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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL - 1,464 Rentals available

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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, November 2018$1,808/mo
  • Studio$1,254
  • 1 Bedroom$1,771
  • 2 Bedrooms$2,382

Chicago, IL 1 Bedroom Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7002%
  • $701-$1,00010%
  • $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
Nov / 2018 $1,808 $1,771
Jan / 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
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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

A one bedroom apartment is a versatile home that works perfectly not only for single people, but also for couples or roommates. There is also a wide selection of one bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL to choose from, so you can snatch your perfect apartment home. An average single bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL is about 1,001 Sqft, so it’s definitely larger than your average studio, and even though it might cost more, it also brings some extra benefits to the table. You’ll get to enjoy the privacy of a separate bedroom, and if guests come over and your bedroom is a mess, you can just close the door. The average monthly rent is about $2,700, but you can find more affordable 1 bedroom apartments for as little as $765. It’s useful to know that if you’re looking for a cheap apartment, one bedroom efficiency apartments can be a great choice. Even though they are a bit smaller that a regular 1-bedroom unit, they are definitely more affordable, and you still get to enjoy the benefit of having a separate kitchen.

Quick guide to finding cheap furnished one bedroom apartments

If you’re looking for a one bedroom furnished apartment, the smartest way to search is by selecting "Furnished" under the "More" menu tab. Your results will only display properties that offer furnished rentals. In total, there are 1,464 rental units located in 748 Chicago, IL properties, and a good percentage of them are furnished. You should know that the monthly rent for these already furnished units is usually bigger, but you’re saving on, well, furniture and decorating costs. These apartments can rent for up to $8,356. In case you’re feeling overwhelmed by the wide selection, we’ll give you a tip. Sort your selection by "Rent", ascending, to see the cheapest rentals listed first. Don’t let that perfect apartment slip! Contact the property to check its availability and you can secure your lease directly on RENTCafé.