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Apartments for Rent in Knoxville, TN
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    1319 Highland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37916
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    800 Longview Road, Knoxville, TN 37919
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    1 BED $1,323+
    2 BEDS $1,692+
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    612 Gertrude Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920
    Studio $975
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    1505 Greenbrier Ridge Way, Knoxville, TN 37909
    1 BED $1,228+
    2 BEDS $1,495
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    11608 Lanesborough Way, Farragut, TN 37934
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    721 Walker Springs Road, Knoxville, TN 37923
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    2 BEDS $1,074
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    5000 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921
    1 BED $1,413+
    2 BEDS $1,590+
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    350 Amberleigh Bluff Way, Knoxville, TN 37922
    1 BED $1,422+
    2 BEDS $1,634+
    3 BEDS $1,950+
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    651 Rain Forest Road, Knoxville, TN 37923
    1 BED $1,556+
    2 BEDS $1,832+
    3 BEDS $2,231+
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    10865 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934
    Studio $1,405+
    1 BED $1,550+
    2+ BEDS $1,950+
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    13120 Royal Palm Way, Farragut, TN 37934
    1 BED $1,575+
    2 BEDS $1,845+
    3 BEDS $2,150+
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    104-112 East 5Th Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917
    1 BED $1,400+
    2 BEDS $2,000+
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    1712-1738 W Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916
    1 BED $1,400
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    2300 Davenport Rd, Knoxville, TN 37920
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    2 BEDS $1,575
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    1631 Laurel Ave., Knoxville, TN 37916
    Studio $1,200
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    7300 Sir Walter Way, Knoxville, TN 37919
    1 BED $1,756+
    2 BEDS $1,872+
    3 BEDS $2,393+
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    2004 City Vista Way, Knoxville, TN 37920
    Studio $1,567+
    1 BED $1,753+
    2 BEDS $2,027+
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    2531 Oleander Way, Knoxville, TN 37931
    1 BED $1,505+
    2 BEDS $1,815+
    3 BEDS $2,165+
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    10905 Hawkes Bay Way, Knoxville, TN 37932
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    2 BEDS $1,950
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    651 Rain Forest Road, Knoxville, TN 37923
    2 BEDS $1,415+
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    601 South Peters Road, Knoxville, TN 37922
    1 BED $1,453+
    2 BEDS $1,673+
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    1701 Island Home Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920
    1 BED $1,930+
    2 BEDS $1,716+
    3 BEDS $2,850+
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    9635 Westland Cove Way, Knoxville, TN 37922
    1 BED $1,675
    2 BEDS $1,895+
    3 BEDS $2,365+
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    700 Henley Street SW, Knoxville, TN 37902
    Studio $1,980+
    1 BED $2,163+
    2 BEDS $3,586+
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    112 S 17Th St SW, Knoxville, TN 37916
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    2 BEDS $880
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Average rent in Knoxville, TN

$1,736/mo Knoxville, TN average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Knoxville, TN is $1,736.

    Knoxville, TN apartment rent ranges

    About 34% of apartment rents in Knoxville, TN range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 17% of apartments. Around 42% of Knoxville’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 7% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Knoxville, TN rent trends

    Getting around in Knoxville, TN

    25 /100
    Car-Dependent
    24 /100
    Minimal Transit
    23 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 25, Transit Score®: 24, Bike Score®: 23

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Knoxville, TN last updated?

    Prices and availability in Knoxville, TN were last updated on 17 Jun 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Knoxville, TN?

    The best apartments in Knoxville, TN are: Highland Terrace Communities, Crestridge, 612 South Studios, Greenbrier Ridge Apartments and Lanesborough.

    What is the average rent in Knoxville, TN?

    The average rent in Knoxville, TN is $1,736. Start your search for apartments in Knoxville, TN now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Knoxville, TN?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Knoxville, TN is between $879 and $3,407. View all studio apartments in Knoxville, TN.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Knoxville, TN?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Knoxville, TN is between $880 and $3,933. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Knoxville, TN now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Knoxville, TN?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Knoxville, TN is between $880 and $4,571. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Knoxville, TN.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Knoxville, TN?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Knoxville, TN is between $880 and $3,831. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Knoxville, TN.

    What type of rental buildings are in Knoxville, TN?

    In Knoxville, 53% of the residents are renting compared to 47% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 14% of Knoxville’s rentals, 59% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 26% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Knoxville, TN?

    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 Knoxville are about 34 years old, on average. Of these, 33% 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 92% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 10% are mid-rises, and 2% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Knoxville, TN?

    Studio apartments in Knoxville are around 4% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 34% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 45% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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    Living in Knoxville, TN

    Living in location

    With the Great Smoky Mountains rolling to the southeast and the Tennessee River to the immediate south, Knoxville is a scenic small town experiencing a year-after-year rental boom. Specifically, Knoxville renters are located 110 miles northeast of Chattanooga, TN; 180 miles east of Nashville, TN; 215 miles north of Atlanta; and 230 miles west of Charlotte, NC. Knoxville is best known for its cultural attractions, like the Knoxville Zoo, Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee Theatre, Ijams Nature Center, Neyland Stadium and more. The city's greenways and parks, such as the Urban Wilderness, provide a natural escape for bikers, hikers, and families seeking outdoor adventures amidst the city's bustling life.

    Downtown Knoxville buzzes with energy, featuring live music, sidewalk cafes, and a variety of shops that reflect the region's diversity and creativity. For those seeking intellectual stimulation, the city frequently hosts lectures and exhibitions across various venues. Moreover, from Middle Eastern dishes to Vietnamese, Knoxville's explosive culinary scene is gaining national attention. Gourmet foods aside, renters in Knoxville are attracted to the area's growing health care, education and technology industries. College students at the University of Tennessee, young professionals, retirees and military personnel are all renting in Knoxville. Renters with young children should know that the city is served by the Knox County School District. That said, Knoxville is an sought-after destination for those looking to plant roots in a city that feels both like a hometown and a hub of modern living.

    Renting in Knoxville, TN

    Here, downtown Knoxville offers an urban setting with luxury apartment rentals close to bars, restaurants, and live entertainment, making the area ideal for University of Tennessee student renters. Or, Island Home - located along the Tennessee River - offers historic charm with original Bungalow homes and attracts families and young professionals seeking proximity to downtown and outdoor areas. Meanwhile, South Knoxville, which is connected to downtown by bridges, is a quiet getaway for families that want to be close to the Great Smoky Mountains. Additionally, Farragut is another quiet suburban neighborhood with rentals that are a short, 17-mile commute to downtown, along with a nearby golf course and museums. Otherwise, Inskip (north of Sequoyah Hills and South Knoxville) offers affordable rentals with easy access to beautiful parks, while North Hills - a historic district with craftsman and colonial revival houses for rent - attracts families and professionals.

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    Shopping in Knoxville, TN

    The West Knoxville area is where renters choose to shop at West Town Mall (with Aerie, Carter's and JCPenney), Turkey Creek (home to Talbots, Target and Walmart), The Shops at Bearden Place, Homberg Place, Knox Plaza Shopping Center and The Centre at Deane Hill. Likewise, West Hills Crossing and Windsor Square offer more boutique stores and fashion. Or, in South Knoxville, the Chapman Square, Chapman-Ford Crossing and Highland View are popular shopping destinations. And, the historic Market Square in downtown Knoxville provides renters with additional local boutiques and independent shops. Other shopping centers - like Black Oak Plaza and Fountain View Plaza - are where renters can complete everyday errands. Popular grocery stores when renting in Knoxville include Kroger, Publix and independent grocers.

    Transportation in Knoxville, TN

    Notably, a car is necessary when renting in Knoxville neighborhoods that have limited walkability. To that end, Knoxville is well-connected by major highways, like I-40 and I-75, thereby providing easy access to nearby cities. Alternatively, Knoxville Area Transit operates more than 20 bus routes to keep renters better connected. The Trolley system includes the Blue Line, Green Line, and Orange Line, which connect renters to key areas like Knoxville Station, The Old City and the University of Tennessee. Additionally, Uber and Lyft services are available when renting in Knoxville. Finally, for air travel, renters choose McGhee Tyson Airport for mostly domestic flights (with some international flights offered), while Nashville International Airport is also accessible for additional travel needs.

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