Kansas City, KS Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Kansas City is $777, a 3% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $756.
Average Rent in Kansas City, KS
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$777||3%||813 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Kansas City, KS apartment is 813 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on apartment type. 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.
Kansas City, KS Apartment Rent Ranges
- < $5004%
Kansas City, KS Rent Trends
|Jan / 2016||May / 2016||Sept / 2016||Jan / 2017||May / 2017||Sept / 2017||Jan / 2018||May / 2018||Sept / 2018||Jul / 2019|
Average Rent in Kansas City, KS By Neighborhood
|Northwest Kansas City||$638|
|Bethel - Welborn||$657|
|Northeast Kansas City||$697|
|Muncie - Stony Point||$712|
|I - 435 West||$872|
|Prairie - Piper||$1,170|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Kansas City are Edwardsville, where the average rent goes for $545/month, Argentine, where renters pay $607/mo on average, and Morris, where the average rent goes for $607/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Santa Fe ($607), Turner ($607), and Coronado ($633), where the asking prices are below the average Kansas City rent of $777/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Kansas City are Nearman Hills ($1,057), Prairie - Piper ($1,170) and Wolcott ($1,170).
Kansas City | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Argentine is 8% lower than in Bethel - Welborn
Argentine rent is 22% lower than Kansas City average
Bethel - Welborn rent is 15% lower than Kansas City average
How Does Kansas City Compare to Nearby Cities
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For more information about the Kansas City rental trends, check out our monthly rent report
Cheapest Listings on RENTCafé
- Suntree Apartments
- Olathe Boulevard Apartments
- Bethany Park Plaza
- Johnson Med Center Apartments
- Skyline Apartments
- University Plaza
- Fisher Court-4138 Fisher St.
- Washington Heights Senior
- Woodview Apartments
- 3908 Montandon Ln Kansas City, KS 66104
- 7939 Leavenworth Rd Kansas City, KS 64109
- Highlands at Piper Park
- Delaware Ridge