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Studio Apartments for Rent in Salt Lake City, UT - 19 Rentals available

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.

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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

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

The price range of a studio apartment is between $304 and $1,808. Search our studio apartments in Salt Lake City, UT.

How many studio apartments for rent are available in Salt Lake City, UT on RENTCafé?

There are 11 studio rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Salt Lake City, UT were last updated on 8 May 2021.

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

The average Salt Lake City, UT studio apartment size is 466 sq. ft.

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

Studio apartments in Salt Lake City, UT tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a studio apartment in Salt Lake City, UT?

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Salt Lake City, UT.

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

    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%

    Renting a studio apartment in Salt Lake City, UT

    Finding an affordable home is definitely not an easy task nowadays, especially if you’re new to the market. When looking for a budget-friendly small apartment, you should decide on the non-negotiables and look for a home that meets your needs. On average, a studio apartment’s size in Salt Lake City, UT is 710 Sq.Ft., which is convenient for a young professional, recent graduate, student or for someone who prefers not to spend more than necessary on a monthly rent. A cheap studio can be rented starting from $304, so your next step is to make up your mind regarding the layout of your future nest: do you want a one room apartment, with kitchen in the main room, or a bachelor flat with a separate kitchen? Hard to decide. Now you have 19 small apartments are in Salt Lake City, UT to choose from that will help you make a decision, with an average rent of $1,332.

    The perks of renting an efficiency apartment

    They say renting is like dating- you should not expect absolute perfection from a rental home, but you should love the things that make it uniquely yours. If you’re interested in an efficiency apartment in Salt Lake City, UT, we are confident that you will find a great place that complements your lifestyle. Having a small apartment comes with a series of advantages that their larger companions lack. A studio apartment is easier to keep clean and it’s always less cluttered, because there is no room for unnecessary stuff. If single bedroom apartments and small apartments is what you’re after, you are more likely to afford living in the hip parts of the town, within walking or biking distance from entertainment and shopping. You will also notice significant savings year after year. Pick your price limit and square footage and browse through our 14 listings in Salt Lake City, UT and we promise you won’t be disappointed.

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