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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 3 bedroom apartment in Winston - Salem, NC?

The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $870 and $2,405. Search 3 bedroom apartments in Winston - Salem, NC.

How many 3 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Winston - Salem, NC on RENTCafé?

There are 36 3 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Winston - Salem, NC were last updated on 18 Jun 2021.

What is the average size of a 3 bedroom apartment in Winston - Salem, NC?

The average Winston - Salem, NC 3 bedroom apartment size is 1,441 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Winston - Salem, NC?

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 Winston - Salem, NC?

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 Winston - Salem, NC.

Renter's Guide to Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem is the 4th largest city in North Carolina with close to 240,000 residents, resting near the middle of the state about 100 miles west of Raleigh. It’s also a short 30 miles west of Greensboro, and about 75 miles northeast of Charlotte.

What was originally known a major tobacco town has since been transformed into a booming metropolis often referred to as the “City of Arts and Innovation” for its contributions to theater, fine arts, and technological research.

The weather in Winston-Salem makes it a very pleasant place to live, as residents enjoy a beautiful spring and fall, with very mild winters and warm, sunny summers.  

Winston - Salem, NC Demographics

  • Total Population398,455
  • Female 189,403
    Male 209,053
  • Median Age38.8

Cost of Living in Winston-Salem, NC

Overall, Winston-Salem has a very affordable cost of living for a city its size, and also a lower cost of living than many of North Carolina’s large neighboring cities like Raleigh and Greensboro.

There is no shortage of things to do or places to eat in Winston-Salem either, and although there are a wide variety of dining options, finding a meal for two for $50 or less is easy.

As for utility costs, like water, electric, gas, etc., Winston-Salem residents on average pay just $113 a month, much less than the national average of $140. 

Average Rent in Winston - Salem, NC

  • Winston - Salem, NC Average Rental Price, May 2021 $961 /mo

    Winston - Salem, NC Apartment Rent Ranges

    • < $5002%
    • $501-$70017%
    • $701-$1,00046%
    • $1,001-$1,50029%
    • $1,501-$2,0005%
    • > $2,0002%

    Winston - Salem, NC Rent Trends

    Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 May / 2021
    Winston - Salem, NC $795 $813 $835 $843 $865 $892 $894 $903 $937 $957 $961
    National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407 $1,428
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    Living in Winston-Salem, NC

    One of the biggest pros to living in Winston-Salem is there’s always something to do, including visiting craft breweries, museums, parks, sporting events, and music venues. The combination of good school districts, a lively downtown scene, and a low cost of living even helped Winston-Salem make its way onto the BusinessWeek rankings as one of the best 50 cities in America to live.

    The only negative aspect of living in Winston-Salem is that new jobs are being added very slowly, as the city has one of the lowest percentages of new job additions in the state. However, many also see this as a positive, because while Winston-Salem is growing, it is growing at a slow, steady, and maintainable rate.

    For public transportation, there’s a bus line operated by the Winston-Salem Transit Authority, which offers 10-ride passes for $10.

    Things to do in Winston-Salem

    Winston-Salem offers a little something for everyone and is known for having some of the best craft breweries in the state. Foothills Brewing is one of the most popular, and is well-known for its IPAs and specialty beers.

    For a night out in Winston-Salem for dinner, King’s Crab Shack and Oyster bar is one of the best spots in town, serving all kinds of great seafood dishes like oysters, crab legs, shrimp, mussels and more. And for dessert after dinner, the Winkler Bakery serves all kinds of tasty treats like sugar cake and Moravian cookies.

    Winston-Salem also has great recreational options, especially at Salem Lake Park. The park includes nearly 400 acres for all types of activities, like boating or fishing, or even taking run or biking across the scenic seven-mile trail.

    And for families and those with kids, Winston-Salem hosts the second-largest fair in the state every fall called the Dixie Classic Fair. It receives over 300,000 visitors every year, and has loads of fun activities and exhibits like rides, food, and (literally) tons of livestock exhibits. SciWorks is also a popular place for kids, with interactive science exhibits, nature trails, and a massive planetarium.

    For free things to do in Winston-Salem, the Community Band Concert Series hosts concerts throughout the year at various venues, and has a special performance every Thanksgiving and Christmas.

    Winston-Salem has a little something for music fans too, as Ziggy’s is known for hosting some of the most popular bands in the country, and actually gave the well-known Dave Matthews Band its first start.

    And for the sports fans, the city plays host to the Winston-Salem Dash, a single-A Chicago White Sox affiliate, who play their home games at the gorgeous BB&T Ballpark.

    Employment and Economy

    Although there are plenty of major employers in Winston-Salem, like Novant Health, Unifi, and BB&T, the area has hit somewhat of a standstill as far as employment growth goes.

    The city has a slow percentage rate of new job growth, although despite that statistic, Winston-Salem’s unemployment rate of 5% is still well below the state unemployment rate of 5.5%.

    Winston - Salem, NC Households

    • Total Number of Households156,437
    • Family 98,530
      Non-family 57,907
    • Children 46,062
      No Children 110,375
    • Average People Per Household2.54
    • Median Household Income$53,298
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$882

    Education in Winston-Salem

    Winston-Salem offers excellent public school districts that are ranked among the best in the state of North Carolina, and the area also has great options for higher education.

    The city’s flagship school, Wake Forest University, was actually ranked in a US News and World Report as the 23rd best university in the entire country, due to its excellent academics, beautiful campus, and involvement in the community

    Winston - Salem, NC Education Statistics

    • No High School4%
    • Some High School37%
    • Some College29%
    • Associate Degree9%
    • Bachelor Degree22%

    Tips for Renting in Winston-Salem

    Winston-Salem tenant regulations are governed by North Carolina state law, and are very similar to most other states and US tenant laws. However, North Carolina does have a slightly different policy when it comes to eviction notice. For monthly rentals, the eviction period is seven days; for a year-to-year rental, the minimum eviction notice is 30 days; and for mobile homes, the minimum eviction notice is 60 days.

    North Carolina renters can also exercise their “right to repair and deduct,” meaning they can actually legally refuse to pay rent if major repairs (like an air conditioning unit) are left neglected.

    Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Winston - Salem, NC

    With 48 apartments in Winston - Salem, NC, it can be hard finding just the right 3 bedroom apartment. Before you even start thinking about size, price and features, you have to choose a neighborhood. And that’s no easy task, considering that, depending on the area, you get a wide range of rentals in Winston - Salem, NC, from very cheap to very expensive. Stone Forest - Salem Lake is the most expensive neighborhood of Winston - Salem, NC with rents as high as $1,775, while in more affordable areas like Colonial Estates the monthly rent can be as low as $705. Then you also have to factor in the distance to work, kindergarten and/or school. It’s an important decision, as most likely you’re going to spend the next couple of years in this apartment with your family. You are not just searching for an apartment to live in, you’re searching for a home. The internet is supposed to help, but it only confuses you further with redundant lists of things you should pay attention to. We know the feeling very well. Let us give you just one piece of advice: take the rational path and get your priorities right. The only person who knows what type of apartment you need is you. Create a mental or written list of things you absolutely cannot live without, filter accordingly. If a balcony or a garage is absolutely crucial, then head on to the filters section and check the ones you want. This way you will save time by skipping the apartments that don’t meet your criteria.

    Is choosing a cheap apartment worth it?

    There are certainly plenty of options among our 48 available units in Winston - Salem, NC if you’re considering also cheap 3 bedroom apartments. But are they worth considering? Certainly. Yet, you should not get carried away with very low prices, as your decision is not affecting only you. Most probably you’re moving with a family, and for the next few years this will be the place where your children will create memories. Good or bad. Remember how much you hated staying between four walls when you were a kid? Are there any playgrounds or parks around? Neighborhood amenities are important too. Cheap apartments in Winston - Salem, NC have low prices mostly because of their location. Take into account your morning commute. With children morning commutes are quite long anyway, so moving to that amazing apartment in Colonial Estates can quickly become a drag if it’s on the opposite end of town than your job or the oldest one’s school. That being said, cheap apartments can be really good deals, but not at any price.

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