Harrisburg, PA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Harrisburg is $1,006, a 2% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $987.
Average Rent in Harrisburg, PA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,006||2%||874 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Harrisburg, PA apartment is 874 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.
Harrisburg, PA Apartment Rent Ranges
Harrisburg, PA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households46%
- Owner-occupied Households53%
9,633 or 46% of the households in Harrisburg, PA are renter-occupied while 10,887 or 53% are owner-occupied.
Harrisburg, PA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Harrisburg, PA By Neighborhood
|Olde Uptown Harrisburg||$864|
|Midtown Historic District Harrisburg||$864|
|North Sixth Street Historic District||$1,031|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Harrisburg are Hillside Village, where the average rent goes for $780/month, Reservoir Park, where renters pay $780/mo on average, and Capitol Heights, where the average rent goes for $833/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Fox Ridge ($833), Midtown Historic District Harrisburg ($864), and Olde Uptown Harrisburg ($864), where the asking prices are below the average Harrisburg rent of $1,006/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Harrisburg are Northern Tier ($1,035), Montrose Park ($1,070) and Uptown Harrisburg ($1,070).
The most popular neighborhood in Harrisburg is Downtown Harrisburg, where there are 3 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,005. Next up is Capitol Heights, where apartments go for $833/month, followed by Midtown Historic District Harrisburg with $864 If you’re looking to rent in Harrisburg’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Allison Hill, where renters pay $866 on average, and Bellevue Park, where the average monthly rent is $912.
Harrisburg | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Allison Hill is 5% lower than in Bellevue Park
Allison Hill rent is 14% lower than Harrisburg average
Bellevue Park rent is 9% lower than Harrisburg average
How Harrisburg Compares to Other Cities
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