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Apartments for Rent in Memphis, TN
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    2743 Ketchum Road, Memphis, TN 38114
    1 BED $662+
    2 BEDS $831+
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    8125 Rockcreek Place, Cordova, TN 38016
    1 BED $1,224
    2 BEDS $1,449
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    6653 North Quail Hollow, Memphis, TN 38120
    1 BED $1,108+
    2 BEDS $1,313+
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    4999 Deneen Dr, Memphis, TN 38109
    3 BEDS $1,015
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    306 South Cleveland Street, Memphis, TN 38104
    1 BED $975
    2 BEDS $900+
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    3048 Moriah Trail, Memphis, TN 38115
    1 BED $630+
    2 BEDS $875+
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    172 Kimbrough Place, Memphis, TN 38104
    1 BED $775
    2 BEDS $1,450
    3 BEDS $2,300
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    100 Riverset Lane, Memphis, TN 38103
    1 BED $1,025+
    2 BEDS $1,325+
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    2880 Beverly Hill Street, Memphis, TN 38128
    2 BEDS $825+
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    7819 Crescent Ridge Ln, Memphis, TN 38133
    1 BED $1,235+
    2 BEDS $1,340+
    3 BEDS $1,985+
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    70 S 4Th St., Memphis, TN 38103
    Studio $983+
    1 BED $1,395+
    2+ BEDS $1,327+
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    1298 Mt Hope Dr, Memphis, TN 38103
    1 BED $1,304+
    2 BEDS $1,629+
    3 BEDS $1,820+
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    824 Cavalier Dr, Memphis, TN 38109
    3 BEDS $900
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    1669 Randolph Place, Memphis, TN 38120
    2 BEDS $1,354+
    3 BEDS $1,637+
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    508 Marlowe Ave, Memphis, TN 38109
    3 BEDS $985
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    6939 Dusty Trail Ln, Memphis, TN 38133
    1 BED $1,344+
    2 BEDS $1,145+
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    3228 Mountain Terrace St, Memphis, TN 38127
    2 BEDS $900
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    3190 Rendezvous Ln, Memphis, TN 38118
    3 BEDS $1,150
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    5160 Rolling Fields Dr, Memphis, TN 38134
    4 BEDS $1,385
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    1726 S. Orleans Street, Memphis, TN 38106
    2 BEDS $625+
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    5006 Cobalt Cove, Memphis, TN 38128
    2 BEDS Ask for Pricing
    3 BEDS $1,495
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    One Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
    Studio $1,050+
    1 BED $1,425
    2 BEDS $3,000
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    3718 Wordsworth Ave, Memphis, TN 38128
    3 BEDS $965
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    8345 Championship Drive, Memphis, TN 38125
    1 BED $953+
    2 BEDS $1,213+
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    3461 Mark Twain St, Memphis, TN 38127
    3 BEDS $965

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Average rent in Memphis, TN

$1,082/mo Memphis, TN average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Memphis, TN is $1,082.

    Memphis, TN apartment rent ranges

    About 33% of apartment rents in Memphis, TN range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 11% of apartments. Around 46% of Memphis’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 8% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Memphis, TN rent trends

    Getting around in Memphis, TN

    54 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    34 /100
    Some Transit
    43 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 54, Transit Score®: 34, Bike Score®: 43

    Frequently asked questions

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

    Prices and availability in Memphis, TN were last updated on 1 Mar 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Memphis, TN?

    The best apartments in Memphis, TN are: Bristol On Union, Grand Island Apartments, Lofts at Union Alley, Harbor Island Apartments and Metro67.

    What is the average rent in Memphis, TN?

    The average rent in Memphis, TN is $1,082. Start your search for apartments in Memphis, TN now.

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

    The price range for a studio apartment in Memphis, TN is between $725 and $3,506. View all studio apartments in Memphis, TN.

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

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Memphis, TN is between $632 and $4,631. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Memphis, TN now.

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

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Memphis, TN is between $564 and $5,994. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Memphis, TN.

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

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Memphis, TN is between $725 and $4,761. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Memphis, TN.

    What type of rental buildings are in Memphis, TN?

    In Memphis, 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 9% of Memphis’s rentals, 51% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 39% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Memphis, 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 Memphis are about 39 years old, on average. Of these, 23% 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 91% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 7% 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 Memphis, TN?

    Rental apartments in Memphis come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% 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 35% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 51% of all rentals in Memphis. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Memphis, TN in the news

    Living in Memphis, TN

    Living in location

    Within the rolling valleys of Chickasaw bluffs and immediately east of the Mississippi River is Memphis, the second-largest city in Tennessee. Memphis renters are largely musicians, students, and health care professionals who are 160 miles east of Little Rock, AR, and 210 miles southwest of Nashville, TN. As the "home of the blues and birthplace of rock and roll," renting in Memphis celebrates a deep cultural heritage rooted in music. For instance, renters can visit Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Stax Museum of American Soul, and Sun Studio (where Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash were first recorded) - just to name a few places. Meanwhile, renters with children enjoy the Children's Museum of Memphis, the Memphis Zoo, and the Fire Museum of Memphis, while public education is provided to renters by Memphis Shelby County Schools. The biggest industries when renting in Memphis are transportation and warehousing health care; retail; and manufacturing (FedEx and AutoZone are both headquartered in the city).

    Memphis also offers a vibrant culinary scene, boasting a diverse array of dining options from traditional Southern comfort food to modern fusion cuisine. The city's barbecue is renowned, with many establishments claiming the title of "best ribs in the city." Additionally, the city's location along the Mississippi River contributes to its rich agricultural heritage, reflected in the locally sourced menus of many farm-to-table restaurants.

    Renting in Memphis, TN

    Within Memphis, Cordova is a suburban neighborhood with single-family houses, townhouses, and apartments for rent near Shelby Farms Park and Wolfchase Galleria, whereas East Memphis has Mid-Century Modern, Colonial, Tudor, and ranch-style houses for rent along with apartments, and condominiums that are close to Dixon Gallery and The Pink Palace Museum. Similarly, renters in Midtown Memphis have Victorian, Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Tudor, and bungalow-style houses for rent, as well as modern apartment rentals - all of which are close to the Memphis Zoo and Overton Park. For comparison, Whitehaven features predominantly single-family houses for rent and apartment rentals with ranch-style, traditional brick exteriors and mid-century designs. Whitehaven rentals are also close to Graceland and Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Of course, some of the most luxurious mid-rise and high-rise apartments are in the downtown area.

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    Shopping in Memphis, TN

    Wolfchase Galleria in Cordova is the most popular shopping mall among renters, featuring department stores like Vans, Buckle, Dillard's and Express. Likewise, Oak Court Mall is another indoor shopping mall frequented by renters looking for Macy's, Dillard's, Aéropostale and H&M. Renters especially enjoy Carriage Crossing - an open-air mall with Forever 21 and more. Or, the Laurelwood Shopping Center is where renters browse J McLaughlin, J. Jill and Joseph. Additionally, the Shops of Saddle Creek feature well-known brands, like Apple, Fabletics and Anthropologie, while in the Broad Avenue Arts District, renters discover new fashions at Mbabzi House of Style, Falling Into Place and T. Clifton Art. Or, Overton Square is where renters find Breakaway Running, Sweet Noshings, The Ivory Closet and The Art Project. Also, in East Memphis, renters have a mixed selection of boutiques, antiques and Oak Court Mall. Popular grocery stores when renting in Memphis include Whole Foods Market, The Fresh Market, Kroger and Sprouts Farmers' Market.

    Transportation in Memphis, TN

    The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) operates 47 bus routes and three trolley lines: The Main Street trolley takes renters throughout downtown Memphis, stopping on Beale Street and at the National Civil Rights Museum; the Riverfront trolley also takes renters throughout downtown, making 18 stops along the Mississippi River; and the Madison trolley takes renters to Midtown. Alternatively, MATA bus routes take renters downtown and throughout suburbs and past other neighborhood rentals: Route 1 bus takes renters downtown to Graceland; Route 100 extensively covers the downtown area; and Route 39 takes renters downtown to Memphis International Airport. The Sun Studio Shuttle also offers free transportation between music attractions, and bicycle rentals are available through the "BYcycle" app. Finally, when in need of a flight, renters travel through the Memphis International Airport.

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