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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 6/12/2024

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Local Reviews

I like to go shopping with my homies and cousins. I go to restaurants with my mom and dad. And I like to go secret places with my girlfriend

I like going shopping or bowling with my friends. I go to restaurants with my mom and dad a lot. I go to a club with my homies .

Safe neighborhood great location the storefront properties small business is here as well parts store nearby for children

Demographics

Education

High School

47%

Associate's

38%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

49%

3 people

24%

4 people

15%

5 people

10%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

70%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

4%

150-200k

1%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

17%

20-45

25%

45-65

28%

65+

18%

Rent Trends

Average rent in Penrose, 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 Penrose, 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 6/12/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.8%

Compared to National Average

13.6%

The cost of living in Penrose, Saint Louis, MO is 2.8% lower than the state average and 13.6% lower than the national average. Penrose, 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 Penrose, 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 Penrose, 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--
McRee Place$1,625--
Lafayette Square$1,625-14%
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%
McKinley Heights$1,400--
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

50%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6161

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

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Has Sidewalks

Yes

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Percentage: 5252

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 3939

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

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Need A Car

No

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Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 83% more grocery stores than average
  3. 73% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Childcare

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

No need for a tantrum - childcare options abound in Penrose Saint Louis.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 80% more daycares than average
  3. 73% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

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

Hospitals

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking healthy in Penrose Saint Louis for hospitals.

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

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  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

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Penrose Saint Louis.

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

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

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

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. 80% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Penrose Saint Louis.

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

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

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

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Penrose Saint Louis doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 33% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Penrose Saint Louis.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 70% more gas stations than average
  3. 80% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Penrose Saint Louis could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few 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

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

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Area Has Litter

No

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Mostly Older Buildings

No

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Near Downtown

Yes

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Near Grocery Stores

Yes

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Near Highways

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

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Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Busy Streets

No

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Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

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Mostly Newer Buildings

Yes

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Near Schools

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nice Views

Yes

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Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Quiet Area

No

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Maintained Yards

No

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Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Penrose Saint Louis

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Clayton, MO 5.2 miles$900$1,895
Saint Charles, MO 14.9 miles$1,598$1,835
Maryland Heights, MO 10.5 miles$951$1,130
Creve Coeur, MO 10 miles$1,795$2,460
Florissant, MO 8.9 miles$857$1,117
Saint Ann, MO 8.5 miles$825---
Valley Park, MO 16.3 miles$1,110$1,292
Jennings, MO 3 miles------
University City, MO 4.1 miles$1,215$1,350