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    740 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
    1 BED $1,200
    2 BEDS $1,500
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    845 Pleasure Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
    1 BED $1,402+
    2 BEDS $1,785+
    3 BEDS $1,695+
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    590 Candlewyck Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
    2 BEDS $1,800+
    3 BEDS $2,083+
    4 BEDS $2,505+
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    910 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17601
    1 BED $1,350+
    2 BEDS $1,650+
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    1633-A Judie Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603
    1 BED $1,218+
    2 BEDS $1,399+
    3 BEDS $1,613+
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    1330 Wabank Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603
    1 BED $1,333+
    2 BEDS $1,239+
    3 BEDS $1,573+
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    488 Royer Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601
    1 BED $1,764
    2 BEDS $1,874
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    100 Wellington Road, Lancaster, PA 17603
    1 BED $785
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    701 Sterling Place, Lancaster, PA 17603
    1 BED $1,066
    2 BEDS $1,273
    3+ BEDS $1,464
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    340 S Marshall St (Rear), Lancaster, PA 17602
    Studio $135
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    335 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
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    21 Sprecher Rd, Willow Street, PA 17584
    Studio $175
    2 BEDS $1,550
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    1000 Rivendell Drive, Manheim, PA 17545
    Studio $1,300+
    1 BED $1,630+
    2+ BEDS $1,820+
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    Doe Run Road, Lititz, PA 17543
    Studio $519
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Average rent in Lancaster, PA

$1,579/mo Lancaster, PA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Lancaster, PA is $1,579.

    Lancaster, PA apartment rent ranges

    About 47% of apartment rents in Lancaster, PA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 7% of apartments. Around 44% of Lancaster’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Lancaster, PA rent trends

    Getting around in Lancaster, PA

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    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Lancaster, PA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Lancaster, PA were last updated on 24 May 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Lancaster, PA?

    The best apartments in Lancaster, PA are: Grandview Apartments, Towne House Apartments, Belair Townhomes, Lofts at Worthington and Kensington Club.

    What is the average rent in Lancaster, PA?

    The average rent in Lancaster, PA is $1,579. Start your search for apartments in Lancaster, PA now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lancaster, PA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lancaster, PA is between $1,066 and $2,635. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Lancaster, PA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lancaster, PA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lancaster, PA is between $1,236 and $3,125. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Lancaster, PA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lancaster, PA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lancaster, PA is between $1,211 and $3,890. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lancaster, PA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Lancaster, PA?

    In Lancaster 53% of the housing is rented out compared to 47% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 8% of Lancaster’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 86% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 6% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Lancaster, PA?

    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 Lancaster are about 46 years old, on average. Of these, 10% 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 90% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 6% are mid-rises, and 4% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Lancaster, PA?

    Studio apartments in Lancaster are around 3% 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 48% 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 Lancaster, PA

    If you’re a renter looking for an apartment for rent in Lancaster, PA, you could soon be moving to one of the best places to live not only in Pennsylvania, but also in the country. Lancaster enjoys a privileged location within easy driving distance of some of the most significant cities on the East Coast, including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. In addition, renters will find Lancaster to be a welcoming community that’s both home to the largest Amish community in the country, as well as the “refugee capital” of America. Meanwhile, renters will appreciate the affordable cost of living, which is lower than the national average and the rest of Pennsylvania, thereby making Lancaster a great destination whether you’re looking for your first apartment for rent or want to stretch your retirement dollars further. In addition, renters with young children will be able to take advantage of the excellent public school system. While Lancaster, PA, offers a safe living environment, it may be best to lock the doors to your car and rental apartment.

    Renting in Lancaster, PA

    Lancaster is a unique urban-suburban mix that provides both an urban and bustling environment, as well as peaceful farmland anchored in tradition. Depending on your tastes and lifestyle, you can rent an apartment in a high-rise community close to everything or rent a remote, quiet single home away from all neighbors and everything in between. Here, renters constitute the majority of Lancaster residents. Additionally, according to the rental laws in Pennsylvania, landlords may charge renters the equivalent of two months’ rent for the security deposit for the first year of renting, as well as the equivalent of one month’s rent during all subsequent years of renting.

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    Shopping in Lancaster, PA

    Renters moving to Lancaster will have no difficulty finding all of their favorite products in one of the local grocery stores, regardless of their dietary preferences or budget. That’s because Lancaster is home to multiple supermarket chains, which are primarily located along the Fruitville turnpike. Renters can choose from Wegmans, Whole Food Markets, GIANT Market, and Weis Markets, along with discount shopping darlings Aldi and Save A Lot. In addition, renters will find multiple smaller, independently owned convenient stores close to their rental apartment for last-minute shopping. Finally, Lancaster — which is located in the heart of Amish country — is also home to a thriving farmers’ market scene.

    Transportation in Lancaster, PA

    Not a fan of driving? Then you’ll love living in Lancaster. The compact town was distinguished as the most walkable city in Pennsylvania. As such, renters will find options for shopping, dining, and entertainment all within walking distance, particularly if they rent an apartment in Lancaster Central Business District, Musser Park or Chestnut Hill. In addition, Lancaster also offers multiple bike lanes for those who prefer this option. Specifically, the Red Rose bus system provides public transportation in Lancaster, with numerous fixed routes running throughout the town.

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