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Apartments for Rent in Hickory, NC
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    a kitchen with white cabinets and stainless steel appliances at Landon Green Artisan Cottages Apartments, North Carolina a bedroom with two windows with white blinds and a bed with white pillows and green at Landon Green Artisan Cottages Apartments, Hickory, NC
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    203 29Th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601
    5 Units available
    2 BEDS $1,875
    3 BEDS $2,099
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    5/5 Ashley L. on Sep 28, 2023

    We are just beginning the move-in process and everything is FABULOUS thus far.

    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 28, 2023

    Great place to live. Zac has been very helpful.

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    2001 Startown Road, Hickory, NC 28602
    1 BED $1,183+
    2 BEDS $1,400+
    3 BEDS $1,698+
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    112 29Th Ave Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601
    1 BED $1,300+
    2 BEDS $1,286+
    3 BEDS $1,421+
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    3062 12Th Avenue SE #106, Hickory, NC 28602
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    2101 21St Street SE, Hickory, NC 28602
    1 BED $1,162+
    2 BEDS $1,287+
    3 BEDS $1,615+
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    203 29Th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601
    2 BEDS $1,875
    3 BEDS $2,099
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    1 NORTH CENTER STREET, HICKORY, NC 28601
    1 BED $1,343+
    2 BEDS $1,899+
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    1910 20Th Ave Dr NE, Hickory, NC 28601
    1 BED $1,000
    2 BEDS $1,150+
    3 BEDS $1,800
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    The Villas At Pebble Creek, Hickory, NC 28601
    1 BED $1,125
    2 BEDS $1,275+
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    2354 Mosteller Estate Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602
    1 BED $1,293+
    2 BEDS $1,330+
    3 BEDS $1,690+
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    4000 North Center Street, Hickory, NC 28601
    1 BED $1,000
    2 BEDS $1,150
    3 BEDS $1,450
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    2354 Mosteller Estate Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602
    1 BED $1,293+
    2 BEDS $1,330+
    3 BEDS $1,690+
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    1570 Oak Leaf Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601
    3 BEDS $1,500
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    2430 18Th Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
    3 BEDS $650
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    2354 Mosteller Estate Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602
    1 BED $1,365
    2 BEDS $1,675
    3 BEDS $1,975
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    4000 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601
    1 BED $1,200+
    2 BEDS $1,500+
    3 BEDS $1,800+
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    105 South Center Street, Hickory, NC 28602
    1 BED $768
    2 BEDS $921
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    1420 4Th St Dr. NW, Hickory, NC 28601
    1 BED $438+
    2 BEDS $578+
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    1560 Oak Leaf Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601
    3 BEDS $1,650
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    1790 Third Avenue NW, Hickory, NC 28601
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    815 East 1St Street, Newton, NC 28658
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    1465 Cypress Loop, Newton, NC 28658
    3 BEDS $1,995
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    1459 Cypress Loop, Newton, NC 28658
    3 BEDS $1,725
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    4670 Knight St, Lenoir, NC 28645
    2 BEDS $625
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    1215 Oaklawn St SE, Lenoir, NC 28645
    2 BEDS $1,500
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Average rent in Hickory, NC

$1,319/mo Hickory, NC average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Hickory, NC is $1,319.

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Getting around in Hickory, NC

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 22, Bike Score®: 5

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Hickory, NC were last updated on 19 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Hickory, NC?

The best apartments in Hickory, NC are: Landon Green Artisan Cottages, Waterford Place, One North Center, Apartments on 20th and The Estates.

What is the average rent in Hickory, NC?

The average rent in Hickory, NC is $1,319. Start your search for apartments in Hickory, NC now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hickory, NC is between $1,000 and $2,254. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Hickory, NC now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hickory, NC is between $1,150 and $2,592. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Hickory, NC.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hickory, NC is between $1,343 and $3,061. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Hickory, NC.

What type of rental buildings are in Hickory, NC?

In Hickory 46% of the housing is rented out compared to 54% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 7% of Hickory’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 71% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 17% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Hickory, 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 Hickory are about 25 years old, on average. Of these, 38% 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 all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 5% 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 Hickory, NC?

Rental apartments in Hickory come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.1% 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 25% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 61% of all rentals in Hickory. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Hickory, NC

With Lake Hickory to the north, the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, and three large parks, the apartments and houses for rent in Hickory are in a quiet and beautiful part of the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton metro area. Renters in Hickory are 60 miles northwest of Charlotte, 77 miles east of Asheville and 115 miles southwest of Greenville. Plus, Route 321 runs through the southwest and I-40 runs south, which make exploring the metro area easy. With numerous trails, a vibrant downtown, local art galleries and live theater, renting in Hickory is more than a place to commute. Manufacturing, medical, retail, and real estate development industries are thriving here. Additionally, with its beautiful mountain ranges, renters in Hickory experience more rain than average.

Renting in Hickory, NC

Renters in Hickory have a wide selection of houses for rent across eight beautiful neighborhoods, with most apartment rentals to the north and east. Specifically, the northeastern neighborhood of Claremont has single-family and multifamily houses for rent, while rentals in nearby Highland are closer to the industrial side of town. To the northwest, Forest Hills has traditional, ranch and split-level houses for rent, while the adjacent neighborhood of Lakeland Park has ranch houses and modern architectural rentals. Notably, the homes for rent in Ridgeview share the most scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Or, the single-family houses and apartments for rent in West Hickory are near manufacturing and shopping districts. And, Green Park has affordable single-family and multifamily houses for rent in a quiet area of town that remains close to shopping.

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Shopping in Hickory, NC

The most popular shopping destination when renting in Hickory is Valley Hills Mall. Renters also go to Roses; Kohl's; T.J.Maxx; and Barnes & Noble at places like the Shops on the Square, Valley Crossing, Shoppes at Rivercrest, Gateway Plaza, Hickory Plaza, North Pointe Shopping Center and Longview Crossing. Further contributing to the local economy are small stores such as Adrienne's Premiere Consignment, Hickory Antiques Mall, Aqua B Boutique, Barley Market Hickory, The Hickory Tree, Blue Phoenix Vinyl Boutique and Bumblebee Interiors. Rentals are also close to big-box stores like Target, Walmart, and Walgreens, as well as grocery stores like Food Lion; Lowe's Foods; Aldi; Publix; Piggly Wiggly; Fast & Fresh Store; Propst Superette; and Golden Kings Market. Meanwhile, renters in Hickory recommend eating at Duke's Restaurant and Wine Bar; Mas Amor Cantina; Café Gouda; and the must-try Mediterranean menu at Boca.

Transportation in Hickory, NC

Catawba Fixed Routes 3 and 4 - provided by Greenway Public Transportation - take renters in Hickory past the local hospital, mall, Walmart and Neighborhood Market grocery store. Similarly, Route 3 loops northwest by the Salvation Army, while Route 4 takes renters southeast to downtown Newton. However, renters mostly commute to Charlotte by personal vehicle. Senior renters and renters with a disability can also schedule complementary paratransit services. Alternatively, renters find affordable local flights at Hickory Regional Airport, while the closest major airport when renting in Hickory is Charlotte Douglas International Airport (50 miles southeast via I-85). Finally, Uber and Lyft are the two ridesharing services available when renting in Hickory.

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