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Apartments for Rent in Central City, Phoenix, AZ
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    220 N 12Th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034
    Studio $1,099+
    1 BED $1,225+
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    919 N 20Th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006
    Studio $1,183
    1 BED $1,290
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    3044 E Fillmore St, Phoenix, AZ 85008
    2 BEDS $1,450+
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    1017 North 28Th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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    2609 East Culver Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
    1 BED $1,175
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    3706 E. Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008
    Studio $800
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    425 N. 36Th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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    2 BEDS $1,142
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    716, 718, 720, 722 E. Portland St., Phoenix, AZ 85006
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    1130 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034
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    1 BED $634+
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    1110 N. 16Th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006
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    Studio $468+
    1 BED $497+
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    1501 Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007
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    Studio $907+
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    3330 E. Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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    2 BEDS $911
    3 BEDS $639+
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    840 W. Tonto Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007-7701
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    1 BED $1,342+
    2 BEDS $1,457+
    3+ BEDS $1,902+
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    1050 S. 16Th Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85007-4402
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    2 BEDS $1,922+
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    675 N. 16Th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006
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    1045 South 8Th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007-7701
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    1735 NW Grand Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007
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    Studio $1,080
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    840 W. Tonto Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007
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    1 BED $1,860+
    2 BEDS $2,172+
    3 BEDS $2,117+
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    675 N. 16Th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006
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    1 BED $740
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    817 N 6Th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Studio $1,392+
    1 BED $1,743
    2+ BEDS $2,941+
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    700 N 4Th, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Studio $1,434+
    1 BED $1,643+
    2+ BEDS $1,778+
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    888 N. 4Th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Studio $1,420+
    1 BED $1,669+
    2+ BEDS $1,699+
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    200 E Fillmore Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Studio $1,826+
    1 BED $1,760+
    2 BEDS $2,090+
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    800 N. 2Nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Studio $1,234+
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    2 BEDS $1,765
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    4000 S 14Th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85040
    1 BED $965
    2 BEDS $1,153
    3+ BEDS $1,324
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Average rent in Central City, Phoenix, AZ

$1,641/mo Central City, Phoenix, AZ average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ is around $1,641.

Central City, Phoenix, AZ apartment rent ranges

A share of 4% of apartments in Central City, Phoenix, AZ have the cheapest rents between $701-$1,000. Around 16% of rentals are in the most expensive price range of > $2,000. Around 39% of Central City’s apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. There are 41% of apartments with rents between $1,501-$2,000.

Central City, Phoenix, AZ rent trends

Getting around in Central City, AZ

13 /100
Car-Dependent
64 /100
Good Transit
55 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 13, Transit Score®: 64, Bike Score®: 55

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Central City, Phoenix, AZ last updated?

Prices and availability in Central City, Phoenix, AZ were last updated on 23 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Central City, Phoenix, AZ?

The best apartments in Central City, Phoenix, AZ are: VB on 12th, Imperial, East Fillmore, 1017 North 28th Street and 2609 East Culver Street.

What is the average rent in Central City, Phoenix, AZ?

The average rent in Central City, Phoenix, AZ is $1,641. Start your search for apartments in Central City, Phoenix, AZ now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ?

The price range for a studio apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ is between $468 and $1,391. View all studio apartments in Central City, Phoenix, AZ.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ is between $497 and $2,240. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Central City, Phoenix, AZ now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ is between $468 and $2,447. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Central City, Phoenix, AZ is between $639 and $2,678. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Central City, Phoenix, AZ.

What type of rental buildings are in Central City, Phoenix, AZ?

In Central City, 67% of the residents are renting compared to 33% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 18% of Central City’s rentals, 49% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 30% are single-family rentals.

Renter's guide to Central City, Phoenix, AZ

From the historic homes and corporate high-rises of Phoenix’s Downtown to the flurry of activity around Sky Harbor International Airport (one of the US’s busiest), the 10 square-miles that make up Phoenix’s Central City are packed full of urban amenities and cultural vibrancy. This makes it a phenomenally popular spot, not only for the student population of Arizona State University, but also for affluent professionals and—given Phoenix’s fantastic climate—international tourists.

Tips for renting in Central City, Phoenix, AZ

Although tenants’ rights are well-protected under Arizona law, it’s still worth bearing in mind some tips before moving to Central City. Keep all correspondence between yourself and the landlord in writing, and maintain receipts or records of rent paid. Also know that you’re under no obligation to grant the landlord access to the property without sufficient given notice.

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Central City, Phoenix, AZ demographics

  • 41,721Total Population
  • 20,663 Female
    21,058 Male
  • 30.9Median Age

In total, Central City, Phoenix, AZ has 41,721 residents, 20,663 women and 21,058 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Central City’s population is 30.9.

Living in Central City, Phoenix, AZ

The benefits to living in Central City are exactly what you’d expect from the urban core of a place like Phoenix: world-class shopping opportunities, nationally-recognized attractions and points of interest and—catering to students at Arizona State University—a phenomenal nightlife.

The only potential cons of living in Central City are that it’s a neighborhood that never sleeps, and, other than the beautiful green spaces of the Papago Park and the Desert Botanical Garden, it can feel a little isolated from the vast natural beauty of the surrounding Arizonan landscape.

Central City, Phoenix, AZ households

  • 8,307 Family
    7,928 Non-family
  • 4,896 Children
    11,339 No Children
  • 16,235Total Number of Households
  • 2.2Average People Per Household
  • $47,813Median Household Income

There is a total of 16,235 households in Central City, Phoenix, AZ. Of these, 4,896 have children and 11,339 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 8,307 family households and 7,928 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Central City is 2.2 people, on average. The median household annual income in Central City equals $47,813, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,024.

Things to do in Central City, Phoenix, AZ

One Central City attraction not to miss is the expansive, historically comprehensive Phoenix Art Museum on the neighborhood’s northern border. Sports fans should hit up Chase Field (home to the Arizona Diamondbacks) while music-lovers can do little better than the Crescent Ballroom—home to quality live music almost every night of the year.

One of Phoenix’s top family attractions—Enchanted Island Amusement Park—is just a stone’s throw away in neighboring Encanto Village. And for fun, free things to do in Phoenix, there’s always the great outdoors, with hiking trails of varying difficulties just a half-hour drive south at South Mountain Park.

Central City, Phoenix, AZ employment & economy

Manufacturing, tourism and healthcare (mainly at Arizona State Hospital) are the area’s biggest industries, though the business and technology sectors are also booming. The headquarters of Avnet Inc.—Arizona’s highest-ranking Fortune 500 Company—and Apollo Education Group are situated just outside Central City, in Tempe and South Mountain, respectively.

Education in Central City, Phoenix, AZ

The Ambassador Academy is the highest-performing elementary and middle school in Central City, though Khalsa Montessori Elementary and Alhambra Traditional School can also claim outstanding test results. In terms of higher education, college students are served by the Downtown Campus of Arizona State University.

Central City, Phoenix, AZ education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 11% of the population in Central City, Phoenix, AZ have no high school education, 39% went to high-school, and 21% have partially completed college. Moreover, 5% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 16% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 8% hold a Graduate Degree.

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