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    1646 River Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016
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    150 N. East River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
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    750 E. Northwest Hwy, Des Plains, IL 60016
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    • $1,730+
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    595 S Des Plaines River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
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    • $2,240
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    560 Princeton St, Des Plaines, IL 60016
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    1555 Ellinwood, Des Plaines, IL 60016
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    • $2,096+
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    1706 Forest Cove Dr., Mount Prospect, IL 60056
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    • $1,294+
    • $1,720+
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    207 South Maple Street, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
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    • $1,755
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    • $2,840
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    205 Touhy Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068
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    6678 N Olympia Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
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    2400 S Goebbert Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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    2206-2210 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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    701 W Green St, Bensenville, IL 60106
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    520 E Crest Ave, Bensenville, IL 60106
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    116 E. George St., Bensenville, IL 60106
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    195 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025
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    1 N Dryden Place, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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    11 Dryden Pl, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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    1991 Tower Drive, Glenview, IL 60026
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    55 S. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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    1131-1139 Center St., Bensenville, IL 60106
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    21 King Arthur #6, Northlake, IL 60164
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    301 E Division St, Itasca, IL 60143
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    1031 Charlela Ln, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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    1110-1112 W. Hawthorne St., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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Average rent in Des Plaines, IL

$1,608/mo Des Plaines, IL average rental price, November 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Des Plaines, IL is $1,608.

Des Plaines, IL apartment rent ranges

About 33% of apartment rents in Des Plaines, IL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 15% of apartments. Around 50% of Des Plaines’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Des Plaines, IL rent trends

Getting around in Des Plaines, IL

53 /100
Somewhat Walkable
35 /100
Some Transit
63 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 53, Transit Score®: 35, Bike Score®: 63

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Des Plaines, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Des Plaines, IL were last updated on 27 Nov 2022.

What are the best apartments in Des Plaines, IL?

The best apartments in Des Plaines, IL are: The Monarch, Ellison, Renew Five Ninety Five, 560-570 Princeton St. and Buckingham.

What is the average rent in Des Plaines, IL?

The average rent in Des Plaines, IL is $1,608. Start your search for apartments in Des Plaines, IL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Des Plaines, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Des Plaines, IL is between $1,542 and $2,547. View all studio apartments in Des Plaines, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Des Plaines, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Des Plaines, IL is between $1,772 and $3,677. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Des Plaines, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Des Plaines, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Des Plaines, IL is between $2,158 and $4,137. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Des Plaines, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Des Plaines, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Des Plaines, IL is between $1,730 and $4,081. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Des Plaines, IL.

What type of rental buildings are in Des Plaines, IL?

In Des Plaines, 22% of the residents are renting compared to 78% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 20% of Des Plaines’s rentals, 59% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Des Plaines, IL?

The average age of rental buildings in Des Plaines is 40 years old, with 26% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 4 stories, of which 75% are garden-style apartment communities, 25% 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 Des Plaines, IL?

Studio apartments in Des Plaines are around 4% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 58% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 36% 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 Des Plaines, IL

Des Plaines is a small city sitting on the Des Plaines River in Cook County, Illinois. The city is often ranked as one of the best places to live in the state, home to great schools, a diverse community, low unemployment rate, and affordable housing. Des Plaines’ climate is continental, which means renters will experience four distinct seasons. Average summer temperatures hover in the low to mid-80s, while winter temperatures typically range from the low 20s to the high 30s. Known as a transportation hub, Des Plaines is the perfect place to rent for a quick commute to Chicago and its big city amenities while living in a quiet city surrounded by forest preserves.

Renting in Des Plaines, IL

While most properties are owner-occupied, there are still plenty of homes and apartments for rent in Des Plaines. Most rentals are located near the major pathways, close to amenities and transit hubs, so rents tend to be higher in these areas. However, more affordable apartments for rent can also be found throughout the city. In terms of size, you can expect to find apartments for rent ranging between one- and three bedrooms and renter households with two to four bedrooms. The landlord is responsible for all necessary repairs to maintain the rental unit in a habitable condition, while the utilities are typically the renter’s responsibility unless otherwise defined by the lease. Illinois law doesn’t limit how much the landlord may ask as a security deposit, but it’s usually one month’s rent. Landlords may charge a reasonable fee for any delayed rent payments. Prior written notice is required for lease termination or any rent increases.

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Des Plaines, IL demographics

Des Plaines, IL has a population of 58,316 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,939 of Des Plaines’s residents are women and 28,377 are men. The median age of those who live in Des Plaines, IL is 42.8.

Shopping in Des Plaines, IL

There are several smaller shopping hubs in Des Plaines, the most popular being Market Place, Oak Leaf Commons, and Metropolitan Square. They are mostly home to big box stores and independently run businesses, but that doesn’t mean renters won’t have the opportunity to shop from renowned brands as well. In addition, those renting in Des Plaines are a short drive away from Fashion Outlets of Chicago and Chicago Premium Outlets, which are exclusive shopping spots with designer stores like Armani, Calvin Klein, Prada, Burberry, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Saint Laurent, Ted Baker, Versace, and many more. Some major chain stores in Des Plaines include names like Dollar Tree, Walmart, Walgreens, ALDI, and the local chains Jewel-Osco and Mariano’s. They are dispersed along major roads throughout the city, keeping renters close to grocery and home goods stores.

Des Plaines, IL households

  • 14,785 Family
    7,064 Non-family
  • 6,567 Children
    15,282 No Children
  • 21,849Total Number of Households
  • 2.62Average People Per Household
  • $73,639Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 21,849 households in Des Plaines, IL. 14,785 are family households and 7,064 are non-family households. There are 6,567 households with children in Des Plaines and 15,282 households without children. On average, about 2.62 people live in a household in Des Plaines, IL.

Transportation in Des Plaines, IL

Des Plaines renters will experience the convenience of living in a transportation hub, with buses, trains, and major pathways providing multiple commuting options. The city is also bike-friendly, with an extensive network of walking and biking paths connecting its neighborhoods. In addition, several major highways pass through and around the city, including Interstate 90 and Interstate 294, U.S. Highways 12, 14, and 45, and state routes 58, 72, and 83. Renters who opt for public transportation can use the Pace Suburban Bus or the Metra train with routes to Chicago and the rest of the county. Several ridesharing options led by Uber and Lyft are also available for renters looking for on-demand rides. Finally, Des Plaines is a short drive from O-Hare International Airport, giving renters access to several domestic and international flights.

Des Plaines, IL education statistics

The level of education of the population of Des Plaines, IL is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 26% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 22% have a Bachelor Degree, and 13% have a Graduate Degree.

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