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Apartments for Rent in Knoxville, TN
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    3 BEDS $2,330
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    3 BEDS $2,335
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    7131 Terry Drive, Knoxville, TN 37924
    5 BEDS $2,460
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    7276 PALERMO RD, KNOXVILLE, TN 37918
    3 BEDS $2,375
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    8009 DOVE WING LN, KNOXVILLE, TN 37938
    3 BEDS $2,605
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    1730 Wilson Rd., Knoxville, TN 37912
    4 BEDS $2,025
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    3 BEDS $2,560
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    2828 ITHACA DR, KNOXVILLE, TN 37918
    3 BEDS $2,550
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    1619 Douglas Wood Ln, Knoxville, TN 37920
    3 BEDS $2,540
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    4604 Garden Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918
    3 BEDS $1,775
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    3 BEDS $2,545
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    2346 Mccampbell Wells Way, Knoxville, TN 37924
    3 BEDS $2,435
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    505 JUNCO LN, KNOXVILLE, TN 37934
    3 BEDS $2,660
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    3 BEDS $2,545
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    915 Graves St., Knoxville, TN 37915
    2 BEDS $1,075
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    4 BEDS $2,770
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    4805 PAM CT, KNOXVILLE, TN 37918
    3 BEDS $2,160
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    7537 Kilbridge Dr, Knoxville, TN 37924
    3 BEDS $2,320
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    3 BEDS $2,660
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    3 BEDS $1,995
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    3 BEDS $2,160
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    316 Ault St., Knoxville, TN 37914
    3 BEDS $1,575
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    3 BEDS $2,430
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    10206 Green Springs Ln, Knoxville, TN 37932
    3 BEDS $2,665
  • 212 days ago

    1700 Wilder Place, Knoxville, TN 37915
    4 BEDS $1,000

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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

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    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 21 May 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Knoxville, TN?

    The best apartments in Knoxville, TN are: Windsor Court, Mountain View, Lanesborough, Windover Apartments and Raintree Apartments.

    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 $975 and $3,599. 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 $700 and $3,519. 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 $4,643. 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 $3,911. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Knoxville, TN.

    What type of rental buildings are in Knoxville, TN?

    In Knoxville 53% of the housing is rented out compared to 47% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 14% of Knoxville’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 59% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 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?

    Rental apartments in Knoxville come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 4% 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 34% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 45% of all rentals in Knoxville. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Knoxville, TN in the news

    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.

    Things for renting

    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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