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Average Rent in Clayton, MO

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Clayton 1 Bed - $1,495+76%
Clayton 2 Beds - $1,895+99%

Local Guide

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Local Reviews

The scenery around here is great, is you can look past the part of town we're in. Unfortunately most all three people that reside here have ruined it, and I literally do not go out unless I absolutely have to.

I love the friendliness of all residents. I love that I feel safe. I love that I'm surrounded by people on all sides

It's close to stores and buses. The price was right for a fixer upper 5 years ago. And the house itself is well lit, spacious for 2 people, with a huge basement.

It's easy to get around whether walking waiting for the bus. There are several places to walk to to get food, and snacks, and marijuana. One of our favorite dispos is in this neighborhood, just around the corner and it makes it easy to get pot.

I like that noddle restaurant in the corner. I really like that fountain in park. the community is close to shopping mall.

Demographics

Education

High School

12%

Associate's

13%

Bachelor's

38%

Master's

26%

Doctorate

11%

Family Size

2 people

51%

3 people

23%

4 people

19%

5 people

6%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

25%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

8%

200k+

31%

Age

0-10

7%

10-20

23%

20-45

35%

45-65

21%

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 Clayton, MO

In Clayton, MO, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,495 to $1,895. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,495. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,895.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed

+76%

Changed from $849 to $1,495
2 Beds

+99%

Changed from $952 to $1,895

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
0%
0%
8%
58%
33%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fenton$2,008+3%
Saint Peters$1,2550%
Saint Louis$1,181+9%
Edwardsville$1,1100%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Creve Coeur$1,795+5%
Chesterfield$1,728-7%
Saint Charles$1,631+4%
Kirkwood$1,595--
Fairview Heights$1,493-10%
Saint Louis$1,487+14%
Saint Peters$1,432-1%
Webster Groves$1,429--
Lake Saint Louis$1,352+15%
Fenton$1,315+7%
Edwardsville$1,3000%
University City$1,2150%
Valley Park$1,110--
Wentzville$1,105--
Ballwin$1,065+5%
Arnold$1,000-1%
Maryland Heights$951+8%
Hazelwood$879+6%
Florissant$857-4%
Saint Ann$825+22%
Belleville$795+7%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Creve Coeur$2,4500%
Chesterfield$2,356+28%
Webster Groves$1,895--
Saint Charles$1,873+6%
Saint Peters$1,847-1%
Edwardsville$1,7600%
Fairview Heights$1,727-16%
Saint Louis$1,625+7%
Ballwin$1,572+8%
Fenton$1,522+4%
Lake Saint Louis$1,5000%
Kirkwood$1,495-6%
University City$1,3500%
Valley Park$1,292--
Arnold$1,177-3%
Hazelwood$1,139+14%
Maryland Heights$1,130-2%
Florissant$1,1170%
Belleville$950+3%

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Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

45%

15-30 Mins

43%

30-40 Mins

9%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

1%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7373

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Percentage: 5959

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Percentage: 6161

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 6 of 9 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. 100% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 63% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 32% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Clayton.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 6% more coffee shops than average
  3. Significantly 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. Clayton is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 85% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 17% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Clayton.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Clayton.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% 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. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 29% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Clayton could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% 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. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% 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 Clayton's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% 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. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Clayton

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About

Clayton, MO

Overview of Clayton

Clayton may only span 2.5 square miles, but this St. Louis suburb packs a punch. Boasting 7 million square feet of office space, 1 million square feet of retail space, and diverse housing options, Clayton is a mini metropolis in itself. People looking at Clayton apartments for rent may find the city to have the perfect blend of hustle and bustle and carefree attitudes. Families will enjoy the award-winning public school that is one of the nation's best, and 95 percent of its graduates go on to college. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 16,000 people live in Clayton.

Living in Clayton, MO

During the 1830s, Virginia-born Ralph Clayton settled in the region, and by 1877 the area was adopted as the County seat. The city of Clayton was officially incorporated in February 1913, which caused many prominent leaders in St. Louis to move to Clayton in search of a quieter lifestyle.

People living in Clayton rentals and homes have plenty of opportunities for employment in the downtown center, and St. Louis offers a diverse array of skill levels and industry jobs. Some of the top employers in St. Louis are BJC Healthcare Hospital, Boeing Defense, Washington University, Scott Air Force Base Military, and the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Clayton's compact plan makes walking to amenities and recreation fairly easy, and according to Walkscore.com the city is the 21st most walkable neighborhood in St. Louis. Residents who have to travel to work may enjoy the average commute time of 19 minutes, which is nine minutes lower than the national average. However, the overall cost is higher than the national average by 53 percent.

Clayton Attractions and Special Events

In just 15 minutes, residents of Clayton can be at any of St. Louis' top attractions, such as the Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, the Saint Louis Zoo, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and the St. Louis Art Museum.

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City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Saint Louis, MO 6.9 miles$1,487$1,625
Saint Charles, MO 12.9 miles$1,631$1,873
University City, MO 1.2 miles$1,215$1,350
Creve Coeur, MO 5.5 miles$1,795$2,450
Maryland Heights, MO 7.5 miles$951$1,130
Maplewood, MO 2.1 miles$755---
Brentwood, MO 2.2 miles------
Valley Park, MO 11.2 miles$1,110$1,292
Richmond Heights, MO 1 miles$975---
Saint Ann, MO 6.7 miles$825---

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Downtown Clayton------