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Average Rent in Spokane, WA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Spokane Studio - $1,275+2%
Spokane 1 Bed - $1,362+5%
Spokane 2 Beds - $1,607+7%
Last updated 6/15/2024

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Local Reviews

I like the area cuz there are parks places to walk/ hike there is gas stations close there are grocery stores although expensive they are close

I like that Target, Albertsons, and Trader Joe's are so close. All within a 5 min drive or 10 min walk. I also like how close it is to my college. About 15 min away.

Demographics

Education

High School

38%

Associate's

41%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

63%

3 people

25%

4 people

0%

5 people

13%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

84%

50-100k

9%

100-150k

5%

150-200k

1%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

0%

10-20

1%

20-45

40%

45-65

43%

65+

16%

Affordability

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/15/2024

*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 Core, Spokane, WA

In Spokane, WA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,275 to $1,607. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown Core, Spokane, WA is $1,275. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,362. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,607.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+2%

Changed from $1,250 to $1,275
1 Bed

+5%

Changed from $1,297 to $1,362
2 Beds

+7%

Changed from $1,502 to $1,607
Last updated 6/15/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

10.5%

Compared to National Average

5.6%

The cost of living in Downtown Core, Spokane, WA is 10.5% lower than the state average and 5.6% higher than the national average. Downtown Core, Spokane, WA housing is 9.4% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 3.5% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 10.7% more in Downtown Core, Spokane, WA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 11.4% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown Core, Spokane, WACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
39.4%
9.4%
Utilities
0.7%
3.5%
Food
0.9%
10.7%
Transportation
3%
18.8%
Healthcare
8.5%
11.4%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Coeur D Alene$1,281+38%
Spokane$1,275+2%
Post Falls$1,2750%
Airway Heights$1,225--
Spokane Valley$1,200-4%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Coeur D Alene$1,695-3%
Liberty Lake$1,595+3%
Post Falls$1,437+3%
Hayden$1,4350%
Rathdrum$1,3950%
Spokane$1,362+5%
Airway Heights$1,317--
Spokane Valley$1,304+1%
Davenport$1,300--
Cheney$1,020-3%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Coeur D Alene$1,860-7%
Hayden$1,800+5%
Liberty Lake$1,700-1%
Post Falls$1,685+1%
Spokane$1,607+7%
Rathdrum$1,5950%
Airway Heights$1,500+8%
Davenport$1,450--
Spokane Valley$1,440+1%
Cheney$1,290+17%

Compare Neighborhoods

West Central

$845

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Heaths

$900

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Sinto

$925

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Spokane, WA?

For renters in Spokane seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are West Central, Heaths, and Sinto, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $845, $900, and $925 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Arts and Entertainment District and Lincoln Heights, where the rents are $975 and $1,045, a favorable comparison to Spokane's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,362.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Spokane, WA?

In Spokane, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Chief Garry Park, Logan, and Riverside. A 1-bedroom apartment in Chief Garry Park averages at $1,645, in Logan it averages $1,607, and in Riverside, the average is $1,510. For additional high-end living options, Balboa offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,472, and West Hills at $1,450. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,362 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Spokane, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Spokane, WA?

In Spokane, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Minnehaha, Bemiss, and Logan. In Minnehaha, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,090. Bemiss sees average rents of $1,350 for a 1-bedroom unit. Logan offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,607. For those seeking other popular areas, Heaths presents 1-bedroom apartments at $900, and Chief Garry Park at $1,645. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,362 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Spokane, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Chief Garry Park$1,422--
Arts and Entertainment District$1,350--
Southgate$1,295--
Downtown$1,275+1%
Riverside$1,275-10%
South Side$1,275+1%
East Central$1,217-20%
Balboa$1,200--
West Hills$1,195--
Browne's Addition$1,150+2%
North Side$1,005-4%
Minnehaha$1,005-4%
Cliff Cannon$825-34%
Nevada - Lidgerwood$7550%
Shiloh Hills$7550%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Chief Garry Park$1,645+8%
Logan$1,607+74%
Riverside$1,510+4%
Balboa$1,472--
West Hills$1,450-10%
Emerson Garfield$1,440+11%
Nevada - Lidgerwood$1,375+38%
Shiloh Hills$1,375+38%
North Side$1,370+6%
Bemiss$1,350--
Browne's Addition$1,322+4%
South Side$1,245-11%
Southgate$1,190--
Downtown$1,150-10%
Northtown$1,150--
East Central$1,100--
Cliff Cannon$1,095+12%
Minnehaha$1,090-4%
Lincoln Heights$1,045--
Arts and Entertainment District$975-18%
Sinto$925--
Heaths$900--
West Central$845--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Emerson Garfield$2,390+60%
West Central$2,040--
Cliff Cannon$1,940-5%
Riverside$1,925-7%
Downtown$1,907-5%
Chief Garry Park$1,895+15%
Arts and Entertainment District$1,825--
West Hills$1,810-2%
South Side$1,700-11%
Logan$1,645--
South Perry$1,600--
North Side$1,505+14%
Comstock$1,495--
Bemiss$1,475--
Southgate$1,330--
Browne's Addition$1,300-7%
Minnehaha$1,2950%
Northtown$1,290--
East Central$1,250--
Nevada - Lidgerwood$1,210+3%
Shiloh Hills$1,210+3%
Lincoln Heights$1,195--
Lidgerwood Park$1,195--
Heaths$1,150--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

38%

15-30 Mins

25%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

15%

60+ Mins

8%

Area Amenities

Top Score

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. 89% more restaurants than average
  3. 37% more 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. 87% more coffee shops than average
  3. 18% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Downtown Core Spokane.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 91% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 59% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Core Spokane sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 95% more theaters than average
  3. 55% more theaters 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. 91% more fine art centers than average
  3. 80% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 60% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Downtown Core Spokane doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 79% more medical facilities than average
  3. 26% fewer medical facilities 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

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Downtown Core Spokane.

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

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Core Spokane is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 60% more daycares than average
  3. 60% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Downtown Core Spokane.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. 73% 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. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Core Spokane could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

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

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

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

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

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

Schools

Percentage: 1/51/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Downtown Core Spokane

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Spokane, WA 0.1 miles$1,362$1,607
Spokane Valley, WA 8.6 miles$1,304$1,440
Airway Heights, WA 8 miles$1,317$1,500
Cheney, WA 13.8 miles$1,020$1,290
Liberty Lake, WA 15.4 miles$1,595$1,700
Coeur D Alene, ID 29.9 miles$1,695$1,860
Post Falls, ID 22.3 miles$1,437$1,685
Dishman, WA 6.5 miles------
Veradale, WA 10.6 miles------
Trentwood, WA 10.2 miles------

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown 0.1 miles$1,150$1,907
Riverside 0.1 miles$1,510$1,925
Kendall Yards 1 miles------
South Side 1.6 miles$1,245$1,700
Cliff Cannon 0.8 miles$1,095$1,940
Browne's Addition 1 miles$1,322$1,300
West Central 1.2 miles$845$2,040
Arts and Entertainment District 0.3 miles$975$1,825
Logan 1.7 miles$1,607$1,645
Emerson Garfield 1.5 miles$1,440$2,390