Scranton, PA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Scranton is $1,097, a 7% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $1,026.
Average Rent in Scranton, PA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,097||7%||829 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Scranton, PA apartment is 829 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.
Scranton, PA Apartment Rent Ranges
Scranton, PA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households43%
- Owner-occupied Households56%
13,282 or 43% of the households in Scranton, PA are renter-occupied while 17,104 or 56% are owner-occupied.
Scranton, PA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Scranton, PA By Neighborhood
The most affordable neighborhoods in Scranton are Throop, where the average rent goes for $888/month, Olyphant, where renters pay $916/mo on average, and Dunmore, where the average rent goes for $1,071/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Dickson City ($1,173), Chinchilla ($1,290), and Clarks Green ($1,290), where the asking prices are below the average Scranton rent of $1,097/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Scranton are Chinchilla ($1,290), Clarks Green ($1,290) and Clarks Summit ($1,290).
The most popular neighborhood in Scranton is Clarks Summit, where there are 1 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,290. Next up is Dunmore, where apartments go for $1,071/month, followed by Chinchilla with $1,290 If you’re looking to rent in Scranton’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Clarks Green, where renters pay $1,290 on average, and Dickson City, where the average monthly rent is $1,173.
Scranton | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Chinchilla is the same as in Clarks Green
Chinchilla rent is 18% higher than Scranton average
Clarks Green rent is 18% higher than Scranton average
How Scranton Compares to Other Cities
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