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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Pittsburgh, PA - 196 Rentals available


Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,251 in January

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,251 in January after a 0.3% decrease since last year. Renters make up 49% of Pittsburgh’s population.  One of the Pennsylvania’s largest city is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,392. [View Full Report]

Pittsburg apartment rent report

Pittsburgh’s average rent was $1,251 in January

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,251 in January after a 0.3% decrease since last year. Renters make up 49% of Pittsburgh’s population.  One of the Pennsylvania’s largest city is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,392.

The average rent for an apartment in Pittsburgh decreased since last year. On the other hand, in Cranberry Township apartments go for $1,328 after a 1% increase, and in Bethel Park rent went up 4.9% reaching $1,163.

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 (60%), where the average rent is $1,483, after a 3.3% increase, followed by Pittsburgh, where there are 49% renters. In Greensburg (44%), apartment rents increased by 3.6% since last year, reaching $771. Coraopolis, with an average rent of $1,120, has the fourth largest share of renters (43%) and has experienced a rent decrease of 3.4% since January 2020. In Canonsburg, where 37% of the population are renters, the average rent is $1,206, seeing a decrease of 2% compared to 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 $1,483 per month. The average rent for apartments in Cranberry Township is $1,328, the second most expensive, while Pittsburgh ($1,251) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Greensburg's $771 average rent is the cheapest in the Pittsburgh area followed by Monroeville's $987 rate. Allison Park rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $1,037 average apartment rate.

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 $4,360. Search 2 bedroom apartments in Pittsburgh, PA.

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

There are 157 2 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Pittsburgh, PA were last updated on 1 Mar 2021.

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

The average Pittsburgh, PA 2 bedroom apartment size is 813 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 Population302,205
  • Female 147,776
    Male 154,429
  • Median Age32.9

Average Rent in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Pittsburgh, PA Average Rental Price, December 2020 $1,241 /mo

Pittsburgh, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7005%
  • $701-$1,00033%
  • $1,001-$1,50039%
  • $1,501-$2,00016%
  • > $2,0007%

Pittsburgh, PA 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
Pittsburgh, PA $1,151 $1,152 $1,147 $1,205 $1,214 $1,210 $1,247 $1,236 $1,253 $1,269 $1,241
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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Pittsburgh, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households138,058
  • Family 58,252
    Non-family 79,806
  • Children 25,088
    No Children 112,970
  • Average People Per Household2.02
  • Median Household Income$48,711
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$918

Pittsburgh, PA Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School31%
  • Some College19%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree23%
  • Graduate Degree18%

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 196 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.

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 $735 per month.

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