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Average Rent in Cleveland, OH

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Cleveland Studio - $1,014+6%
Cleveland 1 Bed - $1,537+9%
Cleveland 2 Beds - $2,137+1%
Last updated 6/19/2024

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Demographics

Education

High School

41%

Associate's

23%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

11%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

65%

3 people

19%

4 people

7%

5 people

4%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

54%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

9%

150-200k

6%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

7%

10-20

5%

20-45

62%

45-65

20%

65+

6%

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 Downtown, Cleveland, OH

In Cleveland, OH, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,014 to $2,137. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown, Cleveland, OH is $1,014. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,537. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,137.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+6%

Changed from $957 to $1,014
1 Bed

+9%

Changed from $1,410 to $1,537
2 Beds

+1%

Changed from $2,116 to $2,137
Last updated 6/19/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0.1%

Compared to National Average

5.5%

The cost of living in Downtown, Cleveland, OH is 0.1% lower than the state average and 5.5% lower than the national average. Downtown, Cleveland, OH housing is 20.2% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 0.4% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 0.8% more in Downtown, Cleveland, OH than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 5.1% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown, Cleveland, OHCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
6.1%
20.2%
Utilities
0.8%
0.4%
Food
1.6%
0.8%
Transportation
3.2%
2.4%
Healthcare
3%
5.1%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
North Olmsted$1,799+7%
Rocky River$1,637+26%
Mentor$1,499+11%
Beachwood$1,349-2%
Cleveland$1,014+6%
Lakewood$995+11%
Westlake$991-1%
North Royalton$889+14%
Kent$8500%
Akron$799-30%
Cleveland Heights$700+6%
Cuyahoga Falls$682+2%
Euclid$655+16%
Medina$629+5%
Elyria$5800%
Lorain$5590%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Rocky River$1,695-10%
Beachwood$1,654-5%
Solon$1,627+13%
Cleveland$1,537+9%
Westlake$1,519-3%
Parma$1,264+47%
Twinsburg$1,254-1%
Strongsville$1,220+32%
Stow$1,215-10%
Kent$1,2000%
Brunswick$1,150-4%
Lakewood$1,147+16%
Shaker Heights$1,100-15%
North Canton$1,095+6%
North Royalton$1,094+2%
North Olmsted$990+7%
Willoughby$972+7%
Cuyahoga Falls$927+6%
Mentor$905-6%
Akron$825-1%
Euclid$800+7%
Cleveland Heights$795-28%
Medina$771+15%
Elyria$690+17%
Lorain$592-1%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Cleveland$2,137+1%
Solon$1,885+10%
Twinsburg$1,702+4%
Parma$1,554+62%
Rocky River$1,548+6%
Stow$1,5400%
Kent$1,527+2%
Brunswick$1,4650%
Lakewood$1,4350%
Strongsville$1,384+36%
Westlake$1,3740%
North Royalton$1,350+3%
North Canton$1,299+4%
Medina$1,259+33%
Cuyahoga Falls$1,162+7%
Mentor$1,150+1%
Cleveland Heights$1,125+1%
North Olmsted$1,097+7%
Willoughby$1,079+5%
Akron$1,032+4%
Euclid$925+4%
Shaker Heights$830-26%
Elyria$825+14%
Lorain$6950%

Compare Neighborhoods

Woodland Hills

$552

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Cudell

$575

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Clark - Fulton

$600

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Cleveland, OH?

For renters in Cleveland seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Woodland Hills, Cudell, and Clark - Fulton, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $552, $575, and $600 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Mount Pleasant and Lee - Miles, where the rents are $650 and $750, a favorable comparison to Cleveland's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,537.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Cleveland, OH?

In Cleveland, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Ohio City, Gordon Square Arts District, and Euclid - Green. A 1-bedroom apartment in Ohio City averages at $2,067, in Gordon Square Arts District it averages $1,921, and in Euclid - Green, the average is $1,779. For additional high-end living options, Gateway District offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,729, and University Circle at $1,600. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,537 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cleveland, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Cleveland, OH?

In Cleveland, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Woodland Hills, University Circle, and Fairhill Village. In Woodland Hills, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $552. University Circle sees average rents of $1,600 for a 1-bedroom unit. Fairhill Village offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,100. For those seeking other popular areas, Little Italy presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,065, and Shaker Square at $775. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,537 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cleveland, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Ohio City$1,481+44%
University Circle$1,450--
Gateway District$1,450+55%
Hough$1,240-23%
Riverside$1,049-19%
Tremont$1,012--
Campus District$1,005--
CSU - Euclid Corridor$1,005--
Warehouse District$992+2%
Playhouse Square$918+3%
West Boulevard$825--
MidTown$795+9%
West Park$7500%
Kamm's Corners$7500%
Detroit - Shoreway$735--
Gordon Square Arts District$735--
St. Clair - Superior$500--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Ohio City$2,067+34%
Gordon Square Arts District$1,921--
Euclid - Green$1,779+13%
Gateway District$1,729+33%
University Circle$1,600-3%
Warehouse District$1,600+2%
Hough$1,575+11%
Tower City District$1,426+7%
The Flats$1,330+1%
CSU - Euclid Corridor$1,305+19%
Campus District$1,295+56%
West Park$1,285+5%
Kamm's Corners$1,285+5%
Tremont$1,153+23%
Playhouse Square$1,150+6%
Fairhill Village$1,100+19%
Little Italy$1,065-35%
Buckeye - Shaker$995+17%
Ludlow$995--
MidTown$910-30%
Detroit - Shoreway$900--
West Boulevard$795--
Shaker Square$775--
Old Brooklyn$7700%
Lee - Miles$750--
Mount Pleasant$650+9%
Clark - Fulton$600--
Cudell$575--
Woodland Hills$5520%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Gateway District$2,459+8%
Tower City District$2,296+27%
Warehouse District$2,225+1%
Hough$2,1880%
Ohio City$2,100+7%
Tremont$1,979+11%
Euclid - Green$1,833+5%
The Flats$1,749+3%
CSU - Euclid Corridor$1,675+14%
Playhouse Square$1,600+11%
Kamm's Corners$1,550+4%
West Park$1,535+3%
University Circle$1,300-47%
Little Italy$1,300+16%
MidTown$1,250-40%
Detroit - Shoreway$1,200-29%
Gordon Square Arts District$1,200--
Buckeye - Shaker$1,150+16%
Fairhill Village$1,150+2%
Campus District$1,050-37%
Old Brooklyn$1,050+41%
Jefferson$1,050--
Glenville$975--
Cudell$935+34%
St. Clair - Superior$925--
North Collinwood$925--
Clark - Fulton$895--
Broadway Slavic Village$875+25%
North Broadway$875--
West Boulevard$8500%
Hyacinth$800--
Mount Pleasant$7500%
South Collinwood$750--
Lee - Miles$750--
South Broadway$700--
Forest Hills$700--
Woodland Hills$6500%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

36%

15-30 Mins

42%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8888

Walk Score®

Percentage: 6161

Bike Score®

Percentage: 7373

Transit Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Great service and no need for reservations. A great place for food.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 97% more restaurants than average
  3. 31% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're full of beans for Downtown Cleveland's coffee shop scene.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 97% more coffee shops than average
  3. 17% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Downtown Cleveland looks good for nightlife.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 98% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 66% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Cleveland is team green. Parks get a high score.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 98% more parks than average
  3. 52% more parks than areas of a similar size

Theaters

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Cleveland is shaping up to be a big star in the theater scene.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 98% more theaters than average
  3. 37% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Cleveland draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 66% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Childcare

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Cleveland earns a gold star for childcare.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 96% more daycares than average
  3. 29% more daycares 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 Cleveland.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 95% more amusement parks than average
  3. 7% fewer amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

More of a gem than germ, this Downtown Cleveland is not too bad for medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 91% more medical facilities than average
  3. 72% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Downtown Cleveland.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. Far fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Downtown Cleveland doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 92% more pet facilities than average
  3. 62% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Cleveland gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 80% fewer hospitals 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 Downtown Cleveland.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 85% more gas stations than average
  3. Far fewer 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

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Downtown Cleveland.

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

Schools

Top Schools in Downtown Cleveland

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Cleveland, OH 0.8 miles$1,537$2,137
Lakewood, OH 6.1 miles$1,147$1,435
Cleveland Heights, OH 6.7 miles$795$1,125
Euclid, OH 10.1 miles$800$925
Parma, OH 7.3 miles$1,264$1,554
Shaker Heights, OH 8 miles$1,100$830
Beachwood, OH 9.6 miles$1,654$2,526
Willoughby, OH 17 miles$972$1,079
Rocky River, OH 8.3 miles$1,695$1,548
Medina, OH 27.1 miles$771$1,259

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown 0.2 miles$1,585$2,237
Downtown 0.2 miles$1,585$2,237
Ohio City 2 miles$2,067$2,100
The Flats 1.3 miles$1,330$1,749
Warehouse District 0.9 miles$1,600$2,225
Gateway District 0.6 miles$1,729$2,459
Campus District 0.6 miles$1,295$1,050
CSU - Euclid Corridor 0.6 miles$1,305$1,675
Superior Arts District 0.5 miles------
Asiatown 1 miles------