21 Apartments under 800 for rent in Decatur, GA

Last updated June 17 at 9:36pm UTC
1621 Line Cir
White Oak Hills
Decatur, GA
Updated June 15 at 5:50pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
3575 Oakvale Road Unit 709
Decatur
Decatur, GA
Updated May 11 at 12:30pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$775
Results within 5 miles of Decatur, GA
Results within 10 miles of Decatur, GA
230 Rosser St SW
Ashview Heights
Atlanta, GA
Updated June 17 at 9:51am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$725
275 W Lake Dr
West Lake
Atlanta, GA
Updated June 9 at 3:02am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
36 Le Parc Fontaine
Lithonia
Lithonia, GA
Updated June 7 at 11:06am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
557 Springwood Drive
Forest Park
Forest Park, GA
Updated June 7 at 5:25am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700
1425 Westview Dr SW
Mozley Park
Atlanta, GA
Updated June 5 at 5:48pm UTC
Studio
$600
2050 Joseph E Boone Boulevard NW
Dixie Hills
Atlanta, GA
Updated May 10 at 2:33am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
2905 Third Avenue
Hammond Park
Atlanta, GA
Updated March 25 at 5:20pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$595
1600 Line Cir
White Oak Hills
Decatur, GA
Updated June 17 at 9:36pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
Line Circle
White Oak Hills
Decatur, GA
Updated June 16 at 7:19am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$610
1409 Rock Cut Rd
Forest Park
Forest Park, GA
Updated May 29 at 5:48pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700

June 2018 Decatur Rent Report

Welcome to the June 2018 Decatur Rent Report. Decatur rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Decatur rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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June 2018 Decatur Rent Report

Welcome to the June 2018 Decatur Rent Report. Decatur rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Decatur rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Decatur rents increased significantly over the past month

Decatur rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Decatur stand at $1,000 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,160 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in February. Decatur's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.4%, as well as the national average of 1.5%.

Rents rising across the Atlanta Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Decatur, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Atlanta metro, 8 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Mableton has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 6.8%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,210, while one-bedrooms go for $1,050.
  • Over the past year, Peachtree City has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 6.4%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,290, while one-bedrooms go for $1,120.
  • Alpharetta has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Atlanta metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,410; rents were up 0.4% over the past month and 1.5% over the past year.
  • Newnan has the least expensive rents in the Atlanta metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,160; rents were up 0.9% over the past month but fell 1.7% over the past year.

Decatur rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Decatur, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Decatur is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with Georgia as a whole logging rent growth of 2.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 1.2% in Augusta and 0.5% in Columbus.
  • Decatur's median two-bedroom rent of $1,160 is slightly below the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 1.2% rise in Decatur.
  • While Decatur's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-0.8%) and DC (-0.1%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Decatur 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 Decatur.

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
Atlanta $1,010 $1,170 0.3% 2.0%
Roswell $1,220 $1,400 1.3% 4.1%
Alpharetta $1,220 $1,410 0.4% 1.5%
Marietta $1,140 $1,320 0.9% 5.6%
Smyrna $1,110 $1,280 1.0% 5.2%
Mableton $1,050 $1,210 0.8% 6.8%
Peachtree City $1,120 $1,290 3.2% -6.4%
Newnan $1,010 $1,160 0.9% -1.7%
Douglasville $1,040 $1,210 -0.3% 4.5%
Kennesaw $1,190 $1,380 0.8% 4.2%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

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

Methodology:

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.

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