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Average Rent in Philadelphia, PA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Philadelphia Studio - $1,330-3%
Philadelphia 1 Bed - $1,8470%
Philadelphia 2 Beds - $2,122+1%

Local Guide

See what Philadelphia, PA has to offer.

Local Reviews

It's cute! There's lots of nice bars and restaurants. I like that there's a lot of small parks. I would like some more stores and corner stores they aren't just bars

the unity in my neighborhood is unique. My favorite local place is the skating rink. me and my family love the skaing rink and bond and have a good timre there.

What's unique is that it's chill and shi any all my favorite business is chick fil a because It's good asf and my bxch loves it too

It is close to alot of stores within walking distance. Also it is on a bus route. There is job opportunities around my area.

I like going downtown Our philly cheesesteak is a popular in my city and we're the home of the best nfl team 2023 eagles

The fashion district & a lot of stores that are up an coming with temple buy uo everything I love gone to the movies

Demographics

Education

High School

49%

Associate's

23%

Bachelor's

18%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

42%

3 people

25%

4 people

18%

5 people

9%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

53%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

5%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

12%

20-45

39%

45-65

23%

65+

13%

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 Philadelphia, PA

In Philadelphia, PA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,330 to $2,122. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Philadelphia, PA is $1,330. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,847. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,122.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-3%

Changed from $1,371 to $1,330
1 Bed

0%

Changed from $1,847 to $1,847
2 Beds

+1%

Changed from $2,101 to $2,122

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
1%
6%
29%
36%
28%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Allentown$1,835+53%
Bensalem$1,817-32%
West Chester$1,562+4%
Hamilton$1,525+7%
Wilmington$1,492-4%
Pennsauken$1,350+3%
Reading$1,305-3%
Levittown$1,250+2%
Newark$1,0250%
Bethlehem$872-31%
Trenton$7210%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Allentown$2,134+15%
Pennsauken$1,920+1%
Reading$1,877+22%
Hamilton Township$1,845+32%
West Chester$1,830-5%
Bethlehem$1,742+2%
Hamilton$1,732-11%
Wilmington$1,598+2%
Bensalem$1,592+3%
Levittown$1,590-2%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,544-4%
Newark$1,492+2%
Trenton$1,375-5%
Vineland$1,125+20%
Upper Darby$960-7%
Camden$957+3%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Bethlehem$2,350+12%
Pennsauken$2,277+18%
Hamilton Township$2,255--
Allentown$2,238+17%
West Chester$2,177-11%
Hamilton$1,955-29%
Wilmington$1,876+3%
Bensalem$1,869-2%
Levittown$1,850+2%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,849-5%
Reading$1,6500%
Newark$1,615+2%
Trenton$1,590-12%
Vineland$1,275+18%
Upper Darby$1,250+4%
Camden$1,162+5%

Compare Neighborhoods

Point Breeze

$812

1 Bed Avg. Rent

West Oak Lane

$950

1 Bed Avg. Rent

North Delaware

$1,000

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Philadelphia, PA?

For renters in Philadelphia seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Point Breeze, West Oak Lane, and North Delaware, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $812, $950, and $1,000 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Mayfair and Cobbs Creek, where the rents are $1,095 and $1,175, a favorable comparison to Philadelphia's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,847.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Philadelphia, PA?

In Philadelphia, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Northern Liberties, Logan Square, and Avenue of the Arts South. A 1-bedroom apartment in Northern Liberties averages at $2,955, in Logan Square it averages $2,677, and in Avenue of the Arts South, the average is $2,550. For additional high-end living options, Old Kensington offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,335, and Old City at $2,286. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,847 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Philadelphia, PA?

In Philadelphia, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Brewerytown, Strawberry Mansion, and Lower North. In Brewerytown, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,322. Strawberry Mansion sees average rents of $1,250 for a 1-bedroom unit. Lower North offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,650. For those seeking other popular areas, North Central presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,425, and Avenue of the Arts North at $2,059. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,847 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Northern Liberties$2,020+26%
Old Kensington$1,875+34%
West Mount Airy$1,750+94%
Fishtown$1,727+30%
Lower North$1,725+25%
Old City$1,6800%
Logan Square$1,657-7%
Avenue of the Arts North$1,500-9%
Belmont$1,500--
River Wards$1,492+17%
Fairmount - Art Museum$1,4000%
Strawberry Mansion$1,400+6%
Francisville$1,375-8%
Society Hill$1,375+2%
West Philadelphia$1,350+4%
Ludlow$1,345+7%
West Kensington$1,338--
University City$1,318+2%
Center City West$1,300-18%
Center City$1,299-13%
East Falls$1,299-7%
Point Breeze$1,284-4%
Rittenhouse Square$1,250-12%
Mantua$1,2500%
West Powelton$1,246-4%
Roxborough$1,245-7%
Lower Northwest$1,222-7%
East Kensington$1,210+11%
Brewerytown$1,200-14%
South Philadelphia$1,198-10%
Chestnut Hill$1,166-21%
Washington Square West$1,085-13%
Spring Garden$1,0500%
Cobbs Creek$1,050-12%
Queen Village$1,050-22%
Southwest Philadelphia$1,030-9%
Graduate Hospital$1,025-22%
Upper North District$996+6%
Kensington$950-14%
North Central$925-2%
Hartranft$850-6%
Upper North Philadelphia$850-3%
Kingsessing$850--
Richmond$750--
Garden Court$7120%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Old Kensington$2,335+32%
Old City$2,286+13%
Center City$2,241+2%
University City$2,159-13%
Society Hill$2,085-8%
Avenue of the Arts North$2,059+3%
Center City West$1,8950%
Garden Court$1,850+37%
South Philadelphia$1,787+29%
West Philadelphia$1,777+1%
Kensington$1,7670%
East Falls$1,762+8%
East Kensington$1,722+10%
Graduate Hospital$1,695-1%
Ludlow$1,656+28%
Lower North$1,650+10%
Upper North District$1,638+46%
Roxborough$1,622+2%
West Powelton$1,615-8%
Lower Northwest$1,590-1%
Upper North Philadelphia$1,585+63%
West Kensington$1,560+4%
Rittenhouse Square$1,550-27%
Washington Square West$1,550-7%
Chestnut Hill$1,529-27%
River Wards$1,522-8%
Francisville$1,518-11%
Fishtown$1,487-15%
Mantua$1,476+38%
Belmont$1,476+14%
West Mount Airy$1,475+13%
Kingsessing$1,449+2%
North Central$1,425+10%
Fairmount - Art Museum$1,400-20%
Queen Village$1,400-10%
Brewerytown$1,322-12%
Hartranft$1,281-1%
Southwest Philadelphia$1,263+1%
Strawberry Mansion$1,250-22%
Grays Ferry$1,250+4%
Richmond$1,195+117%
Spring Garden$1,192-22%
Cobbs Creek$1,175-2%
Mayfair$1,095--
North Delaware$1,000-9%
West Oak Lane$950-17%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Kensington$2,400+33%
Society Hill$2,295+15%
West Philadelphia$2,220+21%
Garden Court$2,217+9%
Francisville$2,200+23%
Ludlow$2,077+17%
Washington Square West$2,075-10%
South Philadelphia$2,072+20%
Fairmount - Art Museum$2,000+29%
Queen Village$2,000+13%
Roxborough$1,995+5%
Avenue of the Arts North$1,950-20%
River Wards$1,947+2%
East Kensington$1,947+8%
Chestnut Hill$1,935-22%
East Falls$1,914-16%
Rittenhouse Square$1,900-39%
West Mount Airy$1,875+9%
Lower Northwest$1,842-3%
Fishtown$1,837-18%
Mantua$1,800-10%
Brewerytown$1,800-3%
North Delaware$1,800+50%
Upper North Philadelphia$1,795+9%
Belmont$1,764+4%
Lower North$1,700-6%
North Central$1,700-8%
Grays Ferry$1,700--
Spring Garden$1,697-32%
West Powelton$1,695-6%
West Kensington$1,695-6%
Kingsessing$1,649+8%
Graduate Hospital$1,625-10%
Richmond$1,585-1%
Upper North District$1,470+13%
Cobbs Creek$1,400+17%
Southwest Philadelphia$1,3830%
West Oak Lane$1,375+10%
Hartranft$1,350-19%
Strawberry Mansion$1,101-33%
Point Breeze$970-37%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

14%

15-30 Mins

30%

30-40 Mins

22%

40-60 Mins

18%

60+ Mins

15%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8484

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 163 of 287 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 185 of 287 renters

Percentage: 7676

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 152 of 287 renters

Percentage: 6868

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 197 of 287 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 161 of 287 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Supermarket sweep. Philadelphia is top shelf for groceries.

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

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 15% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few 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

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Philadelphia looks good for nightlife.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 24% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Philadelphia is team green. Parks get a high score.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 37% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A shopaholic favorite. Philadelphia has a lot of style.

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

Health and Fitness

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pumped and lifting a solid 4.5 stars for fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 10% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Philadelphia is real pawsitive for your pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 37% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 20% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The great medical care here is just what the doctor ordered.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 7% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't have to drive far to fill up around here.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 7% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 207 of 287 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 204 of 287 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 204 of 287 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 195 of 287 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 187 of 287 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 187 of 287 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 177 of 287 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 172 of 287 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 164 of 287 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 150 of 287 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 149 of 287 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 163 of 287 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 173 of 287 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 184 of 287 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 184 of 287 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 189 of 287 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 204 of 287 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 214 of 287 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 232 of 287 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 242 of 287 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Philadelphia

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About

Philadelphia, PA

Overview of Philadelphia

Philadelphia has a wide range of house rentals that you might want to consider before finally accepting a rental property. Many people, however, find that it is difficult for them to choose a rental because print listings make it difficult to compare their options. An online directory of listings, however, offers an easy way to search for house rentals that match your specific needs. That way, you can save time and money during your search.

House Rentals in Philadelphia

House rentals in Philadelphia can vary significantly. One neighborhood might have several large houses while others might primarily have small home rentals. Prices, of course, can also vary from area to area. Affluent neighborhoods, for instance, usually have higher real estate prices. If you have enough income to pay the higher prices, then you might want to explore options in these areas. If you want to save money on your rental, though, look in areas of the city that mostly attract middle class families.

Finding Philadelphia House Rentals in Philadelphia

With all of this variety, it makes sense to use an online guide that can help you focus on features that matter most to you. Most people start their search by restricting listings to house rentals that fall within their price range. Then you can narrow your search further to houses that have the number of bathrooms and bedrooms that you want.

Online directories also offer features that make it much easier for you to decide whether you want to visit one of the house rentals in person. Floor plans and photographs, for instance, give you a better idea of what the house rentals look like so you can tell whether it matches your sense of style. You can then visit the houses that you like most to help you decide which one you will rent.

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