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    719 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85203
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    9738 E JUANITA Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85209
    4 BEDS $2,430
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    3527 N RAMADA, MESA, AZ 85215
    3 BEDS $2,590
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    8915 E Guadalupe Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212
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    2 BEDS $1,024+
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    1935 South Sunnyvale Road, Mesa, AZ 85206
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    155 South Hibbert, Mesa, AZ 85210
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Average rent in Mesa, AZ

$1,481/mo Mesa, AZ average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Mesa, AZ is $1,481.

    Mesa, AZ apartment rent ranges

    About 36% of apartment rents in Mesa, AZ range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 7% of apartments. Around 53% of Mesa’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 4% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Mesa, AZ rent trends

    Getting around in Mesa, AZ

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    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 11, Bike Score®: 44

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Mesa, AZ last updated?

    Prices and availability in Mesa, AZ were last updated on 14 Apr 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Mesa, AZ?

    The best apartments in Mesa, AZ are: Mark at 87 Apartments, Del Coronado, Glen at Mesa, Discovery Point Retirement Community and Mesa Station Apartments.

    What is the average rent in Mesa, AZ?

    The average rent in Mesa, AZ is $1,481. Start your search for apartments in Mesa, AZ now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Mesa, AZ?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Mesa, AZ is between $850 and $4,530. View all studio apartments in Mesa, AZ.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mesa, AZ?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mesa, AZ is between $900 and $5,984. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Mesa, AZ now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mesa, AZ?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mesa, AZ is between $764 and $6,635. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Mesa, AZ.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mesa, AZ?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mesa, AZ is between $764 and $7,572. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Mesa, AZ.

    What type of rental buildings are in Mesa, AZ?

    In Mesa 37% of the housing is rented out compared to 63% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 14% of Mesa’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 55% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 26% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Mesa, AZ?

    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 Mesa are about 32 years old, on average. Of these, 26% 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 2 stories. About 100% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 0.2% 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 Mesa, AZ?

    Studio apartments in Mesa are around 5% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 41% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 48% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Mesa, AZ

    Living in location

    Mesa is a laidback, sunny city that's part of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Specifically, it's situated in the Arizona desert west of the Superstition Mountains and east of Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale. Many outdoor enthusiasts rent in Mesa due to the city's warm weather and proximity to areas of natural beauty. Whether you're looking to go on an adventurous hike or enjoy a few rounds of golf, there's plenty of places to do so while renting in Mesa.

    There's also no shortage of fun cultural activities, from catching a show at the Mesa Amphitheater to exploring the historic Mesa Grande Ruins. Mesa's downtown offers a blend of historic charm and modern amenities, making it a hotspot for both locals and visitors. The Downtown Mesa Association regularly hosts events, bringing the community together through art walks, night markets, and music festivals. This dynamic mix of leisure and culture ensures that Mesa remains a vibrant destination in Arizona. Many renters are also attracted to Mesa's strong and diverse job market, with plenty of opportunities both within the Mesa city limits, as well as in nearby Phoenix. There are also several colleges and universities located in southwest Mesa, which attract many students seeking rental apartments in the area.

    Renting in Mesa, AZ

    Mesa is predominantly a suburban city, and most neighborhoods consist of single-family homes and low-rise apartment complexes. Although most rental properties are not in walkable areas, they do offer plenty of space and privacy for apartment-dwellers. What's more, Mesa's cost of living is generally more affordable than nearby cities like Phoenix, Scottsdale, or Gilbert, and rental prices here also tend to be lower than the national average. Plus, there are also some student-friendly rental options in the area, given the large number of universities nearby. Additionally, Mesa is also very popular among retirees, and there are several apartment communities for seniors looking to rent in the area. Notably, rental properties are designed to withstand high levels of heat. Here, there are typically Pueblo Revival and ranch-style homes, as well as several modern apartment styles in the area. Many of these rental apartments come with pools so that renters can take advantage of Mesa's warm weather.

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    Shopping in Mesa, AZ

    Renters will find several shopping centers throughout the Mesa area. Compact strip malls are more common here than large shopping centers, but there are still plenty of national chains with a presence in Mesa. Namely, the most popular shopping destination for renters is the Mesa Grand Shopping Center, which is located on the Mesa-Gilbert border and contains a Walmart, as well as many smaller shops, restaurants and entertainment options. Or, for groceries, Mesa renters have a variety of options, including Fry's, Safeway, Albertson's, and Trader Joe's, as well as international favorites, like El Super and H Mart.

    Transportation in Mesa, AZ

    Driving is the most efficient way for renters to navigate the Mesa area. That's because most rental apartments are not in walkable areas, and the heat makes alternative transportation options difficult. Accordingly, multiple highways run through Mesa, making it easy for renters to commute to nearby cities like Phoenix, and most rental apartments and businesses offer ample parking options. Alternatively, renters in Mesa also have public transit options available. For instance, the Valley Metro light rail runs directly through the center of town and provides service to downtown Phoenix and Tempe. There are also multiple bus routes, although buses aren't available in every neighborhood. Finally, those renting in Mesa are also equidistant from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, making flying easy and convenient.

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