Alexandria, VA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Alexandria is $1,771, a 4% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Alexandria, VA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,771||4%||863 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Alexandria, VA apartment is 863 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.
Alexandria, VA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,00022%
Alexandria, VA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households51%
- Owner-occupied Households48%
36,040 or 51% of the households in Alexandria, VA are renter-occupied while 33,939 or 48% are owner-occupied.
Alexandria, VA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Alexandria, VA By Neighborhood
|Landmark - Van Dorn||$1,662|
|Land of Herbert||$1,778|
|North Ridge - Rosemont||$1,868|
|Farlington - Bradlee||$1,942|
|Old Town North Alexandria||$2,166|
|Old Town Alexandria||$2,166|
|King St. Metro||$2,166|
|Braddock Road Metro||$2,166|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Alexandria are Landmark - Van Dorn, where the average rent goes for $1,662/month, Seminary Hill, where renters pay $1,722/mo on average, and Alexandria West, where the average rent goes for $1,726/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Arlandria ($1,778), Auburn Village ($1,778), and Hume Springs ($1,778), where the asking prices are below the average Alexandria rent of $1,771/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Alexandria are Old Town North Alexandria ($2,166), Potomac Greens ($2,166) and Southwest Quadrant ($2,166).
The most popular neighborhood in Alexandria is Alexandria West, where there are 11 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,726. Next up is Landmark - Van Dorn, where apartments go for $1,662/month, followed by Seminary Hill with $1,722 If you’re looking to rent in Alexandria’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Warwick, where renters pay $1,778 on average, and Braddock Road Metro, where the average monthly rent is $2,166.
Alexandria | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alexandria West is 3% lower than in Arlandria
Alexandria West rent is 3% lower than Alexandria average
Arlandria rent is 1% higher than Alexandria average
How Alexandria Compares to Other Cities
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