage: 6262

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 81 of 145 renters

Percentage: 6262

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 91 of 145 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 96 of 145 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There are some super markets around here.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 52% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

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

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 26% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Baltimore looks good for nightlife.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 50% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Baltimore is team green. Parks get a high score.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 6% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A shopaholic favorite. Baltimore has a lot of style.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 20% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pumped and lifting a solid 4.5 stars for fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 7% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Baltimore is real pawsitive for your pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 38% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 7% more fine art centers 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. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 64% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't have to drive far to fill up around here.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 10% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 120 of 145 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 116 of 145 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 110 of 145 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 107 of 145 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 104 of 145 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 103 of 145 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 103 of 145 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 91 of 145 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 86 of 145 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 84 of 145 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 84 of 145 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 81 of 145 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 79 of 145 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 79 of 145 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 85 of 145 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 89 of 145 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 94 of 145 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 101 of 145 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 117 of 145 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 122 of 145 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Baltimore

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About

Baltimore, MD

Overview of Baltimore

Home to world-renowned sporting events, a vibrant waterfront, rich cultural history, and some of the best seafood in the country, Baltimore stands out as one of the premiere locations to live. With more than 225 distinct and diverse neighborhoods to choose from, finding apartments in Baltimore mainly comes down to finding the area that's the perfect fit for you!

Baltimore Apartments and Cost of Living

Average rent for apartments in Baltimore comes in below the national average, making Baltimore an affordable city to live, work, and play in. The rental market is healthy in Baltimore, with an overall vacancy rating of just 3.8 percent, meaning that you should be able to find plenty of Baltimore apartments suited to your needs. When it comes to amenities, pools aren't as popular in Baltimore because of the seasons. However, you can generally expect to find fitness centers, covered parking, and apartments that are close to all the fun things to do in Baltimore.

Living in Baltimore, MD

Lots of visitors flock to the Inner Harbor for all of the sights, but some of the biggest areas for Baltimore apartments for rent are found in neighborhoods like Federal Hill (known as "Fed Hill" by locals), Canton and Fell's Point. Many residents here rent condo-style lofts or classic marble stone front homes with charming stoops. Even though Baltimore is distinctly urban - making it the perfect spot for apartment living - there are plenty of lush green spaces in the area that residents enjoy, including Canton Waterfront Park and Patterson Park - once the country's largest urban park.

Baltimore Neighborhood Guides

If you're trying to find the best neighborhood that meets your needs, checkout our Baltimore neighborhood guides. These guides walk you though what its like to live in these neighborhoods


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