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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Illinois - 2,607 Rentals available

  • 5214 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
    $700 - $2,166
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 1807-09 N. Lincoln Park West, Chicago, IL 60614
    $705 - $1,155
    • Studio
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 4001 Treviso Drive, Springfield, IL 62703
    $715 - $1,176
    • 1-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 3936 Eagle Drive, Rockford, IL 61103
    $720 - $740
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 3936 Eagle Drive, Rockford, IL 61103
    $720 - $740
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 5957-73 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60644
    $720 - $880
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 1241 Loyola Avenue, Chicago, IL 60626
    $725 - $875
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 7109-15 S Ridgeland Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
    $725 - $995
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • (3)
    6104 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
    $729 - $1,766
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 6751 S Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL 60649
    $735
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 661 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
    $743 - $2,164
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 1954 Memorial Drive, Calumet City, IL 60409
    $745 - $1,025
    • 1-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 3233 S King Dr., Chicago, IL 60616
    $749 - $5,567
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 6138-40 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637
    $750 - $800
    • 2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 2023 N Harlem Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60607
    $750 - $800
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 9801-11 S. Kedzie, Evergreen Park, IL 60805
    $750 - $850
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 24 Jan 2021
  • 5330 South Blackstone Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
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    $750 - $1,250
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 5111 S. University Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
    $750 - $1,867
    • Studio
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 5254 S. Dorchester Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
    $753 - $2,460
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 5500 S. Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637
    $753 - $4,340
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 4901 S Drexel Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615
    $755 - $815
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 4114 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60624
    $755 - $895
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 1275 49Th Avenue Court, East Moline, IL 61244
    $755 - $1,078
    • 1-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 2717 Hunters Pond Run, Champaign, IL 61820
    $758 - $1,282
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • (2)
    5496 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago, IL 60615
    $764 - $2,640
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Illinois?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $395 and $17,500. Find cheap apartments in Illinois.

How many cheap rentals are available in Illinois on RENTCafé?

There are 2215 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Illinois were last updated on 24 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in Illinois?

The average Illinois cheap apartment size is 369 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Illinois?

Cheap apartments in Illinois are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in Illinois?

A cheap apartment in Illinois offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Illinois.

Illinois Demographics

  • Total Population12,823,102
  • Female 6,296,686
    Male 6,526,416
  • Median Age42

Average Rent in Illinois

  • Illinois Average Rental Price, January 2021 $1,530 /mo

Illinois Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7002%
  • $701-$1,00015%
  • $1,001-$1,50044%
  • $1,501-$2,00023%
  • > $2,00016%

Illinois Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Jan / 2021
Illinois $1,466 $1,469 $1,524 $1,534 $1,587 $1,578 $1,576 $1,569 $1,530
National $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462
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Illinois Households

  • Total Number of Households4,830,714
  • Family 3,117,823
    Non-family 1,712,891
  • Children 1,496,013
    No Children 3,334,701
  • Average People Per Household2.5
  • Median Household Income$58,252
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$772

Illinois Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School37%
  • Some College28%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree22%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Illinois? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Illinois has never been easier. We feature 2,611 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Illinois average. What is a cheap rent in Illinois? The average apartment rent in Illinois is $1,530 per month so any rental south of $1,224 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Illinois rents go as low as $395/mo.

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