81 Apartments under 900 for rent in Marietta, GA

Last updated November 21 at 10:19am UTC
583 Colonial Circle SE
Whitlock
Marietta, GA
Updated November 16 at 9:59am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$800
1166 Jill Ln
Whitlock
Marietta, GA
Updated November 21 at 10:19am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$850
1225 Oakplace Drive Unit B # O1225-B
Whitlock
Marietta, GA
Updated November 14 at 10:54am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$895
1731 Sams St SE
Whitlock
Marietta, GA
Updated October 31 at 9:40am UTC
1 Bedroom
$775
Kimberly Way SW
Whitlock
Marietta, GA
Updated November 17 at 8:23am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$895
Lockheed Ave SE
Whitlock
Marietta, GA
Updated November 20 at 8:25am UTC
1 Bedroom
$775
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November 2017 Marietta Rent Report

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

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November 2017 Marietta Rent Report

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

Marietta rents declined over the past month

Marietta rents have declined 0.7% over the past month, but have increased sharply by 6.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Marietta stand at $1,110 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,290 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in August. Marietta's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 3.4%, as well as the national average of 2.7%.

Rents rising across the Atlanta Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Marietta, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Atlanta 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.

  • Douglasville has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 10.9%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,180, while one-bedrooms go for $1,020.
  • Over the past month, Roswell has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.9%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,380, while one-bedrooms go for $1,190.
  • Alpharetta has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Atlanta metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,440; rents were up 0.4% over the past month and 4.0% over the past year.
  • Atlanta proper has the least expensive rents in the Atlanta metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,170; rents went down 0.1% over the past month but rose 2.4% over the past year.

Marietta rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased sharply in Marietta, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Marietta is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with Georgia as a whole logging rent growth of 3.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.0% in Augusta and 0.2% in Columbus.
  • Marietta's median two-bedroom rent of $1,290 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 6.3% increase in Marietta.
  • While Marietta's rents rose sharply over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including DC (-0.6%) and New York (-0.2%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Marietta than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is more than twice the price in Marietta.

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 -0.1% 2.4%
Roswell $1,190 $1,380 -0.9% 5.3%
Alpharetta $1,240 $1,440 0.4% 4.0%
Marietta $1,110 $1,290 -0.7% 6.3%
Smyrna $1,080 $1,240 0.6% 3.3%
Newnan $1,010 $1,170 0.4% 0.7%
Douglasville $1,020 $1,180 0.9% 10.9%
Kennesaw $1,180 $1,360 -0.3% 3.5%
Lawrenceville $1,120 $1,290 -0.5% 1.1%
Duluth $1,210 $1,400 -0.3% 3.6%
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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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