Allentown, PA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Allentown is $1,173, a 8% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Allentown, PA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,173||8%||867 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Allentown, PA apartment is 867 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.
Allentown, PA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0001%
Allentown, PA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households36%
- Owner-occupied Households63%
15,343 or 36% of the households in Allentown, PA are renter-occupied while 26,808 or 63% are owner-occupied.
Allentown, PA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Allentown, PA By Neighborhood
|The Villas at South Mountain||$1,060|
|The Townes at Norfolk||$1,060|
|South Side Allentown||$1,060|
|South Mountain Terrace||$1,060|
|Reserve At Trout Creek||$1,060|
|Queen City Airport||$1,060|
|Little Lehigh Manor||$1,060|
|Little Lehigh Creek||$1,060|
|Hill Side Park||$1,060|
|High Point Terrace||$1,060|
|East Side Allentown||$1,123|
|West Hill Terrace||$1,172|
|West End Allentown||$1,409|
|Villas at Trexler Park||$1,409|
|Heritage at Trexler Park||$1,409|
|Esattes at Trexler Park||$1,409|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Allentown are Dawn Square, where the average rent goes for $1,053/month, Fairgrounds, where renters pay $1,053/mo on average, and Highland Park, where the average rent goes for $1,053/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Old Allentown ($1,053), Alton Park ($1,060), and Cumberland Gardens ($1,060), where the asking prices are below the average Allentown rent of $1,173/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Allentown are Springwood Manor ($1,409), Villas at Trexler Park ($1,409) and West End Allentown ($1,409).
The most popular neighborhood in Allentown is Old Fairgrounds, where there are 4 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,233. Next up is Esattes at Trexler Park, where apartments go for $1,409/month, followed by Franklin Woods with $1,060 If you’re looking to rent in Allentown’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Lehigh Parkway, where renters pay $1,060 on average, and Liberty Park, where the average monthly rent is $1,060.
Allentown | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alton Park is 25% lower than in College Heights
Alton Park rent is 10% lower than Allentown average
College Heights rent is 20% higher than Allentown average
How Allentown Compares to Other Cities
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change|
|Upper Macungie Township||$1,399||4%|
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