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138 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Des Plaines, IL

Last updated August 20 at 12:24am UTC
Buckingham Place
750 E. Northwest Highway
Des Plaines, IL
Updated August 20 at 12:24am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,661
388 North 3rd Avenue
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated August 15 at 10:28pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,100
9461 Maple Drive 1A
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated August 10 at 9:34am UTC
1 Bedroom
$800
450 South Western Avenue
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated August 7 at 2:47am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,400
647 Metropolitan Way
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated August 2 at 10:16pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,625
10037 Linda Ln
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated July 28 at 10:48am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,000
1754 East OAKTON Street
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated July 14 at 3:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
465 Oak Street
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated July 4 at 2:24am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
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1620 Dempster Street
Park Ridge
Park Ridge, IL
Updated August 17 at 5:22pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,095

August 2018 Des Plaines Rent Report

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

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August 2018 Des Plaines Rent Report

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

Des Plaines rents declined moderately over the past month

Des Plaines rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Des Plaines stand at $1,030 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,210 for a two-bedroom. Des Plaines' year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.4%, but is in line with the national average of 1.2%.

Rents rising across the Chicago Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Des Plaines, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Chicago metro, 7 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Palatine has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 2.8%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,350, while one-bedrooms go for $1,150.
  • Over the past year, Chicago proper has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.8%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,270, while one-bedrooms go for $1,080.
  • Naperville has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,750; rents grew 0.2% over the past month but decreased 0.1% over the past year.
  • Waukegan has the least expensive rents in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $990; rents increased 0.4% over the past month but remained flat year-over-year.

Des Plaines rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Des Plaines, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Des Plaines is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Des Plaines' median two-bedroom rent of $1,210 is slightly above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.2% over the past year, which matches the increase in Des Plaines.
  • While Des Plaines' rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Baltimore (-1.6%) and St. Louis (-0.5%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Des Plaines than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,090, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Des Plaines.

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% -1.8%
Aurora $1,110 $1,310 -0.2% 0.8%
Joliet $1,020 $1,200 -0.4% 0.5%
Naperville $1,490 $1,750 0.2% -0.1%
Elgin $1,000 $1,180 -0.4% 0.4%
Waukegan $840 $990 0.4% 0.2%
Arlington Heights $1,240 $1,460 -0.2% -0.2%
Evanston $1,310 $1,540 0.7% 1.1%
Schaumburg $1,370 $1,610 0.3% 1.4%
Palatine $1,150 $1,350 -0.2% 2.8%
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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.