Kent, WA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Kent is $1,529, a 1% decrease compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Kent, WA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,529||-1%||854 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Kent, WA apartment is 854 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.
Kent, WA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0006%
Kent, WA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households29%
- Owner-occupied Households70%
13,195 or 29% of the households in Kent, WA are renter-occupied while 30,835 or 70% are owner-occupied.
Kent, WA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Kent, WA By Neighborhood
|One Hundred One Pines||$1,785|
|Salt Air Hills||$1,616|
|Seven Oaks East||$1,557|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Kent are East Hill-Meridian, where the average rent goes for $1,540/month, Highland Crossing, where renters pay $1,540/mo on average, and Autumn Glen, where the average rent goes for $1,557/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Canterbury ($1,557), Dover Park ($1,557), and Seven Oaks East ($1,557), where the asking prices are below the average Kent rent of $1,529/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Kent are Lake Youngs ($1,785), Meridian Glen ($1,785) and One Hundred One Pines ($1,785).
The most popular neighborhood in Kent is Fieldstone, where there are 8 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,606. Next up is The Lakes, where apartments go for $1,616/month, followed by South Kent with $1,616 If you’re looking to rent in Kent’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Covington, where renters pay $1,785 on average, and Mill Creek, where the average monthly rent is $1,565.
Kent | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Autumn Glen is the same as in Canterbury
Autumn Glen rent is 2% higher than Kent average
Canterbury rent is 2% higher than Kent average
How Kent Compares to Other Cities
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