Kent, WA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Kent is $1,546, a 7% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Kent, WA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,546||7%||855 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Kent, WA apartment is 855 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%
12,753 or 29% of the households in Kent, WA are renter-occupied while 30,062 or 70% are owner-occupied.
Kent, WA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Kent, WA By Neighborhood
|Seven Oaks East||$1,530|
|Salt Air Hills||$1,594|
|One Hundred One Pines||$1,733|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Kent are Autumn Glen, where the average rent goes for $1,530/month, Canterbury, where renters pay $1,530/mo on average, and Dover Park, where the average rent goes for $1,530/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Seven Oaks East ($1,530), Tudor Square ($1,530), and East Hill-Meridian ($1,532), where the asking prices are below the average Kent rent of $1,546/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Kent are Lake Youngs ($1,733), Meridian Glen ($1,733) and One Hundred One Pines ($1,733).
The most popular neighborhood in Kent is Fieldstone, where there are 7 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,573. Next up is The Lakes, where apartments go for $1,594/month, followed by Covington with $1,733 If you’re looking to rent in Kent’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Scenic Hill, where renters pay $1,571 on average, and South Kent, where the average monthly rent is $1,594.
Kent | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Autumn Glen is the same as in Canterbury
Autumn Glen rent is 1% lower than Kent average
Canterbury rent is 1% lower than Kent average
How Kent Compares to Other Cities
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