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Average rent in Spartanburg, SC

$1,145/mo Spartanburg, SC average rental price, March 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Spartanburg, SC is $1,145.

Spartanburg, SC apartment rent ranges

About 68% of apartment rents in Spartanburg, SC range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 6% of apartments. Around 24% of Spartanburg’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Spartanburg, SC rent trends

Getting around in Spartanburg, SC

53 /100
Somewhat Walkable
61 /100
Walk Score®: 53, Bike Score®: 61

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Spartanburg, SC last updated?

Prices and availability in Spartanburg, SC were last updated on 1 Apr 2023.

What are the best apartments in Spartanburg, SC?

The best apartments in Spartanburg, SC are: Prosper Spartanburg Apartments, Georgetown Luxury Townhomes, City View, Aug Smith on Main and Bon Haven Apartments.

What is the average rent in Spartanburg, SC?

The average rent in Spartanburg, SC is $1,145. Start your search for apartments in Spartanburg, SC now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Spartanburg, SC?

The price range for a studio apartment in Spartanburg, SC is between $734 and $1,800. View all studio apartments in Spartanburg, SC.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Spartanburg, SC?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Spartanburg, SC is between $769 and $2,323. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Spartanburg, SC now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Spartanburg, SC?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Spartanburg, SC is between $1,020 and $2,600. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Spartanburg, SC.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Spartanburg, SC?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Spartanburg, SC is between $950 and $2,953. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Spartanburg, SC.

What type of rental buildings are in Spartanburg, SC?

In Spartanburg, 48% of the residents are renting compared to 52% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 8% of Spartanburg’s rentals, 58% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 33% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Spartanburg, SC?

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 Spartanburg are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 21% 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 97% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 3% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Spartanburg, SC?

Rental apartments in Spartanburg come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% 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 46% of all rentals in Spartanburg. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Spartanburg, SC

If you’re looking for the best place to rent an apartment in upstate South Carolina, look no further than Spartanburg. This lovely little city features the best of small-town living, including a tight-knit community and beautiful scenery, as well as easy access to all amenities and an easy, one-hour drive to Charlotte. Whether you’re a renter who’s just starting a family and wanting to take advantage of the above-average public school system or you’re getting ready to retire and want to stretch your dollar further while enjoying the mild climate year-round, Spartanburg should be on your list when looking for an apartment for rent. In particular, renters will love exploring the charming historic downtown district with its many shops and restaurants, as well as discovering a bustling cultural and creative scene. However, if you want to get out of your apartment and get closer to nature, there are also plenty of walking trails and scenic lakes to explore. Keep in mind that the crime rate in Spartanburg is on the higher side, so it’s best to stay aware of your surroundings and lock your doors at night.

Renting in Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg’s low housing costs are undoubtedly one of this city’s most compelling reasons to move there. In fact, the rent for an apartment in Spartanburg is well below the national average and the rest of South Carolina. Spartanburg is a dense, suburban community where you can easily find the perfect rental property for your family, whether it’s a detached, single-family home in a residential neighborhood, a townhouse, a condo or an apartment in a multifamily community. There are also as many renters in Spartanburg as there are property owners. Notably, renters can expect to pay a security deposit when renting an apartment in Spartanburg. Although South Carolina’s rental laws don’t state a maximum amount, most landlords charge tenants the equivalent of one to two months’ rent.

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Spartanburg, SC demographics

Spartanburg, SC has a population of 37,990 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,332 of Spartanburg’s residents are women and 17,658 are men. The median age of those who live in Spartanburg, SC is 35.5.

Shopping in Spartanburg, SC

Easy access to amenities, including grocery stores, can be important when selecting an apartment for rent. Fortunately, this is an easy feat in Spartanburg because the town offers a wealth of supermarkets catering to all budgets. Specifically, regional supermarket chains Ingles Market and Food Lion both have several locations in town. In addition, renters will find national and international retailers, such as Target, Walmart, Publix, Aldi and Lidl. Finally, renter households on a budget can try their luck at Wise Buys Discount Groceries, while those in search of higher-end products will find everything they need at the Fresh Market.

Spartanburg, SC households

  • 8,743 Family
    6,587 Non-family
  • 4,695 Children
    10,635 No Children
  • 15,330Total Number of Households
  • 2.34Average People Per Household
  • $45,228Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 15,330 households in Spartanburg, SC. 8,743 are family households and 6,587 are non-family households. There are 4,695 households with children in Spartanburg and 10,635 households without children. On average, about 2.34 people live in a household in Spartanburg, SC.

Transportation in Spartanburg, SC

Depending on where their rental apartment is located, renters may be able to get away with leaving their car at home to run errands or go out to eat. Outer neighborhoods are primarily car-dependent, but downtown Spartanburg can be very walkable. There are also a few bike lanes available. Otherwise, renters who prefer to avoid driving can take advantage of the multiple fixed routes of the SPARTA public bus transit system, which offers stops within the town, as well as beyond the city limits.

Spartanburg, SC education statistics

The level of education of the population of Spartanburg, SC is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 40% completed some high school, 21% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 19% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

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