Mesa, AZ Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Mesa is $1,170, a 7% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Mesa, AZ
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,170||7%||826 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Mesa, AZ apartment is 826 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Mesa, AZ Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0001%
Mesa, AZ Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households33%
- Owner-occupied Households66%
61,475 or 33% of the households in Mesa, AZ are renter-occupied while 119,655 or 66% are owner-occupied.
Mesa, AZ Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Mesa, AZ By Neighborhood
|Fountain of the Sun||$1,199|
|Rancho del Mar||$1,140|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Mesa are Alta Mesa, where the average rent goes for $1,001/month, Mesa Grande, where renters pay $1,052/mo on average, and Dobson Ranch, where the average rent goes for $1,072/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Arboleda ($1,095), Powell Estates ($1,121), and Sherwood ($1,133), where the asking prices are below the average Mesa rent of $1,170/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Mesa are Gateway Airport ($1,668), Mountain Heights ($1,668) and Mountain Horizons ($1,668).
The most popular neighborhood in Mesa is Powell Estates, where there are 34 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,121. Next up is Mesa Grande, where apartments go for $1,052/month, followed by Meadowgreen with $1,264 If you’re looking to rent in Mesa’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Leisure World, where renters pay $1,244 on average, and Sherwood, where the average monthly rent is $1,133.
Mesa | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alta Mesa is 9% lower than in Arboleda
Alta Mesa rent is 14% lower than Mesa average
Arboleda rent is 6% lower than Mesa average
How Mesa Compares to Other Cities
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