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Apartments for Rent in Portland, OR under $1200 – 78 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    1525 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97201
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    $1,067 - $2,939
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 536-2397
  • Apartment
    3500 NE 17Th St, Gresham, OR 97030
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    $1,030 - $1,300
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (503) 667-8300
  • Apartment
    24050 SE Stark Street, Gresham, OR 97030
    $975 - $1,275
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    Available Today!
    (503) 666-6611
  • Apartment
    901 SW King Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
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    $980 - $3,205
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (503) 223-1458
  • Apartment
    1000 SW Vista Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
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    $1,090 - $2,785
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (503) 224-4326
  • Apartment
    2897 NE Rene Ave, Gresham, OR 97030
    $1,120 - $1,390
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    Available Today!
    (503) 492-6943
  • Apartment
    304 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232
    $1,147 - $3,999
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 378-7707
  • Apartment
    4545 NE 125Th Pl, Portland, OR 97230
    $1,100 - $1,395
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    Available Today!
    (503) 253-1097
  • Apartment
    6301 SW Palatine St, Portland, OR 97219
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    $1,150
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    (833) 487-8512
  • Apartment
    8408 N. Brandon Avenue, Portland, OR 97217
    $795 - $1,350
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    River City Real Estate Company
    (503) 283-5690
  • Apartment
    1580 NE 32Nd Ave, Portland, OR 97232
    $1,196 - $4,520
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    (833) 709-9842
  • Apartment
    911 SW 21St Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
    $1,115 - $1,550
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    (971) 280-8441
  • Apartment
    165 SW Eastman Pkwy #30, Gresham, OR 97030
    $1,005 - $3,408
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    (503) 665-9300
  • Apartment
    1976 NW Pettygrove Street, Portland, OR 97209
    $1,170 - $1,275
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    (503) 548-2937
  • Apartment
    1424 SE Holgate Blvd, Portland, OR 97202
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    $1,160 - $1,495
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    (833) 366-2164
  • Apartment
    1930 SE 6Th St, Gresham, OR 97080
    $1,199 - $2,117
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Sage Apartment Communities
    (503) 667-7909
  • Apartment
    409 SW 12Th, Portland, OR 97205
    $1,150 - $1,370
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (503) 274-9652
  • Apartment
    1580 NE 32Nd AVE, Portland, OR 97232
    $1,196 - $4,520
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    (833) 709-9842
  • Apartment
    12330 SE Bush Street, Portland, OR 97236
    $1,050 - $1,250
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (503) 760-2778
  • Apartment
    5808 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97221
    $1,018 - $1,848
    • 1-4 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    (503) 297-2950
  • Apartment
    1417 SW 10Th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
    $800 - $995
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    (503) 223-6603
  • Apartment
    1950 NE Everett St, Portland, OR 97232
    $950 - $2,195
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (503) 233-1210
  • Apartment
    4439 NE 131St Place #A7, Portland, OR 97230
    $1,095
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (971) 200-8438
  • Apartment
    1410 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201
    $725 - $825
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    (503) 224-2308
  • Apartment
    2322 North Williams, Portland, OR 97227
    (503) 823-4935

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Portland, OR Demographics

  • Total Population630,331
  • Female 312,021
    Male 318,310
  • Median Age36.8

Average Rent in Portland, OR

  • Portland, OR Average Rental Price, May 2019$1,476/mo

Portland, OR Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7001%
  • $701-$1,00010%
  • $1,001-$1,50054%
  • $1,501-$2,00024%
  • > $2,00011%

Portland, OR Rent Trends

Average Rent Jan / 2016 May / 2016 Sept / 2016 Jan / 2017 May / 2017 Sept / 2017 Jan / 2018 May / 2018 May / 2019
Portland, OR $1,363 $1,410 $1,425 $1,404 $1,428 $1,420 $1,425 $1,428 $1,476
National $1,290 $1,319 $1,334 $1,329 $1,354 $1,366 $1,366 $1,381 $1,396
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Average rent is projected to grow by 2% in 2018 compared to 2017.

Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

Average rent values on this page are aggregated from data from the following zip codes: 9701497019970249703097060970809720197202972039720497205972069720897209972109721197212972139721497215972169721797218972199722097221972279722997230972319723297233972369723997266

Check out the average rent prices in Portland by neighborhood.

Portland, OR Households

  • Total Number of Households260,949
  • Family 135,543
    Non-family 125,406
  • Children 66,497
    No Children 194,452
  • Average People Per Household2.35
  • Median Household Income$61,532
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,299

Portland, OR Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School21%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree27%
  • Graduate Degree17%

Search for apartments in Portland, OR under $1,200

There’s more than one way to spend $1,200 on rent in Portland, OR, so the first step is to start thinking about what you really want from your new home. Be mindful of what makes you tick. Look for 2 bedroom apartments for rent for less than $1,200 if you want to share your living space and don’t mind being further away from the city center. Search for 3 bedroom apartments if you’re moving in with family or planning to share part of your life and living expenses with more friends. If city bustle is what you live for, you might want to search for a studio or 1 bedroom apartment closer to the city center.

The perfect $1,200 rental near you

Don’t dismiss the idea of a studio just because it sounds small and featureless: studios come in many shapes and sizes, and it only takes a few strikes of creativity to go from drab to lively. If an all-in-one-room apartment spells total lack of privacy for you, have a look at the 1 bedroom apartments for rent in Portland, OR. Customize your search by using more RENTCafé filters. Decide what amenities you can’t live without and focus your search on the apartments that offer them. Are you bringing in a pet? Narrow your options to pet-friendly apartments for rent. Want more windows so that natural light floods your home? Hardwood floors or plush carpet in the living area? There are 43 apartments for rent below $1,200 in Portland, OR for every taste. Decide what you need, stay focused, and you’re bound to find your perfect apartment in no time.

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