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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Pittsburgh, PA - 33 Rentals available


Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,249 in October

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,249 in October, after a 0.3% increase since last year. One of Pennsylvania’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (52%), Pittsburgh is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,464. [View Full Report]

 Pittsburg apartment rent report

Pittsburgh’s average rent was $1,249 in October

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,249 in October, after a 0.3% increase since last year. One of Pennsylvania’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (52%), Pittsburgh is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,464.

Pittsburgh’s rent growth compared to surrounding cities

The average rent for an apartment in Pittsburgh saw a larger increase than in Cranberry Township ($1,335), where prices remained the same compared to last year. On the other hand, in other surrounding cities, such as Bethel Park ($1,165), rent went up by a significant 8.4%.

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the  Pittsburgh  area

The city with the largest renter share is Slippery Rock (69%), where the average rent is $1,467, after a 6.8% annual increase, followed by Pittsburgh, where there are 52% renter households. In Greensburg (50%), apartment rents increased by 1.6% since last year, reaching $762. Coraopolis, with an average rent of $1,163, has the fourth largest share of renters (48%) and has experienced a rent decrease of 0.1% since October 2019. In Canonsburg, where 43% of homes are renter households, the average rent is $1,220, going down by 4.5% in 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 $1,467 per month. The average rent for apartments in Cranberry Township is $1,335, the second most expensive, while Pittsburgh ($1,249) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Greensburg’s $762 average rent is the cheapest in the Pittsburgh area followed by Monroeville’s $970 rate. These are the only two cities in the area with rents under $1,000. Allison Park has the third cheapest rent with $1,033.

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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Pittsburgh, PA Demographics

  • Total Population303,587
  • Female 148,487
    Male 155,100
  • Median Age32.9

Average Rent in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Pittsburgh, PA Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,258 /mo

Pittsburgh, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$7006%
  • $701-$1,00032%
  • $1,001-$1,50037%
  • $1,501-$2,00017%
  • > $2,0008%

Pittsburgh, PA 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
Pittsburgh, PA $1,122 $1,120 $1,151 $1,152 $1,147 $1,205 $1,214 $1,210 $1,247 $1,236 $1,258
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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Pittsburgh, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households136,275
  • Family 59,073
    Non-family 77,202
  • Children 25,494
    No Children 110,781
  • Average People Per Household2.06
  • Median Household Income$45,831
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$891

Pittsburgh, PA Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School32%
  • Some College19%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree23%
  • Graduate Degree17%

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Pittsburgh, PA

A 3 bedroom apartment is the perfect home for you to share with family or roommates. It’s spacious enough, so you can always enjoy some much-needed alone time, but you’ll never feel left out in case you get lonely because your roommates or family will always be nearby. There’s certainly no shortage of 3 bedroom apartments in Pittsburgh, PA for you to choose from. There are 28 Pittsburgh, PA properties that offer about 33 3 bedroom units. An average 3 bedroom apartment is 1,081 Sq.Ft., and rents for about $1,912. The monthly rent does vary depending on property type. If you are looking for an apartment that’s close to public transportation, dining and entertainment, expect to pay more. Location is a key factor. The same goes for furnished apartments and units located in newer, well-maintained buildings. The monthly rent can go up to $4,515.

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