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Average rent in Saint Louis, MO

$1,152/mo Saint Louis, MO average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Saint Louis, MO is $1,152.

Saint Louis, MO apartment rent ranges

About 35% of apartment rents in Saint Louis, MO range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 32% of apartments. Around 13% of Saint Louis’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 1% of apartments are priced < $500.

Saint Louis, MO rent trends

Getting around in Saint Louis, MO

60 /100
Somewhat Walkable
55 /100
Good Transit
75 /100
Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 60, Transit Score®: 55, Bike Score®: 75

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Saint Louis, MO last updated?

Prices and availability in Saint Louis, MO were last updated on 28 Jan 2023.

What are the best apartments in Saint Louis, MO?

The best apartments in Saint Louis, MO are: The Residences at Delmar DivINe, Wilkinson Lofts, Encore at Forest Park, 6139 Pershing - Family Housing and Paincourt Lofts.

What is the average rent in Saint Louis, MO?

The average rent in Saint Louis, MO is $1,152. Start your search for apartments in Saint Louis, MO now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The price range for a studio apartment in Saint Louis, MO is between $671 and $2,915. View all studio apartments in Saint Louis, MO.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO is between $492 and $3,500. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Saint Louis, MO now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO is between $588 and $6,282. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Saint Louis, MO is between $492 and $5,565. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Saint Louis, MO.

What type of rental buildings are in Saint Louis, MO?

In Saint Louis 56% of the housing is rented out compared to 44% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 20% of Saint Louis’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 61% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 19% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Saint Louis, MO?

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 Saint Louis are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 46% 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 8 stories. About 46% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 32% are mid-rises, and 22% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Saint Louis, MO?

Studio apartments in Saint Louis are around 10% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 53% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 29% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Saint Louis, MO in the news

Renter's guide to St Louis, MO

St. Louis, Missouri is the second-largest city in Missouri, about the same size as Cincinnati, Ohio.  About equidistant from Chicago, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Nashville, St. Louis is located at four hours’ drive from these cities. Nicknamed the Gateway to the West, the city is known worldwide for the iconic Gateway Arch that commemorates the westward expansion of the US through the 1803 Louisiana Purchase. Today, the city is one of the Best Cities for Hockey Fans according to a WalletHub report, and is also home to the St. Louis Cardinals MLB team.

St. Louis was ranked as one of the top cities for college graduates based on the number of job opportunities, things to do and quality of life in general.

St. Louis boasts the second largest amount of free visitor attractions in the continental U.S.—outran only by Washington, D.C.—, making it very welcoming for family vacationers and adventurers on a budget.

In the summer, the temperature reaches a high average of 89ºF with high humidity levels and no dry season. In the winter, the temperature reaches a low average of 21ºF with the lowest amount of rainfall for the city averaging 2.14 inches.

Tips for renting in St Louis, MO

If you are looking to move to St. Louis from Chicago, one of the first things you will notice is the amount of space.  The population density, even downtown, is much lower. Moving to St. Louis from New York or California, you will notice that life runs at a much slower pace on the banks of the Mississippi River.

In St. Louis, landlords are required to give at least a 60-day notice to terminate the tenancy of a year-to-year leasing contract. Similarly, month-to-month leases require written notice at least one month prior.

If the lease has been violated in any way, however, St. Louis landlords are permitted to give notice as late as only ten days before the move-out day.

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Saint Louis, MO demographics

Saint Louis, MO has a population of 294,781 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 151,619 of Saint Louis’s residents are women and 143,162 are men. The median age of those who live in Saint Louis, MO is 35.

Living in St Louis, MO

Despite the large percentage of middle-aged inhabitants, the St. Louis nightlife offers plenty of options that cater to the young population, mainly for those in their twenties. Finally, the general cost of living is lower than in many other places in the state and elsewhere, making it easy to enjoy the city on a budget.

However, there are also a few disadvantages of living in St. Louis. St. Louis ranked as one of the worst cities to raise a family due to poorly performing public schools and the small number of children under the age of eighteen living in the city.

St. Louis’ job growth lags other U.S. cities despite 2016 being its best year in this regard since 2006, and its reputation as a good place for college graduates to settle.

Although the number of crimes in St. Louis has been on a slow decline since 2011, the city has consistently been named one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. due to its above-average crime rates both in the city and in the wider metropolitan area.

Saint Louis, MO households

  • 62,217 Family
    76,674 Non-family
  • 30,655 Children
    108,236 No Children
  • 138,891Total Number of Households
  • 2.08Average People Per Household
  • $42,206Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 138,891 households in Saint Louis, MO. 62,217 are family households and 76,674 are non-family households. There are 30,655 households with children in Saint Louis and 108,236 households without children. On average, about 2.08 people live in a household in Saint Louis, MO.

Things to do in St Louis, MO

New residents will find a lot of interesting and unique things to do in St. Louis. One of the first things you should do is to check out the St. Louis Gateway Arch—built as a memorial to President Thomas Jefferson, the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark’s historic expedition.

The St. Louis Zoo is always a great place to go for a Sunday outing. Named one of the nation’s best zoological parks, it showcases more than 18,000 wild animals.

You will never tire of the number of museums in the city either. For example, if you are a dog lover, be sure to also check out the St. Louis Museum of the Dog, the world’s only museum that is dedicated exclusively to man’s best friend.

Sports activities abound in St. Louis too. Going to a ball game in St. Louis is more than just going to Busch Stadium and see the Cardinals play.  You can grab a drink before the game at the first-of-its-kind Ballpark Village just north of the stadium, then get settled in the 47,000-seat stadium for an enjoyable night of baseball.

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Sports activities abound in St. Louis too. Going to a ball game in St. Louis is more than just going to Busch Stadium and see the Cardinals play.  You can grab a drink before the game at the first-of-its-kind Ballpark Village just north of the stadium, then get settled in the 47,000-seat stadium for an enjoyable night of baseball.

Visiting the historic Union Station is another truly unique St. Louis experience—after ceasing railroad operations, the station reopened in 1985 as one of St. Louis’ best places to eat, drink, and shop.

Some of the biggest annual events in St. Louis include The Loop Ice Carnival, the St. Louis Earth Day Festival, and the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival.

Bringing the family to Carondelet Park, Tower Grove Park, Forest Park, Longview Farm, or Downtown’s Citygarden Park in are some of the best things to do with kids in St. Louis.

Bringing the family to Carondelet Park, Tower Grove Park, Forest Park, Longview Farm, or Downtown’s Citygarden Park in are some of the best things to do with kids in St. Louis.

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St Louis, MO employment & economy

St. Louis is home to 19 Fortune 1000 companies, including the brewing company Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., and the original location of Panera Bread (known there as the St. Louis Bread Co.) - one of the city’s three fastest-growing national companies. St. Louis is also active in the manufacturing sector as well as the base for numerous national insurance and brokerage firms.

Education in St Louis, MO

Continuing your education will not be a problem when living in St. Louis.

St. Louis University, the oldest university west of the Mississippi, is located on the Mississippi Riverfront. Other top St. Louis schools include Washington University, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Webster University.

Saint Louis, MO education statistics

The level of education of the population of Saint Louis, MO is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 32% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 20% have a Bachelor Degree, and 15% have a Graduate Degree.

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