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Average rent in Hoover, AL

$1,248/mo Hoover, AL average rental price, November 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Hoover, AL is $1,248.

Hoover, AL apartment rent ranges

About 14% of apartment rents in Hoover, AL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 1% of apartments. Around 68% of Birmingham’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 18% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Hoover, AL rent trends

Getting around in Hoover, AL

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 15, Bike Score®: 6

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Hoover, AL last updated?

Prices and availability in Hoover, AL were last updated on 7 Dec 2022.

What are the best apartments in Hoover, AL?

The best apartments in Hoover, AL are: Latitude at Riverchase, Summerchase at Riverchase Apartment Homes, Chace Lake Villas, Renaissance at Galleria and The Falls and Woods Of Hoover Apartments.

What is the average rent in Hoover, AL?

The average rent in Hoover, AL is $1,248. Start your search for apartments in Hoover, AL now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hoover, AL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hoover, AL is between $845 and $3,153. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Hoover, AL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hoover, AL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hoover, AL is between $960 and $3,413. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Hoover, AL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hoover, AL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hoover, AL is between $1,009 and $5,168. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Hoover, AL.

What type of rental buildings are in Hoover, AL?

In Hoover, 30% of the residents are renting compared to 70% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 15% of Hoover’s rentals, 72% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 13% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Hoover, AL?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Hoover are about 38 years old, on average. Of these, 6% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Hoover, AL?

Rental apartments in Hoover come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 1% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 27% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 55% of all rentals in Hoover. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Hoover, AL

Sitting in the foothills of Alabama’s Appalachian Mountains, Hoover is a small suburban town boasting low unemployment rates, an abundance of retail facilities and top-rated schools. Hoover has a humid subtropical climate, with mild winters and hot summers. However, renters should be wary of tornadoes during November and early December and occasional tropical storms and hurricanes in late summer and fall. Alabama has several tax incentives and programs for businesses in Hoover that encourage economic growth. Because of the growing economy, increasing job opportunities and good school system, Hoover is often regarded as one of the best renting choices in Alabama for families raising children. The city is also a golfer’s paradise: It’s home to an award-winning 18-hole public golf course at Ross Bridge and seven additional private golf courses nearby.

Renting in Hoover, AL

Hoover’s rental market comprises a mix of apartment communities and single-family homes. Most rental properties are located in neighborhoods around the main intersection of Williamsburg and other main thoroughfares. The rental communities usually feature one- to three-bedroom apartments. Single-family houses for rent can be found in the Ross Bridge area, where you can also find several multifamily properties with generous floorplans, pools, large yards and luxury amenities. Rents tend to be higher here, but these areas are within walking distance from a world-class golf course, parks and schools. Utilities aren’t typically included in the rent. Renters are allowed to bring their pets for an additional monthly fee. Renter’s insurance is not mandatory, but some landlords may require it as part of the lease agreement.

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Hoover, AL demographics

Hoover, AL has a population of 85,386 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 45,066 of Birmingham’s residents are women and 40,320 are men. The median age of those who live in Hoover, AL is 37.9.

Shopping in Hoover, AL

Hoover has four major shopping centers — Lee Branch Shopping Center, Patton Creek Shopping Center, The Grove, and The Riverside Galleria — where renters can shop brands such as Macy’s, Starbucks, Belk, Von Maur, JC Penney and Dave & Buster’s. Major store chains like Staples, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Costco and Target also have a presence in Hoover. Popular grocery stores include Aldi, Walmart and Publix Super Markets, as well as several smaller local stores. One thing to keep in mind is that Alabama doesn’t have a tax break on groceries.

Hoover, AL households

  • 23,582 Family
    8,969 Non-family
  • 11,284 Children
    21,267 No Children
  • 32,551Total Number of Households
  • 2.61Average People Per Household
  • $92,984Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 32,551 households in Hoover, AL. 23,582 are family households and 8,969 are non-family households. There are 11,284 households with children in Birmingham and 21,267 households without children. On average, about 2.61 people live in a household in Hoover, AL.

Transportation in Hoover, AL

Hoover is not very bike- or walk-friendly, so renters rely on their cars to get to work or run most errands. Highways 31 and 280 are major pathways crossing the city, with Interstates 65, 459, 20, 59, and 22 providing access to other cities in the Southeast. Air, rail, mass transit and ridesharing services are also available in Hoover. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is less than 30 minutes away, while Bessemer Municipal Airport and the Shelby County Airport provide air transport and aircraft rental services. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, CSX Transportation, and Norfolk Southern provide rail service. The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) is the main public transportation provider in Hoover, through a network of buses. It also offers paratransit transportation, a shared-ride service using buses and vans depending on the customer’s needs. Other ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are also available for renters who want to travel more conveniently.

Hoover, AL education statistics

The level of education of the population of Hoover, AL is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 16% completed some high school, 22% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 34% have a Bachelor Degree, and 21% have a Graduate Degree.

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