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Apartments for Rent in Clayton, NC
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    128 Mill Street, Clayton, NC 27520
    1 BED $1,525
    2 BEDS $1,735
    3 BEDS $2,150
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    20 Pine Hall Drive, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,547+
    2 BEDS $1,850+
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    434 Athletic Club Blvd, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,100
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    47 Stallings Mill Loop, Clayton, NC 27520
    1 BED $1,250+
    2 BEDS $1,499+
    3 BEDS $1,929
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    368 Athletic Club Blvd, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,110
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    380 Topwater Drive, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,248+
    2 BEDS $1,385+
    3 BEDS $1,719+
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    21 Sarazen Drive, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,070
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    284 Gretzky Parkway, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,095
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    Gelbvieh Place, Clayton, NC 27527
    2 BEDS $1,610+
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    1070 Kenmore Dr, Clayton, NC 27520
    1 BED $1,260+
    2 BEDS $1,379+
    3 BEDS $1,700+
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    20 Pine Hall Drive, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,290+
    2 BEDS $1,550+
    3 BEDS $1,850
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    56 Bent Branch Loop, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,375
    2 BEDS $1,600+
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    284 Gretzky Parkway, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,060
    2 BEDS $1,285
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    Athletic Club Blvd., Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,100
    2 BEDS $1,475
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    284 Gretzky Parkway, Clayton, NC 27527
    1 BED $1,060
    2 BEDS $1,285
    3+ BEDS $1,780
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    Brick Kiln Loop, Clayton, NC 27527
    2 BEDS $1,485+
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    Brick Kiln Loop, Clayton, NC 27527
    2 BEDS $1,485+
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    284 Gretzky Parkway, Clayton, NC 27527
    3 BEDS $1,780
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    Stansbury Lane, Clayton, NC 27527
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    2 BEDS $1,475
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    724 RIVER DELL TOWNES AVE, CLAYTON, NC 27527
    4 BEDS $2,315
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    TIP APPLICATIONS-RAL, Clayton, NC 27520
    Studio $10
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    APPLICANT TRANSFERS-RAL, Clayton, NC 27520
    Studio $10
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    782 RIVER DELL TOWNES AVE, CLAYTON, NC 27527
    3 BEDS $2,235
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    1909 Red Oak Lane, Clayton, NC 27520
    3 BEDS $1,820
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    53 Jester Court, Clayton, NC 27520
    3 BEDS $1,890
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Average rent in Clayton, NC

$1,560/mo Clayton, NC average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Clayton, NC is $1,560.

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Getting around in Clayton, NC

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Walk Score®: 14, Bike Score®: 27

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Clayton, NC were last updated on 22 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Clayton, NC?

The best apartments in Clayton, NC are: Spinning Mill Lofts, Reserve at Glen Laurel, Riverwood Villas-rwaciv, Stallings Mill Apartment Homes and Riverwood Villas-rwaciii.

What is the average rent in Clayton, NC?

The average rent in Clayton, NC is $1,560. Start your search for apartments in Clayton, NC now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clayton, NC is between $1,060 and $2,500. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Clayton, NC now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Clayton, NC is between $1,095 and $3,000. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Clayton, NC.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Clayton, NC is between $1,375 and $2,235. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Clayton, NC.

What type of rental buildings are in Clayton, NC?

In Clayton 34% of the housing is rented out compared to 66% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 4% of Clayton’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 65% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 27% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Clayton, 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 Clayton are about 13 years old, on average. Of these, 82% 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 2 stories. About all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none 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 Clayton, NC?

Studio apartments in Clayton are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 28% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 55% 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 Clayton, NC

Just 30 minutes southeast of Raleigh is the small suburb of Clayton, NC, in Johnson County, which offers renters with families access to an above-average school system run by the county. For young professionals who rent, but want a quiet and charming community with an easy commute, Clayton is it. The town itself is very close-knit with many natural areas to explore - like the Sam's Branch Greenway with biking, hiking and green spaces to enjoy. The downtown area of Clayton is also popular for art and culture, with the town putting on many festivals and events each year featuring art and music. Overall, it's a fun place to live with coffee shops, restaurants, and bars near rental homes, especially in the downtown area.

Renting in Clayton, NC

Renters make up a little more than 30% of the population here, and careful attention is paid in each rental community to make renters feel at home. That includes stellar inside amenities in luxury rentals, like granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings. Here, it's easy to choose to live in a rental apartment that has a pool, a fitness center and a clubhouse that can be rented out for gatherings. Most of the rental apartments in Clayton are also pet-friendly with a small deposit to secure the home. Notably, being close to downtown Clayton is a fun part of the town with walkable amenities to rental apartments, like taverns and boutique shops run by locals.

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Shopping in Clayton, NC

Downtown Clayton is a fun place for renters to shop as there are many small, boutique-style stores with unique finds, home goods and clothing. For instance, renters and visitors alike can stroll down Main Street stopping for a cup of joe at a local coffeehouse or duck into a tavern for an evening cocktail. Other places around town to shop near rental apartments are the Clayton Village Shopping Center, Clayton Place and Fayetteville Street Station. As for big-box stores, there's a Walmart Supercenter centrally located near many rental communities. Plus, with Raleigh being just a 30-minute drive away, it's easy to take advantage of all of the amenities that this bigger city has to offer, like the Crabtree Valley Mall with multiple levels and more than 100 retail stores in this indoor complex.

Transportation in Clayton, NC

The Johnson County Area Transit System runs the buses that go all around Clayton. This makes it easy for renters to get to popular areas around town, as well as take a connection to Raleigh for renters without a vehicle who work there. Meanwhile, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport is the one that most renters will use to fly out of town, with a travel time of only 35 minutes to get there. Finally, Clayton is considered a bike-friendly town with many dedicated bike lanes that make it safer for renters to bike for recreation or transportation.

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