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359 Apartments for rent in Stone Mountain, GA

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Last updated May 24 at 9:11pm UTC
5179 Mountain Shadow Ln
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 24 at 9:11pm UTC
6 Bedrooms
$7,000
5126 Dekalb Way
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 24 at 6:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,299
986 Ridge Ave
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 24 at 6:19pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,150
4490 Bexley Dr
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 23 at 5:38pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,350
5398 Greenhedge Ct
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 23 at 5:06pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$995
943 Redan Crescent
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 20 at 1:58am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,100
5268 Savannah Terrace
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 18 at 5:52am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
1304 Old Countryside
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 16 at 11:51pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
819 Hemingway Road
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 13 at 2:17pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,300
717 RIDGE Avenue
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 9 at 9:36am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
1256 Muirforest Lane
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 24 at 11:07am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,075
1326 Adcox Sq
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 9 at 2:11am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
Scarbrough Drive
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 22 at 7:28am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,200
Rousay Court
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 22 at 7:27am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,156
Crestwood Dr
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 18 at 7:30am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,260
Whitney Place
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 18 at 7:29am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
Cedar Forest Court
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 17 at 7:40am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,459
Lake Drive Court
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 15 at 7:27am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,020
Indian Manor Drive
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 15 at 7:26am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,240
Prince of Wales
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 15 at 7:26am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$820
Conisburgh Court
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 18 at 7:31am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,525
Brandon Court
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 17 at 7:41am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
Saxony Court
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 15 at 7:26am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,199
5000 Celtic Way
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, GA
Updated May 8 at 9:56am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
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City Guide
Stone Mountain
Getting a Place in Stone Mountain

Don't count on that good ol' southern hospitality alone to get you a Stone Mountain apartment. Come ready with your last couple paycheck stubs or bank statements to prove your income. Also, you will be filling out a rental application most assuredly, so bring information on references and your previous rental history. If you are really serious about nailing down that sweet Stone Mountain studio apartment, bring along a background check and recent credit check as well.

There is only one season to consider when contemplating moving to Stone Mountain, and that is tourist season. Driving a rental truck full of everything you own could be a bit stressful when byways are filled with out-of-town gawkers, but average low temperatures duck just below freezing in January and hover around 90 degrees in the summer. Finding that perfect time in either the spring or the fall might be best if you must have nice weather to move.

Choosing a Community in Stone Mountain

Even though it is a community of only 5,800, Stone Mountain still offers a number of vibrant communities to cater to even the most discerning potential Stone Mountain resident.

Smoke Rise: This is Stone Mountain's northern neighborhood. This community is home to the Smoke Rise Country Club, considered one of the best private country clubs in the Atlanta area. Housing around this area is much like you would expect near a private country club, with multiple-bedroom homes and premier apartments.

Parker Woods: This community lies on the east side of the mountain, with convenient access to Highway 78, making this a popular spot for those who are working in Atlanta but choose a more quiet, suburban lifestyle. Parker Woods benefits from its proximity to Lake Lucerne as well, making it a popular neighborhood for families.

The Southlands: As the name implies, this neighborhood lies to the south of the Stone Mountain community. Even though it is still quite suburban, the Southlands maintains an urban feel and features many newer homes.

City Center: This neighborhood envelopes much of the mountain as well as the historic downtown section of Stone Mountain. This serves as a sort of melting pot for the community, and apartments are more prevalent here, but you may still find some house rentals available.

Living in Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. In the middle of it all is the actual Stone Mountain, offering all the opportunity to recreate. The park is located on 3,200 acres, and runs all year round, functioning as a summer destination when it is warm and a winter playground when the snow flies. As could be expected, the mountain is a major lifestyle factor for residents of Stone Mountain. You do not need to be the outdoorsy type to blend in successfully with the community, but it might not hurt.

May 2018 Stone Mountain Rent Report

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

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Rent Report
Stone Mountain

May 2018 Stone Mountain Rent Report

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

Stone Mountain rents increase sharply over the past month

Stone Mountain rents have increased 0.7% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Stone Mountain stand at $950 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,100 for a two-bedroom. Stone Mountain's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.4%, but exceeds 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 Stone Mountain, 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.

  • Over the past year, Peachtree City has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 9.2%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,250, while one-bedrooms go for $1,080.
  • Marietta has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 6.3%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,310, while one-bedrooms go for $1,130.
  • Newnan has the least expensive rents in the Atlanta metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,150; rents were up 0.8% over the past month but fell 1.3% over the past year.

Stone Mountain rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Stone Mountain, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Stone Mountain 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 0.6% in Augusta and 0.4% in Columbus.
  • Stone Mountain's median two-bedroom rent of $1,100 is below the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 1.6% rise in Stone Mountain.
  • While Stone Mountain's rents rose slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw more substantial increases, including Charlotte (+1.9%), San Francisco (+1.3%), and Dallas (+1.3%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Stone Mountain than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,060, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Stone Mountain.

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% 1.9%
Roswell $1,200 $1,390 1.0% 3.3%
Alpharetta $1,220 $1,410 -0.1% 2.4%
Marietta $1,130 $1,310 0.6% 6.3%
Smyrna $1,090 $1,260 1.1% 4.5%
Mableton $1,040 $1,200 0.7% 6.2%
Peachtree City $1,080 $1,250 1.9% -9.2%
Newnan $1,000 $1,150 0.8% -1.3%
Douglasville $1,050 $1,210 0.1% 5.1%
Kennesaw $1,180 $1,370 0.0% 3.0%
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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.

Renter Confidence Survey

Apartment List has released Stone Mountain’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

"Stone Mountain renters expressed dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Some categories received average scores, and many received below average scores."

Key f...

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Stone Mountain Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter’s satisfaction with their cities and states
Here's how Stone Mountain ranks on:
D Overall satisfaction
C Safety and crime rate
F Jobs and career opportunities
D Recreational activities
B+ Affordability
F Quality of schools
F Social Life
B- Weather
F Commute time
F State and local taxes
B+ Public transit
F Pet-friendliness
Best Worst
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Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released Stone Mountain’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

"Stone Mountain renters expressed dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Some categories received average scores, and many received below average scores."

Key findings in Stone Mountain include the following:

  • Stone Mountain renters gave their city a D overall.
  • The highest-rated categories for Stone Mountain were affordability and public transit, which both received B+ grades.
  • The areas of concern to Stone Mountain renters are jobs and career opportunities, safety and low crime rate, state and local taxes, quality of local schools, social life and pet-friendliness, which all received F grades.
  • Stone Mountain did relatively poorly compared to other cities in Georgia, including Atlanta (B), Athens (B) and Savannah (B+).
  • Stone Mountain did relatively poorly compared to other cities nationwide, including Portland, OR (B), Dallas, TX (B) and San Francisco, CA (B+).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

Renters say:

  • "I love that my side of town is relatively quiet. I hate that there isn’t much to do unless you go into the city." – Ijeoma U.
  • "The city is okay but there’s not enough to do." – Michael G.
  • "I love the weather and the homes but I hate the traffic." – Ebonic P.
  • "Love the weather and the cost of living. Hate that there isn’t any public transportation on my side of Gwinnett County." – Ruqaiyah S.

For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.