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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Kansas City, MO
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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 RentCafe 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.

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Kansas City, MO Demographics

  • Total Population491,158
  • Female 238,194
    Male 252,964
  • Median Age35.4

A total population of 491,158 lives in Kansas City, MO, according to data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. Population statistics show that 252,964 of Kansas City’s residents are women and 238,194 are men. The median age of the population in Kansas City, MO is 35.4.

Average Rent in Kansas City, MO

  • Kansas City, MO Average Rental Price, July 2022 $1,202 /mo

Apartments for rent in Kansas City, MO have an average price of $1,202 per month.

Kansas City, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

About 40% of apartments in Kansas City, MO have rents ranging between $1,001-$1,500. The second most common rent range is over $1,501-$2,000, 16% of apartments. Around 33% of Kansas City’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Kansas City, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Mar / 2022 Jul / 2022
Kansas City, MO $980 $1,004 $1,009 $1,015 $1,043 $1,037 $1,061 $1,102 $1,133 $1,140 $1,202
National $1,375 $1,407 $1,415 $1,416 $1,406 $1,410 $1,418 $1,501 $1,596 $1,634 $1,706

Compared to the average rent in the U.S. of $1,706, the rent in Kansas City, MO is $1,202 per month.

Kansas City, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households206,295
  • Family 110,723
    Non-family 95,572
  • Children 55,363
    No Children 150,932
  • Average People Per Household2.34
  • Median Household Income$56,179
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,011

According to the U.S. Census, there are 206,295 households in Kansas City, MO. The Census estimates also show that 110,723 are family households and 95,572 are non-family households. Moreover, Kansas City has 55,363 households with children in Kansas City and 150,932 households without children. On average, about 2.34 people constitute a household in Kansas City, MO. The median income of a Kansas City household living in Kansas City is $56,179 per year. The housing costs per month are estimated around $1,011.

Kansas City, MO Education Statistics

According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the share of residents in Kansas City, MO that have no high school education is 3%, and the share of those who went to high school is 32%. 26% of residents have some college education, 7% have an Associate Degree, while 21% have a Bachelor Degree, and a share of 12% have a Graduate Degree.

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO

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 1,321 Sq.Ft.. 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 Kansas City, MO, rents on 3 bedroom apartments go up to $7,945. 156 rental properties offer 3 bedroom units in Kansas City, MO 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 Kansas City, MO

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 $716 in Kansas City, MO, 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 Fairway Hills 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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