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Average Rent in Saint Louis, MO

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Saint Louis Studio - $1,182+21%
Saint Louis 1 Bed - $1,459+22%
Saint Louis 2 Beds - $1,625+11%
Last updated 6/19/2024

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Local Reviews

My immediate neighbors are very nice. There are several restaurants and bars within walking distance.

The area is quiet and convenient to downtown area .. very close to my job.great are to walk in the parks

How safe it is to walk animals during the day and at night. Being familiar with neighbors around the area

Close to bars and restaurants. Very vibrant area with lots of activities all the time. Friendly people who have a strong bond to the neighborhood.

Demographics

Education

High School

21%

Associate's

23%

Bachelor's

32%

Master's

19%

Doctorate

5%

Family Size

2 people

57%

3 people

16%

4 people

22%

5 people

6%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

42%

50-100k

28%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

8%

200k+

10%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

4%

20-45

45%

45-65

29%

65+

10%

Rent Trends

Average rent in McKinley Heights, Saint Louis, MO

In Saint Louis, MO, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,182 to $1,625. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in McKinley Heights, Saint Louis, MO is $1,182. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,459. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,625.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+21%

Changed from $977 to $1,182
1 Bed

+22%

Changed from $1,196 to $1,459
2 Beds

+11%

Changed from $1,464 to $1,625
Last updated 6/19/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.8%

Compared to National Average

13.6%

The cost of living in McKinley Heights, Saint Louis, MO is 2.8% lower than the state average and 13.6% lower than the national average. McKinley Heights, Saint Louis, MO housing is 26.6% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 19.3% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 5.8% less in McKinley Heights, Saint Louis, MO than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 4.8% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in McKinley Heights, Saint Louis, MOCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
5.5%
26.6%
Utilities
8.3%
19.3%
Food
0.8%
5.8%
Transportation
0.4%
11.7%
Healthcare
0.3%
4.8%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fenton$2,008+3%
Saint Peters$1,255-40%
Saint Louis$1,182+21%
Edwardsville$1,1100%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Creve Coeur$1,795+5%
Saint Charles$1,598+6%
Chesterfield$1,498-22%
Saint Louis$1,459+22%
Fairview Heights$1,419-10%
Saint Peters$1,415+2%
Kirkwood$1,395--
Lake Saint Louis$1,355+15%
Fenton$1,305+6%
Edwardsville$1,3000%
University City$1,2150%
Valley Park$1,110--
Wentzville$1,105--
Ballwin$1,048+5%
Arnold$1,000-1%
Maryland Heights$951+8%
Clayton$900+6%
Hazelwood$879+6%
Florissant$857+2%
Saint Ann$825+22%
Belleville$795+7%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Creve Coeur$2,460+6%
Chesterfield$2,343+25%
Clayton$1,895+99%
Saint Peters$1,852+3%
Saint Charles$1,835-5%
Edwardsville$1,7600%
Fairview Heights$1,701-5%
Lake Saint Louis$1,632+9%
Saint Louis$1,625+11%
Ballwin$1,573+10%
Fenton$1,510+3%
Kirkwood$1,500-6%
University City$1,3500%
Valley Park$1,292--
Arnold$1,177-2%
Hazelwood$1,154+15%
Maryland Heights$1,130-2%
Florissant$1,1170%
Belleville$950+3%
Festus$825--

Compare Neighborhoods

Northampton

$595

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Kingshighway Hills

$595

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Benton Park West

$675

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Saint Louis, MO?

For renters in Saint Louis seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Northampton, Kingshighway Hills, and Benton Park West, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $595, $595, and $675 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Gravois Park and Princeton Heights, where the rents are $700 and $772, a favorable comparison to Saint Louis's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,459.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Saint Louis, MO?

In Saint Louis, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Central West End Historic District, Midtown, and St. Louis Hills. A 1-bedroom apartment in Central West End Historic District averages at $3,094, in Midtown it averages $2,724, and in St. Louis Hills, the average is $1,595. For additional high-end living options, Forest Park Southeast offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,550, and Lafayette Square at $1,519. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,459 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Saint Louis, MO?

In Saint Louis, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Southwest Garden, Clayton-Tamm, and McRee Place. In Southwest Garden, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $845. Clayton-Tamm sees average rents of $1,200 for a 1-bedroom unit. McRee Place offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,200. For those seeking other popular areas, Forest Park Southeast presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,550, and Clifton Heights at $1,195. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,459 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Forest Park Southeast$1,350+15%
Downtown St. Louis$1,179+52%
Downtown East$1,179+52%
Midtown$1,133+32%
Central West End Historic District$1,069+6%
Grand Center$985--
Patch$920+8%
Gate District$905-5%
DeBaliviere Place$750--
Downtown West$640--
Lindenwood Park$575--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown East$2,139+16%
Forest Park Southeast$2,114+8%
Dogtown$1,995--
Clifton Heights$1,995--
Soulard Historic District$1,930+19%
St. Louis Hills$1,795--
Lafayette Square$1,625-14%
McRee Place$1,625--
Downtown St. Louis$1,554+8%
Shaw Historic District$1,500+8%
Prairie des Noyes$1,500+8%
Gate District$1,475-9%
Patch$1,452+4%
Downtown West$1,3250%
Benton Park West$1,300--
Holly Hills$1,300--
Clayton-Tamm$1,300--
DeBaliviere Place$1,200--
Florissant$1,117+11%
Grand Center$1,045+3%
Columbus Square$1,009-33%
Benton Park Historic District$1,005-23%
Princeton Heights$9680%
Marine Villa$625--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

22%

15-30 Mins

56%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

3%

Area Amenities

Top Score

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in McKinley Heights Saint Louis.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 66% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 83% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 83% more fine art centers than average
  3. 93% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

McKinley Heights Saint Louis serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 16% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 38% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in McKinley Heights Saint Louis.

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

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in McKinley Heights Saint Louis.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 80% more parks than average
  3. 60% more parks than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

McKinley Heights Saint Louis is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. An average number of daycares
  3. A standard number of daycares compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in McKinley Heights Saint Louis.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  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. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

McKinley Heights Saint Louis could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this McKinley Heights Saint Louis's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. An average number of medical facilities
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 40% more gas stations than average
  3. 40% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Noise Late At Night

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Area Has Litter

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Area Has Potholes

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in McKinley Heights Saint Louis

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Saint Louis, MO 1.6 miles$1,459$1,625
Clayton, MO 6.2 miles$900$1,895
Saint Charles, MO 18.6 miles$1,598$1,835
Maryland Heights, MO 13.5 miles$951$1,130
Creve Coeur, MO 11.6 miles$1,795$2,460
Valley Park, MO 15.4 miles$1,110$1,292
Florissant, MO 13.6 miles$857$1,117
Saint Ann, MO 12.1 miles$825---
Belleville, IL 14.1 miles$795$950
University City, MO 5.9 miles$1,215$1,350

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown St. Louis 1.6 miles$1,432$1,554
Soulard Historic District 0.6 miles$1,460$1,930
Downtown 1.8 miles$1,432$1,554
Downtown 1.8 miles$1,432$1,554
Downtown 1.8 miles$1,432$1,554
Downtown West 1.4 miles$900$1,325
Benton Park Historic District 0.7 miles$875$1,005
Downtown East 1.8 miles$1,459$2,139
Tower Grove East 1.2 miles$1,300---
Gate District 0.9 miles$925$1,475