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Average Rent in Allentown, PA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Allentown Studio - $1,835+53%
Allentown 1 Bed - $2,134+15%
Allentown 2 Beds - $2,238+17%

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Local Reviews

I like my neighborhood because it is centrally located. It is near all major roadways. Additionally, there is a variety of stores and restaurants nearby.

What's unique is my neighborhood is literally am {sland. There is one way in one way out and it's private property

The housed are all together and most neighbors look out for one another and get along.My neighborhood is unique because there are all different types of people and there are no problems. My favorite restaurant is Miller's Ale House and I always order the steak and baked potato. I like going to Target alot and go there whenever I can. It is so clean and friendly.

I really like going to the park, the shopping center and the city center. All places in my area are safe. The people are more.

I dont like living here but it's the cheapest rent. If I could move somewhere else more affordable I would. Do not recommend.

its close to stores. Grocery and dollar store. No really noisy neighbors.pizza hut and KFC right across street if im having a lazy dsy

Demographics

Education

High School

60%

Associate's

26%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

34%

3 people

23%

4 people

21%

5 people

13%

6+ people

9%

Household Income

0-50k

58%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

2%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

16%

20-45

36%

45-65

21%

65+

12%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

*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 Allentown, PA

In Allentown, PA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,835 to $2,238. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Allentown, PA is $1,835. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,134. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,238.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+53%

Changed from $1,199 to $1,835
1 Bed

+15%

Changed from $1,856 to $2,134
2 Beds

+17%

Changed from $1,913 to $2,238

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
0%
2%
48%
28%
22%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Bensalem$1,817-32%
West Chester$1,562+4%
Hamilton$1,525+7%
Philadelphia$1,330-3%
Reading$1,305-3%
Levittown$1,250+2%
Stroudsburg$950--
Bethlehem$872-31%
Easton$8720%
Trenton$7210%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Stroudsburg$2,169+97%
Reading$1,877+22%
Philadelphia$1,8470%
Hamilton Township$1,845+32%
West Chester$1,830-5%
Easton$1,800+9%
Bethlehem$1,742+2%
Hamilton$1,732-11%
Bensalem$1,592+3%
Levittown$1,590-2%
Ephrata$1,575+9%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,544-4%
Trenton$1,375-5%
Coatesville$1,317-3%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Stroudsburg$2,804+75%
Easton$2,637+47%
Bethlehem$2,350+12%
Hamilton Township$2,255--
West Chester$2,177-11%
Philadelphia$2,122+1%
Hamilton$1,955-29%
Bensalem$1,869-2%
Levittown$1,850+2%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,849-5%
Ephrata$1,735+5%
Reading$1,6500%
Coatesville$1,594-8%
Trenton$1,590-12%
Upper Darby$1,250+4%

Compare Neighborhoods

1st Ward

$950

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Promise

$995

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Southside

$1,099

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Allentown, PA?

For renters in Allentown seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are 1st Ward, Promise, and Southside, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $950, $995, and $1,099 respectively. Additional areas offering value are West Park and West End, where the rents are $1,300 and $1,733, a favorable comparison to Allentown's overall 1-bedroom average of $2,134.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Allentown, PA?

In Allentown, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown Allentown, Center City, and West End. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Allentown averages at $2,245, in Center City it averages $2,212, and in West End, the average is $1,733. For additional high-end living options, West Park offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,300, and Southside at $1,099. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $2,134 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allentown, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Allentown, PA?

In Allentown, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include 1st Ward, Downtown Allentown, and Promise. In 1st Ward, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $950. Downtown Allentown sees average rents of $2,245 for a 1-bedroom unit. Promise offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $995. For those seeking other popular areas, Center City presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,212, and Southside at $1,099. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $2,134 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allentown, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Allentown$1,876+11%
Center City$1,872+56%
West End$1,393+12%
1st Ward$8500%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Allentown$2,245+9%
Center City$2,212+10%
West End$1,733+17%
West Park$1,300+19%
Southside$1,099+16%
Promise$995--
1st Ward$950--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Allentown$2,676+21%
Center City$2,665+33%
1st Ward$2,200--
West End$2,118+12%
West Park$1,350--
Southside$1,304+13%
Promise$1,275--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

27%

15-30 Mins

48%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

6%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5959

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 23 of 39 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 26 of 39 renters

Percentage: 4141

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 25 of 39 renters

Percentage: 3636

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 20 of 39 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 28 of 39 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Allentown gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 24% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 6% fewer restaurants than 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. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  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 Allentown.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 87% more bars and clubs than 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. 91% more parks than average
  3. 76% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 48% fewer pet facilities 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. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 33% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Allentown doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 31% 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 Allentown.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 53% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Allentown.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 39% fewer shops than 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. 53% more gyms than average
  3. 62% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 33 of 39 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 30 of 39 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 29 of 39 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 27 of 39 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 26 of 39 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 24 of 39 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 21 of 39 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 21 of 39 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 21 of 39 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 21 of 39 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 21 of 39 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 22 of 39 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 22 of 39 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 24 of 39 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 25 of 39 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 25 of 39 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 27 of 39 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 27 of 39 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 31 of 39 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 37 of 39 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Allentown

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