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Apartments for Rent in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
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    500 N West St, Raleigh, NC 27603
    Studio $1,353+
    1 BED $1,689+
    2+ BEDS $2,136+
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    308 S. Blount Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
    Studio $1,217+
    1 BED $1,424+
    2+ BEDS $2,559+
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    131 East Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
    Studio $1,500+
    1 BED $1,445+
    2 BEDS $1,875+
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    314 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
    Studio $1,310+
    1 BED $1,685+
    2 BEDS $1,835+
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    600 W Cabarrus St, Raleigh, NC 27603
    Studio $1,385+
    1 BED $1,635+
    2+ BEDS $2,480+
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    417 West Peace Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
    Studio $1,392+
    1 BED $1,158+
    2+ BEDS $2,224+
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    408 E Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
    Studio $1,530
    1 BED $1,429+
    2 BEDS $2,042+
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    510 N Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27604
    Studio $1,454+
    1 BED $1,498+
    2 BEDS $1,931+
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    500 East Hargett St & 511 East Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601
    1 BED $1,240
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    300 West Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
    Studio $1,408+
    1 BED $1,848+
    2 BEDS $2,085+
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    422 S. Person St, Raleigh, NC 27601
    Studio $1,375+
    1 BED $1,830+
    2 BEDS $2,760+
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    Unit 111, Raleigh, NC 27614
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    Unit 111, Raleigh, NC 27614
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    717 Tucker Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
    Studio $1,511+
    1 BED $1,384+
    2 BEDS $2,261+
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    600 St Marys St, Raleigh, NC 27605
    Studio $1,340+
    1 BED $1,460+
    2+ BEDS $1,975+
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    800 St Marys St, Raleigh, NC 27605
    1 BED $2,110+
    2 BEDS $2,204+
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    600 St Marys St, Raleigh, NC 27605
    Studio $1,340+
    1 BED $1,460+
    2 BEDS $1,975+
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    900 Moses Court, Raleigh, NC 27604
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    900/901 Moses Court, Raleigh, NC 27604
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    300 Chamberlain St, Raleigh, NC 27607
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    901 Saint Marys Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
    2 BEDS $1,500
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    804 Mcmakin St, Raleigh, NC 27610
    2 BEDS $1,450
    3 BEDS $1,600
    4 BEDS $2,370
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    420 Clover Lane, Raleigh, NC 27604
    2 BEDS $1,600
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    1611 Cross St, Raleigh, NC 27610
    2 BEDS $1,680
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    841 Bryan Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
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Average rent in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

$1,833/mo Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC average rental price, July 2023
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC is around $1,833.

Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC apartment rent ranges

A share of 4% of apartments in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC have the cheapest rents between $701-$1,000. Around 26% of rentals are in the most expensive price range of > $2,000. Around 25% of Downtown Raleigh’s apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. There are 45% of apartments with rents between $1,501-$2,000.

Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC rent trends

Getting around in Downtown Raleigh, NC

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Walker's Paradise
75 /100
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Biker's Paradise
Walk Score®: 97, Transit Score®: 75, Bike Score®: 95

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC last updated?

Prices and availability in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC were last updated on 8 Dec 2023.

What are the best apartments in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC?

The best apartments in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC are: The Lincoln, Capital Flats & Magnolia Square Apartments, Peace Raleigh Apartments, The Metropolitan and The Edison Lofts Apartments.

What is the average rent in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC?

The average rent in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC is $1,833. Start your search for apartments in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC is between $1,218 and $4,453. View all studio apartments in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC is between $1,240 and $5,766. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC is between $1,835 and $6,412. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC is between $2,673 and $16,357. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC.

What type of rental buildings are in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC?

In Downtown Raleigh, 71% of the residents are renting compared to 29% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 39% of Downtown Raleigh’s rentals, 38% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 22% are single-family rentals.

Living in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Downtown Raleigh is the center of the city of Raleigh and is known as a cultural hotspot due to the entertainment options available. The state capitol is also in the downtown area, which attracts different kinds of renters due to the museums, art centers, entertainment venues and restaurants available. Plus, downtown Raleigh is also known for its historic buildings, and a part of the downtown area is the Fayetteville Street district, which is home to different rental and commercial buildings. The downtown neighborhood of Raleigh is also lined with majestic oak trees, and there are a lot of local stores and a mega-sized amphitheater for different events. The downtown area also features different elementary, middle and high schools. For health care, UNC Family Medicine at Downtown Raleigh is a popular option for renters in the district.

Renting in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

In downtown Raleigh, renters have access to different kinds of apartments for rent. Most of the renters in the city are families and young professionals, so they mostly rent condos, townhomes, mobile homes, and single- and multifamily homes. Of course, the desirable homes in downtown Raleigh have a waterfront and other modern features. Interestingly, homes and apartments for rent in downtown Raleigh vary when it comes to their architectural styles. For instance, you can find Queen Anne, bungalows, Colonial Revivals and Dutch Colonial homes. While most of the homes are for renters, there are different commercial buildings in the neighborhood, too. There are also a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks near the rental areas in downtown Raleigh. Note that renters in downtown Raleigh cannot be evicted without filing an eviction court case and receiving a judgment.

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Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC demographics

  • 5,719Total Population
  • 2,571 Female
    3,147 Male
  • 33Median Age

In total, Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC has 5,719 residents, 2,571 women and 3,147 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Downtown Raleigh’s population is 33.

Amenities in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Downtown Raleigh has different museums, green spaces, local stores, Southern diners, art venues and breweries. The nightlife is also vibrant with different bars and cocktail spots. Meanwhile, in the Warehouse District, there are different indie art spaces that enthusiasts can visit. Or, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is located in the downtown area with different family-friendly animal exhibits. Renters also enjoy visiting the Duke Energy Center for opera, classical concerts and ballets. The neighborhood is also known for its gourmet shops, eateries, cocktail bars and brewpubs. Likewise, the Raleigh Boulevard Shopping Center is a popular shopping mall in the downtown area. There are even different spots for groceries, too, like Weaver Street Market and Publix Super Markets.

Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC households

  • 933 Family
    1,312 Non-family
  • 482 Children
    1,764 No Children
  • 2,246Total Number of Households
  • 2.01Average People Per Household
  • $68,035Median Household Income

There is a total of 2,246 households in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC. Of these, 482 have children and 1,764 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 933 family households and 1,312 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Downtown Raleigh is 2.01 people, on average. The median household annual income in Downtown Raleigh equals $68,035, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,296.

Transportation in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Most of the renters in downtown Raleigh prefer to walk because it's a walkable neighborhood. It's also a bikeable neighborhood, and renters with a car can easily commute through the downtown area. Alternatively, the R-Line provides a free bus route to the downtown area, and there's also public transportation through GoRaleigh and GoRaleigh Access. Of course, renters can commute with rideshare services, like Lyft and Uber. Subway services are also available in the downtown area, and renters can access it on Fayetteville Street. Finally, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport is about 10 miles away from the downtown area, and it's cheap to commute to the airport by bus.

Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 4% of the population in Downtown Raleigh, Raleigh, NC have no high school education, 31% went to high-school, and 19% have partially completed college. Moreover, 5% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 27% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 15% hold a Graduate Degree.

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