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Average Rent in Kansas City, MO

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Kansas City Studio - $1,084+7%
Kansas City 1 Bed - $1,257+11%
Kansas City 2 Beds - $1,622+5%
Last updated 6/14/2024

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Local Reviews

I am elderly and live alone. At two different neighbors keep watch in case I should need help. People seem to help one another here.

I like that it's close to north Kansas City and downtown. I like that it's near the highway. We're able to live in the suburban neighborhood but very close to the urban area. This area is also up and coming.

I like that it's quiet. I enjoy the accessibility of stores and other conveniences. I like the family style homes.

We are located near several restaurants. We have chains to mom and pop places. We enjoy going to a local Mexican restaurant that his been in the area for 16 years

Captains Bar and Grill it's mostly a bedroom. Community not a lot of businesses and fluff The people are mostly child bearing upper middle class people and professionals

I live in a neighborhood of cute old houses, we are within walking distance of coffee shops, restaurants, bars, etc. there is a sense of community. There is a lot of history here.

Demographics

Education

High School

36%

Associate's

30%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

45%

3 people

22%

4 people

18%

5 people

9%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

47%

50-100k

30%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

5%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

12%

20-45

38%

45-65

24%

65+

13%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/14/2024

*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 Kansas City, MO

In Kansas City, MO, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,084 to $1,622. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Kansas City, MO is $1,084. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,257. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,622.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+7%

Changed from $1,013 to $1,084
1 Bed

+11%

Changed from $1,132 to $1,257
2 Beds

+5%

Changed from $1,545 to $1,622
Last updated 6/14/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
2%
12%
40%
23%
23%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Shawnee$1,839+47%
Lenexa$1,316-21%
North Kansas City$1,287--
Lees Summit$1,225+3%
Gardner$1,204+43%
Kansas City$1,084+7%
Overland Park$1,000-7%
Belton$994--
Raymore$959+8%
Mission$800-9%
Grandview$800+5%
Leavenworth$800+7%
Liberty$782--
Olathe$750+3%
Kansas City$6990%
Independence$680+5%
Lawrence$6390%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Lenexa$1,750+16%
North Kansas City$1,449+7%
Lees Summit$1,392-7%
Raymore$1,295+22%
Kansas City$1,257+11%
Belton$1,246+8%
Shawnee Mission$1,245+43%
Independence$1,200+22%
Shawnee$1,125+11%
Mission$1,055+6%
Prairie Village$1,033--
Olathe$1,0250%
Gardner$1,015-11%
Overland Park$997-5%
Liberty$987+10%
Blue Springs$975+3%
Kansas City$895-2%
Leavenworth$875-3%
Lawrence$852+2%
Grandview$830-1%
Raytown$810+8%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Lenexa$1,972+2%
Lees Summit$1,780+4%
Shawnee Mission$1,732+66%
Belton$1,674+1%
Raymore$1,650+14%
Kansas City$1,622+5%
North Kansas City$1,562-16%
Independence$1,451+38%
Shawnee$1,450+23%
Blue Springs$1,3500%
Gardner$1,325-3%
Olathe$1,285+3%
Overland Park$1,259-2%
Prairie Village$1,213--
Mission$1,155+5%
Gladstone$1,124+7%
Liberty$1,040+16%
Kansas City$1,039+2%
Grandview$1,022+8%
Lawrence$1,010+1%
Leavenworth$950+6%
Raytown$910+26%

Compare Neighborhoods

Park Farms

$705

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Scarritt Point

$725

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Davidson

$750

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Kansas City, MO?

For renters in Kansas City seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Park Farms, Scarritt Point, and Davidson, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $705, $725, and $750 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Quality Hill and East Side, where the rents are $755 and $800, a favorable comparison to Kansas City's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,257.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Kansas City, MO?

In Kansas City, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are The Downtown Loop, Downtown Kansas City, and Old Westport. A 1-bedroom apartment in The Downtown Loop averages at $2,421, in Downtown Kansas City it averages $1,995, and in Old Westport, the average is $1,908. For additional high-end living options, Plaza Westport offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,895, and River Market at $1,491. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,257 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Kansas City, MO?

In Kansas City, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Southmoreland, Country Club Plaza, and Plaza Westport. In Southmoreland, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,080. Country Club Plaza sees average rents of $1,165 for a 1-bedroom unit. Plaza Westport offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,895. For those seeking other popular areas, West Plaza presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,335, and South Plaza at $1,110. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,257 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Old Westport$2,299+155%
East Side$1,514+3%
Southmoreland$1,504-6%
Crossroads$1,495--
Hickman Mills$1,403-3%
The Downtown Loop$1,401+47%
Downtown Kansas City$1,346+7%
South Side$1,198-6%
Midtown$1,178+24%
North Hyde Park$1,051--
Country Club Plaza$1,000--
South Plaza$9550%
West Plaza$8700%
River Market$845-39%
Waldo$830--
Northland$765-3%
Clayton$700--
Quality Hill$686-1%
Broadway Gillham$675-50%
Northeast Kansas City$650--
Pendleton Heights$650--
Scarritt Point$645--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Kansas City$1,995+19%
Old Westport$1,908+78%
Plaza Westport$1,895--
River Market$1,491-5%
Barry Harbour$1,470+7%
Volker$1,464--
Crossroads$1,422--
North Hyde Park$1,412--
West Plaza$1,335-14%
New Mark$1,324+6%
Midtown$1,323+20%
Valentine$1,247--
Sherrydale$1,220+17%
Country Club Plaza$1,165--
Longfellow$1,150--
Northland$1,140+17%
South Plaza$1,110+3%
Southmoreland$1,080-17%
Columbus Park$1,0650%
Hanover Place$1,000-5%
Fairlane$964-2%
Gashland$919-4%
South Side$914+4%
Northeast Kansas City$895--
Pendleton Heights$895--
Fairwood and Robandee$867+6%
Waldo$837+1%
East Side$800-32%
Quality Hill$755-8%
Davidson$750-2%
Scarritt Point$725--
Park Farms$705-6%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Kansas City$2,715+33%
Westside North$2,600+82%
Volker$2,590+92%
River Market$2,397+44%
North Hyde Park$1,922--
Southmoreland$1,860+24%
West Plaza$1,827-2%
Midtown$1,778+15%
Crossroads$1,7000%
Valentine$1,700--
Barry Harbour$1,637-2%
New Mark$1,574+4%
Columbus Park$1,550+20%
Longfellow$1,545--
Country Club Plaza$1,495--
South Plaza$1,485-4%
Northland$1,460+16%
Sherrydale$1,455+2%
Plaza Westport$1,400--
East Side$1,250-7%
Fairlane$1,141-4%
Quality Hill$1,105--
Gashland$1,089+3%
South Side$1,045+2%
Fairwood and Robandee$1,030+6%
Hanover Place$995-26%
Davidson$975+21%
Waldo$925-6%
Park Farms$925+2%
Northeast Kansas City$895--
Pendleton Heights$895--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

26%

15-30 Mins

47%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4848

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 106 of 152 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 101 of 152 renters

Percentage: 4343

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 81 of 152 renters

Percentage: 3737

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 97 of 152 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 130 of 152 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. 18% 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. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Kansas City looks good for nightlife.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 18% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A shopaholic favorite. Kansas City has a lot of style.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 30% more 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. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Kansas City is real pawsitive for your pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to 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. 25% fewer 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. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to 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. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 50% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Kansas City is prime for park lovers.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 22% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 137 of 152 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 126 of 152 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 121 of 152 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 115 of 152 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 108 of 152 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 107 of 152 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 105 of 152 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 105 of 152 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 102 of 152 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 101 of 152 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 95 of 152 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 94 of 152 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 93 of 152 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 89 of 152 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 85 of 152 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 77 of 152 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 78 of 152 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 121 of 152 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 123 of 152 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 130 of 152 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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