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Apartments for Rent in Cumming, GA
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Average rent in Cumming, GA

$1,851/mo Cumming, GA average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Cumming, GA is $1,851.

Cumming, GA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Cumming, GA

6 /100
Car-Dependent
2 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 6, Bike Score®: 2

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Cumming, GA were last updated on 26 Jan 2023.

What are the best apartments in Cumming, GA?

The best apartments in Cumming, GA are: The Columns at Pilgrim Mill, Flats at Westshore, Preston Pointe at Windermere, Greystone Summit Forsyth and One White Oak.

What is the average rent in Cumming, GA?

The average rent in Cumming, GA is $1,851. Start your search for apartments in Cumming, GA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Cumming, GA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Cumming, GA is between $1,510 and $2,493. View all studio apartments in Cumming, GA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cumming, GA is between $1,375 and $2,777. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Cumming, GA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Cumming, GA is between $1,610 and $3,175. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Cumming, GA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Cumming, GA is between $1,990 and $3,620. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Cumming, GA.

What type of rental buildings are in Cumming, GA?

In Cumming 61% of the housing is rented out compared to 39% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 6% of Cumming’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 65% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 24% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Cumming is 14 years old, with 88% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 4 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Cumming, GA?

Rental apartments in Cumming come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% 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 35% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 56% of all rentals in Cumming. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Renter's guide to Cumming, GA

Cumming is the county seat of Forsyth County in north-central Georgia, and is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Cumming is a very small city, measuring only 6.1 square miles in size, located just about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta, or about a 50-minute drive. Cumming is an approximately 40-minute drive from Lawrenceville, GA, and a 1-hour drive from Marietta, GA. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, known as the world’s busiest airport, is about a 1-hour drive southwest of Cumming.

In recent years, Cumming has been ranked as one of the top 40 cities for young families in Georgia by NerdWallet. Livability.com also included Cumming on its list of “Top 10 Best BBQ Cities,” where Cumming’s ratio of one barbecue restaurant for every 1,000 residents helped it snag the #10 spot.

Weather in Cumming, GA is typical of the humid subtropical climate zone, and the average annual temperature in Cumming is 59°F. Cumming experiences four distinct seasons: summer from roughly May through August, autumn from September through November, winter from December through February, and spring from March through April. July is the hottest month, with an average high temperature of 88°F, and January the coldest, averaging a low of 28°F. Summers in Cumming are humid and hot, and the region receives very little snow, averaging just 1 inch per year. Like most of the southeastern U.S., Cumming receives a good deal of rain, with an average of 54 inches of annual rainfall.

Tips for renting in Cumming, GA

Those looking to rent in Cumming, GA should be vigilant about Georgia state ordinances for rental properties and the terms of their lease agreement. The Georgia Landlord and Tenant Handbook is a great resource for renters in Cumming. Renters should know that under Georgia law there is no maximum security deposit that a landlord can charge, and that landlords are required to place security deposits in an escrow account. When a renter moves out of a property, their landlord must complete a thorough inspection and provide a list of any damages to be charged against the security deposit within 3 business days. Meanwhile, the renter has the right to inspect the property to confirm that the list is accurate within 5 business days. If a landlord in Cumming, GA fails to place a renter’s security deposit in an escrow account or does not provide inspection lists upon occupancy and move-out, the landlord legally forfeits their right to withhold a security deposit.

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Cumming, GA demographics

Cumming, GA has a population of 6,528 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,518 of Cumming’s residents are women and 3,010 are men. The median age of those who live in Cumming, GA is 40.9.

Living in Cumming, GA

To mention some pros of living in Cumming, the city is a small, quaint southern location that is within commuting distance from Atlanta, a major employment hub. However, there are also some cons to living here, such as the high crime rates. Those who are thinking about rent in Cumming should also consider that cars are a necessity for residents, and the majority of Cumming households are families—which may be bad news for singles. Ethnic diversity is also not one of the city’s strongest points—the large majority, more than three quarters of the population is white, with a sizable Hispanic minority, however the black and Asian communities are barely present.

Cumming, GA households

  • 1,507 Family
    1,024 Non-family
  • 650 Children
    1,881 No Children
  • 2,531Total Number of Households
  • 2.36Average People Per Household
  • $50,159Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 2,531 households in Cumming, GA. 1,507 are family households and 1,024 are non-family households. There are 650 households with children in Cumming and 1,881 households without children. On average, about 2.36 people live in a household in Cumming, GA.

Things to do in Cumming, GA

Lovers of the outdoors will find many things to do in Cumming. Nature preserves, public parks, and trails for biking, running, and hiking are among the top attractions in Cumming, GA. The Sawnee Mountain Preserve, Big Creek Greenway, and Fowler Park are some favorite spots in Cumming to take in the scenery and explore the outdoors.

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Families with kids will enjoy a visit to the Cumming Aquatic Center, a water and amusement park for children of all ages. Another great activity for families and kids in Cumming is strawberry picking at Warbington Farms during harvest season. The Farm also has a petting zoo, children’s play area, and a variety of seasonal programming and country activities. The Cumming Playhouse, a small and intimate local theater that produces renditions of Broadway plays and musicals, is a popular cultural venue that’s great for family outings or even date nights. Couples may also enjoy a night out at the Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative, a Cumming brewery known for its friendly service and unique craft beer brewed on-site.

 The best restaurants in Cumming, GA include Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q, Tam’s Backstage, Baba’s Gyro & Kabob, and Rice Restaurant & Sushi Bar.

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Cumming, GA employment & economy

Cumming boasts a very low unemployment rate of just 5.1%. The most common employment sectors for Cumming residents are education, food services and production and health care. The largest employer in the county is Forsyth County Schools, which employs over 4,600 people. Other major employers in Cumming include: Northside Hospital with 1,500 employees, Tyson Foods with a staff of 1,200, Forsyth County Government with 1,100 employees and Koch Foods with 1,000 employees.

Education in Cumming, GA

Forsyth County Schools oversees the public school system in Cumming, GA, which serves over 45,000 students in its 21 elementary schools, 10 middle schools and 6 high schools. One of these high schools, the Forsyth Virtual Academy, is an entirely online school for students in grades 6-12. Cumming spends an average of $7,597 per student, which is lower than both the Georgia and national average of per-pupil expenditures. Though there are no higher education institutions based in Cumming proper, the University of North Georgia opened a non-residential academic facility in Cumming in 2012.

Cumming, GA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Cumming, GA is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 43% completed some high school, 21% partially completed college, 4% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% have a Graduate Degree.

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