136 Apartments under 1200 for rent in Evanston, IL

Last updated August 17 at 2:46am UTC
1410 Chicago
1410 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL
Updated July 4 at 12:18am UTC
Studio
$1,145
1 Bedroom
$1,495
3 Bedrooms
$2,595
1303 Maple
1303 Maple Avenue
Evanston, IL
Updated July 4 at 12:18am UTC
Studio
$1,115
1 Bedroom
$1,385
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
860 Hinman
860 Hinman Ave
Evanston, IL
Updated July 4 at 12:18am UTC
Studio
$895
1 Bedroom
$1,355
339 Howard 3
Oakton
Evanston, IL
Updated August 10 at 9:32am UTC
Studio
$875
7342 North Damen Avenue
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 2:46am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
1139 Oak Ave
Evanston
Evanston, IL
Updated August 14 at 1:21am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,195
Results within 1 miles of Evanston, IL
820 Reba Pl
Evanston
Evanston, IL
Updated July 3 at 7:13pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,100
7616 N Marshfield Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 1:15am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,195
1441 Howard St
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 1:13am UTC
1 Bedroom
$925
7320 N Ridge Blvd
West Ridge
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 1:11am UTC
1 Bedroom
$995
7665 N Sheridan Rd
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 1:11am UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
1333 W Fargo Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 1:11am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,050
1623 W Lunt Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 1:11am UTC
1 Bedroom
$975
1456 W Fargo Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 5:22pm UTC
Studio
$850
1360 W Touhy Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 5:22pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
1458 W Fargo Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 5:22pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,025
7515 N Seeley Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 5:22pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
1608 W Sherwin Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 5:22pm UTC
Studio
$1,015
1458 W Fargo Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 5:22pm UTC
Studio
$850
7443 N Claremont Ave
West Ridge
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 5:13pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
1331 W Fargo Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 16 at 1:19am UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
1412 W Chase Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 17 at 1:13am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,085
7104 N Washtenaw Ave
West Ridge
Chicago, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:25pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,005
1257 W Lunt Ave
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:24pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,075

August 2018 Evanston Rent Report

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

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August 2018 Evanston Rent Report

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

Evanston rents increase sharply over the past month

Evanston rents have increased 0.7% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.1% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Evanston stand at $1,310 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,540 for a two-bedroom. This is the fifth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in February. Evanston's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.4%, but trails 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 Evanston, 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.
  • 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.
  • Naperville has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,750; rents were up 0.2% over the past month but fell 0.1% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Evanston

As rents have increased slightly in Evanston, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Evanston is less affordable for renters.

  • Evanston's median two-bedroom rent of $1,540 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.2% over the past year compared to the 1.1% rise in Evanston.
  • While Evanston's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Baltimore (-1.6%) and St. Louis (-0.5%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Evanston than most large cities. For example, Detroit has a median 2BR rent of $890, where Evanston 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% -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.

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