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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Kansas City, MO
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Finding the right apartment as far as size and location go is one aspect of apartment searching, but making sure that it provides all that you need within a reasonable price is another. On RENTCafé, you can search for cheap apartments near you and ensure that you find one that suites your needs. Worried the neighborhood or city you are looking to move to is known to have higher rents? You can browse our listings and find the cheap apartments in any location, whether you are looking at a specific neighborhood, ZIP code, or city.

The perfect apartment for you is out there, either near you or anywhere in the U.S. that you are looking to move to. So, let's find the one that satisfies your wants and needs, but that also comes at an affordable price.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $520 and $2,501. Find cheap apartments in Kansas City, MO.

How many cheap rentals are available in Kansas City, MO on RENTCafé?

There are 152 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Kansas City, MO were last updated on 18 Sep 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The average Kansas City, MO cheap apartment size is 844 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Kansas City, MO?

Cheap apartments in Kansas City, MO 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 Kansas City, MO?

A cheap apartment in Kansas City, MO 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 Kansas City, MO.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Kansas City

Kansas City is Missouri’s largest city, famous for its fountains, and boasts some amazing barbecue. A major revamp of Kansas City’s downtown is making this an even more exciting place to live and work. Spread out among the city are 240 neighborhoods. There are more neighborhoods than fountains – but KC has about 200 of those, with the most impressive at Kauffman Stadium – they’re the largest privately funded fountains in the world. Kansas City had a big role in the development of American jazz and blues music, and is a great place to hear live tunes. City Market is an amazing Farmers Market with vendors from all over the region. Prominent industry includes the U.S. government, which maintains offices here, major corporations, and drug and auto manufacturing.

Kansas City, MO Demographics

  • Total Population486,404
  • Female 235,974
    Male 250,430
  • Median Age35.1

Average Rent in Kansas City, MO

  • Kansas City, MO Average Rental Price, August 2021 $1,103 /mo

Kansas City, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

Kansas City, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Aug / 2021
Kansas City, MO $974 $973 $980 $1,004 $1,009 $1,015 $1,043 $1,037 $1,061 $1,102 $1,103
National $1,347 $1,356 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,402 $1,393 $1,397 $1,485 $1,510 $1,539
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Kansas City, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households203,356
  • Family 109,124
    Non-family 94,232
  • Children 54,986
    No Children 148,370
  • Average People Per Household2.35
  • Median Household Income$54,194
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$986

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