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Last updated August 22 at 9:21AM
5050 Bell
5050 Bell Rd
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 21 at 2:31PM
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
2431 Price St
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 20 at 1:40AM
2 Bedrooms
4465 N Gaskell Cir
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 22 at 9:21AM
4 Bedrooms
3839 Duquesne Dr. (No Smoking)
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 7 at 9:26AM
4 Bedrooms
2512 Leonidas Dr
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 17 at 1:38AM
4 Bedrooms
2118 Windsor Ave
Capitol Heights
Montgomery, AL
Updated July 6 at 6:35PM
130 Commerce St
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 17 at 2:20AM
2 Bedrooms
2327 Yancey Avenue
Capitol Heights
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 4 at 1:16PM
3 Bedrooms
323 Geary Dr
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 17 at 11:06AM
3 Bedrooms
Cloverdale Rd
Montgomery, AL
Updated August 22 at 7:33AM
3 Bedrooms
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City Guide
How hard will it be to score my dream home … er, apartment … in Montgomery?

Easy as pie. Montgomery has no shortage of available living spaces (twenty-five percent of residential buildings are small apartments or high rises), so don’t rush into an apartment unless you’re sure it’s right for you. The turnover rate for apartments is high, and new units are constantly opening up.

During the mid to late summer months, occupancy rates tend to spike so don’t hesitate too long to begin your search if you’re relocating in the heart of summer. Even then, though, renters rarely end up on waiting lists.

When filling out a renter’s application, you’ll need the basics, including identification, proof of income, and a respectable renting history. Month-to-month leases are available at many locations after the renter has completed an initial six-month or one-year lease.

So which part of Montgomery is best for me?

The answer to that question depends on a number of factors, including how much you can afford to spend, whether you prefer a rural, suburban, or urban-based domicile, and what your transportation situation is. Generally speaking, the expensive neighborhoods lie in the central and eastern sections of the city, while the western and southwestern districts offer apartment dwellers lower-rent options. East Montgomery is the fastest growing part of the Capital of the South, but most of the residences on the east side are single-family homes rather than rental properties.

What are some things I should know before taking the Montgomery plunge?
  • Get your motor runnin’ … No matter which of Montgomery’s 50 neighborhoods you choose to live in, you’ll need to drive to get from points A to B. With wide lanes and ample parking in most districts, Montgomery is a driver-friendly city. The good news for non-vehicle owners is that public transportation is generally reliable and inexpensive (a one-way city bus ride only costs a buck and 35 bucks will get you a monthly pass).

And always remember: if you have questions about life in Montgomery, don’t hesitate to ask the locals. The folks in the Capital of the South love, love, love to chat it up, and they won’t hesitate to point you in the right direction. Happy hunting!

Rent Report

August 2017 Montgomery Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2017 Montgomery Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Montgomery rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Montgomery rents declined moderately over the past month

Montgomery rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Montgomery stand at $700 for a one-bedroom apartment and $840 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in April. Montgomery's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.5%, as well as the national average of 2.9%.

Montgomery rents more affordable than many comparable cities nationwide

Rent growth in Montgomery has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases, while in a few cases, rents have actually declined. Montgomery is still more affordable than most other large cities across the country.

  • Montgomery's median two-bedroom rent of $840 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.9% over the past year.
  • While rents in Montgomery remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.6%), Phoenix (+5.0%), Dallas (+2.9%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,020, and $1,110 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Montgomery than most similar cities. Comparably, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,060, which is more than three-and-a-half times the price in Montgomery.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.


Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.