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Average Rent in Petersburg, VA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Petersburg Studio - $7240%
Petersburg 1 Bed - $1,053-13%
Petersburg 2 Beds - $1,297+5%

Local Guide

See what Petersburg, VA has to offer.

Local Reviews

There is nothing really unique. Driving downtown takes about 5-7 minutes and there are some nice restaurants.

Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

28%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

46%

3 people

26%

4 people

16%

5 people

8%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

63%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

1%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

10%

20-45

34%

45-65

26%

65+

17%

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 Petersburg, VA

In Petersburg, VA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $724 to $1,297. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Petersburg, VA is $724. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,053. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,297.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

0%

Changed from $724 to $724
1 Bed

-13%

Changed from $1,210 to $1,053
2 Beds

+5%

Changed from $1,235 to $1,297

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
6%
19%
68%
6%
1%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Colonial Heights$2,269-15%
Glen Allen$1,949+11%
Yorktown$1,698-37%
Richmond$1,2960%
Williamsburg$1,205-2%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Midlothian$1,794+6%
Williamsburg$1,778+31%
Glen Allen$1,582+11%
Richmond$1,470-2%
Chester$1,433-20%
Yorktown$1,430+5%
Hopewell$985+2%
Ashland$8300%
Gloucester$775--
Colonial Heights$700--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Midlothian$2,055+3%
Glen Allen$1,919+14%
Mechanicsville$1,907-5%
Richmond$1,759-4%
Smithfield$1,650--
Yorktown$1,576+27%
Williamsburg$1,429+6%
Chester$1,402-24%
Sandston$1,3950%
Powhatan$1,350--
Hopewell$1,123+2%
Gloucester$1,100+29%
Colonial Heights$1,091-13%
Prince George$1,048--
Franklin$1,000--
Ashland$9650%

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Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

27%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4646

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 11 of 15 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Percentage: 4040

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Petersburg.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 28% fewer shops than average
  3. Significantly more shops than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 58% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 72% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 13% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 67% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Petersburg is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Petersburg.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 15 of 15 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 13 of 15 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 15 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 11 of 15 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 11 of 15 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 14 of 15 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Petersburg

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City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Colonial Heights, VA 1.2 miles$700$1,091
Richmond, VA 22.7 miles$1,470$1,759
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Hopewell, VA 8.2 miles$985$1,123
Prince George, VA 6.3 miles---$1,048
Chester, VA 9.2 miles$1,433$1,402
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Midlothian, VA 23.5 miles$1,794$2,055
Ettrick, VA 1.8 miles------
Mechanicsville, VA 26.4 miles---$1,907

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