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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Nashville, TN - 152 Rentals available


Nashville’s average rent reached $1,394 in January

Nashville’s average rent reached $1,394 in January after a 2.2% decrease since last year. With a renter share of 44%, Nashville is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices above the national average of $1,392. [View Full Report]

Nashville apartment rent report

Nashville’s average rent was $1,394 in January

Nashville’s average rent reached $1,394 in January after a 2.2% decrease since last year. With a renter share of 44%, Nashville is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices above the national average of $1,392.

The average rent for an apartment in Nashville saw a smaller decrease compared to Franklin ($1,443), where prices went down by 4.7% since last year. On the other hand, in Murfreesboro ($1,176), rent went up by 1.8%.

Nashville apartment rent report

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

The city with the largest renter share is Murfreesboro (46%), followed by Nashville, where there is a 44% renter share. Lebanon, with an average rent of $1,116, has the third largest share of renters (40%) and has experienced a rent increase of 3% since January 2020. In Smyrna, where 40% of the population are renters, the average rent is $1,106, going up by 0.7% in the past year. Apartments in Goodlettsville, where 37% of residents are renters, cost $1,188 per month, an increase of 4.3% in one year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Nashville area

Franklin is the priciest city for renters in the Nashville area, with apartments renting for $1,443 per month. The average rent for apartments in Mount Juliet is $1,439, the second most expensive, while Nashville ($1,394) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Smyrna's $1,106 average rent is the cheapest in the Nashville area followed by Lebanon's $1,116 rate. Gallatin rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $1,166 average rent.

Nashville apartment rent report

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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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 3 bedroom apartment in Nashville, TN?

The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $1,135 and $15,034. Search 3 bedroom apartments in Nashville, TN.

How many 3 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Nashville, TN on RENTCafé?

There are 117 3 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Nashville, TN were last updated on 2 Mar 2021.

What is the average size of a 3 bedroom apartment in Nashville, TN?

The average Nashville, TN 3 bedroom apartment size is 1,275 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Nashville, TN?

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 Nashville, TN?

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 Nashville, TN.

Nashville, TN Demographics

  • Total Population455,514
  • Female 218,860
    Male 236,653
  • Median Age33

Average Rent in Nashville, TN

  • Nashville, TN Average Rental Price, December 2020 $1,399 /mo

    Nashville, TN Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$7001%
    • $701-$1,00019%
    • $1,001-$1,50049%
    • $1,501-$2,00020%
    • > $2,00010%

    Nashville, TN Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
    Nashville, TN $1,288 $1,280 $1,283 $1,320 $1,352 $1,343 $1,406 $1,432 $1,439 $1,415 $1,399
    National $1,373 $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462
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    Nashville, TN Households

    • Total Number of Households190,191
    • Family 100,509
      Non-family 89,682
    • Children 47,865
      No Children 142,327
    • Average People Per Household2.32
    • Median Household Income$60,380
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,190

    Nashville, TN Education Statistics

    • No High School4%
    • Some High School33%
    • Some College24%
    • Associate Degree6%
    • Bachelor Degree32%

    Renting a 3 bedroom in Nashville, TN

    In Nashville, TN 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 (1,049 Sq.Ft. on average) at a good price (usually, around $2,065 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 Nashville, TN 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, Nashville, TN has 65 apartment buildings that have 3 bedroom floor plans available to rent, totaling about 148 units.

    How to find a cheap 3 bedroom apartment in Nashville, TN 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 $845 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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