108 Cheap Apartments for rent in Roswell, GA

Last updated November 24 at 8:46pm UTC
1045 Holcomb Bridge Road
Roswell
Roswell, GA
Updated November 21 at 11:53am UTC
1 Bedroom
$745
1300 Gran Crique Drive
Roswell
Roswell, GA
Updated November 17 at 11:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
$849
Results within 1 miles of Roswell, GA
8600 Roberts Drive
Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Updated November 17 at 11:05am UTC
1 Bedroom
$967
Apartment List detective logo

Keep Looking!

Try removing some filters or broadening your
search area to see more results.

Apartment List detective logo

Zoom in to see more.

Trying to get a feel for the larger area? No problem.
When you're ready, zoom in again to see pins and listings.

Apartment List sad heart

Something went wrong.

Please try your search again or reload the page.

November 2017 Roswell Rent Report

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

View full Roswell Rent Report
Rent Report
Roswell

November 2017 Roswell Rent Report

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

Roswell rents declined over the past month

Roswell rents have declined 0.9% over the past month, but have increased significantly by 5.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Roswell stand at $1,190 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,380 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in August. Roswell'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 Roswell, 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.
  • Atlanta proper has the least expensive rents in the Atlanta metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,170; rents decreased 0.1% over the past month but were up 2.4% over the past year.
  • 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.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Roswell

As rents have increased significantly in Roswell, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Roswell 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.
  • Roswell's median two-bedroom rent of $1,380 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 5.3% increase in Roswell.
  • While Roswell's rents rose significantly 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 Roswell than most large cities. For example, Columbus has a median 2BR rent of $760, where Roswell is more than one-and-a-half times 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%
See more

Methodology - Recent Updates:

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.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.