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Nashville’s average rent reached $1,399 in December

Nashville’s average rent reached $1,399 in December, after a 2.1% decrease since last year. One of Tennessee’s largest job hubs, with a renter household share of 46%, Nashville is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,464. [View Full Report]

Nashville apartment rent report

Nashville’s average rent was $1,399 in December

Nashville’s average rent reached $1,399 in December, after a 2.1% decrease since last year. One of Tennessee’s largest job hubs, with a renter household share of 46%, Nashville is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,462.

The average rent for an apartment in Nashville saw a smaller decrease compared to Franklin ($1,443), where prices went down by 4.5% since last year. On the other hand, in Murfreesboro ($1,183), rent went up by 2.2%.

Nashville apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the Nashville area

The city with the largest renter share is Murfreesboro (48%), followed by Nashville, where there are 46% renter households. Lebanon, with an average rent of $1,117, has the third largest share of renters (43%) and has experienced a rent increase of 2.6% since December 2019. In Goodlettsville, where 42% of homes are renter households, the average rent is $1,144, going up by 1.1% in the past year. Apartments in Smyrna, where 41% of properties are rented, cost $1,108 per month, an increase of 0.9% in one year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Nashville area

Franklin is the priciest city for renters in the Nashville area, with apartments renting for $1,443 per month. The average rent for apartments in Mount Juliet is $1,441, the second most expensive, while Brentwood ($1,417) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Smyrna’s $1,108 average rent is the cheapest in the Nashville area followed by Lebanon’s $1,117 rate. Goodlettsville rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $1,144 average.

Nashville apartment rent report


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 Nashville, TN?

The price range of a house for rent is between $850 and $2,285. Find house for rent in Nashville, TN.

How many houses are available in Nashville, TN on RENTCafé?

There are 7 house rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Nashville, TN were last updated on 15 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a rental house in Nashville, TN?

The average Nashville, TN rental house size is 1,397 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Nashville, TN?

Renting a house in Nashville, TN comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Nashville, TN?

Houses for rent in Nashville, TN 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 Nashville, TN.

Nashville, TN Demographics

  • Total Population454,078
  • Female 218,177
    Male 235,901
  • Median Age33

Average Rent in Nashville, TN

  • Nashville, TN Average Rental Price, October 2020 $1,404 /mo

    Nashville, TN Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$7001%
    • $701-$1,00019%
    • $1,001-$1,50050%
    • $1,501-$2,00019%
    • > $2,00011%

    Nashville, TN Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Oct / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Oct / 2020
    Nashville, TN $1,280 $1,283 $1,320 $1,352 $1,343 $1,406 $1,424 $1,432 $1,439 $1,415 $1,404
    National $1,377 $1,380 $1,417 $1,426 $1,430 $1,466 $1,466 $1,473 $1,474 $1,461 $1,464

    Nashville, TN Households

    • Total Number of Households186,852
    • Family 100,617
      Non-family 86,234
    • Children 48,460
      No Children 138,392
    • Average People Per Household2.36
    • Median Household Income$54,492
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,117

    Nashville, TN Education Statistics

    • No High School5%
    • Some High School34%
    • Some College25%
    • Associate Degree6%
    • Bachelor Degree31%

    Renting a house in Nashville, TN

    If you are interested in living in a serene house, with no noise restrictions and a backyard, you might want to search through rental homes. More and more people nowadays choose to rent houses because the advantages are unlimited. Social butterflies can throw parties without worrying about Mrs. Jenny calling the police and sunbathers can soak up some vitamin D in the intimacy of their lovely patio. With a large variety of options to choose from, you are sure to find a house out of the 10 homes for rent in Nashville, TN that will satisfy your need for comfort and privacy. Regardless of the size you’re searching for, we have your covered with plenty of duplexes or single family homes for rent. Because your money is important and you want to choose wisely, there are also cheap houses for rent in Nashville, TN starting from $850. If you’re open to spending a little more, there are many wonderful rental houses situated in some of the best residential areas in Nashville, TN.

    Pick your house based on how much living space you require

    If you want to rent but are not willing to cut down on your size requirements, rental homes are for you. While large apartments are also great, houses have their advantages. The average house in Nashville, TN provides plenty of living and storage space for you and your family, including pets. Whether you have little children or you dream of being able to accommodate your out-of-town guests, you can choose from houses up to 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom in size. If you and your loved one are newly-weds and need something no larger than a 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom home, select the number of beds from the top menu. The right home is waiting to be discovered.

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