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    1717 South Dorsey Lane, Tempe, AZ 85281
    4 Units available
    1 BED $1,420+
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    Welcome home to Murietta at ASU Apartments! Our apartments in Tempe, AZ, are some of the area’s largest and include exceptional amenities. In addition, we are located in a highly bikeable neighborhood and provide quick access to desirable employers, walking trails, and Phoenix’s eclectic nightlife scene. A well-balanced lifestyle stands outside your front door. Swim a couple of laps in the resort-style pool, lounge on the sundeck with a cool drink in hand, or take a break from the sun while relaxing in the hot tub. If you’re a fitness enthusiast or a sports buff, you’ll appreciate the access to the lighted basketball and volleyball court and the fitness center with cardio and strength-training equipment. Finally, the business center, BBQ/picnic area, and on site-management/maintenance services guarantee that you won’t be missing out on anything. (+ view more) Our sprawling one, two, and three-bedroom layouts allow you to maximize each inch of space. Our Tempe, AZ apartments for rent include modern conveniences like an air conditioner, walk-in closets, a patio/balcony, and window coverings for the dim ambiance you need during afternoon naps. Equally charming and topped with extra perks, select units feature wood-style flooring, a wood-burning fireplace, full-size washer/dryer sets, and spa-like bathrooms with ceramic tiles. Work and play to your heart’s desire. We are a bike ride away from Arizona State University and less than 20 minutes from Intel, Banner Health, and Wells Fargo. Equally close, you’ll find an abundance of walking trails and leisure destinations such as Broadway Marketplace, ASU Art Museum, Desert Botanical Gardens, and Phoenix Mountains Preserve. The decision is yours, and we hope it leads to renting our apartments in Tempe, near ASU. Schedule a tour today!

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    1975 University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85288
    1 BED $1,253+
    2 BEDS $1,470+
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    701 West Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281
    Studio $1,579
    1 BED $1,799+
    2 BEDS $2,549+
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    5101 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282
    1 BED $1,150+
    2 BEDS $1,249+
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    1718 S. Jentilly Lane, Tempe, AZ 85281
    Studio $1,200+
    1 BED $1,223+
    2+ BEDS $1,373+
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    1717 South Dorsey Lane, Tempe, AZ 85281
    1 BED $1,420+
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    1806 E Concorda Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282
    2 BEDS $1,600
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    1100 E. Lemon Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
    Studio $1,340
    1 BED $1,350
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    4505 S Hardy Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
    1 BED $1,349+
    2 BEDS $1,479+
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    1155 West Grove Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85283
    2 BEDS $1,624+
    3 BEDS $1,848+
    4 BEDS $2,073+
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    260 E RIO SALADO PARKWAY, Tempe, AZ 85281
    Studio $1,676+
    1 BED $2,058+
    2+ BEDS $2,585+
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    711 West Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282
    Studio $1,517+
    1 BED $1,622+
    2+ BEDS $2,151+
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    900 West Grove Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85283
    1 BED $1,274+
    2 BEDS $1,628+
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    1820 East Bell De Mar Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283
    1 BED $1,474+
    2 BEDS $1,424+
    3 BEDS $2,074+
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    601 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281
    Studio $1,484+
    1 BED $1,705+
    2+ BEDS $2,122+
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    3409 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1 BED $1,300+
    2 BEDS $1,532+
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    4630 South Lakeshore Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
    1 BED $1,519+
    2 BEDS $1,687+
    3 BEDS $2,331+
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    1750 S Price Rd, Tempe, AZ 85281
    Studio $1,201+
    1 BED $1,380+
    2 BEDS $1,419+
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    1033 N. Parkside Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
    Studio $1,423+
    1 BED $1,467+
    2+ BEDS $1,631+
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    420 N Scottsdale Rd, Tempe, AZ 85288
    Studio $1,620+
    1 BED $1,672+
    2+ BEDS $2,207+
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    1500 E Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282
    Studio $1,119+
    1 BED $1,166+
    2 BEDS $1,430+
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    1890 S. Country Club Way, Tempe, AZ 85281
    1 BED $1,649+
    2 BEDS $2,050
    3 BEDS $2,450
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    1224 E Lemon St, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    2 BEDS $1,350+
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    1525 East Baseline Road, Tempe, AZ 85283
    1 BED Ask for Pricing
    2 BEDS $1,729
    3 BEDS $2,193
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    1600 W La Jolla Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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Average rent in Tempe, AZ

$1,895/mo Tempe, AZ average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Tempe, AZ is $1,895.

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    Getting around in Tempe, AZ

    53 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    48 /100
    Some Transit
    73 /100
    Very Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 53, Transit Score®: 48, Bike Score®: 73

    Frequently asked questions

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

    Prices and availability in Tempe, AZ were last updated on 21 Jul 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Tempe, AZ?

    The best apartments in Tempe, AZ are: Murietta at ASU, Asteria Apartment Homes, Trovita Rio, Mercury on Mill and Agave.

    What is the average rent in Tempe, AZ?

    The average rent in Tempe, AZ is $1,895. Start your search for apartments in Tempe, AZ now.

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

    The price range for a studio apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $1,119 and $12,634. View all studio apartments in Tempe, AZ.

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

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $1,150 and $12,268. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Tempe, AZ now.

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

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $1,225 and $12,634. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ.

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

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $1,420 and $9,993. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Tempe, AZ.

    What type of rental buildings are in Tempe, AZ?

    In Tempe, 60% of the residents are renting compared to 40% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 25% of Tempe’s rentals, 58% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 16% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Tempe, 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 Tempe are about 27 years old, on average. Of these, 42% 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 4 stories. About 83% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 19% are mid-rises, and 7% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Tempe, AZ?

    Rental apartments in Tempe come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 5% 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 39% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 44% of all rentals in Tempe. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in Tempe, AZ

    Living in location

    Tempe is a small city just east of Arizona's capital (Phoenix), known for its thriving cultural scene; great education facilities; stable economy and employment; and versatile outdoor activities. As home to the Tempe Center of Arts, renters can regularly attend concerts, art exhibitions, and dance and comedy shows that the city is known for. Meanwhile, outdoor enthusiasts also enjoy renting in Tempe, as the city has many parks and recreational areas and is close to the Salt River, which is a popular spot for kayaking, paddleboarding and jogging. In fact, the blend of affordability and proximity to big-city amenities makes Tempe one of the most popular places to rent in Arizona. Tempe experiences a desert climate with hot summers, mild winters and low humidity year-round. Average temperatures vary between the mid-90s in summer and drop to the 40s in winter, with summer months bringing occasional monsoon storms.

    In addition to its artistic and recreational offerings, Tempe is a hub for innovation and business, with a growing technology sector supported by Arizona State University's research and development initiatives. The city's downtown area is a bustling mix of local businesses, from cozy cafes to entrepreneurial start-ups, all contributing to a lively urban atmosphere. Tempe Town Lake is a focal point for community events and water activities, providing a picturesque setting for festivals, concerts, and fireworks on the Fourth of July. The city's commitment to sustainability can be seen in its well-maintained bike paths and public transit systems, encouraging eco-friendly transport. For foodies, Tempe's diverse dining scene includes everything from farm-to-table eateries to international cuisine.

    Renting in Tempe, AZ

    Most rentals in Tempe are apartments with one to three bedrooms, many of which have pools, fitness centers and laundry facilities. Specifically, downtown is one of the most popular areas to rent in Tempe due to its proximity to Mill Avenue, which is a popular street known for its shops, restaurants and nightlife. Meanwhile, families usually rent in Kiwanis Park, Tempe Gardens, and Rural Geneva, which are tree-lined neighborhoods with single-level rental homes close to schools, parks and everyday amenities. Otherwise, affordable rentals in Tempe are mainly near the Arizona State University campus, where neighborhoods like Lindon Park and Maple-Ash are within walking distance of the university, parks and recreational facilities. Notably, renters may be required to provide a security deposit and prepaid rent in Tempe, but their total amount cannot exceed one-half month's rent. Additionally, if the rental is longer than 12 months, an agreement is mandatory and should include information about the responsibilities of both parties.

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    Shopping in Tempe, AZ

    Tempe is a shopper's haven with multiple malls nearby. For instance, the indoor Arizona Mills and the outdoor Tempe Marketplace are the biggest shopping malls in Tempe, where renters can find a variety of brand stores, department chains and local businesses. Some popular names here include GAP, Aeropostale, Forever 21, H&M, Hot Topic, Old Navy, Buckle, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Torrid and Victoria's Secret. Another popular shopping hub among renters is The Mill Avenue District, which is a pedestrian-friendly area with a mix of local boutiques, stores, restaurants and bars. Tempe also has many fashion boutiques, vintage shops, art galleries and unique stores offering locally sourced goods. Of course, renters can buy everyday necessities in supermarket chains like Fry's Food Stores, Trader Joe's, Safeway, Whole Foods Market, and Sprouts Farmers' Market, while department chains include names like Walmart, Kohl's, Dillard's, Macy's, Target and JCPenney.

    Transportation in Tempe, AZ

    Renting in Tempe means being close to several transportation methods that facilitate getting around the area. To that end, the city has an extensive road network - including major highways, such as Interstate 10 and Loop 101 - thereby making it easily accessible by car. Alternatively, Valley Metro is the area's main public transportation provider with Metro buses and the Metro Light Rail system connecting the city to the Phoenix metropolitan area. Tempe is also walkable and bike-friendly with an extensive network of bike lanes, paths, trails and sidewalks connecting its neighborhoods. Or, for renters looking for more convenience, Uber and Lyft offer on-demand rides throughout the area. Finally, renters are also nine miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, providing regular flights to domestic and international destinations.

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