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    6 E Cairo Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    525 & 519 W Southern Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1132 N Rose St, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • $2,845
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    1847 E SECRETARIAT Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284
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    • $2,295
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    1702 East Palmcroft Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1619 E Del Rio Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    3425 S Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1800 South Shafer Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    1348 E Stephens Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    2502 E LA JOLLA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1118 W 10Th St, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    713 W HERMOSA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    3411 S Margo Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    916 W ORION Street, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    314 E ORION Street, Tempe, AZ 85283
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  • 228 days ago

    2540 E GENEVA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1040 W WESTCHESTER Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    3917 S Pine St, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1970 E 10Th St Unit A, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    5420 E. Calle Cerritos, Guadalupe, AZ 85283
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    6827 S DENNIS Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    912 W Apollo Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    1633 E FREMONT Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1323 West Laird Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    4512 S WILLOW Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1030 E SUNBURST LN, TEMPE, AZ 85284
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    901 W WESTCHESTER Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    3428 S WESTFALL Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    905 E WESLEYAN Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    624 East Malibu Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1206 W 15Th St, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    617 E LA JOLLA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1404 E Westchester Dr, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    2040 E Yale Dr, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    2922 S Juniper St, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    2301 E ASPEN Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    4907 S PARK Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    2343 E LOMA VISTA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    6810 S DENNIS Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    636 W MAGDALENA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    816 W WESTCHESTER Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85283
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    706 W Fogal Way, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    213 E CARSON Circle, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1250 W Manhatton Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1144 W MANHATTON Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    1152 E Marny Rd, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    436 W LA JOLLA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    427 E RIVIERA Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    9758 S Darrow Dr, Tempe, AZ 85284
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    1231 W La Jolla Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282
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Average rent in Tempe, AZ

$1,919/mo Tempe, AZ average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Tempe, AZ is $1,919.

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

    Prices and availability in Tempe, AZ were last updated on 1 Oct 2022.

    What are the best apartments in Tempe, AZ?

    The best apartments in Tempe, AZ are: Asteria Apartment Homes, Sanctuary on Broadway, Corsican, Murietta at ASU and Volta on Broadway.

    What is the average rent in Tempe, AZ?

    The average rent in Tempe, AZ is $1,919. 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 $1,150 and $3,788. 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 $575 and $3,483. 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 $575 and $4,525. 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 $575 and $8,724. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Tempe, AZ.

    What type of rental buildings are in Tempe, AZ?

    In Tempe 60% of the housing is rented out compared to 40% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 22% of Tempe’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 60% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 17% 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 26 years old, on average. Of these, 44% 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 65% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 21% are mid-rises, and 6% 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 6% 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 43% 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.

    Tempe, AZ in the news

    Renter's guide to Tempe, AZ

    Tempe, Arizona welcomes you with open arms! This city is much more than just a suburb of Phoenix; Home to Arizona State University, Tempe made Forbes’ 2015 list of best cities for millennials, as well as WalletHub’s ranking of best city for singles, where it ranked 3rd – making it a great choice for young adults.

    Named for a valley in Greece, Tempe is a relatively young city. It was officially incorporated in 1894 and was once known as Hayden’s Ferry. Originally a farming community, agriculture is still an important component, but the city has grown by leaps and bounds into a modern center of education and business for both Maricopa County and the state.

    As of 2016, Tempe is the sixth largest city in Arizona and about a ninth the size of neighboring Phoenix. Compared to other Arizona cities, Tempe is about 30% the size of both Tucson and Mesa, 70% of Scottsdale, and three times larger than Flagstaff. This size allows it to offer all the conveniences and benefits of a large city, without the problems that stem from overcrowding. 

    Tempe is located approximately 10 miles from Phoenix and six miles from Scottsdale. Chandler, AZ is 15 miles from Tempe. The distance between Albuquerque and Tempe is 415 miles, while Los Angeles is 380 miles from Tempe.

    Tempe has a desert climate with hot, dry weather. Summer highs easily exceed 100ºF and even the lows in January rarely drop below freezing. Rain is usually scarce, almost never reaching 2 inches in any month. Sun enthusiasts will love the warm environment and clear skies.

    Tempe’s climate lacks a true autumn, with winter occurring November through February, spring in March through May, with the remaining months consisting of summer.  Dust storms are something to watch out for, particularly during July and August.

    Tips for renting in Tempe, AZ

    When you rent in Arizona, you’ll find that the city offers renters a decent amount of rights. For instance, landlords are required to inform tenants of all parties authorized to enter the residence, of what their security deposit covers, and to provide information on bedbugs. You also have the right to withhold rent payments if the landlord hasn’t fixed certain critical problems, such as broken heaters.

     

    Additionally, landlords in Arizona must give their renters 30 days notice before raising the cost of rent and five days notice before beginning eviction for late rent. Finally, Arizona law limits the amount of security deposits to one and a half times the monthly rent cost.

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    Tempe, AZ demographics

    Tempe, AZ has a population of 191,607 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 91,127 of Tempe’s residents are women and 100,480 are men. The median age of those who live in Tempe, AZ is 29.8.

    Living in Tempe, AZ

    Like any other city, Tempe has its ups and downs. For example, the city has an incredible food scene, offering fusions of Mexican, Guatemalan, and Native American cuisines. Also, if you love sunny days, Tempe is the place to be. You’ll never see a snowflake there.

    Conversely, Tempe is prone to flash floods during the summer months. Parking can also be a hassle at times, particularly near the Arizona State campus.

     

    Tempe is a diverse city with a sizable Hispanic population and a robust Native American community. While much of the population consists of students, there’s a good mix of families and non-student singles as well.

    Culture-wise, the Tempe Center for the Arts is the epicenter of local culture. It offers films, lectures, showings, and performances throughout the year. Though many say that the best of Tempe culture can be found in its food; from artisan ice cream to Navajo churros, Tempe cuisine provides you with a combination of the Southwest’s best.

    Tempe, AZ households

    • 35,889 Family
      40,329 Non-family
    • 14,950 Children
      61,268 No Children
    • 76,218Total Number of Households
    • 2.37Average People Per Household
    • $61,290Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 76,218 households in Tempe, AZ. 35,889 are family households and 40,329 are non-family households. There are 14,950 households with children in Tempe and 61,268 households without children. On average, about 2.37 people live in a household in Tempe, AZ.

    Things to do in Tempe, AZ

    Tempe has some great shopping opportunities for you. Chief among these is the Tempe Marketplace, a huge open-air space full of stores, restaurants, and the Harkins Theatre.

    For outdoor family fun and things to do with kids, try the Tempe Beach Park. It is perfectly fitted for your favorite outdoor activity, be it cycling, playing with your dog, or just enjoying the sun. You’ll also find a splash playground here.

    Another great attraction is the Tempe Town Lake. This man-made area has paddle boats for rent and is a popular picnic site. Two annual events, the Independence Day Celebration and the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade, are held here. Both are excellent choices for quality couple or family fun.

    For free attractions, you can go visit the ASU Art Museum, featuring Native and contemporary ceramics. Additionally, ASU’s School of Music hosts free concerts throughout the year.

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    For free attractions, you can go visit the ASU Art Museum, featuring Native and contemporary ceramics. Additionally, ASU’s School of Music hosts free concerts throughout the year.

    Couples will enjoy a fun, yet instructional art class at Painting With a Twist. Four Peaks Brewery also makes for a great date destination, and you can always enjoy a perfect blend of dinner and comedy at the Tempe Improve.

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    Tempe, AZ employment & economy

    Tempe’s economy is made up largely of the education, environmental, finance, and science and technology industries. ASU is by far the largest employer in Tempe, but the Salt River Project also has numerous job openings available in the fields of public works, agriculture, and environmental management. For those in finance, JP Morgan Chase Bank and Wells Fargo both have a large presence in the city. Finally, NXP Semiconductors (formerly Freescale Semiconductor) and Honeywell Aerospace have career opportunities for engineers and scientists.

    Education in Tempe, AZ

    Without question, the biggest college in Tempe is Arizona State University. ASU offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and is known for their programs in the visual and performing arts. Rio Salado College also has a campus in Tempe. It provides a variety of courses and majors, as well as online learning options.

    Tempe, AZ education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Tempe, AZ is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 22% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 27% have a Bachelor Degree, and 16% have a Graduate Degree.

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