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Apartments for Rent in Saint Louis, MO under $600 – 80 Rentals available


St. Louis’s average rent reached $969 in January

St. Louis’s average rent reached $969 in January after a 1.3% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter majority city (52%) St. Louis is desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,392. [View Full Report]

Saint Louis apartment rent report

St. Louis’s average rent was $969 in January

St. Louis’s average rent reached $969 in January after a 1.3% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter majority city (52%) St. Louis is desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,392.

The average rent for an apartment in St. Louis increased since last year. In St. Charles apartments go for $1,019 after a 3.2% increase, and in O'Fallon, rent went up 5.3% reaching $1,123.

St. Louis apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the St. Louis area

The city with the largest renter share is St. Louis (52%), followed by St. Ann, where there are 44% renters. In St. Ann, apartment rents increased by 8.4% since last year, reaching $760. Maryland Heights has the third largest share of renters (42%) and has experienced a rent increase of 2.5% in the last year. reaching $988. Hazelwood, with an average rent of $788, has the fourth largest share of renters (39%) and has experienced a rent increase of 3.4% since January 2020. In Florissant, where 35% of the population are renters, the average rent is $811, seeing an increase of 4.8% compared to the past year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the St. Louis area

Chesterfield is the priciest city for renters in the Pittsburgh area, with apartments renting for $1,245 per month. The average rent for apartments in Creve Coeur is $1,232, the second most expensive, while O'Fallon ($1,123) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, St. Ann's $760 average rent is the cheapest in the St. Louis area, followed by Hazelwood's $788 rate. Florissant rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $811 average apartment rate.

St. Louis apartment rent report

Methodology

RENTCafe.com is a nationwide apartment search website that enables renters to easily find apartments and houses for rent throughout the United States. 

The data on average rents included in our reports comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), via telephone survey. The data is compiled and reported by our sister company Yardi Matrix, a business development and asset management tool for brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources underwriting investments in the multifamily, office, industrial and self-storage sectors. Fully-affordable properties are not included in the survey and are not reported in rental rate averages. Local rent reports include only cities with a statistically-relevant stock of large-scale multifamily properties of 50+ units.

Saint Louis, MO Demographics

  • Total Population911,262
  • Female 433,319
    Male 477,942
  • Median Age35.7

Average Rent in Saint Louis, MO

  • Saint Louis, MO Average Rental Price, December 2020 $967 /mo

Saint Louis, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$70028%
  • $701-$1,00039%
  • $1,001-$1,50022%
  • $1,501-$2,0007%
  • > $2,0003%

Saint Louis, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
Saint Louis, MO $884 $882 $887 $906 $912 $928 $942 $955 $956 $963 $967
National $1,373 $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462
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Saint Louis, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households394,996
  • Family 217,920
    Non-family 177,076
  • Children 102,116
    No Children 292,880
  • Average People Per Household2.32
  • Median Household Income$48,654
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$942

Saint Louis, MO Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School36%
  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree25%

Apartments in Saint Louis, MO under $600

Balancing snug and cheap is no joke when it comes to renting a place to live. “Are there any apartments near me under $600?” is a great question to start from. Knowing your budget means you’re one step ahead and on the right track. We’ve taken care of the rest and found 80 apartments for rent in Saint Louis, MO on which you’ll spend less than $600. A small, cheap rental means you’ll have to budget your living space as well. The great news is that keeping it simple pays off in more than one way. The cost of utilities is likely to run low, and you get the added benefit of not having to spend too much time cleaning up the whole place. Smaller apartments are more likely to be closer to the city center, so there are potential cuts to your transportation costs too. And here’s one more very special secret to add to your book-of-perks: you’re less likely to overshop when you know your space is limited.

Rentals near you under $600

Our goal is to help you find cheap apartments that live up to your dreams without crushing your budget. It may be a long shot to go looking for 3 bedroom apartments or even 2 bedroom for less than $600. The average rental size in Saint Louis, MO is 773 Sq.Ft., but the $600 limit will probably narrow your search to places with a smaller square footage. Go through our listings and be on the look-out for a hassle-free studio or a 1 bedroom apartment. We trust you’ll turn it into a cozy home which is also budget-friendly to the core.

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