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Decatur Apartments
Last updated April 21 2024 at 8:13 AM

Decatur, GA
597 Apartments for Rent

Decatur Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 25,696
Population Density: 5,793 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Hey there, all you sweet Georgia Peaches! A little birdie told us you were looking to land the apartment of your dreams in Decatur, Georgia. Good call! One of the Atlanta area’s fastest growing, mostly family friendly communities, Decatur plays host to some truly amazing deals for apartments and townhouses for rent. Are you ready to join the roughly 20,000 proud peeps who call Decatur home? Then start sifting through the listings in this snazzy little apartment guide we’ve patched together for you and you’ll be living it up among Hotlanta’s finest before you know it!

You’ll find a wide range of rentals in Decatur, from basic studios and one bedroom apartments for $700 or less all the way up to sprawling luxury apartments and lofts for $1,500 or more

Decatur Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Decatur is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Decatur is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Decatur is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Decatur


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Oakhurst Elementary School
Public
PK-3
Public
PK-3
544 Students
8 Reviews
544
Students
8 Reviews
8 /10
Winnona Park Elementary School
Public
PK-3
Public
PK-3
481 Students
9 Reviews
481
Students
9 Reviews
8 /10
New Glennwood Elementary
Public
PK-3
Public
PK-3
322 Students
4 Reviews
322
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

5 /10
Renfroe Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,249 Students
11 Reviews
1,249
Students
11 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
Decatur High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,339 Students
14 Reviews
1,339
Students
14 Reviews

What Renters Say about Decatur


Apartment List has released the results for Decatur 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.
"Decatur renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Some categories received average scores, and many received below average scores."
62%
Pet Friendliness
61%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
59%
Public Transit
57%
Social Life
45%
Quality of Schools
44%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
43%
Commute Time
41%
Affordability
38%
Weather
36%
Dating
35%
Safety and Crime Rate
35%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Decatur, Georgia

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Decatur is $1,582, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,542. Rent rates updated 3 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 Decatur, GA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Decatur, GA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 597 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Decatur. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Decatur is $1,519 for a studio, $1,582 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,542 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 Decatur 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 Decatur, GA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Decatur?

In Decatur, the average rent is $1,519 for a studio, $1,582 for a 1-bedroom, $1,542 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,106 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Decatur, check out our monthly Decatur Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Decatur?

You can filter cheap apartments in Decatur by price: under $1,000.

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

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

How much should I pay for rent in Decatur?

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 Decatur.

How can I find off-campus housing in Decatur?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Decatur. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Emory University.