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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL
124 Rentals Available

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    1130 South Michigan Avenue, CHICAGO, IL 60605
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,822+
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    1212 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,730+
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    2455-57 W. Logan / 2535-41 N. Campbell, Chicago, IL 60647
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,150+
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    630 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60661
    3 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,725+
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    445 E. Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611
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    • 1 BED
    • $3,115+
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    222 W. Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60654
    2 Units available
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    • $2,180+
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    25 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,369+
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    445 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611
    21 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,525+
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    1140 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
    14 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,983+
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    175 N Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,120+
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    514 Peshtigo Court, Chicago, IL 60611
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    • 1 BED
    • $3,395+
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    500 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,575+
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    205 S Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607
    11 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,410+
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    29 S. Lasalle, Chicago, IL 60603
    8 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,361+
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    1333 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
    17 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,836+
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    311 West Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,418+
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    1035 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL 60607
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,295+
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    540 N. STATE STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60654
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,091+
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    717 S. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60605
    9 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,170+
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    360 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL 60654
    13 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,305+
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    441 E. Erie St., Chicago, IL 60611
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,060+
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    220 E. Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60611
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,595+
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    60 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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    • 1 BED
    • $2,445+
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    330 S Wells St, Chicago, IL 60606
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    545 N. Mcclurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611
    9 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,350+

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $1,150 and $5,267. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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

The average Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL 1 bedroom apartment size is 253 sq. ft.

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

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population22,790
  • Female 10,464
    Male 12,326
  • Median Age34

Average Rent in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, December 2021 $2,358 /mo

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Dec / 2021
Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL $2,149 $2,165 $2,279 $2,217 $2,204 $2,157 $2,017 $2,065 $2,285 $2,358
National $1,340 $1,344 $1,376 $1,384 $1,387 $1,379 $1,383 $1,393 $1,476 $1,572

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households11,947
  • Family 4,637
    Non-family 7,310
  • Children 1,241
    No Children 10,706
  • Average People Per Household1.74
  • Median Household Income$107,275
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,240

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL Education Statistics

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL

If there’s one type of apartment that virtually all buildings in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL will offer, that’s one bedroom apartments. In fact, there are 115 1 bedroom rental units located in 25 apartment complexes in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL. Single bedroom apartments work perfectly for single people, couples, roommates, and small families. You can even comfortably share one with your beloved pet, without feeling overcrowded. Usually, a 1 bedroom unit measures around 1,014 Sq.Ft.. Renters in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL pay about $2,688 in monthly rent for a one bedroom apartment. If you’re willing to live in a smaller apartment, in an older building, you will find cheap one bedroom apartments for as low as $1,150 per month. If you want a lot of living space, or a newer apartment with quality finishes, or a nice one bedroom furnished apartment, there are more expensive options renting for up to $10,111.

How to find a cheap 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL in 4 easy steps

Does your search for an affordable 1 bedroom feel agonizing at times? You are scrolling through lists and lists of rental listings, looking at hundreds of images, trying to find the one that is just right. All you want is to find a nice comfortable apartment in a well-maintained building, on a quiet street in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL and for a price you can actually afford. Hang in there, take a deep breath, and follow these 4 steps. Step 1: Put in a rent filter with a maximum price you can pay. Step 2: Sort your results by rent, ascending. Step 3: Browse the filtered results in the order they are listed. If you followed the first 3 steps correctly, the least expensive apartments should be at the top of the list. They will be either smaller apartments, maybe apartments located in older buildings, or one bedroom efficiency apartments. Step 4: Pick the apartment that speaks to you the most and contact the property to check availability.

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