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Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population2,722,586
  • Female 1,321,621
    Male 1,400,965
  • Median Age34.1

Average Rent in Chicago, IL

  • Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, February 2019$1,893/mo

Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7002%
  • $701-$1,00012%
  • $1,001-$1,50024%
  • $1,501-$2,00025%
  • > $2,00036%

Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Jan / 2016 May / 2016 Sept / 2016 Jan / 2017 May / 2017 Sept / 2017 Jan / 2018 May / 2018 Feb / 2019
Chicago, IL $1,714 $1,768 $1,756 $1,753 $1,821 $1,795 $1,806 $1,808 $1,893
National $1,290 $1,319 $1,334 $1,329 $1,354 $1,366 $1,366 $1,381 $1,396

Average rent is projected to grow by 3% in 2018 compared to 2017.

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: 606016060260603606046060560606606076060860609606106061160612606136061460615606166061760618606196062060621606226062360624606256062660628606296063060631606326063360634606366063760638606396064060641606426064360644606456064660647606496065160652606536065460655606566065760659606606066160706

Check out the average rent prices in Chicago by neighborhood.

Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households1,046,789
  • Family 564,210
    Non-family 482,579
  • Children 286,783
    No Children 760,006
  • Average People Per Household2.54
  • Median Household Income$52,497
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,168

Chicago, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School7%
  • Some High School32%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree22%
  • Graduate Degree13%

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL

You’re searching for one bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL and wondering how to go about it to save time and money? Currently there are 1,732 apartments available for rent, from $926 to $22,500 with an average living space of 1,242 Sqft. Whether you’re searching for a one bedroom efficiency that offers the basics or a one bedroom furnished apartment for a bit more comfort, finding just the right apartment can be a little challenging. Now if you’re also on a budget, finding an affordable 1 bedroom that is better than just good enough, could be the struggle of the year. Plus, there are 1-bedroom apartments in low-rise buildings, or in high-rises, there are 1-bedroom apartments plus a den, or tiny 1 bedrooms with little wiggle room. There are brand new modern apartment buildings and landmark historic buildings. You certainly have a lot to consider.

Hunting Down the Cheap Ones

Remember the times when your mother was telling you that money doesn’t grow on trees? Now you’re browsing through our selection of single bedroom apartments and you suddenly realize: she was right. Again. As annoying as that may be, when you’re paying monthly rent with hard earned money, hunting down cheap one bedroom apartments suddenly makes sense. Use the search tools to sort rent prices in ascending order. Make sure to come back and check daily if there are new listings in Chicago, IL . If you find a good deal, act fast and apply instantly. Currently our cheapest apartments in the Chicago, IL start at $926. But there are many deals to be found in as many as 842 listings for rent. Tip: you can save your search and we will e-mail to you when new apartments and floor plans become available.