St. Paul, MN Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in St. Paul is $1,290, a 1% decrease compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in St. Paul, MN
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,290||-1%||827 sq. ft.|
The average size for a St. Paul, MN apartment is 827 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.
St. Paul, MN Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0007%
St. Paul, MN Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households45%
- Owner-occupied Households54%
51,135 or 45% of the households in St. Paul, MN are renter-occupied while 62,019 or 54% are owner-occupied.
St. Paul, MN Rent Trends
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Average Rent in St. Paul, MN By Neighborhood
|Downtown St. Paul||$1,520|
|West Side St. Paul||$1,506|
|Summit - University||$1,443|
|Saint Anthony Park||$1,402|
|Thomas - Dale||$1,366|
|Macalester - Groveland||$1,219|
|Battle Creek - Highwood||$1,103|
|Greater East Side St. Paul||$1,103|
|North End St. Paul||$1,078|
The most affordable neighborhoods in St. Paul are Payne-Phalen, where the average rent goes for $1,004/month, North End St. Paul, where renters pay $1,078/mo on average, and Battle Creek - Highwood, where the average rent goes for $1,103/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Greater East Side St. Paul ($1,103), Como ($1,128), and Macalester - Groveland ($1,219), where the asking prices are below the average St. Paul rent of $1,290/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in St. Paul are Downtown St. Paul ($1,520), Union Park ($1,599) and Hamline Midway ($1,662).
The most popular neighborhood in St. Paul is Highland, where there are 29 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,287. Next up is Downtown St. Paul, where apartments go for $1,520/month, followed by Summit - University with $1,443 If you’re looking to rent in St. Paul’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Greater East Side St. Paul, where renters pay $1,103 on average, and Saint Anthony Park, where the average monthly rent is $1,402.
St. Paul | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Battle Creek - Highwood is 2% lower than in Como
Battle Creek - Highwood rent is 15% lower than St. Paul average
Como rent is 13% lower than St. Paul average
How St. Paul Compares to Other Cities
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change|
|St. Louis Park||$1,613||-1%|
|West St. Paul||$1,147||5%|
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