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Average Rent in Kent, WA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Kent Studio - $1,751-2%
Kent 1 Bed - $1,571-7%
Kent 2 Beds - $1,825-10%
Last updated 6/17/2024

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Local Reviews

There are many stores and restaurants in a short driving distance. I have some nice and friendly neighbors

People take pride in the community. People are friendly. There are a good variety of places for families to go.

I used to hang out at the local pub, the pool hall, and go for walks with my family.Take the kids to the park

There's a McDonald's close by, a few other places to eat, a small grocery store and fairly close to the bus line

LOTS of friendly people. all kinds of stores and fast food places nearby. A great friendly bar close by.

I like how our neighborhood is very friendly. People wave to each other and talk with each other. I like going to parks with my family and friends. Where the stores are lined up is very nice and easy to find.

Demographics

Education

High School

42%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

19%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

35%

3 people

22%

4 people

21%

5 people

11%

6+ people

11%

Household Income

0-50k

33%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

19%

150-200k

9%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

13%

20-45

38%

45-65

24%

65+

11%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/17/2024

*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 Kent, WA

In Kent, WA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,571 to $1,825. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Kent, WA is $1,751. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,571. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,825.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-2%

Changed from $1,787 to $1,751
1 Bed

-7%

Changed from $1,689 to $1,571
2 Beds

-10%

Changed from $2,028 to $1,825
Last updated 6/17/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
0%
0%
4%
32%
63%

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Everett$2,715+5%
Bellevue$2,505+18%
Bremerton$2,500+28%
Silverdale$2,299+49%
Bothell$2,1690%
Federal Way$1,935--
Lynnwood$1,897+5%
Kirkland$1,812-20%
University Place$1,794+33%
Kent$1,751-2%
Woodinville$1,746-8%
Burien$1,672--
Renton$1,610-6%
Edmonds$1,599-3%
Seattle$1,543+1%
Lacey$1,5240%
Auburn$1,479+6%
Lakewood$1,457+43%
Tacoma$1,4480%
Olympia$1,237-5%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Kirkland$2,595-19%
Woodinville$2,205+4%
Bothell$2,155+1%
Maple Valley$2,137+1%
Seattle$2,115-7%
Lynnwood$2,027-8%
Silverdale$1,959+15%
Lacey$1,7990%
Edmonds$1,755+6%
Bremerton$1,722+6%
Federal Way$1,700+1%
Auburn$1,686+14%
Everett$1,657-2%
University Place$1,653+11%
Burien$1,637-1%
Lakewood$1,6020%
Renton$1,585-21%
Kent$1,571-7%
Puyallup$1,545-6%
Tacoma$1,465-17%
Olympia$1,412-17%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Woodinville$2,927+13%
Kirkland$2,860-38%
Seattle$2,833-14%
Lynnwood$2,618-3%
Bothell$2,602-1%
Edmonds$2,499+32%
University Place$2,334+34%
Maple Valley$2,3100%
Silverdale$2,304+16%
Renton$2,178-20%
Burien$2,119+15%
Lacey$2,045+64%
Everett$1,998+2%
Bremerton$1,995+18%
Federal Way$1,992-2%
Lakewood$1,9620%
Kenmore$1,950--
Olympia$1,940-13%
Auburn$1,933+8%
Kent$1,825-10%
Puyallup$1,750-6%
Tacoma$1,695-12%

Compare Neighborhoods

Scenic Hill

$775

1 Bed Avg. Rent

East Hill

$1,545

1 Bed Avg. Rent

East Hill-Meridian

$1,545

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Kent, WA?

For renters in Kent seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Scenic Hill, East Hill, and East Hill-Meridian, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $775, $1,545, and $1,545 respectively. Additional areas offering value are The Lakes and The Valley, where the rents are $1,612 and $1,669, a favorable comparison to Kent's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,571.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Kent, WA?

In Kent, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are The Valley, The Lakes, and East Hill. A 1-bedroom apartment in The Valley averages at $1,669, in The Lakes it averages $1,612, and in East Hill, the average is $1,545. For additional high-end living options, East Hill-Meridian offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,545, and Scenic Hill at $775. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,571 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kent, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Kent, WA?

In Kent, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include The Valley, The Lakes, and Scenic Hill. In The Valley, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,669. The Lakes sees average rents of $1,612 for a 1-bedroom unit. Scenic Hill offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $775. For those seeking other popular areas, East Hill-Meridian presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,545, and East Hill at $1,545. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,571 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kent, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
The Valley$1,883+5%
East Hill-Meridian$1,395--
East Hill$1,1650%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
The Valley$1,669-6%
The Lakes$1,612+1%
East Hill$1,545+2%
East Hill-Meridian$1,545-1%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
The Valley$2,600+17%
The Lakes$1,974+1%
East Hill-Meridian$1,820+7%
East Hill$1,810+9%
Downtown Kent$1,750--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

14%

15-30 Mins

35%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

17%

60+ Mins

15%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5151

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 31 of 49 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 26 of 49 renters

Percentage: 5151

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 26 of 49 renters

Percentage: 3939

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 25 of 49 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 34 of 49 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 20% 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. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to 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. 43% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Kent.

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

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 31% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 28% more pet 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 Kent.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 45% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Kent.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 39% fewer parks 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. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 25% fewer gyms than 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. 26% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 69% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Kent's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. 68% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 43 of 49 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 42 of 49 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 42 of 49 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 40 of 49 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 37 of 49 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 37 of 49 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 36 of 49 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 36 of 49 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 34 of 49 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 31 of 49 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 30 of 49 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 26 of 49 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 26 of 49 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 26 of 49 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 26 of 49 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 30 of 49 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 32 of 49 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 32 of 49 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 37 of 49 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 42 of 49 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Kent

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Kent, WA$1,571$1,825
Seattle, WA 16.2 miles$2,115$2,833
Bellevue, WA 15.9 miles$3,340$4,203
Renton, WA 7.1 miles$1,585$2,178
Tacoma, WA 13.2 miles$1,465$1,695
Federal Way, WA 5.4 miles$1,700$1,992
Fairwood, WA 5.9 miles------
Auburn, WA 5.1 miles$1,686$1,933
University Place, WA 17.9 miles$1,653$2,334
Puyallup, WA 13.4 miles$1,545$1,750

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