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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 6/21/2024

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Demographics

Education

High School

13%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

34%

Master's

15%

Doctorate

4%

Family Size

2 people

66%

3 people

20%

4 people

10%

5 people

4%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

47%

50-100k

34%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

3%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

6%

10-20

4%

20-45

60%

45-65

22%

65+

8%

Affordability

Last updated 6/21/2024

*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 Downtown West, 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 Downtown West, 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 6/21/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.6%

Compared to National Average

9.2%

The cost of living in Downtown West, Saint Louis, MO is 2.6% higher than the state average and 9.2% lower than the national average. Downtown West, Saint Louis, MO housing is 17.3% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 6.5% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 3.8% less in Downtown West, Saint Louis, MO than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 5.6% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown West, Saint Louis, MOCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
6.5%
17.3%
Utilities
6.2%
6.5%
Food
1.3%
3.8%
Transportation
0.6%
12.6%
Healthcare
0.5%
5.6%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fenton$2,008+3%
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%
Kirkwood$1,395--
Fenton$1,305+6%
Edwardsville$1,3000%
University City$1,2150%
Wentzville$1,105--
Ballwin$1,048+5%
Arnold$1,000-1%
Maryland Heights$951+8%
Hazelwood$879+6%
Florissant$857+2%
Granite City$850+6%
Belleville$795+7%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Creve Coeur$2,460+6%
Chesterfield$2,343+25%
Saint Charles$1,835-5%
Edwardsville$1,7600%
Fairview Heights$1,701-5%
Saint Louis$1,625+11%
Ballwin$1,573+10%
Fenton$1,510+3%
Kirkwood$1,500-6%
O'Fallon$1,400--
University City$1,3500%
Arnold$1,177-2%
Hazelwood$1,154+15%
Maryland Heights$1,130-2%
Florissant$1,1170%
Granite City$1,045+5%
Belleville$950+3%
Festus$825--

Compare Neighborhoods

Kingshighway Hills

$595

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Northampton

$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 Kingshighway Hills, Northampton, 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, St. Louis Hills, and Forest Park Southeast. A 1-bedroom apartment in Central West End Historic District averages at $3,094, in St. Louis Hills it averages $1,595, and in Forest Park Southeast, the average is $1,550. For additional high-end living options, Lafayette Square offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,519, and Soulard Historic District at $1,460. 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 The Hill, Clifton Heights, and Clayton-Tamm. In The Hill, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,000. Clifton Heights sees average rents of $1,195 for a 1-bedroom unit. Clayton-Tamm offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,200. For those seeking other popular areas, Southwest Garden presents 1-bedroom apartments at $845, and Dogtown 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
Soulard Historic District$1,595+2%
Forest Park Southeast$1,350+15%
Downtown St. Louis$1,179+52%
Central West End Historic District$1,069+6%
Patch$920+8%
Gate District$905-5%
DeBaliviere Place$750--
Lindenwood Park$575--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
St. Louis Hills$1,595+14%
Forest Park Southeast$1,550-2%
Lafayette Square$1,5190%
Soulard Historic District$1,460+1%
Downtown St. Louis$1,432+5%
Tower Grove East$1,300--
Clayton-Tamm$1,200--
McRee Place$1,200--
Dogtown$1,1950%
Clifton Heights$1,195--
Shaw Historic District$1,150--
Prairie des Noyes$1,150--
West End$1,100--
Patch$1,100+2%
The Hill$1,000--
DeBaliviere Place$1,000--
Gate District$925-31%
Benton Park Historic District$875-20%
Florissant$857+2%
Southwest Garden$845--
Princeton Heights$7720%
Gravois Park$700--
Benton Park West$675--
Kingshighway Hills$595--
Northampton$595--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
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%
McKinley Heights$1,400--
Benton Park West$1,300--
Holly Hills$1,300--
Clayton-Tamm$1,300--
DeBaliviere Place$1,200--
Florissant$1,117+11%
Benton Park Historic District$1,005-23%
Princeton Heights$9680%
Marine Villa$625--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

34%

15-30 Mins

42%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8585

Walk Score®

Percentage: 6161

Bike Score®

Percentage: 5858

Transit Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Childcare

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

What a whippersnapper! Downtown West Saint Louis is crawling with childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 87% more daycares than average
  3. 39% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown West Saint Louis is prime for park lovers.

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

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. 20% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown West Saint Louis draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 97% more fine art centers than average
  3. 80% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 79% more medical facilities than average
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 85% more restaurants than average
  3. 40% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 91% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 54% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Just the ticket: amusement parks are an uplifting presence in Downtown West Saint Louis.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 95% more amusement parks than average
  3. 70% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking healthy in Downtown West 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

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 80% more gas stations than average
  3. 22% more gas stations than 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. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Downtown West 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

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Downtown West Saint Louis doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 52% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown West Saint Louis sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 82% more theaters than average
  3. 53% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Downtown West Saint Louis.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 61% more coffee shops than average
  3. 53% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Schools

Top Schools in Downtown West Saint Louis

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Saint Louis, MO 0.5 miles$1,459$1,625
Florissant, MO 12.7 miles$857$1,117
Granite City, IL 5.9 miles$850$1,045
Belleville, IL 14.2 miles$795$950
University City, MO 5.8 miles$1,215$1,350
Collinsville, IL 12.4 miles------
East Saint Louis, IL 3.1 miles------
Edwardsville, IL 18.6 miles$1,300$1,760
Cahokia, IL 4.1 miles------
Maryland Heights, MO 13.3 miles$951$1,130

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown St. Louis 0.5 miles$1,432$1,554
Near Southside 0.9 miles------
Soulard Historic District 1.7 miles$1,460$1,930
Lafayette Square 0.9 miles$1,519$1,625
Downtown 0.9 miles$1,432$1,554
Downtown 0.9 miles$1,432$1,554
Downtown 0.9 miles$1,432$1,554
McKinley Heights 1.4 miles---$1,400
Old North St. Louis 1.5 miles------
Midtown 1.2 miles$2,724$4,223