149 Apartments under 1200 for rent in McDonough, GA

Last updated November 24 at 2:38pm UTC
1395 Town Center Village
McDonough
McDonough, GA
Updated November 22 at 12:07pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$976
50 Wake Rd
Meadowbrook
McDonough, GA
Updated November 18 at 10:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,145
354 Clyde Ct
McDonough
McDonough, GA
Updated November 16 at 6:29pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$675
206 Coldsprings Ct
McDonough
McDonough, GA
Updated November 9 at 12:04pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
5250 Tussahaw Crossing
City Square
McDonough, GA
Updated November 24 at 1:26am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,100
122 Bugle Way
McDonough
McDonough, GA
Updated November 10 at 11:31am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$975
108 London Drive
McDonough
McDonough, GA
Updated November 23 at 11:34am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,025
705 Claven Court
Wesley Lake
McDonough, GA
Updated November 24 at 11:22am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
267 Coral Cir
McDonough
McDonough, GA
Updated November 21 at 1:57am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
Ward St
McDonough
McDonough, GA
Updated November 24 at 8:23am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$1,150
5020 Towne Park Drive
City Square
McDonough, GA
Updated November 24 at 11:22am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
Highland Dr
Meadowbrook
McDonough, GA
Updated November 24 at 8:24am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
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November 2017 McDonough Rent Report

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

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November 2017 McDonough Rent Report

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

McDonough rents increased significantly over the past month

McDonough rents have increased 0.5% over the past month, and have increased sharply by 6.8% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in McDonough stand at $1,250 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,440 for a two-bedroom. McDonough'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 McDonough, 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 increased 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.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to McDonough

As rents have increased sharply in McDonough, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, McDonough is less affordable for renters.

  • 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.
  • McDonough's median two-bedroom rent of $1,440 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 6.8% increase in McDonough.
  • While McDonough's rents rose sharply over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including DC (-0.6%) and New York (-0.2%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in McDonough than most large cities. For example, Columbus has a median 2BR rent of $760, where McDonough is nearly twice that price.

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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Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

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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