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2 Apartments under 900 for rent in Arlington Heights, IL

Last updated October 20 at 11:34am UTC
Results within 1 miles of Arlington Heights, IL
1900 West Knightsbridge Drive
Mount Prospect
Mount Prospect, IL
Updated October 16 at 6:15am UTC
1 Bedroom
$890
Results within 10 miles of Arlington Heights, IL
640 Rosner Drive
Roselle
Roselle, IL
Updated October 20 at 11:34am UTC
1 Bedroom
$700

October 2018 Arlington Heights Rent Report

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

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Arlington Heights

October 2018 Arlington Heights Rent Report

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

Arlington Heights rents declined significantly over the past month

Arlington Heights rents have declined 0.4% over the past month, and have decreased moderately by 0.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Arlington Heights stand at $1,230 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,450 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Arlington Heights' year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -0.3%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents falling across the Chicago Metro

Rent prices have been decreasing not just in Arlington Heights over the past year, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities in the Chicago metro for which we have data, 6 of them have seen prices drop. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Elgin has seen rents fall by 1.1% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro. It also has the least expensive rents in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,160.
  • Palatine has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 1.5%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,340, while one-bedrooms go for $1,140.
  • Naperville has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,750; rents were down 0.1% over the past month but remained flat year-over-year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Arlington Heights

As rents have fallen moderately in Arlington Heights, many large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Compared to most large cities across the country, Arlington Heights is less affordable for renters.

  • Arlington Heights' median two-bedroom rent of $1,450 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 0.9% decline in Arlington Heights.
  • While rents in Arlington Heights fell moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Houston (+2.8%), San Francisco (+1.1%), and Columbus (+0.7%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Arlington Heights than most large cities. For example, Detroit has a median 2BR rent of $890, where Arlington Heights 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
Chicago $1,080 $1,270 -0.1% -0.9%
Aurora $1,100 $1,290 -0.7% -0.6%
Joliet $1,010 $1,190 -0.4% -0.8%
Naperville $1,490 $1,750 -0.1% 0.2%
Elgin $990 $1,160 -0.5% -1.1%
Arlington Heights $1,230 $1,450 -0.4% -0.9%
Evanston $1,300 $1,530 -0.4% -0.4%
Schaumburg $1,370 $1,610 -0.4% 1.3%
Palatine $1,140 $1,340 -0.6% 1.5%
Des Plaines $1,030 $1,210 -0.2% 1.1%
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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.