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Apartments for Rent in Carson City, NV
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    1008 Little Lane, Carson City, NV 89701
    1 BED $1,775+
    2 BEDS $2,275+
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    700 Hot Springs Road, Carson City, NV 89706
    1 BED $1,543+
    2 BEDS $1,706+
    3 BEDS $2,095+
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    603 East College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89706
    1 BED $2,004+
    2 BEDS $1,726+
    3 BEDS $2,536+
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    1747 Jamie Way, Carson City, NV 89701
    3 BEDS $1,950
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    786 Southwood Blvd, Incline Village, NV 89451
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    2 BEDS $2,200
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    1516 US HIGHWAY 395 N, GARDNERVILLE, NV 89410
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    1386 Village Way, Gardnerville, NV 89410
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    1 BED $1,165
    2 BEDS $1,250
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    1330 Stodick Pkwy, Gardnerville, NV 89410
    2 BEDS $790
    3 BEDS $770+
    4 BEDS $1,008+
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    14001 SUMMIT SIERRA BLVD, Reno, NV 89511
    1 BED $1,435+
    2 BEDS $2,279+
    3 BEDS $2,641+
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    465 Cortono Drive, Reno, NV 89521
    4 BEDS $3,000
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    3521 Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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    11565 Old Virginia Road, Reno, NV 89521
    1 BED $1,062
    2 BEDS $1,264

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Average rent in Carson City, NV

$1,442/mo Carson City, NV average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Carson City, NV is $1,442.

Carson City, NV apartment rent ranges

About 31% of apartment rents in Carson City, NV range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 12% of apartments. Around 36% of Carson City’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 21% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Carson City, NV rent trends

Getting around in Carson City, NV

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Carson City, NV last updated?

Prices and availability in Carson City, NV were last updated on 26 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Carson City, NV?

The best apartments in Carson City, NV are: The Marlette, Carson Catalina Apartments, Parkway Terraces and 1747 Jamie Way.

What is the average rent in Carson City, NV?

The average rent in Carson City, NV is $1,442. Start your search for apartments in Carson City, NV now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carson City, NV?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carson City, NV is between $1,543 and $2,528. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Carson City, NV now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Carson City, NV?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Carson City, NV is between $1,709 and $2,595. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Carson City, NV.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Carson City, NV?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Carson City, NV is between $1,950 and $3,322. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Carson City, NV.

What type of rental buildings are in Carson City, NV?

In Carson City, 38% of the residents are renting compared to 62% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 7% of Carson City’s rentals, 58% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 30% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Carson City, NV?

The average age of rental buildings in Carson City is 34 years old, with 30% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 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 Carson City, NV?

Studio apartments in Carson City are around 13% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 31% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 42% 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 Carson City, NV

Carson City is a town in western Nevada nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Although it’s a small town, Carson City has been the capital of Nevada since 1864, and many local renters work in government. Carson City was originally settled as a trading post and continued to grow throughout the 19th century as the result of a mining boom. Downtown Carson City still has many historic attractions, including the Nevada State History Museum and the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Today, Carson City is a popular place for renters who enjoy spending time outdoors. For instance, there are dozens of hiking trails nearby, and the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is just a 30-minute drive from downtown. At Lake Tahoe, locals can enjoy hiking, boating and swimming during the summer, as well as skiing at nearby resorts during the winter. Many retirees also choose to rent in Carson City due to the area’s warm weather and laidback culture. While the town experiences all four seasons, winters are very mild with minimal precipitation.

Renting in Carson City, NV

Another reason many renters move to Carson City is the affordability: Rents in Carson City are far below the national average, although they have slowly increased over time. Interestingly, Carson City has laws prohibiting the construction of buildings taller than the state capitol. As a result, the downtown area is made up almost entirely of single-family homes, with some low-rise apartment buildings, as well. Most rental properties in Carson City feature beautiful views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains. Small bungalows and ranch homes are the most common architectural styles in the area. Additionally, many of the rental properties in Carson City are older, as construction tends to happen at a slow pace. Because of this, renters may experience high competition for properties in the area.

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Shopping in Carson City, NV

While Carson City doesn’t have too many shopping options to choose from, there are still plenty of places where renters can pick up their essentials. Specifically, grocery stores in the area include Smith’s Grocery Outlet, Trader Joe’s and Raley’s. Renters also have access to two Walmart locations, as well as Costco, Target, Kohl’s and Marshall’s for other shopping needs. That said, many local renters drive 30 minutes north to Reno for more shopping options. The nearest mall is the Summit, which is located along I-580 and has a variety of upscale stores to choose from. Or, renters who frequently visit South Lake Tahoe will also find many local shops to choose from there.

Transportation in Carson City, NV

The primary mode of transportation for renters in Carson City is driving. Outside of the small downtown Carson City area, neighborhoods are not walkable. Because neighborhoods are spread out and the terrain is hilly, a car is the safest and fastest way to get around. For this reason, apartments and businesses in Carson City typically offer free parking, and some rentals also offer covered garages. Currently, there are no forms of regional public transit in the area. Therefore, renters who want to access Greyhound buses or Amtrak trains will need to travel north to Reno. Reno is also home to the nearest international airport. Alternatively, Carson City does have a small local bus network that consists of three routes. However, service is very limited, which means it isn’t a reliable option for most renters in the area.

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