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Apartments for Rent in Saint Louis, MO under $900 – 440 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%

Search for apartments in Saint Louis, MO under $900

There’s more than one way to spend $900 on rent in Saint Louis, MO, 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 $900 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 $900 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 Saint Louis, MO. 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 128 apartments for rent below $900 in Saint Louis, MO 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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