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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Pittsburgh, PA - 207 Rentals available


Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,241 in December

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,241 in December, after a 0.7% decrease since last year. One of Pennsylvania’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (52%), Pittsburgh is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,462. [View Full Report]

 Pittsburg apartment rent report

Pittsburgh’s average rent was $1,241 in December

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,241 in December, after a 0.7% decrease since last year. One of Pennsylvania’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (52%), Pittsburgh is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,462.

The average rent for an apartment in Pittsburgh saw a smaller decrease than in Cranberry Township ($1,313), where rent dropped by 1.0% compared to last year. On the other hand, in other surrounding cities, such as Bethel Park ($1,155), rent went up by a significant 5.4%.

Pittsburgh apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the Pittsburgh area

The city with the largest renter share is Slippery Rock (69%), where the average rent is $1,473, after a 4.1% annual increase, followed by Pittsburgh, where there are 52% renter households. In Greensburg (50%), apartment rents increased by 2.0% since last year, reaching $765. Coraopolis, with an average rent of $1,111, has the fourth largest share of renters (48%) and has experienced a rent decrease of 4.3% since December 2019. In Canonsburg, where 43% of properties are renter households, the average rent is $1,192, going down by 0.7% in the past year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Pittsburgh area

Slippery Rock is the priciest city for renters in the Pittsburgh area, with apartments renting for $1,473 per month. The average rent for apartments in Cranberry Township is $1,313, the second most expensive, while Pittsburgh ($1,241) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Greensburg’s $765 average rent is the cheapest in the Pittsburgh area followed by Monroeville’s $977 rate. These are the only two cities in the area with rents under $1,000. Allison Park has the third cheapest rent with $1,037.

Pittsburgh 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 2 bedroom apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

The price range of a 2 bedroom apartment is between $775 and $3,777. Search 2 bedroom apartments in Pittsburgh, PA.

How many 2 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Pittsburgh, PA on RENTCafé?

There are 172 2 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Pittsburgh, PA were last updated on 15 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a 2 bedroom apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

The average Pittsburgh, PA 2 bedroom apartment size is 779 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

2 bedroom apartments offer more space compared to 1 bedroom or studio apartments. They are more suitable for 2 persons.

What are the downsides of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

A 2 bedroom apartment is usually slightly more expensive than a 1 bedroom apartment. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Pittsburgh, PA.

Pittsburgh, PA Demographics

  • Total Population303,587
  • Female 148,487
    Male 155,100
  • Median Age32.9

Average Rent in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Pittsburgh, PA Average Rental Price, October 2020 $1,246 /mo

Pittsburgh, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7005%
  • $701-$1,00034%
  • $1,001-$1,50037%
  • $1,501-$2,00016%
  • > $2,0008%

Pittsburgh, PA Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Oct / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Oct / 2020
Pittsburgh, PA $1,152 $1,147 $1,205 $1,214 $1,210 $1,247 $1,242 $1,236 $1,253 $1,269 $1,246
National $1,377 $1,380 $1,417 $1,426 $1,430 $1,466 $1,466 $1,473 $1,474 $1,461 $1,464
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Pittsburgh, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households136,275
  • Family 59,073
    Non-family 77,202
  • Children 25,494
    No Children 110,781
  • Average People Per Household2.06
  • Median Household Income$45,831
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$891

Pittsburgh, PA Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School32%
  • Some College19%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree23%
  • Graduate Degree17%

Renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Pittsburgh, PA

A new little family member made its appearance in your life and your apartment suddenly became too small? Having some toys laying around in the living room at noon is one thing. But stepping on Thomas the Tank Engine in your own bedroom, in the middle of the night, when the only thing you want to do is drink some water and go back to sleep, is a truly awakening, eye opening experience. Not something that you’d expect at 2:30 a.m. Frankly, it looks like you’re one bedroom short. But there’s no need to be worried as there are as many as 207 apartments available for rent in Pittsburgh, PA at your fingertips, among which you will surely find plenty of 2 bedroom apartment rentals as well. Whether you want just a few appliances and you’d prefer to bring your own stuff or you’re searching for a fully furnished living space, there are options for either one and solutions for every budget. After all, there can be huge differences between different parts of Pittsburgh, PA. Rents go all the way up to $3,520 in East Liberty but you can also find a place to call home for as cheap as Model.CheapestArea.MinimumPrice in Squirrel Hill South.

Cheap housing for young families

If you are a small, dynamic family renting a 2 bedroom is a smart choice as it offers the golden ratio of living space, location and price. All these are now important criteria that you have to have. Space? If you want to keep yourself and Thomas the Tank Engine in different rooms, then this one doesn’t need any explanation. Location? You don’t want to totally give-up on those Friday nights out or your Thursday after-hours, but babysitters cannot always stay late in the night, so it helps if you’re in an area close to restaurants and theatres. Price? You could put the extra couple of bucks you’re saving on rent monthly into your child’s college savings plan. Whatever your golden ratio may be, we are convinced that you’ll find something interesting amongst the 76 listings in Pittsburgh, PA. If price is important, finding plenty of cheap 2 bedroom apartments shouldn’t be a problem as the lowest rents start at $1,060 per month.

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