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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Saint Louis, MO - 97 Rentals available

St. Louis’s average rent reached $968 in March

St. Louis’s average rent reached $968 in March, after a 0.8% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter majority city (52%) St. Louis is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,407. [View Full Report]

Saint Louis apartment rent report

St. Louis’s average rent was $968 in March

St. Louis’s average rent reached $968 in March, after a 0.8% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter majority city (52%) St. Louis is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,407.

The average rent for an apartment in St. Louis increased less than in other surrounding areas since last year. In St. Charles, apartments go for $1,030 after a 3.9% increase, and in O'Fallon, rent went up by 3.1%, reaching $1,095.

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 (52%), followed by St. Ann, where there are 44% renters. In St. Ann, apartment rents increased by 10.3% since last year, reaching $779. Maryland Heights has the third largest share of renters (42%) and saw a rent increase of 0.1% in the last year, reaching $963. Hazelwood, with an average rent of $809, has the fourth largest share of renters (39%) and registered an increase of 5.2% since March 2020. In Florissant, where 35% of the population are renters, the average rent is $832, after an increase of 5.4% compared to the past year.

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 $1,264 per month. The average rent for apartments in Creve Coeur is $1,181, the second most expensive, while St. Peters ($1,159) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, St. Ann's $779 average rent is the cheapest in the St. Louis area, followed by Hazelwood's $809 rate. Florissant rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $832 average apartment rate.

St. Louis apartment rents in popular ZIP codes for renters

Among St. Louis's most popular renter ZIP codes, 63108 has a $1,314 average rent, above the city average ($968). At the same time, rentals in ZIP 63146 go for $1,046, while prices in ZIP 63129 circle around $807. Apartment rents in ZIP 63103 clock in at around $944, lower than the St. Louis average, while rates in ZIP 63123 average at $809.

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St. Louis apartment rent report


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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 3 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $790 and $2,984. Search 3 bedroom apartments in Saint Louis, MO.

How many 3 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Saint Louis, MO on RENTCafé?

There are 59 3 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Saint Louis, MO were last updated on 19 Apr 2021.

What is the average size of a 3 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The average Saint Louis, MO 3 bedroom apartment size is 1,270 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment offers extra space compared to a 2 bedroom apartment, suited for a family or for sharing it with someone else.

What are the downsides of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

A 3 bedroom apartment is more expensive than smaller units and it usually comes with higher utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 2 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Saint Louis, MO.

Saint Louis, MO Demographics

  • Total Population911,262
  • Female 433,319
    Male 477,942
  • Median Age35.7

Average Rent in Saint Louis, MO

  • Saint Louis, MO Average Rental Price, March 2021 $968 /mo

Saint Louis, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5002%
  • $501-$70024%
  • $701-$1,00043%
  • $1,001-$1,50022%
  • $1,501-$2,0006%
  • > $2,0003%

Saint Louis, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
Saint Louis, MO $882 $887 $906 $912 $928 $942 $955 $956 $963 $961 $968
National $1,315 $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407

Saint Louis, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households394,996
  • Family 217,920
    Non-family 177,076
  • Children 102,116
    No Children 292,880
  • Average People Per Household2.32
  • Median Household Income$48,654
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$942

Saint Louis, MO Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School36%
  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree25%

Renting a 3 bedroom in Saint Louis, MO

In Saint Louis, MO 3 bedroom rental apartments are typically a top choice for families with children or roommates sharing living space. The former choose them for the need of extra space. The latter choose them for the need to save money. The conclusion? 3 bedroom apartments offer more space (1,191 Sq.Ft. on average) at a good price (usually, around $1,585 per month). Whether you’re Jess from New Girl or a cool couple with 2 kids who want to live downtown, a 3 bedroom apartment for rent in the heart of Saint Louis, MO is the answer to your questions. Typically, only about 10 to 20% of apartments are three bedroom rentals, so they may be a little harder to find than smaller apartments. However, Saint Louis, MO has 74 apartment buildings that have 3 bedroom floor plans available to rent, totaling about 98 units.

How to find a cheap 3 bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO for you and your family

Are the two of you about to become three and need to find a rental apartment a.s.a.p.? Need to have one master bedroom, one bedroom for the nursery and one bedroom for an office that on occasion serves as a guest bedroom? And last, but not least, you need a rent payment that won’t entirely swallow both your paychecks? You should take a look at listings of cheap 3 bedroom apartments. Sort your results by “Rent” ascending to display the lowest-priced listings first. Browse photos, take a look at the list of amenities and read the listing descriptions to see which one appeals to you the most. Some rentals go for as little as $790 per month. You can further filter your results by number of baths or check the amenities that are important to you by opening up the “More” menu. Child care, playground and controlled access/gated are the most popular features for families. Save your search and get notified by email when new units the meet your criteria become available.

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