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    2035 Timothy Road, Athens, GA 30606
    19 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,540+
    • $1,710+
    • $1,880+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Feb 19, 2022

    So far so good!

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    355 Jennings Mill Pkwy, Athens, GA 30606
    15 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,495+
    • $1,585+
    • $1,915+
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    5/5 P.W. on Apr 4, 2022

    We love living at The Fairways at Jennings Mill! We've been here more than 4 years and are very happy here.

    5/5 Krista O. on Jan 21, 2021

    I have enjoyed living at the apartments. The location is perfect for me. The staff and maintenance staff is great!! The maintenance staff is so friendly when you see them out. Would recommended this apartment to others looking.

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    700 4Th Street, Athens, GA 30601
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,175
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    100 Prince Avenue Suite 104, Athens, GA 30601
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    150 The Preserve Dr, Athens, GA 30606
    29 Units available
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,150+
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    700 Mitchell Bridge Rd, Athens, GA 30606
    6 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,450+
    • $1,572+
    • $1,955+
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    2035 Timothy Road, Athens, GA 30606
    19 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,540+
    • $1,710+
    • $1,880+
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    1287 Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens, GA 30605
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,539+
    • $1,418+
    • $1,840+
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    230 Deer Pkwy, Athens, GA 30605
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,375
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    200 Crane Drive Apt. #61, Athens, GA 30606
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    355 Jennings Mill Pkwy, Athens, GA 30606
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,495+
    • $1,585+
    • $1,915+
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    805 Zelkova Ridge, Athens, GA 30606
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    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,805+
    • $2,213+
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    1923 Paynes Point, Winder, GA 30680
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    • 4 BEDS
    • $2,145
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    314 Pine Cone Trail, Commerce, GA 30529
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Average rent in Athens, GA

$1,498/mo Athens, GA average rental price, September 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Athens, GA is $1,498.

Athens, GA apartment rent ranges

About 36% of apartment rents in Athens, GA range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 24% of apartments. Around 23% of Athens’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Athens, GA rent trends

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Athens, GA last updated?

Prices and availability in Athens, GA were last updated on 2 Oct 2022.

What are the best apartments in Athens, GA?

The best apartments in Athens, GA are: The Columns at Timothy Woods, Georgia Green, 100 Prince, The Preserve and High Ridge Apartments.

What is the average rent in Athens, GA?

The average rent in Athens, GA is $1,498. Start your search for apartments in Athens, GA now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA is between $360 and $5,121. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Athens, GA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA is between $1,175 and $3,352. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA is between $1,375 and $5,121. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Athens, GA.

What type of rental buildings are in Athens, GA?

In Athens 59% of the housing is rented out compared to 41% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 8% of Athens’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 67% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 21% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Athens, GA?

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 Athens are about 32 years old, on average. Of these, 37% 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 88% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 12% 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 Athens, GA?

Studio apartments in Athens are around 4% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 26% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 42% 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 Athens, GA

Athens is the sixth largest city in Georgia, but it still retains a small town feel of neighbors who look out for each other. That’s mainly due to the fact that Athens is a college town, with the University of Georgia being located here. Situated about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, he city is part of Athens-Clarke County. Athens is densely populated, with beautiful tree-lined streets and several parks available for renters and visitors. A variety of businesses, restaurants and bars cater to the college-aged crowd of renters, but there is a fair amount of young families who renting in the area. The public schools are above average, but the real appeal is the affordable cost of living in this city.

Renting in Athens, GA

Most people living in Athens — mainly young families and college students enrolled at the University of Georgia — rent their homes. Athens’ rental market can be a little competitive, since many of the students live in rented apartments off campus. There are many traditional apartment buildings that have amenities for families and students to enjoy, like playgrounds, pools, grilling areas and walking parks for dogs. The average size of a one-bedroom rental apartment in is 1,034 square feet. The best part is that for outdoor activities and nightlife there is never a shortage of things for renters to do there.

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Athens, GA demographics

Athens, GA has a population of 126,463 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 65,585 of Athens’s residents are women and 60,878 are men. The median age of those who live in Athens, GA is 27.

Shopping in Athens, GA

The Athens Promenade and the Georgia Square Mall are located close to each other, featuring brand names such as Belk, Barnes & Noble and other chain-based retailers. There is also a large Publix grocery store and a Target for home goods, along with a Walmart Supercenter in Epps Village Shopping Center. Most renters like shopping local at the quaint downtown area in Athens all along West Clayton Street. There are art galleries, jewelry stores, fashion boutiques, home accessories and unique items that renters won’t find in the average mall. This is an area that sees increased foot traffic during the weekends. In addition, the popular Athens Farmers Market is open from April until November.

Athens, GA households

  • 23,930 Family
    25,434 Non-family
  • 11,097 Children
    38,267 No Children
  • 49,364Total Number of Households
  • 2.38Average People Per Household
  • $41,964Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 49,364 households in Athens, GA. 23,930 are family households and 25,434 are non-family households. There are 11,097 households with children in Athens and 38,267 households without children. On average, about 2.38 people live in a household in Athens, GA.

Transportation in Athens, GA

Athens Transit is the main bus system serving the city. If you are a University of Georgia student, there is a specific bus system called the UGA Campus Transit. Athens is very bike-friendly, with a multitude of bike lanes that run throughout the city, offering easy access to just about anywhere. Around the university campus, there are many places renters can walk to, including stores and restaurants. The main highway route that goes through Athens is U.S. Route 29. For airline travel, the closest airport is Athens-Ben Epps Airport. International travelers use the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, which is about an hour and a half away by car or shuttle. It’s easy to catch an affordable airport shuttle since many students fly out of Atlanta to go home on breaks. Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are available for renters who prefer more convenient transportation options.

Athens, GA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Athens, GA is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 30% completed some high school, 20% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 22% have a Bachelor Degree, and 19% have a Graduate Degree.

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