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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL - 656 Rentals available

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Are you looking to upgrade to a larger apartment? Are there certain requirements that you and your family need to be able to find the perfect apartment? Browse 3 bedroom apartments near you on RENTCafé to find the one that fits your family. Filter by size, price, and amenities both inside and outside the apartment, and check reviews by verified residents, to make sure you are choosing the apartment that is perfect for you and your family.

Browse for 3 bedroom apartments near you, whether you want to stay in the same neighborhood or ZIP code, or in any city in the U.S. that you plan on moving to. We can help you find the one that is near all the essential places, such as stores, parks, schools and even your job, at the price that suits your budget. Your next home is waiting, let's find it!

Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population2,718,555
  • Female 1,320,499
    Male 1,398,056
  • Median Age34.3

Average Rent in Chicago, IL

  • Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,943 /mo

Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7001%
  • $701-$1,00010%
  • $1,001-$1,50024%
  • $1,501-$2,00024%
  • > $2,00039%

Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
Chicago, IL $1,767 $1,765 $1,834 $1,811 $1,815 $1,896 $1,897 $1,910 $1,998 $1,950 $1,943
National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households1,056,118
  • Family 565,621
    Non-family 490,497
  • Children 283,978
    No Children 772,140
  • Average People Per Household2.52
  • Median Household Income$55,198
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,211

Chicago, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School7%
  • Some High School31%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree22%
  • Graduate Degree14%

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL

Upgrading to a 3 bedroom apartment can have its pros and cons. Most renters who are looking for a three bedroom rental is because they need extra space for a home office, or for a child. This size apartment is also practical to share with roommates as it actually saves money on rent when 3 or 4 people get together to rent a 3 bedroom unit. They are very spacious, averaging around 1,012 Sqft. Or you can get even more space if you select “3+” beds in the top menu. The only down side is that they cost more. In Chicago, IL, rents on 3 bedroom apartments go up to $12,488. 519 rental properties offer 3 bedroom units in Chicago, IL to choose from. You are more likely to find 3 bedroom apartments in primarily residential neighborhoods, away from business districts and urban cores.

Tips on finding a cheap 3 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL

For most renters, the cost of rent is the major pain point. The larger the apartment, the more money comes out of their pocket. For that reason, cheap 3 bedroom apartments are in high demand and hard to come by. Though rent prices can go as low as $940 in Chicago, IL, the market is still tight. But with a little diligence and some handy search tools, you will find an affordable apartment. Try an area that’s further away from the main city attractions, or try an older building that may have cheaper apartments and a ton of charm. Try searching in more affordable neighborhoods, like Auburn Gresham or another nearby. Sometimes lower-priced residential areas have diversity and ethnic authenticity that lend them a lot of character and color.

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