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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Salt Lake City, UT - 38 Rentals available

Apartments Under $600

Apartments Under $800

Apartments Under $900

  • 625 S Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
    $824 - $1,630
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Lion Real Estate Group
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (385) 247-1610
  • (5)
    1876 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    $829 - $2,366
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    NALS Apartment Homes
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (385) 420-7575
  • (3)
    851 East 600 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    $850
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Banner Realty, LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (801) 834-1079

Apartments Under $1,000

  • (1)
    4536 Bridgeside Way, Taylorsville, UT 84123
    $925 - $1,167
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Cowboy Properties, Inc.
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (385) 492-5125
  • (2)
    820 W Timbercreek Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84119
    $965 - $1,730
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Maxx Properties
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (855) 327-8625
  • 220 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115
    $969 - $1,414
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Peak Living
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (801) 618-2899
  • 5251 S Cobble Creek Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84117
    $970 - $2,085
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Maxx Properties
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (855) 327-8486
  • (1)
    3810 South Redwood Road, West Valley City, UT 84119
    $980 - $2,131
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (801) 973-4250
  • (2)
    135 South 500 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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    $990 - $1,133
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Bridge Property Management
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (385) 219-4374

Apartments Under $1,100

  • (8)
    335 Woodlake Drive, Millcreek, UT 84107
    $1,025 - $2,248
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (844) 397-3235
  • (5)
    1153 North Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    $1,070 - $4,437
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021
    (833) 229-3932

Apartments Under $1,300


Salt Lake City’s average rent reached $1,272 in March

Salt Lake City’s average rent reached $1,272 in March, after a 2.3% increase since last year. Renters make up 48% of Salt Lake City’s population. Utah’s capital is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,407. [View Full Report]

Salt Lake City apartment rent report

Salt Lake City’s average rent was $1,272 in March

Salt Lake City’s average rent reached $1,272 in March, after a 2.3% increase since last year. Renters make up 48% of Salt Lake City’s population. Utah’s capital is a diverse and vibrant place to live in, with apartment rents below the national average of $1,407.

The average rent for an apartment in Salt Lake City increased less than in other surrounding areas since last year. In West Jordan, apartments go for $1,239 after a 3.9% increase, and in West Valley City, rent went up by 5.3%, reaching $1,203.

Salt Lake City apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the Salt Lake City area

The city with the largest renter share is Provo (57%), where the average rent is $1,459, after a 7% increase, followed by Midvale, where there are 57% renters. Salt Lake City comes in third, with 48% of the population being renters. Clearfield, with an average rent of $1,134, has the fourth largest share of renters (42%) and has experienced a rent increase of 6.3% since March 2020. In Ogden, where 39% of the population are renters, the average rent is $997, registering an increase of 4% compared to last year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Salt Lake City area

Provo is the priciest city for renters in the Salt Lake City area, with apartments going for $1,459 per month. The average rent for apartments in South Jordan is $1,401, the second most expensive, while Herriman ($1,393) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Ogden's $997 average rent is the cheapest in the Salt Lake City area, followed by Taylorsville's $1,048 rate. Clearfield rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $1,134 average apartment rate.

Salt Lake City apartment rents in popular ZIP codes for renters

Among Salt Lake City's most popular renter ZIP codes, 84116 has a $1,085 average rent, below the city average ($1,272). At the same time, rentals in ZIP 84107 go for $1,093, while prices in ZIP 84123 circle around $1,063. Apartment rents in ZIP 84111 clock in at around $1,450, higher than the Salt Lake City average, while rates in ZIP 84103 average at $1,706.

Check out how average rents evolved across the Salt Lake City area

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Methodology

RENTCafe.com is a nationwide apartment search website that enables renters to easily find apartments and houses for rent throughout the United States. 

The data on average rents included in our reports comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), via telephone survey. The data is compiled and reported by our sister company Yardi Matrix, a business development and asset management tool for brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources underwriting investments in the multifamily, office, industrial and self-storage sectors. Fully-affordable properties are not included in the survey and are not reported in rental rate averages. Local rent reports include only cities with a statistically-relevant stock of large-scale multifamily properties of 50+ units.

Look for cheap apartments near me

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Salt Lake City, UT?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $824 and $4,437. Find cheap apartments in Salt Lake City, UT.

How many cheap rentals are available in Salt Lake City, UT on RENTCafé?

There are 27 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Salt Lake City, UT were last updated on 20 Apr 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in Salt Lake City, UT?

The average Salt Lake City, UT cheap apartment size is 804 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Salt Lake City, UT?

Cheap apartments in Salt Lake City, UT 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 Salt Lake City, UT?

A cheap apartment in Salt Lake City, UT 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 Salt Lake City, UT.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Salt Lake City

Utah’s capital is flanked by the beautiful Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains. Salt Lake City is a true winter sports paradise, and the city showcased those opportunities as host of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Local residents enjoy outdoor snow sports all winter long. During the summer months, there are plenty of other mountain and river activities. Downtown Salt Lake City is a pleasant urban center. The city’s many eclectic neighborhoods are fun places to explore. Service businesses are the primary economic drivers here. Founded by Brigham Young and early Mormon pilgrims to Utah, today less than half of Salt Lake City’s residents are affiliated with the Mormon faith. However, the Mormon Church remains a visible and important part of life in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City, UT Demographics

  • Total Population197,756
  • Female 100,748
    Male 97,008
  • Median Age32.3

Average Rent in Salt Lake City, UT

  • Salt Lake City, UT Average Rental Price, March 2021 $1,272 /mo

    Salt Lake City, UT Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $701-$1,00022%
    • $1,001-$1,50058%
    • $1,501-$2,00015%
    • > $2,0005%

    Salt Lake City, UT Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
    Salt Lake City, UT $1,117 $1,112 $1,160 $1,198 $1,200 $1,235 $1,253 $1,244 $1,239 $1,258 $1,272
    National $1,315 $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407
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    Salt Lake City, UT Households

    • Total Number of Households79,264
    • Family 39,934
      Non-family 39,330
    • Children 19,062
      No Children 60,202
    • Average People Per Household2.42
    • Median Household Income$60,676
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,078

    Salt Lake City, UT Education Statistics

    • No High School5%
    • Some High School25%
    • Some College21%
    • Associate Degree7%
    • Bachelor Degree24%
    • Graduate Degree18%

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