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Average rent in Puyallup, WA

$1,918/mo Puyallup, WA average rental price, March 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Puyallup, WA is $1,918.

Puyallup, WA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Puyallup, WA

70 /100
Somewhat Walkable
48 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 70, Bike Score®: 48

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Puyallup, WA last updated?

Prices and availability in Puyallup, WA were last updated on 25 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Puyallup, WA?

The best apartments in Puyallup, WA are: Bradley Park Apartments, Alderra Apartments, Canterbury Apartments, One Canyon Place and Cambridge on Seventh.

What is the average rent in Puyallup, WA?

The average rent in Puyallup, WA is $1,918. Start your search for apartments in Puyallup, WA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Puyallup, WA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Puyallup, WA is between $1,583 and $8,002. View all studio apartments in Puyallup, WA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Puyallup, WA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Puyallup, WA is between $1,500 and $6,789. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Puyallup, WA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Puyallup, WA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Puyallup, WA is between $1,545 and $6,869. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Puyallup, WA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Puyallup, WA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Puyallup, WA is between $1,545 and $7,448. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Puyallup, WA.

What type of rental buildings are in Puyallup, WA?

In Puyallup, 49% of the residents are renting compared to 51% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 14% of Puyallup’s rentals, 68% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Puyallup, WA?

The average age of rental buildings in Puyallup is 22 years old, with 49% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 92% are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Puyallup, WA?

Studio apartments in Puyallup are around 1.0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 32% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 54% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Puyallup, WA

Puyallup got its name from the Puyallup tribe of Native Americans and means “land of the generous people”—and it really rises up to its name. Located in Pierce County, WA, this small town is directly 35 miles south of Seattle. Puyallup renters enjoy a densely suburban area with a climate that tends to be very temperate. The summers don’t get that hot, only venturing into the upper 70s most of the time, with short and mildly cold winters. Puyallup offers a wide range of fun restaurants and coffee shops, as well as many locally owned stores. What’s more, Puyallup is an amazing place to explore all the beautiful and scenic areas with trails for hiking around Mount Rainier. The town is also 10 miles southeast of Tacoma, a larger city where many renters commute for work.

Renting in Puyallup, WA

Puyallup residents are quite evenly split between homeowners and renters. Since the town is so close to Tacoma and Seattle, many renters can easily commute out of the town via State Route 167. Downtown Puyallup, which is one of the most walkable areas in town, is a popular neighborhood to rent in. Renters have easy access to grocery and home good stores, as well as many beautiful parks, a nice public library system and many other amenities to enjoy. Rental options in Puyallup range from modern townhomes to larger apartment buildings with all the bells and whistles you would expect from these types of communities. There are many festivals and fairs around town, including the Washington State Fair and the Daffodil Festival each year.

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Puyallup, WA demographics

Puyallup, WA has a population of 42,366 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 21,829 of Puyallup’s residents are women and 20,537 are men. The median age of those who live in Puyallup, WA is 37.3.

Shopping in Puyallup, WA

The shopping scene in Puyallup is concentrated along South Meridian Road, which goes north to south through the town. One of the most popular shopping venues here is South Hill Mall, a traditional indoor mall with more than 100 stores, a cinema movie theater and an expansive food court with many places to eat while shopping. There are strip mall types plazas around town, including the Village Fair Shopping Center with a Safeway grocery store, South Hill Center and Valley Plaza. In the downtown district, there are more local shops, boutiques and trendy gift stores, along with restaurants and bars. For grocery shopping, renters head to Safeways and Target.

Puyallup, WA households

  • 10,181 Family
    6,224 Non-family
  • 5,051 Children
    11,354 No Children
  • 16,405Total Number of Households
  • 2.54Average People Per Household
  • $81,224Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 16,405 households in Puyallup, WA. 10,181 are family households and 6,224 are non-family households. There are 5,051 households with children in Puyallup and 11,354 households without children. On average, about 2.54 people live in a household in Puyallup, WA.

Transportation in Puyallup, WA

Though some areas in Puyallup are walkable, most renters use their cars to get around town or commute to Tacoma and Seattle for work. Still, many renters use the public transit system that is run by Pierce Transit. Puyallup is also served by the Sounder commuter train that goes out of Puyallup Station. Those who favor convenience have access to ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber, which are widely available in the area. For air travel, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is a 35-minute drive north via Interstate 5. There is also a small airport nearby called the Pierce County Airport, which operates regional flights.

Puyallup, WA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Puyallup, WA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 32% completed some high school, 32% partially completed college, 12% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

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