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Average Rent in Springfield, MO

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Springfield Studio - $840+10%
Springfield 1 Bed - $845+13%
Springfield 2 Beds - $957+9%
Last updated 6/19/2024

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Demographics

Education

High School

48%

Associate's

39%

Bachelor's

9%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

29%

4 people

13%

5 people

10%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

83%

50-100k

12%

100-150k

2%

150-200k

1%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

10%

20-45

49%

45-65

22%

65+

7%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/19/2024

*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 West Central, Springfield, MO

In Springfield, MO, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $840 to $957. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in West Central, Springfield, MO is $840. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $845. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $957.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+10%

Changed from $764 to $840
1 Bed

+13%

Changed from $748 to $845
2 Beds

+9%

Changed from $878 to $957
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 West Central, Springfield, MO is 2.8% lower than the state average and 13.6% lower than the national average. West Central, Springfield, 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 West Central, Springfield, 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 West Central, Springfield, 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
Republic$857--
Springfield$840+10%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Republic$915+10%
Rogersville$849+11%
Springfield$845+13%
Battlefield$795+10%
Lebanon$795--
Willard$785+3%
Ozark$7520%
Branson$7500%
Nixa$699-11%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Republic$1,089+20%
Rogersville$1,0450%
Springfield$957+9%
Battlefield$940+11%
Willard$925+2%
Ozark$852-39%
Branson$8500%
Nixa$765+2%
Lebanon$750--
Aurora$750+11%
Bolivar$695+3%

Compare Neighborhoods

Bingham

$650

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Southside

$660

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Walnut Street

$709

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Springfield, MO?

For renters in Springfield seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Bingham, Southside, and Walnut Street, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $650, $660, and $709 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Westside and Southern Hills, where the rents are $720 and $735, a favorable comparison to Springfield's overall 1-bedroom average of $845.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Springfield, MO?

In Springfield, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Bradford Park, Sequiota, and Parkcrest. A 1-bedroom apartment in Bradford Park averages at $3,500, in Sequiota it averages $1,100, and in Parkcrest, the average is $1,015. For additional high-end living options, Oak Grove offers 1-bedroom apartments at $973, and Meador Park at $860. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $845 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Springfield, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Springfield, MO?

In Springfield, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Fassknight, Mark Twain, and Downtown. In Fassknight, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $810. Mark Twain sees average rents of $754 for a 1-bedroom unit. Downtown offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $805. For those seeking other popular areas, Meador Park presents 1-bedroom apartments at $860, and Oak Grove at $973. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $845 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Springfield, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Rountree Area$875+1%
Walnut Street$867+51%
Young Lilly$800--
Downtown$787+19%
Fassknight$780+12%
Sequiota$765+1%
Doling Park$705+9%
Midtown$655+1%
Southern Hills$617+12%
Mark Twain$5520%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Sequiota$1,100-2%
Parkcrest$1,015+15%
Oak Grove$973+19%
Meador Park$860+38%
Doling Park$835+8%
Fassknight$8100%
Downtown$805+19%
Kickapoo$770-12%
Mark Twain$754-5%
Ewing$7450%
Southern Hills$735+11%
Westside$720--
Walnut Street$709+7%
Southside$6600%
Bingham$650+2%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Bradford Park$1,210+47%
Kickapoo$1,086+4%
Downtown$1,065+14%
Fassknight$1,0200%
Parkcrest$1,015+14%
Oak Grove$925+3%
Mark Twain$861-4%
Southern Hills$827+3%
Ewing$7800%
Midtown$7750%
Meador Park$755+1%
Bingham$750+3%
Doling Park$725-1%
Southside$7150%
Walnut Street$709-12%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

35%

15-30 Mins

43%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6666

Walk Score®

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Percentage: 8383

Bike Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in West Central Springfield.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 77% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 64% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in West Central Springfield.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 80% more gyms than 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. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 87% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Central Springfield gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 87% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in West Central Springfield doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 68% more medical facilities than average
  3. 52% more 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 West Central Springfield.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 70% more gas stations than average
  3. 73% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

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. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Central Springfield serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 55% fewer restaurants than average
  3. Far fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in West Central Springfield.

  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 West Central Springfield.

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

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Central Springfield is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 60% more daycares than average
  3. 50% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in West Central Springfield.

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

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Central Springfield could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. 73% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? West Central Springfield has a quiet theater scene.

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

Schools

Percentage: 1/51/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in West Central Springfield

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Springfield, MO 1.2 miles$845$957
Nixa, MO 11.2 miles$699$765
Ozark, MO 13.8 miles$752$852
Republic, MO 11.4 miles$915$1,089
Willard, MO 9.7 miles$785$925
Rogersville, MO 15 miles$849$1,045
Bolivar, MO 28.9 miles$575$695
Battlefield, MO 7.2 miles$795$940
Marshfield, MO 23.7 miles------
Strafford, MO 11.2 miles------

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown 1 miles$805$1,065
Fassknight 1.1 miles$810$1,020
Phelps 1.3 miles------
Walnut Street 1.9 miles$709$709
Midtown 1.7 miles---$775
Westside 1.5 miles$720---
Grant Beach 1.2 miles------
Ewing 1.8 miles$745$780
North Springfield 1.8 miles------
Rountree Area 1.9 miles---$1,800