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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Scranton, PA - 1 Rental available

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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 average size of a cheap apartment in Scranton, PA?

The average Scranton, PA cheap apartment size is 1,324 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Scranton, PA?

Cheap apartments in Scranton, PA 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 Scranton, PA?

A cheap apartment in Scranton, PA 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 Scranton, PA.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Scranton

Scranton is famous now – you probably know it as the fictional home of the popular NBC TV comedy “The Office.” In real life, Scranton is a former coal mining community that now has a diverse service and industry economy. Railroads were an important part of early Scranton life and their role is still celebrated here today, especially at the Steamtown National Historic Site. A yearly Italian Festival in Scranton is a draw for locals and visitors alike. Skiing is a popular local winter sport. Scranton is home to several minor league sports teams.

Scranton, PA Demographics

  • Total Population77,054
  • Female 38,155
    Male 38,899
  • Median Age37.2

Average Rent in Scranton, PA

  • Scranton, PA Average Rental Price, May 2021 $1,237 /mo

Scranton, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7004%
  • $701-$1,00021%
  • $1,001-$1,50057%
  • $1,501-$2,00018%

Scranton, PA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 May / 2021
Scranton, PA $1,026 $1,086 $1,070 $1,097 $1,161 $1,175 $1,237
National $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,399 $1,390 $1,393 $1,407
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Scranton, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households31,039
  • Family 17,525
    Non-family 13,514
  • Children 8,676
    No Children 22,363
  • Average People Per Household2.31
  • Median Household Income$40,608
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$801

Scranton, PA Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School47%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree15%
  • Graduate Degree6%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Scranton, PA? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Scranton, PA has never been easier. We feature 1 low-priced rental directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Scranton, PA average. What is a cheap rent in Scranton, PA? The average apartment rent in Scranton is $1,237 per month so any rental south of $989 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Scranton, PA rents go as low as $1,323/mo.

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