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Apartments for Rent in Kansas City, MO - 83 Results

  • Apartment
    8501 N Platte Purchase Drive, Kansas City, MO 64155
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 691 - 1,540 Sqft
  • Apartment
    8031 NW Milrey Drive, Kansas City, MO 64152
    $640 - $1,005
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 672 - 1,450 Sqft
  • Apartment
    909 Walnut, Kansas City, MO 64106
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    • 700 - 1,950 Sqft
  • Apartment
    1300 NE Parvin Road , Kansas City, MO 64116
    $699 - $959
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 688 - 1,145 Sqft
  • Apartment
    735 NW 60Th St., Kansas City, MO 64118
    $640 - $1,645
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    • 725 - 860 Sqft
  • Apartment
    10500 Hillcrest Rd, Kansas City, MO 64134
    $695 - $1,570
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 696 - 1,055 Sqft
  • Apartment
    10708 E 98Thterrace, Kansas City, MO 64134
    $715 - $839
    • 1-4 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 820 - 1,524 Sqft
  • Apartment
    11026 College Lane , Kansas City, MO 64137
    $630 - $795
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    • 609 - 900 Sqft
  • Apartment
    11330 Colorado Ave, Kansas City, MO 64137
    $605 - $1,005
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 515 - 871 Sqft
  • Apartment
    11420 Colorado Ave, Kansas City, MO 64137
    $650 - $1,260
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 640 - 1,250 Sqft
  • Apartment
    4027 North Bennington Ave., Kansas City, MO 64117
    $684 - $799
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 754 - 986 Sqft
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    6601 NE 39Th St., Kansas City, MO 64117
    $1,099 - $1,354
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    • 1,162 - 1,359 Sqft
  • Apartment
    11330 Colorado Ave, Kansas City, MO 64137
    $605 - $1,260
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 515 - 1,250 Sqft
  • Apartment
    10415 East 43Rd St, Kansas City, MO 64133
    $640 - $940
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 648 - 920 Sqft
  • Apartment
    8300 North Hickory, Kansas City, MO 64118
    $675 - $1,390
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 548 - 1,217 Sqft
  • Apartment
    525 NW 55Th Terrace, Kansas City , MO 64118
    $700 - $1,075
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 720 - 1,160 Sqft
  • Apartment
    50 East 13Th St, Kansas City, MO 64106
    $1,450 - $3,100
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 593 - 1,223 Sqft
  • Apartment
    510 E 101St Street, Kansas City, MO 64131
    $750 - $1,125
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 770 - 1,066 Sqft
  • Apartment
    8701 Chesnut Circle, Kansas City, MO 64131
    $605 - $870
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 550 - 1,200 Sqft
  • Apartment
    3932 Bell St., Kansas City, MO 64111
    $450 - $875
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    • 1,200 Sqft
  • Apartment
    306 E. 12Th St, Kansas City, MO 64106
    $925 - $1,450
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 488 - 7,620 Sqft
  • Apartment
    2409 Michigan Ave., Kansas City, MO 64127-3738
    $650
    • 3 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    • 996 - 1,372 Sqft
  • Apartment
    2015 W. Pennway Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108-2175
    $783 - $941
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    • 674 - 1,240 Sqft

Renter's Guide to Kansas City

Looking to move to a big city in the Midwest? Kansas City would be a great choice. It has lots of diversity, from its culture to its people. Even the city's neighborhoods feature a lot of variety.

Some are quiet and perfect for raising a family. There’s a reason Kansas City is in the top ten “best cities for the elderly”!

Other areas are filled with growth and excitement, the perfect place for professionals and young people.

Sitting at 319 square miles, Kansas City is almost twice the size of Wichita. Speaking of, Wichita is 180 miles from Kansas City – that's about a three hour drive.

The weather here is known to be unpredictable. Summer temperatures average 74°F, though highs can get over 90°F. But temps drop to 52°F in fall, and winters are even colder, with average temperatures of 30°F. 

Kansas City, MO Demographics

  • Total Population559,148
  • Female 271,299
    Male 287,845
  • Median Age35.38

Cost of Living in Kansas City, MO

The cost of living in Kansas City is lower than the national average.

A meal for two at a decent restaurant will cost around $45. Renting here is cheap, but utilities for a 915 square-foot apartment will cost you about $168.

If driving isn't an option, a one-way bus ticket will cost $1.50. And children under 5 ride for free! You can also save a few bucks with the $50 monthly pass.

Kansas City, MO Average Rent

  • Kansas City, MO Average Rental Price, December, 2016$817/mo
  • Studio$602
  • 1 Bedroom$773
  • 2 Bedrooms$894

Kansas City, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • 5%< $500
  • 32%$501-$700
  • 42%$701-$1,000
  • 18%$1,001-$1,500
  • 3%$1,501-$2,000
  • 1%> $2,000

Kansas City, MO Rent Trends

All Rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
Average Rent December, 2016 $817 $602 $773 $894
Jan / 2016 $801 $599 $746 $877
Sept / 2015 $788 $580 $736 $866
May / 2015 $771 $555 $721 $854
Jan / 2015 $733 $555 $690 $803
Sept / 2014 $715 $535 $666 $814
May / 2014 $705 $544 $664 $802
Jan / 2014 $693 $518 $642 $766
Sept / 2013 $680 $517 $645 $755
May / 2013 $677 $486 $630 $754
Jan / 2013 $671 $489 $625 $740
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Average rent is projected to grow by 3% in 2016 compared to 2015.

Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

Average rent values on this page are aggregated from data from the following zip codes: 6403064053640656410164102641056410664108641096411064111641126411364114641166411764118641196412064123641246412564126641276412864129641306413164132641336413464136641376413864139641456414664147641496415164153641546415564156641576415864161641636416464165641666416764192

Living in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City can be a nice place to raise a family or enjoy retirement, with plenty of areas that are low on crime but high on amenities. And the city is growing by leaps and bounds, with new businesses and attractions being added daily.

On the other hand, not every area in the city is safe, which can make the renting process more difficult. And the weather can be unpredictable day-to-day. One hour it’s warm and sunny, the other it’s raining and gloomy.

Things to do in Kansas City

Kansas City has plenty to do for families! Take a trip to Swope Park, one of the nation’s biggest. Within this 1800-acre area, you can swim, ride the trails, or just kick back and watch a baseball game. Other attractions worth checking out include the Country Club Plaza, Union Station, and Kauffman Center.

The city also features many family-friendly museums, including the National World War I Museum.

If you're more interested in a night out, you have access to many great restaurants and bars, including Manifesto, Howl At the Moon, and Green Lady Lounge.

There's also a huge sports culture in Kansas City. You can catch a Royals or Chiefs game at Kauffman Stadium or Arrowhead Stadium.

Not into sports? There are plenty of art venues to choose from, including Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

The city also has some great annual festivals, including The Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, which brings top jazz stars from around the country!

Employment and Economy

Kansas City is the among the top beef-producing cities, ranking just behind Chicago. There are also lots of factories and plants in the area, making manufacturing jobs plentiful.

Major products manufactured here include Ford trucks and Chevrolet cars. Other major employers in the city include University of Missouri, YRC Worldwide, and Hallmark Cards.

Kansas City, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households234,682
  • Family 133,067
    Non-family 101,614
  • Children 68,936
    No Children 165,746
  • Average People Per Household2.4
  • Median Household Income$51,199
  • Median Household Disposable Income$33,479

Kansas City, MO Crime Rate and Statistics

National Average

Below Average 100 Above Average
Total Crime Risk
292
Assault Risk
315
Automotive Theft Risk
335
Property Crime Risk
270
Rape Risk
236
Robbery Risk
272

Education in Kansas City

Kansas City is home to the University of Missouri, which serves tens of thousands of students per year. Other private colleges in the area include Park University and Baker University.

The city is split between ten public school districts, the biggest being the Kansas City District. There are plenty of private schools too.

Kansas City, MO Education Statistics

  • 5%No High School
  • 13%Some HighSchool
  • 33%Some College
  • 9%Associate Degree
  • 26%Bachelor Degree
  • 14%Graduate Degree

Tips for Renting in Kansas City

Taking the leap and moving to Kansas City? Great choice! To get you started, here are a couple of tips to keep in mind when renting.

If you plan on staying in a unit long-term, make sure your lease has an auto-renew. This will keep the landlord from moving you out or increasing your rent without notice.

Your landlord can’t take a security deposit that is more than two months rent. And at the end of your lease, your landlord has just 30 days to check for damages and return the rest of the deposit.

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