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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL
1,954 Rentals Available


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Looking for that perfect apartment that's just the right size for you and maybe you and someone else? You can now look at 1 bedroom apartment listings on RENTCafé in your area to find the one that meets your needs in terms of price and location. Whether you are looking for a 1 bedroom apartment near you, or anywhere in the U.S., we can help you find a home you'll love. Filter apartments by type, size, price, and amenities, check property reviews, and save your favorites.

Search for 1 bedroom apartments near you, whether it's in your neighborhood, or ZIP code, or any city in any state you plan to move to in the U.S. Somewhere out there is the perfect apartment for you. Let us help you find your next home!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $600 and $7,334. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Chicago, IL on RENTCafé?

There are 1316 1 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Chicago, IL were last updated on 27 Jul 2021.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

The average Chicago, IL 1 bedroom apartment size is 323 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment comes with more living and storage space compared to a studio apartment.

What are the downsides of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

1 bedroom apartments are usually more expensive than studio apartments in terms of rent and utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Chicago, IL.

Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population2,709,534
  • Female 1,317,791
    Male 1,391,743
  • Median Age34.6

Average Rent in Chicago, IL

  • Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, June 2021 $2,012 /mo

Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jun / 2021
Chicago, IL $1,815 $1,896 $1,897 $1,910 $1,998 $1,950 $1,967 $1,918 $1,794 $1,862 $2,012
National $1,348 $1,357 $1,362 $1,394 $1,401 $1,403 $1,394 $1,397 $1,404 $1,482
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Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households1,066,829
  • Family 566,804
    Non-family 500,025
  • Children 280,365
    No Children 786,464
  • Average People Per Household2.48
  • Median Household Income$58,247
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,241

Chicago, IL Education Statistics

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 139 apartments available for rent, from $755 to $1,599 with an average living space of 620 Sq.Ft.. 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 $755. But there are many deals to be found in as many as 75 listings for rent. Tip: you can save your search and we will e-mail to you when new apartments and floor plans become available.

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