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Houses for Rent in Indianapolis, IN
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Do you want a house with a backyard, a grill area, that offers you privacy and enough space for your family? RentCafe offers you the possibility to look for a house for rent near you, to find the one that best suits your family. Browsing through our listings, you can filter by size, price, pet policy, check out the location, to find the best house in your area. Whether you are looking to move to a particular neighborhood, or a specific ZIP code, may it be for its safety, beautiful buildings, or quiet atmosphere, you can find the rental house that your whole family will enjoy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the rent for a house in Indianapolis, IN?

The price range of a house for rent is between $750 and $2,535. Find house for rent in Indianapolis, IN.

What is the average size of a rental house in Indianapolis, IN?

The average Indianapolis, IN rental house size is 1,621 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Indianapolis, IN?

Renting a house in Indianapolis, IN comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Indianapolis, IN?

Houses for rent in Indianapolis, IN are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Indianapolis, IN.

Indianapolis, IN Demographics

  • Total Population869,387
  • Female 418,738
    Male 450,649
  • Median Age34.2

Indianapolis, IN has a population of 869,387 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 450,649 of Indianapolis’s residents are women and 418,738 are men. The median age of those who live in Indianapolis, IN is 34.2.

Average Rent in Indianapolis, IN

  • Indianapolis, IN Average Rental Price, February 2022 $1,055 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Indianapolis, IN is $1,055.

Indianapolis, IN Apartment Rent Ranges

About 39% of apartment rents in Indianapolis, IN range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 8% of apartments. Around 41% of Indianapolis’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 10% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Indianapolis, IN Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
Indianapolis, IN $850 $857 $875 $887 $905 $915 $933 $940 $979 $1,020 $1,055
National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Indianapolis, IN is $1,055.

Indianapolis, IN Households

  • Total Number of Households342,825
  • Family 186,839
    Non-family 155,986
  • Children 94,154
    No Children 248,671
  • Average People Per Household2.49
  • Median Household Income$50,813
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$939

According to U.S. Census data, there are 342,825 households in Indianapolis, IN. 186,839 are family households and 155,986 are non-family households. There are 94,154 households with children in Indianapolis and 248,671 households without children. On average, about 2.49 people live in a household in Indianapolis, IN. The median income of a Indianapolis household living in Indianapolis is $50,813 per year. The median housing costs per month are $939.

Indianapolis, IN Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Indianapolis, IN is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 37% completed some high school, 23% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 19% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

Renting a house in Indianapolis, IN

Those looking for a cozy home with lots of living and storage space and a backyard, and also like the freedom of renting, rental homes can offer the best of both worlds. This segment of the rental market has become very popular and the selection is better than ever. In Indianapolis, IN there are 261 homes for rent including duplexes, townhomes and single family homes for rent. To find the right house that fits your criteria, filter by price, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms or amenities. It may also be useful to know that the average cost to rent a single family home in Indianapolis, IN is .

When you rent a house you can have as little or as much space as you wish

While apartments can be more limiting space wise, when you rent a house, you have a little more wiggle room (pun intended). Smaller 1 bedroom homes are perfect for a couple, 2 bedroom homes for those who need an extra bedroom for guests or for a baby, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom homes that are just right for families with children. Larger rental homes are also great for sharing with roommates, whether you’re looking for something close to work, close to your college campus, or just close to shopping and entertainment.

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