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Apartments for Rent in Kansas City, MO - 1,458 Rentals available

  • 7929 Sycamore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64138
    $733 - $940
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Haley Residential
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 281-1503
  • 9355 Bales Drive, Kansas City, MO 64132
    $490 - $1,060
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Landmark Realty
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 763-6400
  • 8940 North Shannon Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64153
    $867 - $2,244
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    LPC RentCafe CRM
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (833) 845-0704
  • 4700 Roanoke Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112
    $1,050 - $1,500
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Block Multifamily Group
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 309-4802
  • (47)
    10415 East 43Rd St, Kansas City, MO 64133
    $630 - $1,231
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    BH Management Services, LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (833) 579-1573
  • 1282 NW Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO 64118
    $1,000 - $1,867
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Pinnacle
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (833) 833-0661
  • (4)
    8300 North Hickory, Kansas City, MO 64118
    $695 - $2,210
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Midwest Diversified
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 436-8662
  • 6601 NE 39Th St., Kansas City, MO 64117
    $1,250 - $1,520
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    Elevate Property Management
    Available Today! Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 203-1510
  • (25)
    1125 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106
    $1,118 - $2,923
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Block Multifamily Group
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (833) 672-8002
  • 655 E Minor Dr, Kansas City, MO 64131
    $631 - $2,325
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Landmark Realty
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 205-8134
  • 7000 Crabapple Ln., Kansas City, MO 64129
    See current rent specials
    $711 - $1,286
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Bridge Property Management
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 312-4457
  • 24 & 30 E. Linwood Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111
    See current rent specials
    $885
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Orion Property Group
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (913) 904-6364
  • 9300 NE 87Th St, Kansas City, MO 64157
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    $991 - $2,325
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Sentinel Real Estate Corporation
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 792-1440
  • 6024 N Jefferson St, Kansas City, MO 64118
    $690 - $980
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Monarch Investments
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 533-7920
  • (9)
    525 NW 55Th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64118
    $695 - $1,105
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Monarch Investments
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 678-0387
  • 929 Jefferson Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
    See current rent specials
    $750 - $870
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Sentinel Real Estate Corporation
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 216-1779
  • 4111 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111
    $1,139 - $2,825
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    LPC RentCafe CRM
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (844) 804-9695
  • 701 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
    $971 - $1,967
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Lincoln Property Company
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (844) 828-9651
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    6731 East 119Th St., Grandview, MO 64030
    $619 - $1,233
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Freeman Webb Company Realtors
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 761-3411
  • 15310 Trailside Drive, Kansas City, MO 64152
    $999 - $1,379
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Pinnacle
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 737-8667
  • (19)
    8101 Campbell Street, Kansas City, MO 64131
    $545 - $759
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Landmark Realty
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 333-5401
  • 4445 Madison Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111
    See current rent specials
    $1,263 - $2,485
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    PRG Real Estate
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 399-3178
  • (6)
    14902 Grand Summit Blvd., Grandview, MO 64030
    $625 - $1,720
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Lindsey Management
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 331-3968
  • 8261 N Tullis Ave, Kansas City, MO 64158
    See current rent specials
    $960 - $1,655
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Sentinel Real Estate Corporation
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 429-8395
  • (10)
    8701 Chestnut Circle, Kansas City, MO 64131
    $645 - $850
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Monarch Investments
    Last updated 29 Sep 2020
    (816) 533-7652
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Kansas City, MO last updated?

Prices and availability in Kansas City, MO were last updated on 23 Sep 2020.

What’s the average rent in Kansas City, MO?

The average rent in Kansas City, MO is $1,012.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a studio apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $545 and $1,977.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $490 and $4,120.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $630 and $4,185.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $525 and $4,834.

Renter's Guide to Kansas City

Looking to move to a big city in the Midwest? Kansas City would be a great choice. It has lots of diversity, from its culture to its people. Even the city's neighborhoods feature a lot of variety.

Some are quiet and perfect for raising a family. There’s a reason Kansas City is in the top ten “best cities for the elderly”!

Other areas are filled with growth and excitement, the perfect place for professionals and young people.

Sitting at 319 square miles, Kansas City is almost twice the size of Wichita. Speaking of, Wichita is 180 miles from Kansas City – that's about a three hour drive.

The weather here is known to be unpredictable. Summer temperatures average 74°F, though highs can get over 90°F. But temps drop to 52°F in fall, and winters are even colder, with average temperatures of 30°F. 

Kansas City, MO Demographics

  • Total Population481,417
  • Female 233,915
    Male 247,502
  • Median Age35.1

Cost of Living in Kansas City, MO

The cost of living in Kansas City is lower than the national average.

A meal for two at a decent restaurant will cost around $45. Renting here is cheap, but utilities for a 915 square-foot apartment will cost you about $168.

If driving isn't an option, a one-way bus ticket will cost $1.50. And children under 5 ride for free! You can also save a few bucks with the $50 monthly pass.

Average Rent in Kansas City, MO

  • Kansas City, MO Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,012 /mo

Kansas City, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$70016%
  • $701-$1,00046%
  • $1,001-$1,50028%
  • $1,501-$2,0008%
  • > $2,0002%

Kansas City, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
Kansas City, MO $921 $912 $934 $950 $962 $974 $973 $980 $1,004 $1,009 $1,012
National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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Living in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City can be a nice place to raise a family or enjoy retirement, with plenty of areas that are low on crime but high on amenities. And the city is growing by leaps and bounds, with new businesses and attractions being added daily.

On the other hand, not every area in the city is safe, which can make the renting process more difficult. And the weather can be unpredictable day-to-day. One hour it’s warm and sunny, the other it’s raining and gloomy.

Things to do in Kansas City

Kansas City has plenty to do for families! Take a trip to Swope Park, one of the nation’s biggest. Within this 1800-acre area, you can swim, ride the trails, or just kick back and watch a baseball game. Other attractions worth checking out include the Country Club Plaza, Union Station, and Kauffman Center.

The city also features many family-friendly museums, including the National World War I Museum.

If you're more interested in a night out, you have access to many great restaurants and bars, including Manifesto, Howl At the Moon, and Green Lady Lounge.

There's also a huge sports culture in Kansas City. You can catch a Royals or Chiefs game at Kauffman Stadium or Arrowhead Stadium.

Not into sports? There are plenty of art venues to choose from, including Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

The city also has some great annual festivals, including The Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, which brings top jazz stars from around the country!

Employment and Economy

Kansas City is the among the top beef-producing cities, ranking just behind Chicago. There are also lots of factories and plants in the area, making manufacturing jobs plentiful.

Major products manufactured here include Ford trucks and Chevrolet cars. Other major employers in the city include University of Missouri, YRC Worldwide, and Hallmark Cards.

Kansas City, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households200,420
  • Family 108,306
    Non-family 92,114
  • Children 54,927
    No Children 145,493
  • Average People Per Household2.36
  • Median Household Income$52,405
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$957

Education in Kansas City

Kansas City is home to the University of Missouri, which serves tens of thousands of students per year. Other private colleges in the area include Park University and Baker University.

The city is split between ten public school districts, the biggest being the Kansas City District. There are plenty of private schools too.

Kansas City, MO Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School33%
  • Some College26%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree20%
  • Graduate Degree11%

Tips for Renting in Kansas City

Taking the leap and moving to Kansas City? Great choice! To get you started, here are a couple of tips to keep in mind when renting.

If you plan on staying in a unit long-term, make sure your lease has an auto-renew. This will keep the landlord from moving you out or increasing your rent without notice.

Your landlord can’t take a security deposit that is more than two months rent. And at the end of your lease, your landlord has just 30 days to check for damages and return the rest of the deposit.

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