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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL - 3,052 Rentals available

Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population2,717,534
  • Female 1,318,494
    Male 1,399,040
  • Median Age33.7

Average Rent for 1 Bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL

  • The average rent for a 1 Bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL, June 2018$1,806/mo
  • Studio$1,251
  • 1 Bedroom$1,770
  • 2 Bedrooms$2,381

Chicago, IL 1 Bedroom Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7002%
  • $701-$1,00011%
  • $1,001-$1,50022%
  • $1,501-$2,00032%
  • > $2,00034%

Chicago, IL 1 Bedroom Apartment Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
Jun / 2018 $1,806 $1,770
Sept / 2017 $1,795 $1,761
May / 2017 $1,821 $1,794
Jan / 2017 $1,753 $1,725
Sept / 2016 $1,756 $1,737
May / 2016 $1,768 $1,753
Jan / 2016 $1,714 $1,696
Sept / 2015 $1,675 $1,658
May / 2015 $1,657 $1,649
Jan / 2015 $1,612 $1,609

Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households1,035,436
  • Family 564,763
    Non-family 470,673
  • Children 297,034
    No Children 738,402
  • Average People Per Household2.57
  • Median Household Income$48,522
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,120

Chicago, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School8%
  • Some High School33%
  • Some College21%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree20%
  • Graduate Degree13%

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL

One bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL are typically 845 Sqft in size and the monthly rent is $2,285, on average. With 3,052 apartments listed for rent, it’s best to narrow down your choices before you begin your search. If you’re only interested in cheap one bedroom apartments, you can filter your search results by setting a maximum price. If you’re looking for a one bedroom furnished apartment, you can check the box "furnished" under amenities. There are many other options and filters you can apply to your search to streamline the process and find your next apartment faster and more efficient. Is a luxury rental more your style? If you sort your search results by rent descending, you will notice that the most expensive rental in Chicago, IL right now costs $7,504 per month. So many choices, so little time.

Your search for a cheap 1 bedroom apartment ends here

The city of Chicago, IL is a great place to call home. Among its many great qualities, it has a variety of rental housing options. One of the most popular choices for Chicago, IL's singles and couples are single bedroom apartments. They’re an upgrade from a studio in the sense that they offer more square footage, a separate bedroom, and more room to entertain. They’re also typically more expensive. But with a little diligence and some smart search tools, you can get around that problem. To find an affordable 1 bedroom, sort your search by price, ascending. The lowest priced apartment in Chicago, IL right now has an asking rent of $645. One bedroom efficiency apartments are a great choice as well. Though they may be smaller than a traditional one bedroom apartment, they’re definitely cheaper and you’ll still be able to enjoy the privacy of a separate bedroom.

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