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Apartments for Rent in Philadelphia, PA - 986 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    1530 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Alterra Property Group LLC
    Available Today!
    (267) 548-3274
  • Apartment
    1320 Somerville Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141
    $830 - $1,080
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (844) 449-3757
  • Apartment
    3900 Gateway Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19145
    $1,550 - $1,660
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 525-0567
  • Apartment
    1218 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    $1,420 - $1,570
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (844) 507-5559
  • Apartment
    4701 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19143
    $2,095 - $3,395
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 230-1754
  • Apartment
    6901 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19126
    $746 - $1,281
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 522-1108
  • Apartment
    3601 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    $1,726 - $4,153
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (215) 222-1014
  • Apartment
    2607 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114
    $915 - $1,075
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 395-2296
  • Apartment
    100 N. 17Th , Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $1,688 - $2,727
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Alterra Property Group LLC
    (215) 391-4684
  • Apartment
    633 W Rittenhouse Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144
    $951 - $4,405
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 224-6371
  • Apartment
    33 S. Letitia Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
    $1,320 - $1,660
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (215) 351-1535
  • Apartment
    2220 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $1,155 - $2,095
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    (844) 330-2756
  • Apartment
    2301 Woodward Street, Philadelphia, PA 19115
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 379-7108
  • Apartment
    2401 Hoffnagle Street, Philadelphia, PA 19152
    $905 - $1,085
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 473-6230
  • Apartment
    834 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    $1,649 - $2,690
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (215) 629-9900
  • Apartment
    7400 Haverford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151
    $1,063 - $1,341
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    (844) 404-9890
  • Apartment
    10825 E. Keswick Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154
    $939 - $1,229
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Premier Properties and Management Associates LLC
    (844) 705-5671
  • Apartment
    5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141
    $845 - $1,600
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 799-4171
  • Apartment
    600 Red Lion Rd. Apt H-8, Philadelphia, PA 19115
    $870 - $1,835
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 694-6617
  • Apartment
    2116 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $2,006 - $16,766
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 343-2381
  • Apartment
    7901 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128
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    $967 - $2,640
    • Studio-4 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    (844) 493-0196
  • Apartment
    317 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    $1,675 - $2,750
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 877-7273
  • Apartment
    201 S. 18Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $1,390 - $3,640
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Kaiserman Company Inc.
    (215) 600-2747
  • Apartment
    3400 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114
    See current rent specials
    $840 - $2,380
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    (844) 378-6171
  • Apartment
    6301 N. 10Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19141
    $721 - $1,051
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 506-8510

Renter's Guide to Philadelphia

Known for its outstanding food, historical tourist destinations, and dynamic sports teams (Philadelphia Eagles, anyone?), Philadelphia is one of the biggest cultural hotspots on the East Coast.

Bordered by the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers, Philadelphia is the largest city in the state, twice large as Pittsburgh and twice as small as New York. Philadelphia is approximately 133 miles southeast of New York and roughly 100 miles northeast of DC, a quick move that is only hours away.

The spring season (March-May) is sunny with occasional rain showers, and has an average temperature of 54 F. Summers (June-August) are sunny and humid, with an average temperature of 75 F. Autumn seasons (September-November) are moderate with an average temperature of 58 F. Winters are frigid and snowy with an average of 34 F.

Philadelphia, PA Demographics

  • Total Population1,555,072
  • Female 734,521
    Male 820,551
  • Median Age33.7

Cost of Living in Philadelphia, PA

Artistic and professional young couples alike are attracted by the low cost of living in Philadelphia. Many people of all ages are moving from NYC to Philadelphia for affordable housing, and moving from Chicago to Philadelphia for cheaper material goods.

Riding on the bus, subway and trolley costs $2.25 per person (seniors ride free). Philadelphia subway tokens are $1.80 each, and come in packs of 2, 5, and 10. All subway rides are divided between the “Blue Line” and “Orange Line”, and the routes interconnect at City Hall at no additional charge. More than 70 bus routes dutifully serve Philadelphia and the outskirts. The average commute time in Philadelphia is 5 hours per week, one of the longest in the nation.

The average meal in an inexpensive Philadelphia restaurant costs $12, and a gallon of milk costs $3.50 – both prices are exactly the same as the US average.

Philadelphians pay an average of $150 for basic utilities for a 915-square foot apartment, a mere $3 difference from the national average.

Average Rent in Philadelphia, PA

  • Philadelphia, PA Average Rental Price, November, 2017$1,413/mo
  • Studio$1,109
  • 1 Bedroom$1,338
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,626

Philadelphia, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7003%
  • $701-$1,00025%
  • $1,001-$1,50034%
  • $1,501-$2,00019%
  • > $2,00019%

Philadelphia, PA Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
November, 2017 $1,413 $1,109 $1,338 $1,626
Jan / 2017 $1,369 $1,083 $1,297 $1,574
Sept / 2016 $1,389 $1,133 $1,341 $1,579
May / 2016 $1,374 $1,090 $1,333 $1,596
Jan / 2016 $1,351 $1,081 $1,301 $1,554
Sept / 2015 $1,320 $1,035 $1,265 $1,546
May / 2015 $1,316 $1,005 $1,240 $1,500
Jan / 2015 $1,282 $978 $1,210 $1,477
Sept / 2014 $1,260 $952 $1,186 $1,459
May / 2014 $1,267 $941 $1,194 $1,456
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Average rent is projected to grow by 3% in 2017 compared to 2016.

Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

Average rent values on this page are aggregated from data from the following zip codes: 19102191031910419106191071910919111191121911319114191151911619118191191912019121191221912319124191251912619127191281912919130191311913219133191341913519136191371913819139191401914119142191431914419145191461914719148191491915019151191521915319154

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Living in Philadelphia

Living in Philadelphia gives you great access to the world’s best food, entertainment, coffee, and shopping. There are things to do in Philadelphia at all hours, day and night – you’ll never be at a loss for recreational fun. As for the negatives of living in Philadelphia, PA, the daily commute can be frustrating, and there is a severe lack of parking.

Things to do in Philadelphia

With over 900 locations dedicated to cultural and recreational activities such as the world-renowned Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia is one of the best cities for culture in the nation.

 

One of the many Philadelphia attractions for kids is the Philadelphia Zoo, which gives an educational glimpse into all sorts of fascinating and exotic wildlife. The pristine Philadelphia Eagles stadium will satisfy any sports enthusiast, along with venues for the Philadelphia Flyers and the Philadelphia 76ers.

The annual Philadelphia Flower Show is the largest and longest-running indoor show of its kind, and one of the perfect Philadelphia attractions for couples to enjoy a nice day. If it’s free things to do in Philadelphia that you’re after, then enjoy the Philadelphia Free Library, the 13th largest public library system in America.

Located in Center City, Love Park is a dog-friendly plaza with engaging public works such as spouting fountains and a large red sculpture boldly showcasing the word “love”. With more than 9,200 acres of refreshing green space, Fairmount Park is one the largest urban parks in the world, and has museums, gardens, and marvelous architecture. The FDR Park, which locals call “The Lakes”, has acres of picnic areas, walking paths, and golf courses. In West Philadelphia, Clark Park expands over 9 acres, offering basketball courts and a year-round farmers market. These are some of the most beautiful places in Philadelphia!

As for shopping, the Philadelphia Premium Outlets is one of the top attractions in Philadelphia, offering discounts of up to 65% on the latest fashion trends. Shops at Liberty Place is a major Center City retail destination with a wide variety of designer and name brands. 13th Street, Philadelphia blends family-owned shops with hip chain stores, along with the Theater of Living Arts, which offers weekly performances from the nation’s hottest talents. Di Bruno Brothers offers gourmet goodies such as cheeses, meat perishables, and a fine assortment of luxurious gift baskets.

Employment and Economy

Philadelphia has a strong mix of career choices to match your background skills and areas of expertise. Educational institutions such as the Philadelphia University and the Community College of Philadelphia provide ample employment opportunities in the higher education sector, while the manufacturing, food, tourism, telecommunications, and financial services industries all continue to thrive. Beneficial Bank, Pep Boys, and Comcast are just three corporate juggernauts headquartered in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households581,050
  • Family 309,568
    Non-family 271,482
  • Children 158,220
    No Children 422,830
  • Average People Per Household2.59
  • Median Household Income$38,253
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$904

Education in Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is the largest school district in the state, home to the top-ranking school in all of Pennsylvania, the Julia R. Masterman Secondary School.  The Philadelphia University has more than 40 degree types to choose from, and the Community College of Philadelphia offers over 70 degrees and certification courses.

Philadelphia, PA Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School45%
  • Some College21%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree14%
  • Graduate Degree9%

Tips for Renting in Philadelphia

As a renter, your security deposit cannot be more than two months’ rent. From October-April, the landlord must provide you with heat at a minimum of 68 F (unless you have your own thermostat). This rule also applies in May and September if the outdoor temperature is less than 60 F. You can refuse to pay rent until important repairs are made.

If you are one of the many people moving to Philadelphia from NYC, you will find the housing to be much more affordable. If you do not own a car, don’t buy one (there is a general lack of parking in Philadelphia). Hire professional movers instead.

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