Rent trend data in Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago Rent Trends

As of September 2018, average rent for an apartment in Chicago, IL is $1878 which is a 4.26% increase from last year when the average rent was $1798 , and a 1.01% increase from last month when the average rent was $1859.

One bedroom apartments in Chicago rent for $1701 a month on average (a 3.06% increase from last year) and two bedroom apartment rents average $2135 (a 6.93% increase from last year).

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All Beds
$1878
1 Beds
$1701
2 Beds
$2135


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2 Beds

1 Bed


MonthAll Beds1 Beds2 Beds
9/2018$1,878$1,701$2,135
8/2018$1,859$1,683$2,105
7/2018$1,847$1,662$2,104
6/2018$1,849$1,650$2,096
5/2018$1,842$1,651$2,105
4/2018$1,784$1,611$2,003
3/2018$1,767$1,605$1,976
2/2018$1,760$1,605$1,964
1/2018$1,745$1,597$1,927
12/2017$1,712$1,576$1,876
11/2017$1,713$1,586$1,876
10/2017$1,770$1,631$1,946
9/2017$1,798$1,649$1,987
8/2017$1,814$1,665$1,995
7/2017$1,849$1,691$2,035
6/2017$1,878$1,727$2,087
5/2017$1,831$1,684$2,047
4/2017$1,856$1,698$2,119
3/2017$1,916$1,735$2,226
2/2017$1,936$1,745$2,284
1/2017$1,942$1,747$2,280
12/2016$1,960$1,782$2,314
11/2016$1,958$1,770$2,307
10/2016$2,032$1,834$2,406
9/2016$2,058$1,857$2,448
8/2016$1,978$1,779$2,346
7/2016$1,958$1,750$2,317
6/2016$1,977$1,757$2,312
5/2016$1,962$1,760$2,289
4/2016$1,924$1,734$2,269
3/2016$1,943$1,743$2,289
2/2016$1,915$1,714$2,229
1/2016$1,810$1,628$2,066
12/2015$1,811$1,599$2,085
11/2015$1,805$1,601$2,068
10/2015$1,817$1,593$2,094
9/2015$1,822$1,597$2,090
8/2015$1,814$1,601$2,086
7/2015$1,815$1,589$2,058
6/2015$1,835$1,601$2,043
5/2015$1,813$1,580$2,032
4/2015$1,798$1,578$2,061
3/2015$1,855$1,559$2,252
2/2015$1,908$1,563$2,462
1/2015$1,933$1,560$2,484
12/2014$1,944$1,529$2,451
11/2014$1,983$1,545$2,553
10/2014$1,995$1,541$2,657
9/2014$1,976$1,515$2,614
8/2014$1,751$1,477$2,008
7/2014$1,755$1,464$2,042
6/2014$1,706$1,440$1,995
5/2014$1,645$1,408$1,929
4/2014$1,521$1,304$1,689
3/2014$1,432$1,187$1,519
2/2014$1,439$1,196$1,508
1/2014$1,512$1,293$1,612
12/2013$1,498$1,281$1,580
11/2013$1,480$1,260$1,543
10/2013$1,469$1,256$1,530
9/2013$1,492$1,268$1,601
8/2013$1,513$1,307$1,628
7/2013$1,487$1,259$1,604
6/2013$1,529$1,291$1,664
5/2013$1,481$1,250$1,610
4/2013$1,447$1,232$1,532
3/2013$1,432$1,202$1,537
2/2013$1,427$1,175$1,567
1/2013$1,439$1,217$1,542
12/2012$1,447$1,210$1,594
11/2012$1,526$1,318$1,692
10/2012$1,542$1,354$1,813
9/2012$1,465$1,246$1,768
8/2012$1,377$1,133$1,629
7/2012$1,381$1,138$1,626
6/2012$1,377$1,112$1,605
5/2012$1,400$1,183$1,609
4/2012$1,365$1,126$1,543
3/2012$1,334$1,103$1,435
2/2012$1,385$1,143$1,595
1/2012$1,387$1,121$1,646
12/2011$1,324$1,059$1,482
11/2011$1,379$1,131$1,598
10/2011$1,454$1,213$1,695
9/2011$1,446$1,168$1,660
8/2011$1,333$1,057$1,489
7/2011$1,277$1,026$1,406
6/2011$1,196$1,001$1,307
5/2011$1,369$1,334$1,487
4/2011$1,502$1,469$1,701
3/2011$1,535$1,506$1,756
2/2011$1,560$1,517$1,822

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Chicago Average Rent By Neighborhood

Near North Side
$2598
Near West Side
$2450
Loop
$2446
West Town
$2230
Near South Side
$2221
Avondale
$1918
Lincoln Park
$1883
North Center
$1841
Hyde Park
$1654
Logan Square
$1638
Lake View
$1627
Albany Park
$1463
Lincoln Square
$1433
Lower West Side
$1421
Uptown
$1370
O'hare
$1369
Edison Park
$1360
Humboldt Park
$1328
Kenwood
$1324
Douglas
$1308
Edgewater
$1278
Rogers Park
$1257
West Ridge
$1241
Grand Boulevard
$1238
Irving Park
$1228
Hermosa
$1208
East Garfield Park
$1164
New City
$1147
Washington Park
$1143
West Garfield Park
$1134
Bridgeport
$1128
Woodlawn
$1122
Englewood
$1096
West Englewood
$1071
North Lawndale
$1064
Pottage Park
$1055
South Chicago
$998
Washington Heights
$987
South Shore
$968
Austin
$967
Grand Crossing
$956
Auburn Gresham
$945
Mount Greenwood
$942
Belmont Cragin
$904
Chicago Lawn
$891
Chatham
$887
Roseland
$880
Calumet Heights
$864
Avalon Park
$855

The most expensive Chicago neighborhoods to rent apartments are in Near North Side, Near West Side, and Loop.

The cheapest Chicago neignborhoods to rent apartments in are Avalon Park, Calumet Heights, and Roseland.

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Albany Park Apartments
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Lower West Side Apartments
Uptown Apartments
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Edison Park Apartments
Humboldt Park Apartments
Kenwood Apartments
Douglas Apartments
Edgewater Apartments
Rogers Park Apartments
West Ridge Apartments
Grand Boulevard Apartments
Irving Park Apartments
Hermosa Apartments
East Garfield Park Apartments
New City Apartments
Washington Park Apartments
West Garfield Park Apartments
Bridgeport Apartments
Woodlawn Apartments
Englewood Apartments
West Englewood Apartments
North Lawndale Apartments
Pottage Park Apartments
South Chicago Apartments
Washington Heights Apartments
South Shore Apartments
Austin Apartments
Grand Crossing Apartments
Auburn Gresham Apartments
Mount Greenwood Apartments
Belmont Cragin Apartments
Chicago Lawn Apartments
Chatham Apartments
Roseland Apartments
Calumet Heights Apartments
Avalon Park Apartments