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Athens Apartments
Last updated March 2 2024 at 1:34 AM

Athens, GA
197 Apartments for Rent

Athens Apartment Renter's Guide

What locals are saying

Situated in little Limestone County in the Huntsville metropolitan area, “Little Athens” plays host to some of Dixie’s most affordable apartments for rent. You’ve come to the perfect place to quench your apartment huntin’ thirst, because we’re pretty gosh darned sure this nifty apartment guide we’ve pieced together beholds the perfect Athens rental for you …

A little money goes a long way in Athens, where cheap apartments definitely rule the roost (Four to six hundred bucks, tops, is all it takes to land a quality one or two bedroom apartment or townhouse in Athens)

Athens Crime


Overall Crime

Low
Overall crime in Athens is low in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Low
The level of violent crime in Athens is low compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Low
The level of property crime in Athens is low compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Athens


Elementary Schools

6 /10
Timothy Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
610 Students
9 Reviews
610
Students
9 Reviews
6 /10
Chase Street Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
564 Students
7 Reviews
564
Students
7 Reviews
5 /10
Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
587 Students
15 Reviews
587
Students
15 Reviews

Middle Schools

4 /10
Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
676 Students
4 Reviews
676
Students
4 Reviews
3 /10
Clarke Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
764 Students
7 Reviews
764
Students
7 Reviews
3 /10
Hilsman Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
694 Students
7 Reviews
694
Students
7 Reviews

High Schools

4 /10
Clarke Central High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,690 Students
6 Reviews
1,690
Students
6 Reviews
3 /10
Cedar Shoals High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,448 Students
12 Reviews
1,448
Students
12 Reviews
2 /10
Classic City High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
109 Students
2 Reviews
109
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about Athens


Apartment List has released the results for Athens from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Athens renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories above average scores."
70%
Commute Time
70%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
69%
Pet Friendliness
66%
Social Life
65%
Public Transit
63%
Weather
53%
Safety and Crime Rate
50%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
48%
Affordability
41%
State and Local Taxes
38%
Dating
32%
Quality of Schools
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Average rent in Athens, Georgia

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Athens is $1,513, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,715. Rent rates updated 2 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Athens, GA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Athens, GA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 197 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Athens. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Athens is $1,415 for a studio, $1,513 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,715 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Athens apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Athens, GA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Athens?

In Athens, the average rent is $1,415 for a studio, $1,513 for a 1-bedroom, $1,715 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,033 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Athens, check out our monthly Athens Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Athens?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Athens by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Athens?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Athens apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Athens?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Athens.

How can I find off-campus housing in Athens?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Athens. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Luther Rice College & Seminary, Brenau University, Georgia Gwinnett College, University of Georgia, and Lanier Technical College.