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Average rent in Knightdale, NC

$1,722/mo Knightdale, NC average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Knightdale, NC is $1,722.

Knightdale, NC apartment rent ranges

Knightdale, NC rent trends

Getting around in Knightdale, NC

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 40, Bike Score®: 34

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Knightdale, NC were last updated on 3 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in Knightdale, NC?

The best apartments in Knightdale, NC are: Parkstone at Knightdale, The Cottages at Knightdale Station, Knightdale, Mingo Creek-mcii and Mingo Creek-joynermc.

What is the average rent in Knightdale, NC?

The average rent in Knightdale, NC is $1,722. Start your search for apartments in Knightdale, NC now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Knightdale, NC is between $1,370 and $2,000. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Knightdale, NC now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Knightdale, NC is between $1,365 and $2,073. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Knightdale, NC.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Knightdale, NC is between $1,365 and $2,892. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Knightdale, NC.

What type of rental buildings are in Knightdale, NC?

In Knightdale 30% of the housing is rented out compared to 70% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 5% of Knightdale’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 73% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 22% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Knightdale is 12 years old, with 84% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Knightdale, NC?

Rental apartments in Knightdale come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% 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 30% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 55% of all rentals in Knightdale. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Knightdale, NC

Knightdale is a small, but growing town 10 miles east of Raleigh. This area is a popular place for families to rent as they love the area’s highly rated school system and peaceful atmosphere. It has also become a popular place for young renters who are looking for a suburban feel, but still want to be able to commute to Raleigh quickly. Due to the city’s rapid growth, many restaurants and shops have opened at the center of town. Knightdale Station Park is also a popular gathering place for local renters. The park is home to the town’s YMCA, as well as a trail system, playground and sports fields. Many renters also love the area’s weather, which includes mild winters and warm, humid summers.

Renting in Knightdale, NC

Because of Knightdale’s recent growth, many new apartment communities have popped up in the area. The city itself has a traditional, suburban feel with a mix of single-family homes and sprawling, low-rise apartment complexes. Apartment complexes in the area are quite family-friendly, as well, and many have high-end amenities, like pools, playgrounds, gyms and more. There are also many single-family homes for rent in Knightdale, many of which are newer properties. Rental prices in Knightdale also tend to be lower than the national average, as well as lower than in nearby Raleigh. Notably, those renting in Knightdale can expect to pay a security deposit of one to two months’ rent, as well as complete a credit check when moving in.

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Knightdale, NC demographics

Knightdale, NC has a population of 16,798 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,888 of Knightdale’s residents are women and 7,910 are men. The median age of those who live in Knightdale, NC is 36.1.

Shopping in Knightdale, NC

Shopping options for renters in Knightdale have expanded throughout the last several years. Most shops are located in the center of town along Knightdale Boulevard. Some of the most popular shops in the area include Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s and The Home Depot. There are also multiple grocery stores in Knightdale, so local renters never have to go too far to run errands. Popular grocery stores in Knightdale include Food Lion and Lowe’s Foods. While there isn’t a local mall in Knightdale, renters can drive into Raleigh for the traditional mall experience. The largest mall in the Raleigh area is the Crabtree Valley Mall, which has three stories and hundreds of floors of shopping.

Knightdale, NC households

  • 4,317 Family
    2,205 Non-family
  • 2,446 Children
    4,076 No Children
  • 6,522Total Number of Households
  • 2.56Average People Per Household
  • $69,529Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 6,522 households in Knightdale, NC. 4,317 are family households and 2,205 are non-family households. There are 2,446 households with children in Knightdale and 4,076 households without children. On average, about 2.56 people live in a household in Knightdale, NC.

Transportation in Knightdale, NC

Driving is the easiest way to get around in Knightdale, and most renters opt to have a car. Accordingly, apartments and businesses in Knightdale have ample parking to accommodate this. Plus, most of Knightdale’s neighborhoods are quite spread out and not easily walkable, so driving is the easiest way to commute and run errands. For bikers, the Mingo Creek Bike Trail runs through Knightdale, and many roads have bike lanes, as well. Alternatively, for renters who don’t have a car, Go Raleigh runs a bus route through Knightdale, as well as express buses direct to downtown Raleigh. From there, riders can connect to buses throughout Raleigh-Durham. Renters can also access Amtrak service in downtown Raleigh. Finally, rideshare services, such as Uber and Lyft, are other viable alternatives for renters who don’t drive.

Knightdale, NC education statistics

The level of education of the population of Knightdale, NC is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 30% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 25% have a Bachelor Degree, and 13% have a Graduate Degree.

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