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Houses for Rent in Saint Louis, MO - 39 Rentals available


St. Louis’s average rent reached $969 in January

St. Louis’s average rent reached $969 in January after a 1.3% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter majority city (52%) St. Louis is desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,392. [View Full Report]

Saint Louis apartment rent report

St. Louis’s average rent was $969 in January

St. Louis’s average rent reached $969 in January after a 1.3% increase since last year. One of Missouri’s largest job hubs and a renter majority city (52%) St. Louis is desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,392.

The average rent for an apartment in St. Louis increased since last year. In St. Charles apartments go for $1,019 after a 3.2% increase, and in O'Fallon, rent went up 5.3% reaching $1,123.

St. Louis apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the St. Louis area

The city with the largest renter share is St. Louis (52%), followed by St. Ann, where there are 44% renters. In St. Ann, apartment rents increased by 8.4% since last year, reaching $760. Maryland Heights has the third largest share of renters (42%) and has experienced a rent increase of 2.5% in the last year. reaching $988. Hazelwood, with an average rent of $788, has the fourth largest share of renters (39%) and has experienced a rent increase of 3.4% since January 2020. In Florissant, where 35% of the population are renters, the average rent is $811, seeing an increase of 4.8% compared to the past year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the St. Louis area

Chesterfield is the priciest city for renters in the Pittsburgh area, with apartments renting for $1,245 per month. The average rent for apartments in Creve Coeur is $1,232, the second most expensive, while O'Fallon ($1,123) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, St. Ann's $760 average rent is the cheapest in the St. Louis area, followed by Hazelwood's $788 rate. Florissant rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $811 average apartment rate.

St. Louis apartment rent report

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the rent for a house in Saint Louis, MO?

The price range of a house for rent is between $725 and $1,905. Find house for rent in Saint Louis, MO.

How many houses are available in Saint Louis, MO on RENTCafé?

There are 42 house rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Saint Louis, MO were last updated on 6 Mar 2021.

What is the average size of a rental house in Saint Louis, MO?

The average Saint Louis, MO rental house size is 1,273 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Saint Louis, MO?

Renting a house in Saint Louis, MO comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Saint Louis, MO?

Houses for rent in Saint Louis, MO 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 RENTCafé apartments for rent in Saint Louis, MO.

Saint Louis, MO Demographics

  • Total Population911,262
  • Female 433,319
    Male 477,942
  • Median Age35.7

Average Rent in Saint Louis, MO

  • Saint Louis, MO Average Rental Price, December 2020 $967 /mo

Saint Louis, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$70028%
  • $701-$1,00039%
  • $1,001-$1,50022%
  • $1,501-$2,0007%
  • > $2,0003%

Saint Louis, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
Saint Louis, MO $884 $882 $887 $906 $912 $928 $942 $955 $956 $963 $967
National $1,373 $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462
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Saint Louis, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households394,996
  • Family 217,920
    Non-family 177,076
  • Children 102,116
    No Children 292,880
  • Average People Per Household2.32
  • Median Household Income$48,654
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$942

Saint Louis, MO Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School36%
  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree25%

Renting a house in Saint Louis, MO

Some people just don’t buy into the American dream of owning your own house and sacrificing flexibility. Also, a 30-year mortgage is not the most pleasant thought to wake up with every morning. We understand. But what if you need some extra storage space? What if you like a backyard where you could throw BBQ parties and the kids could play in a safe environment? Luckily, you can forget the dreaded mortgage. Renting a house is the answer. There are 23 homes for rent in Saint Louis, MO. And it won’t necessarily cost an arm and a leg to rent the perfect home for your family. You can look into duplexes for rent too. Prices in Saint Louis, MO for rental homes start at $800.

A rental house offers flexibility

Your family situation will change throughout your life. Renting makes it possible to match the size of your home to your lifestyle and financial situation. Maybe it’s just you and your significant other at the moment sharing a charming downtown apartment. But there’s a chance that at some point in time, a third family member will show-up and suddenly that 1 bedroom apartment you were so happy with will become too small. You will realize that you’d much rather prefer the comfort of your own backyard, than all the excitement your current neighborhood provides, that you no longer have time to enjoy anyway. If you want to continue living comfortably, you may want to rent a 2 bedroom house. Or maybe your oldest son turned into a young man who’s going off to college soon. You’ll find yourself in a 4 bedroom house that is suddenly too big. You could downsize and rent a 3 bedroom home with a pool, in a much nicer area. The flexibility of renting makes it possible.

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