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

  • 301 N. Austin Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    $769 - $1,075
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 7916 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
    $775
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 4600-06 N. Winchester / 1940-54 W. Wilson, Chicago, IL 60640
    $775 - $1,495
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 6040 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
    See current rent specials
    $782 - $1,125
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 9702 Nottingham Avenue, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
    $785 - $950
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 24 Jan 2021
  • 1209 W Sherwin Ave, Chicago, IL 60626
    $785 - $1,015
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 5118 S. Dorchester Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
    See current rent specials
    $785 - $1,520
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 1060 North 18Th Street, East St. Louis, IL 62205-2807
    $787 - $949
    • 1-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 869 W. Buena Ave., Chicago, IL 60613
    $788 - $2,715
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 420 W. Fullerton Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60614
    $789 - $2,964
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 7661 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626
    $795 - $900
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
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    1610 Sunset Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60087
    $795 - $1,100
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 2901-11 N. Seminary Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
    $795 - $1,295
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 2237-41 N. Bissell, Chicago, IL 60614
    $795 - $1,375
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 2876-2900 N. Clark, Chicago, IL 60657
    $795 - $2,095
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
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    1338 W Argyle Street, Chicago, IL 60640
    $796 - $1,629
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 434 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
    $799 - $1,813
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 7546 S. Peoria, Chicago, IL 60620
    $800
    • 2-3 Beds
    Last updated 22 Sep 2020
  • 4241 N. Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613
    $800 - $900
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 9715 S Harlem Avenue, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
    $800 - $900
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 24 Jan 2021
  • 500-508 W 66Th St, Chicago, IL 60621
    $800 - $1,200
    • 2-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 3976 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60632
    $800 - $1,250
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 409 Carlyle East, Belleville, IL 62221
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 901 Valley View Circle, Bloomington, IL 61705
    $800 - $1,934
    • 1-3 Beds
    Last updated 25 Jan 2021
  • 820 W. Agatite, Chicago, IL 60640
    $800 - $1,950
    • 1-3 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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