South Bend, IN Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in South Bend is $963, a 6% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in South Bend, IN
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$963||6%||831 sq. ft.|
The average size for a South Bend, IN apartment is 831 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.
South Bend, IN Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0004%
South Bend, IN Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households40%
- Owner-occupied Households59%
15,747 or 40% of the households in South Bend, IN are renter-occupied while 22,854 or 59% are owner-occupied.
South Bend, IN Rent Trends
|Nov / 2016||Mar / 2017||Jul / 2017||Nov / 2017||Mar / 2018||Jul / 2018||Nov / 2018||Mar / 2019||Jul / 2019||Nov / 2019||Feb / 2020|
Average Rent in South Bend, IN By Neighborhood
|South Rum Village||$700|
|Orchard Heights Addition||$700|
|West Side South Bend||$708|
|East Jefferson Townhomes||$778|
|Northwest Cooperative Alliance||$830|
|North South Bend||$830|
|Far Northwest South Bend||$830|
|Near Westside South Bend||$863|
|Near Northwest South Bend||$863|
|Northeast South Bend||$1,549|
|North Shore Triangle||$1,549|
|North Shore Club||$1,549|
|Howard Park - East Bank||$1,549|
The most affordable neighborhoods in South Bend are East Erskine, where the average rent goes for $700/month, Erskine Park, where renters pay $700/mo on average, and Gilmer Park, where the average rent goes for $700/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Gulivoire Park ($700), Hermitage Estates ($700), and Orchard Heights Addition ($700), where the asking prices are below the average South Bend rent of $963/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in South Bend are Northeast South Bend ($1,549), River Point ($1,549) and Wooded Estates ($1,549).
The most popular neighborhood in South Bend is Navarre, where there are 5 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $922. Next up is Wooded Estates, where apartments go for $1,549/month, followed by Council Oak with $828 If you’re looking to rent in South Bend’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Howard Park - East Bank, where renters pay $1,549 on average, and East Erskine, where the average monthly rent is $700.
South Bend | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Bercliff is 16% lower than in Chapin Park
Bercliff rent is 19% lower than South Bend average
Chapin Park rent is 3% lower than South Bend average
How South Bend Compares to Other Cities
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