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Pet-Friendly Apartments for Rent in Pittsburgh, PA - 429 Rentals available


Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,241 in December

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,241 in December, after a 0.7% decrease since last year. One of Pennsylvania’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (52%), Pittsburgh is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,462. [View Full Report]

 Pittsburg apartment rent report

Pittsburgh’s average rent was $1,241 in December

Pittsburgh’s average rent reached $1,241 in December, after a 0.7% decrease since last year. One of Pennsylvania’s largest job hubs and a renter household-majority city (52%), Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh saw a smaller decrease than in Cranberry Township ($1,313), where rent dropped by 1.0% compared to last year. On the other hand, in other surrounding cities, such as Bethel Park ($1,155), rent went up by a significant 5.4%.

Pittsburgh apartment rent report

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

The city with the largest renter share is Slippery Rock (69%), where the average rent is $1,473, after a 4.1% annual increase, followed by Pittsburgh, where there are 52% renter households. In Greensburg (50%), apartment rents increased by 2.0% since last year, reaching $765. Coraopolis, with an average rent of $1,111, has the fourth largest share of renters (48%) and has experienced a rent decrease of 4.3% since December 2019. In Canonsburg, where 43% of properties are renter households, the average rent is $1,192, going down by 0.7% in the past year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Pittsburgh area

Slippery Rock is the priciest city for renters in the Pittsburgh area, with apartments renting for $1,473 per month. The average rent for apartments in Cranberry Township is $1,313, the second most expensive, while Pittsburgh ($1,241) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Greensburg’s $765 average rent is the cheapest in the Pittsburgh area followed by Monroeville’s $977 rate. These are the only two cities in the area with rents under $1,000. Allison Park has the third cheapest rent with $1,037.

Pittsburgh 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.

Look for pet friendly apartments near me

Are you looking to move into a new apartment with your furry, best friend? Are you afraid of not finding a place that allows pets? You can now look for pet-friendly apartments near you, anywhere in the U.S., check if they accept dogs or cats, and find out what is the pet deposit and pet rent. Select your favorite apartments that fit your needs and well as your pet's needs, using fiters for size, amenities and so much more.

Search in your neighborhood, ZIP code, and beyond to find the ideal apartment near you or wherever you and your pets plan on moving to. Whether it's next to a dog park, a pet store, a veterinary, or a pet friendly mall or coffee shop, you can find exactly what you are looking for right on RENTCafé - let's find it now!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a pet-friendly apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

The price range of a pet-friendly apartment is between $725 and $4,680. Search pet-friendly apartments in Pittsburgh, PA.

How many pet-friendly rentals are available in Pittsburgh, PA on RENTCafé?

There are 409 pet-friendly rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Pittsburgh, PA were last updated on 21 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a pet-friendly apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

The average Pittsburgh, PA pet-friendly apartment size is 702 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

Pet-friendly apartments are usually larger and located in a community that offers pet-focused amenities.

What are the downsides of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Pittsburgh, PA?

Renting a pet-friendly apartment comes with a higher rent and a pet deposit. 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

Pittsburgh, PA Demographics

  • Total Population303,587
  • Female 148,487
    Male 155,100
  • Median Age32.9

Average Rent in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Pittsburgh, PA Average Rental Price, December 2020 $1,241 /mo

Pittsburgh, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7005%
  • $701-$1,00033%
  • $1,001-$1,50039%
  • $1,501-$2,00016%
  • > $2,0007%

Pittsburgh, PA 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
Pittsburgh, PA $1,151 $1,152 $1,147 $1,205 $1,214 $1,210 $1,247 $1,236 $1,253 $1,269 $1,241
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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Pittsburgh, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households136,275
  • Family 59,073
    Non-family 77,202
  • Children 25,494
    No Children 110,781
  • Average People Per Household2.06
  • Median Household Income$45,831
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$891

Pittsburgh, PA Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School32%
  • Some College19%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree23%
  • Graduate Degree17%

Renting a pet-friendly apartment in Pittsburgh, PA

Moving can be a huge pain, even before you start packing all the stuff you ever accumulated and labeling boxes and all that fun stuff. The big search for your next apartment commences before all that. Now, browsing through rental properties can be tiring, but if you’re trying to rent with pets it takes it to a whole other level. The new apartment doesn’t have to satisfy only your needs, but those of your beloved pet too. Add to the equation that not every landlord shares the same affinity for animals as you do, and you might end up thinking that you’re really out of luck. No need to worry, there are 80 rental communities in Pittsburgh, PA that offer pet-friendly units. There is something for every pocket, with listings are starting from $650 per month. If you’re looking to rent a more upscale apartment and budget is a non-issue, there are amazing properties suitable for pets for up to $4,675 per month.

Finding pet-friendly apartments in Pittsburgh, PA that allow certain dog breeds

Finding apartments that accept pets, or even just pet-friendly rooms, can get complicated when it comes to certain breeds. Browsing through our 429 apartments and finding housing for you and your bird will probably be easier than finding no breed restriction apartments for you and your not so little four-legged friend. If you have a service dog, leaving him behind it is absolutely out of question, as he or she is not just a trusty companion but a real necessity. If you just got a pit bull puppy and are wondering how to rent with a pit bull, we can help. pit bull friendly rentals are not all that common. So, we cannot promise that there will be plenty of apartments that allow pit bulls, yet large breed dog friendly apartments will not pose so much of a challenge for you and your cuddly companion. To make your search easier, filter your results by going to the top menu, under “More” you may select a pet policy. Every property will have extra details about pet restrictions and fees in their own description. Extra tip: the average size of an apartment in Pittsburgh, PA is 940 Sq.Ft., but consider renting something bigger if you have a large dog or more than one pet.

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