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    3260 Commodore Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
    21 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,124+
    • $1,263+
    • $1,697+
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    A Great Place to Live by Towne Properties Named Best Apartments in Lexington for the 15th Straight Year! In the center of Lexington, Kentucky's very distinguished Lansdowne neighborhood, on the site of an old and venerable thoroughbred horse farm, sits the award-winning Merrick Place Apartments.  Stroll through this lovely village nestled among the rolling fields of bluegrass where Merrick once galloped.  Read why residents think Merrick Place is a Great Place to Live! .video-container {position:relative;padding-bottom:56.25%;padding-top:0px;height:0;overflow:hidden;} .video-container iframe {position:absolute;top:0;left: 0;width:100%;height:100%;} T Check out our most recent community newsletter for more information about this great place to call home!

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    • Pool
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    251 Chippendale Circle, Lexington, KY 40517
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $975+
    • $1,161+
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    5/5 Lisa R. on Apr 1, 2020

    Nice place to live.

    4.5/5 Lois E. on Feb 10, 2022

    We have been here 10 years and counting Love it Very quiet management is great Maintenance is great everyone is great just a little problem with the parking lol we love it

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    3765 Winthrop Drive, Lexington, KY 40514
    • 1 BED
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,180+
    • $1,325+
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    1533 Alexandria Dr #1A, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $800
    • $950
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    1340 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
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    • $750
    • $900
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    1346 Village Drive, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 2 BEDS
    • $925
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    3260 Commodore Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,124+
    • $1,263+
    • $1,697+
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    2785 Polo Club Blvd, Lexington, KY 40509
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,264+
    • $1,600+
    • $2,091+
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    2845 Palumbo Drive, Lexington, KY 40509
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $949
    • $1,049
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    2021 Cambridge Drive, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • 4 BEDS
    • $750
    • $1,100
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    1143 Centre Parkway, Lexington, KY 40517
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $720
    • $785
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    251 Chippendale Circle, Lexington, KY 40517
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $975+
    • $1,161+
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    208 Westwood Ct., Lexington, KY 40503
    • 4 BEDS
    • $500
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    3522 Creekwood Dr, Lexington, KY 40502
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,104+
    • $1,170+
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    3900 Crosby Dr, Lexington, KY 40515
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $890+
    • $1,269+
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    733 Hillrise Court, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $800
    • $900
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    100 Lakeshore Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $794+
    • $991+
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    4121 Reserve Road, Lexington, KY 40514
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,130+
    • $1,379+
    • $1,550+
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    3824 C Kenesaw Drive, Lexington, KY 40517
    • 2 BEDS
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    522 Hollow Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40511
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $725+
    • $780+
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    1270 Village Drive, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $825
    • $850+
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    2220 Devonport Drive OFC, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • 4 BEDS
    • $820
    • $1,000
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    3200 Todds Road, Lexington, KY 40509
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,037+
    • $1,365+
    • $1,499+
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    1040 Cross Keys Road #36, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $750
    • $820
    • $1,000
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    1748 Jennifer Rd Suite E-3, Lexington, KY 40505
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $800
    • $900
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    3751 Appian Way, Lexington, KY 40517
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $939+
    • $1,249+
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    200 Alsab Court, Lexington, KY 40509
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    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $800
    • $860
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    3543 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40517
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,249+
    • $1,436+
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    3601 Brookewind Way, Lexington, KY 40515
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,032+
    • $1,158+
    • $1,508+
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    4030 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40517
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,315
    • $1,450
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    1909 Cambridge Drive #1, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $755
    • $845
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    3640 Bold Bidder Drive, Lexington, KY 40517
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $850
    • $1,050
    • $1,250
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    2070 Garden Springs Dr., Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $905
    • $965
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    1805 Oxford Circle, Lexington, KY 40504
    • 1 BED
    • $825
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    1850 Old Higbee Mill Road, Lexington, KY 40514
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    2334 Lake Park Rd., Lexington, KY 40502
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $993+
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    2160 FT Harrods Drive, Lexington, KY 40513
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    • $929
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    220 Conn Terrace, Lexington, KY 40508
    • 4 BEDS
    • $520
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    151 S. Locust Hill Dr., Lexington, KY 40517
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $903+
    • $1,508+
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    4390 Clearwater Way, Lexington, KY 40515
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,143+
    • $1,283+
    • $1,583+
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    3820 Nicholasville Rd., Lexington, KY 40503
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,018+
    • $1,208+
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    2170 Ft. Harrods Dr. Office, Lexington, KY 40513
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    • $799
    • $1,029
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    2875 Palumbo Dr., Lexington, KY 40509
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    • $834+
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    435 Oldham Ave., Lexington, KY 40502
    • 6 BEDS
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    2504 Larkin Rd, Lexington, KY 40503
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $799
    • $999
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    200 Larue #100, Lexington, KY 40517
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    2528 Guildhall Ln, Lexington, KY 40511
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    3395 Spangler Dr., Lexington, KY 40517
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    1973 Drummond Dr, Lexington, KY 40511
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    1969 Drummond Dr, Lexington, KY 40511
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Average rent in Lexington, KY

$1,155/mo Lexington, KY average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Lexington, KY is $1,155.

Lexington, KY apartment rent ranges

About 49% of apartment rents in Lexington, KY range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 9% of apartments. Around 36% of Lexington’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Lexington, KY rent trends

Getting around in Lexington, KY

49 /100
Car-Dependent
33 /100
Some Transit
32 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 49, Transit Score®: 33, Bike Score®: 32

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Lexington, KY last updated?

Prices and availability in Lexington, KY were last updated on 29 Jan 2023.

What are the best apartments in Lexington, KY?

The best apartments in Lexington, KY are: Patchen Oaks Apartments, Merrick Place, Palomar Stables Apartments, Cross Keys and Woodridge and Crystal Gardens.

What is the average rent in Lexington, KY?

The average rent in Lexington, KY is $1,155. Start your search for apartments in Lexington, KY now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a studio apartment in Lexington, KY is between $799 and $1,029. View all studio apartments in Lexington, KY.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is between $720 and $2,954. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Lexington, KY now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is between $780 and $3,739. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is between $720 and $3,548. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lexington, KY.

What type of rental buildings are in Lexington, KY?

In Lexington, 45% of the residents are renting compared to 55% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 9% of Lexington’s rentals, 64% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 26% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Lexington, KY?

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 Lexington are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 25% 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 95% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 5% are mid-rises, and 0.7% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Lexington, KY?

Rental apartments in Lexington come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 4% 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 42% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 45% of all rentals in Lexington. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Lexington, KY

As a historical mid-sized city in Kentucky, Lexington has some truly fun aspects to it, including some of the best bourbon in the world. Lexington is the perfect place to be for horse racing fans, due to the Kentucky Derby that takes place there each year and attracts many people from across the nation. As the second-largest city in Kentucky and part of Fayette County, you can find there a huge music scene where old school bluegrass rules. Lexington also offers plenty of culture and entertainment options for renters to explore, along with BBQ restaurants, coffee shops and museums that highlight history and art. The Aviation Museum of Kentucky and the Headley Whitney Museum are two of the most popular ones in the area. Lexington’s climate is fairly seasonal, but the winters tend to be shorter. The summers are hot and humid, going up into the high 80s.

Renting in Lexington, KY

Lexington has a balanced population of homeowners and renters. Rental options in Lexington range from high-rise buildings in downtown and luxury apartment communities in other areas around the city. For renters who are on a budget, affordable options include two- and three-bedroom apartments are highly popular among families seeking access to the highly rated Fayette County School District. Lexington’s most walkable neighborhoods are the popular Historic South Hill and Aylesford Place-Woodland Park. These areas offer renters easy access to local shops, grocery stores and restaurants. The medical centers and horse racing industries employ many people who rent there. In addition, renters enjoy shorter commutes around the area and especially into downtown Lexington.

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Lexington, KY demographics

Lexington, KY has a population of 323,472 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 165,061 of Lexington’s residents are women and 158,411 are men. The median age of those who live in Lexington, KY is 37.2.

Shopping in Lexington, KY

There are plenty of shopping options all around Lexington. For a non-traditional indoor mall, renters go to The Square, which is right near downtown and features art galleries and an Urban Outfitters, along with elegant restaurants like Tony’s Steaks and Seafood. Another indoor mall with anchor department stores is Fayette Mall, which houses brand names like Macy’s, Dillard’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods, as well as a dining food court and plenty of chain stores. Fayette Mall is also the largest mall in the entire state of Kentucky. For grocery shopping, renters have access to stores like Kroger, Meijer and Whole Foods Market. In addition, there are three Walmart Supercenters in the area, a Sam’s Club and a Costco.

Lexington, KY households

  • 74,925 Family
    56,520 Non-family
  • 36,890 Children
    94,555 No Children
  • 131,445Total Number of Households
  • 2.42Average People Per Household
  • $66,818Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 131,445 households in Lexington, KY. 74,925 are family households and 56,520 are non-family households. There are 36,890 households with children in Lexington and 94,555 households without children. On average, about 2.42 people live in a household in Lexington, KY.

Transportation in Lexington, KY

The public transportation system in Lexington is the affordable Lextran, a network of buses that run throughout the city along many of the major roads. There is a Greyhound bus station on the north side of town. Many renters also use on-demand apps like Lyft and Uber to get around the city. Miller’s Transportation offers rides from downtown Lexington to Louisville, another large city that is located about 75 miles away via Interstate 64. For air travel, the nearby Blue Grass Airport mainly operates domestic flights.

Lexington, KY education statistics

The level of education of the population of Lexington, KY is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 26% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 24% have a Bachelor Degree, and 17% have a Graduate Degree.

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