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Apartments for Rent in Starkville, MS
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Getting around in Starkville, MS

7 /100
30 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 7, Bike Score®: 30

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Starkville, MS last updated?

Prices and availability in Starkville, MS were last updated on 22 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Starkville, MS?

The best apartments in Starkville, MS are: Avalon Apartment Homes, The Links at Starkville, Crossgates Apartment Homes and Timberline Cottages.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Starkville, MS?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Starkville, MS is between $800 and $1,035. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Starkville, MS now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Starkville, MS?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Starkville, MS is between $860 and $1,642. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Starkville, MS.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Starkville, MS?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Starkville, MS is between $1,000 and $1,987. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Starkville, MS.

What type of rental buildings are in Starkville, MS?

In Starkville, 58% of the residents are renting compared to 42% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 5% of Starkville’s rentals, 76% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 17% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Starkville, MS?

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 Starkville are about 20 years old, on average. Of these, 65% 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 88% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 12% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Starkville, MS?

Studio apartments in Starkville are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 13% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 42% 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 Starkville, MS

Starkville is a small town located in eastern Mississippi that’s best known as the home of Mississippi State University (MSU). Although Starkville is small, the college campus gives the town a lively and energetic feel. MSU attracts students and professors from all over the world, which has made Starkville one of the most diverse towns in the region. The town was originally developed in the early 19th century and many historic buildings remain in the area. There are plenty of fun things for renters to do in Starkville, with excellent local restaurants, shops, and galleries, as well as regular community events. MSU football games are particularly popular and attract thousands of people from the surrounding area. The Cotton District Arts Festival is another popular event that renters like to attend to enjoy the live music; arts and crafts; local food; and more.

Renting in Starkville, MS

Most rental options in Starkville cater to students or professors at the local university. However, there are rentals for everyone in the surrounding area. Notably, downtown Starkville and the Cotton District are relatively walkable neighborhoods for renters with both low-rise and mid-rise apartment complexes available. As you move further away from downtown, neighborhoods become more suburban, and there are many single-family homes for rent. In particular, the Cotton District is one of the most fascinating neighborhoods to rent in within Starkville. It was developed in the late 1960s and features classic Greek Revival architecture. This neighborhood is very dense and is a popular place for students to rent. As such, many apartments in Starkville offer shorter lease terms and even rent by the room to accommodate local students. However, there are also many family-friendly rentals and even retirement communities for older renters in the area.

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Starkville, MS demographics

Starkville, MS has a population of 24,578 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,226 of Starkville’s residents are women and 12,352 are men. The median age of those who live in Starkville, MS is 27.

Shopping in Starkville, MS

The downtown Starkville area is known for its charming local boutiques. For that reason, browsing this neighborhood is a popular activity for local renters, and you’ll find everything from clothing to home decor to gifts. There are also many small neighborhood grocery stores and pharmacies in this area. Outside of the downtown Starkville area, most shopping is located on the west side of town. This is where many local renters go to pick up essentials, as there’s a Walmart, Kroger and Lowe’s located here.

Starkville, MS households

  • 4,964 Family
    5,960 Non-family
  • 2,436 Children
    8,488 No Children
  • 10,924Total Number of Households
  • 2.13Average People Per Household
  • $34,391Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 10,924 households in Starkville, MS. 4,964 are family households and 5,960 are non-family households. There are 2,436 households with children in Starkville and 8,488 households without children. On average, about 2.13 people live in a household in Starkville, MS.

Transportation in Starkville, MS

For many renters in Starkville, the easiest way to get around is via car. Not only is driving the fastest way to run errands locally, but it’s also the only way to reach many of the rural areas that surround Starkville. For this reason, many rental properties in Starkville have garages or designated parking areas to accommodate cars. That said, many neighborhoods near MSU are walkable and bike-friendly, as many student renters don’t have cars. There are also many bike trails in the rural areas surrounding Starkville. Alternatively, MSU runs a bus system in Starkville and the surrounding areas that consists of both local and express routes. These bus routes can also be helpful for renters who commute, but they do have very limited evening hours. Finally, for renters who travel frequently, the nearest international airport is in Birmingham, AL, which is approximately 2.5 hours away.

Starkville, MS education statistics

The level of education of the population of Starkville, MS is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 28% completed some high school, 19% partially completed college, 11% have an Associate Degree, 21% have a Bachelor Degree, and 19% have a Graduate Degree.

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