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Apartments for Rent in Burlington, NC
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    1094 Forman Lane, Burlington, NC 27215
    1 BED $1,294+
    2 BEDS $1,550
    3 BEDS $1,775
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    122 Retreat Lane, Burlington, NC 27215
    1 BED $1,270+
    2 BEDS $1,395+
    3 BEDS $1,800+
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    3551 Forestdale Drive #C, Burlington, NC 27215
    Studio $880+
    1 BED $970+
    2+ BEDS $1,180+
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    198 Milltown Street, Burlington, NC 27215
    1 BED $1,365+
    2 BEDS $1,599+
    3 BEDS $1,835+
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    130 Canary Place, Burlington, NC 27215
    1 BED $1,160+
    2 BEDS $1,260+
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    3508 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
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    3102 Commerce Place, Burlington, NC 27215
    1 BED $1,256+
    2 BEDS $1,163+
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    1515 S Mebane St, Burlington, NC 27215
    1 BED $1,055+
    2 BEDS $1,280
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    750 Boone Station Drive, Burlington, NC 27215
    2 BEDS $1,199
    3 BEDS $1,449
    4 BEDS $1,499+
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    1528 S. Mebane St., Burlington, NC 27215
    Studio $900
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    2+ BEDS $1,165
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    325-333 E. Davis, Burlington, NC 27215
    Studio $695
    1 BED $750+
    2 BEDS $975
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    852 S. Main St., Burlington, NC 27215
    Studio $675
    1 BED $650
    2 BEDS $950
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    118 Pillow Ln, Burlington, NC 27217
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    205 Markham St, Burlington, NC 27216
    1 BED $850
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    339 S Spring St (A-C), Burlington, NC 27215
    1 BED $1,025
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    286 E Front St., BURLINGTON, NC 27215
    Studio $5,500
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    204 Coachlight Trail, Burlington, NC 27215
    4 BEDS $2,320
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    806 Farm View Drive, Burlington, NC 27215
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    103 Donelson Way, Burlington, NC 27217
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    944 East Haggard Avenue, Elon, NC 27244
    2 BEDS $675
    3 BEDS $675
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    807 E Haggard Ave, Elon, NC 27244
    4 BEDS $800
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    230 Pine Knot Lane, Graham, NC 27253
    1 BED $1,200+
    2 BEDS $1,325+
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    2310 Vantage Point, Graham, NC 27253
    1 BED $1,185+
    2 BEDS $1,405+
    3 BEDS $2,110+
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    130 West Crescent Square Drive, Graham, NC 27253
    1 BED $999
    2 BEDS $1,095
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    Ivey Ridge Apartments, Graham, NC 27253
    2 BEDS $1,150
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Average rent in Burlington, NC

$1,345/mo Burlington, NC average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Burlington, NC is $1,345.

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Burlington, NC last updated?

Prices and availability in Burlington, NC were last updated on 17 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Burlington, NC?

The best apartments in Burlington, NC are: The Chase, Summerlyn Place, Willow Creek Apartments, West Pointe Apartments and Glennwood Apartments.

What is the average rent in Burlington, NC?

The average rent in Burlington, NC is $1,345. Start your search for apartments in Burlington, NC now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Burlington, NC?

The price range for a studio apartment in Burlington, NC is between $795 and $950. View all studio apartments in Burlington, NC.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Burlington, NC?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Burlington, NC is between $795 and $4,939. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Burlington, NC now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Burlington, NC?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Burlington, NC is between $795 and $4,653. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Burlington, NC.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Burlington, NC?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Burlington, NC is between $900 and $4,939. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Burlington, NC.

What type of rental buildings are in Burlington, NC?

In Burlington, 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 4% of Burlington’s rentals, 61% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 32% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Burlington, NC?

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 Burlington are about 25 years old, on average. Of these, 47% 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 98% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 2% 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 Burlington, NC?

Rental apartments in Burlington come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 1% 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 35% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 51% of all rentals in Burlington. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Burlington, NC

Centrally located between Greensboro and Raleigh, apartment rentals in the small town of Burlington are bordered by the Haw River to the north, Quaker Creek Reservoir to the east and Lake Mackintosh to the southwest. Burlington offers renters a premium location just 23 miles east of Greensboro, 35 miles west of Durham, 50 miles east of Winston-Salem and 60 miles west of Raleigh. Both Route 70 and I-40 run parallel east-west through town, while East Webb Avenue cuts diagonally before transitioning into Route 87. Non-commuting renters often find work within the four biggest industries in Burlington: health care, bioscience (LabCorps is headquartered in Burlington), manufacturing and education. Renters will find the average weather temperature in Burlington is 58°F.

Renting in Burlington, NC

Renters in Burlington tend to be well-educated professionals raising families or retirees looking for a quiet community to call home. The most expensive houses for rent overlook the lake in the neighborhood of Waterford East, while the most affordable rentals - including retirement communities - are in the neighborhood of Brookwood. For mid-priced, resort-style rentals that have between three and six bedrooms, Mackintosh On The Lake offers renters a welcoming community with an amphitheater, fitness center and splash park. Rentals in Burlington are also near a variety of parks (Joe Davidson Park, Cedar Rock Park and the Burlington City Park), as well as green paths connecting foot traffic to LINK Transit bus stops. Studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments are for rent in Burlington (most commonly townhouses), in addition to single-family houses with one to three bedrooms.

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Shopping in Burlington, NC

When not visiting local theaters, learning at museums or strolling through parks, renters love to go shopping in Burlington. Specifically, a favorite local mall when renting in Burlington is Holly Hill Mall. Otherwise, downtown is where renters peruse trendy local shops, like Wayne's Attic; Bella's House; 324 Worth; Main Street Vinyl; and Brothers Vintage Toys and Games. While downtown, renters recommend eating at the Burlington Food Hall; ice cream at Smitty's; Valerio's Italian Restaurant; and coffee, tea and smoothies at The Blend. Or, Target, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and dollar stores are available for renters to run local errands. Meanwhile, grocery store options when renting in Burlington include Food Lion, Harris Teeter, Lidl and Bella Grocery.

Transportation in Burlington, NC

Burlington renters travel to Greensboro in 25 minutes taking the Piedmont Line and reach Durham in 40 minutes by taking the Carolinian Line, both provided by Amtrak. Alternatively, renters stay on the Carolinian Line to reach Raleigh in one hour and 20 minutes or stay on Piedmont Line to reach Charlotte in 2 hours. Or, the Alamance-Burlington Express (provided by Piedmont Regional Transit) takes Burlington renters north-south to Greensboro, Graham, Mebane, Hillsboro and Chapel Hill. Similarly, LINKTransit provides five additional bus routes (Blue, Red, Orange, Green and Purple) connecting downtown Burlington from Gibsonville to Graham. Finally, Burlington Alamance Regional Airport connects renters with flights from Burlington to Elon University, Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Mebane, Whitsett and Hillsborough. However, the nearest major airport when renting in Burlington is Piedmont Triad International Airport (35 miles west via I-40).

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