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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Saint Louis, MO - 546 Rentals available


St. Louis’s average rent reached $967 in December

St. Louis’s average rent reached $967 in December, after a 1.2% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (57%), St. Louis is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices well below the national average of $1,462. [View Full Report]

Saint Louis apartment rent report

St. Louis’s average rent was $967 in December

St. Louis’s average rent reached $967 in December, after a 1.2% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (57%), St. Louis is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices well below the national average of $1,462.

The average rent for an apartment in St. Louis saw a smaller increase compared to St. Charles ($1,018), where prices went up by 3.1% since last year, and O’Fallon ($1,117), where rent went up by 4.0%.

St. Louis apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the St. Louis area

The city with the largest renter share is St. Louis (57%), followed by St. Ann, where there are 45% renter households. In St. Ann, apartment rents increased by 10.1% since last year, reaching $771. Maryland Heights, with an average rent of $988, has the third largest share of renters (44%) and has experienced a rent increase of 1.9% since December 2019. In Hazelwood, where 41% of properties are rented, the average is $793, going up by 4.1% in the past year. St. Charles has the fifth largest renter share, 36%.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the St. Louis area

Chesterfield is the priciest city for renters in the St. Louis area, with apartments renting for $1,230 per month. The average rent for apartments in Creve Coeur is $1,219, the second most expensive, while O’Fallon ($1,117) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, St. Ann’s $771 average rent is the cheapest in the St. Louis area followed by Hazelwood’s $793 rate. Florissant rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with an $812 average.

St. Louis apartment rent report

Methodology

RENTCafe.com is a nationwide apartment search website that enables renters to easily find apartments and houses for rent throughout the United States. 

The data on average rents included in our reports comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), via telephone survey. The data is compiled and reported by our sister company Yardi Matrix, a business development and asset management tool for brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources underwriting investments in the multifamily, office, industrial and self-storage sectors. Fully-affordable properties are not included in the survey and are not reported in rental rate averages. Local rent reports include only cities with a statistically-relevant stock of large-scale multifamily properties of 50+ units.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $418 and $4,158. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Saint Louis, MO.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Saint Louis, MO on RENTCafé?

There are 479 1 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Saint Louis, MO were last updated on 24 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The average Saint Louis, MO 1 bedroom apartment size is 627 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

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 Saint Louis, MO?

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 Saint Louis, MO.

Saint Louis, MO Demographics

  • Total Population917,096
  • Female 436,558
    Male 480,538
  • Median Age36.3

Average Rent in Saint Louis, MO

  • Saint Louis, MO Average Rental Price, December 2020 $967 /mo

Saint Louis, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$70028%
  • $701-$1,00039%
  • $1,001-$1,50022%
  • $1,501-$2,0007%
  • > $2,0003%

Saint Louis, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
Saint Louis, MO $884 $882 $887 $906 $912 $928 $942 $955 $956 $963 $967
National $1,373 $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462
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Saint Louis, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households391,588
  • Family 218,841
    Non-family 172,747
  • Children 102,799
    No Children 288,788
  • Average People Per Household2.35
  • Median Household Income$52,145
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$914

Saint Louis, MO Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School36%
  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree24%

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO

You’re searching for one bedroom apartments in Saint Louis, MO and wondering how to go about it to save time and money? Currently there are 37 apartments available for rent, from $418 to $615 with an average living space of 678 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 Saint Louis, MO . If you find a good deal, act fast and apply instantly. Currently our cheapest apartments in the Saint Louis, MO start at $418. But there are many deals to be found in as many as 14 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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