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42 Apartments under 1000 for rent in Des Plaines, IL

Last updated December 14 at 6:08am UTC
10049 Linda Ln Apt Gs
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated November 22 at 11:19am UTC
1 Bedroom
$900
9985 Linda Lane Unit# 1E
Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Updated November 15 at 11:52am UTC
1 Bedroom
$945
Results within 5 miles of Des Plaines, IL
The Residences at 1450
1450 S Busse Rd
Mount Prospect, IL
Updated December 14 at 1:11am UTC
1 Bedroom
$920
2 Bedrooms
$1,240
5550 N. Astor Ln.
Rolling Meadows
Rolling Meadows, IL
Updated December 14 at 3:42am UTC
1 Bedroom
$995
520 Biesterfield
Elk Grove Village
Elk Grove Village, IL
Updated December 14 at 3:42am UTC
1 Bedroom
$975
7724 West Belmont Avenue
Dunning
Chicago, IL
Updated December 13 at 10:34pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$900
870 E Old Willow Rd Apt 262
Prospect Heights
Prospect Heights, IL
Updated December 9 at 10:21am UTC
1 Bedroom
$900
Results within 10 miles of Des Plaines, IL
Elmhurst Terrace
100 Fellows Ct
Elmhurst, IL
Updated December 14 at 4:17am UTC
Studio
$850
1 Bedroom
$895
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
563 Fairway View Dr Apt 3G
Wheeling
Wheeling, IL
Updated December 14 at 3:42am UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
5002 N SPRINGFIELD 1
Albany Park
Chicago, IL
Updated December 14 at 3:42am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$995
3902 W ARGYLE 3A
Albany Park
Chicago, IL
Updated December 14 at 3:42am UTC
1 Bedroom
$995
4974 N. Marmora 2S
Jefferson Park
Chicago, IL
Updated December 13 at 11:29am UTC
1 Bedroom
$750

December 2018 Des Plaines Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Des Plaines Rent Report. Des Plaines rents increased 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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December 2018 Des Plaines Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Des Plaines Rent Report. Des Plaines rents increased 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 increased moderately over the past month

Des Plaines rents have increased 0.3% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.1% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Des Plaines stand at $1,040 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,220 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Des Plaines' year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.7%, but trails the national average of 1.3%.

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, all 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 2.3%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,360, while one-bedrooms go for $1,160.
  • Naperville has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,760; rents grew 0.4% over the past month and 1.7% over the past year.
  • Elgin has the least expensive rents in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,180; rents increased 0.6% 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 $1,220 is slightly above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 1.1% rise in Des Plaines.
  • While Des Plaines' rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Baltimore (-1.2%) and St. Louis (-0.3%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Des Plaines than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,100, 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 -0.0% 1.1%
Aurora $1,110 $1,310 0.8% 0.4%
Joliet $1,030 $1,210 0.6% 0.2%
Naperville $1,500 $1,760 0.4% 1.7%
Elgin $1,000 $1,180 0.6% 0.2%
Arlington Heights $1,240 $1,460 0.2% 1.1%
Evanston $1,300 $1,530 0.2% 1.6%
Schaumburg $1,380 $1,620 0.4% 2.0%
Palatine $1,160 $1,360 0.8% 2.3%
Des Plaines $1,040 $1,220 0.3% 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.