62 Apartments for rent in Avondale, AZ

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Last updated November 24 at 8:42pm UTC
517 S 115TH Drive
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 3 at 11:23am UTC
4 Bedrooms
11417 W Windsor Ave
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 17 at 11:05am UTC
3 Bedrooms
609 S 118TH Drive
Avondale, AZ
Updated May 26 at 9:29am UTC
4 Bedrooms
817 S 122ND Avenue
Coldwater Springs
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 23 at 10:22am UTC
4 Bedrooms
1902 N 125TH Lane
Rancho Santa Fe
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 4 at 9:17am UTC
4 Bedrooms
12382 W HIGHLAND Avenue
Rio Crossing
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 10 at 1:26am UTC
5 Bedrooms
11924 W. Cypress St.
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 18 at 11:30am UTC
4 Bedrooms
11382 W COCOPAH Street
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 9 at 10:04am UTC
3 Bedrooms
11170 W Baden St
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 23 at 9:45am UTC
4 Bedrooms
11134 W ASHLAND Way W
Garden Lakes
Avondale, AZ
Updated August 19 at 10:51am UTC
4 Bedrooms
11728 W YUMA Street
Coldwater Ridge
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 24 at 9:38am UTC
5 Bedrooms
122 N 5th St
North Old Town
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 18 at 5:52pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
10935 W. Ashbrook Pl.
Garden Lakes
Avondale, AZ
Updated November 1 at 10:16am UTC
5 Bedrooms
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City Guide

I-10, serving as the main artery into and out of Avondale, also bisects the city and divides into two distinct regions.

North of I-10

Generally considered the most desirable portion of Avondale, neighborhoods north of I-10 are characterized by newer developments and large rental homes. Avondale north of I-10 blends into nearby Surprise and Goodyear, which are also highly desirable areas. Additionally, the northwestern portion of Avondale has a number of well-regarded neighborhoods.

Rental units are most common close to the shopping centers in north Avondale, where there are many condo, apartment and town house complexes that are newly constructed. These complexes also have a wide variety of amenities, including swimming pools, fitness centers and community spaces. Apartment rentals in north Avondale generally go for $500-600 for a two bedroom. Larger houses in this area can be found for $900-1050.

South of I-10

With the exception of a concentration of homes located in central Avondale along the Agua Fria River, most neighborhoods south of I-10 will be affordable, if slightly less well-regarded than their northern counterparts. Generally, when looking for a rental in south Avondale, try to stay east of the Agua Fria River.

However, many of southwest Avondale's neighborhoods have concentrations of those homes abandoned to foreclosure. Government incentives for repopulating these neighborhoods has also led to a number of affordable rentals in large suburban homes. Particularly in the southwestern neighborhoods bordering the town of Buckeye, you'll find a large amount of great, and super affordable rental homes. Entire four bedroom rental homes in this area can cost you as little as.

Rental Tips and Pricing

Because of Avondale's general inconsistency, pricing throughout the city is similarly scattered. Because apartments and rental homes north of I-10 tend to be larger and nicer, they also frequently cost more than southern homes. This is a theory more than a rule, however. Generally, cost will be determined by the quality of the rental, rather than the location.

If you are single or looking for a smaller rental, you might have some trouble finding something that suits your needs. Avondale was planned as a suburban community, so many of the rentals available are large, three or four bedroom homes, and the smaller, more affordable rentals tend to be trailers in less desirable portions of town. However, these three and four bedroom homes are generally rented at rates comparable to a smaller apartment in Phoenix proper.

Most rentals can be found without the aid of a real estate agent through online apartment searches and via management companies that own multiple rentals throughout the greater Avondale area. Application fees in Avondale generally range from $20-35, and deposits can cost up to two months rent.

Getting Around Town

As a suburban community, Avondale residents depend heavily on their cars. The city is mostly full of sprawling cul-de-sac planned communities and large strip malls. That said, many people also commute into the Phoenix for work, which means that rush hour can be crawling. Not only will you deal with traffic in Avondale, but also in Glendale and other western suburbs as you approach downtown Phoenix.

Avondale is serviced by Valley Metro which operates two fixed route buses throughout the city and into neighboring valley cities, as well as one express bus transporting Avondale residents to Phoenix.

Now that you have all the info you need about this "developing" city, it's time to find your Avondale apartment. Happy hunting!

Rent Report

November 2017 Avondale Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2017 Avondale Rent Report. Avondale rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Avondale rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Avondale rents declined significantly over the past month

Avondale rents have declined 0.4% over the past month, but have increased moderately by 2.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Avondale stand at $960 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,200 for a two-bedroom. Avondale's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.2%, as well as the national average of 2.7%.

Rents rising across the Phoenix Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Avondale, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Phoenix metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Gilbert has the most expensive rents in the Phoenix metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,390; the city has also seen rent growth of 1.0% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, Peoria has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.2%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,340, while one-bedrooms go for $1,070.
  • Phoenix proper has the least expensive rents in the Phoenix metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,020; rents went down 0.2% over the past month but rose 4.1% over the past year.

Avondale rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Avondale, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Avondale is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with Arizona as a whole logging rent growth of 4.2% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.7% in Tucson.
  • Avondale's median two-bedroom rent of $1,200 is slightly above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 2.2% increase in Avondale.
  • While Avondale's rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Las Vegas (+4.8%), Seattle (+4.2%), and Albuquerque (+4.0%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Avondale than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Avondale.

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.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Phoenix $820 $1,020 -0.2% 4.1%
Mesa $840 $1,050 -0.0% 5.0%
Chandler $1,050 $1,310 0.1% 5.9%
Glendale $880 $1,090 -0.0% 4.4%
Scottsdale $1,020 $1,270 0.0% 3.3%
Gilbert $1,110 $1,390 1.0% 5.0%
Tempe $900 $1,120 -0.1% 4.2%
Peoria $1,070 $1,340 -1.2% 2.5%
Surprise $1,080 $1,350 -0.1% 3.4%
Avondale $960 $1,200 -0.4% 2.2%
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