The average monthly rent of apartments in Wichita, KS is $811.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Wichita, KS is $811.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,727, the average rent in Wichita, KS is $811.
Prices and availability in Wichita, KS were last updated on 4 Feb 2023.
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The price range for a studio apartment in Wichita, KS is between $110 and $1,325. View all studio apartments in Wichita, KS.
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wichita, KS is between $444 and $1,638. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Wichita, KS now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wichita, KS is between $110 and $2,309. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Wichita, KS.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Wichita, KS is between $444 and $1,540. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Wichita, KS.
In Wichita 42% of the housing is rented out compared to 58% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 9% of Wichita’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 52% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 36% are single-family rentals.
The average age of rental buildings in Wichita is 43 years old, with 11% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 95% are garden-style apartment communities, 4% are mid-sized buildings, and 0.6% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.
Studio apartments in Wichita are around 7% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 49% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 39% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.
Wichita is a mid-sized city located in south-central Kansas along the Arkansas River. It’s the biggest city in the state, known as a business and industrial hub with low costs of living, a stable economy, excellent schools, and a connection to American history. Renters here enjoy four-season weather, though those who want to find an apartment for rent in Wichita should be ready for the occasional tornado warnings and thunderstorms accompanied by hail and lightning. Temperatures typically vary from 25°F to 93°F with a constant wind presence year-round. The presence of multiple industries, universities, and healthcare facilities makes Wichita a great place for renting professionals, students, and retirees alike.
Wichita has several historic neighborhoods with examples of government-funded temporary World War II housing developments, which are still in use today and have affordable rental prices. The downtown area is an example of these landmarks, with old warehouse spaces turned into contemporary nightclubs, bars, restaurants, shops, and apartments for rent. Neighborhoods like Courtland, Crown Heights, and College Hill are considered upscale and have multiple bedroom single-family renter households. Meanwhile, areas like South Central, Southwest Village, Southwest Wichita, and South City have older properties for rent with one- to three-bedroom apartments. In Wichita, it’s the landlord’s responsibility to make sure the renter households or apartments have livable conditions and are regularly maintained. Landlords cannot ask renters for a security deposit bigger than one month’s rent for an unfurnished unit and one and a half months’ rent for a unit with furniture. In addition, landlords may ask for a half month’s rent as a pet deposit. The renter and landlord should provide a written notice at least 30 days before terminating the lease.
Wichita, KS has a population of 390,566 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 197,731 of Wichita’s residents are women and 192,835 are men. The median age of those who live in Wichita, KS is 35.3.
Wichita’s biggest and most popular shopping venue is NewMarket Square, a super-regional outdoor shopping mall in the northwest part of the city. Other popular shopping spots are Towne East Square and Towne West Square, which are enclosed, two-story shopping malls on both sides of Wichita that host a variety of global brands and local stores. The downtown area is also a popular shopping destination with contemporary and historic stores where renters can buy arts, crafts, antiques, apparel, and other local goods. Department and grocery chain stores like Walmart, Target, Marshalls, ALDI, Walgreens, Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, and Dillons are available for Wichita renters as well.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 154,683 households in Wichita, KS. 92,969 are family households and 61,714 are non-family households. There are 46,179 households with children in Wichita and 108,504 households without children. On average, about 2.49 people live in a household in Wichita, KS.
Wichita has a developed network of road, rail, bus, and air travel options. For road transport, interstates 35, 235, and 135, U.S. routes 54, 81, and 400, and state highways 15, 96, 42, and 254 create a network of roads that connect Wichita with neighboring cities. While most renters commute by car, Wichita Transit also operates multiple fixed bus routes throughout the city. Renters can also use Greyhound for intercity transport, while Uber and Lyft are the primary ridesharing providers in the area. As a bike-friendly city, Wichita renters can use the developed bicycle infrastructure to get around the city. For air travel, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower International Airport is the largest airport in Kansas, operating flights to major U.S. and global cities.
The level of education of the population of Wichita, KS is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 34% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.
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