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104 Apartments for rent in Naperville, IL

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Check out 104 verified apartments for rent in Naperville, IL with rents starting as low as $1150. Some apartments for rent in Naperville might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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16 Units Available
The Iroquois Club Apartments
1101 Iroquois Ave
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,285
783 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,570
994 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 12:21 PM
Nestled among 16 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, Iroquois Club Apartments are conveniently located in the heart of Naperville, a western suburb of the Windy City - Chicago, IL.
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5 Units Available
Brittany Springs
2504 Bordeaux Ln
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,540
1120 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 12:42 PM
Walk in closets, stainless steel appliances, and in-unit laundry. Community amenities include 24-hour gym, conference room, playground, pool, and tennis court. Conveniently located off State Route 34. Pet friendly.
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10 Units Available
Orion 59
30W041 Flamenco Ct
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,175
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,417
860 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Located along Highway 59 and close to Willow Bend West Park. Pleasant community offers a tennis court, a pool and a courtyard. Apartments feature a modern kitchen and walk-in closets.
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15 Units Available
Railway Plaza
507 Railway Dr
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,246
933 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
1212 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Community features fitness area, heated pool and business center. Minutes from Naperville's Riverwalk and Centennial Beach. Luxurious apartments have dishwasher, microwave and separate dining spaces.
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14 Units Available
The Fairways Of Naperville
970 Fairway Drive
Naperville, IL | Country Lakes
1 Bedroom
$1,358
696 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,512
920 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Newly remodeled apartment homes with private patio/balcony, stunning views and in-unit laundry. Peaceful community with 24-hour gym, pool, sauna, tennis court and outdoor BBQ/Grill. Located in the heart of Naperville.
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18 Units Available
Grand Reserve
504 Chamberlain Ln
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,290
802 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,805
1171 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Our community is operating as normal.
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10 Units Available
Thornberry Woods Apartment Homes
7501 Gladstone Dr
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,382
846 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,051
1206 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Luxury units include fireplace, carpet, bathtub, patio or balcony, and walk-in closets. Residents live in community with pool, parking, BBQ grill and 24-hour gym. Located just minutes from Naperville.
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1 Unit Available
Whispering Trails Apartments
103 S Testa Dr
Naperville, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
884 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Air-conditioned units with large living rooms, separate dining areas, abundant kitchen storage, and dishwashers. Within walking distance of Wil-O-Way Park, just off Ogden Avenue.
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23 Units Available
Bristol Station
704 Greenwood Cir
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,195
824 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,566
1138 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Welcome to Bristol Station, an outstanding community of beautiful luxury apartment homes. Every aspect of this exceptional community was thoughtfully designed to please residents with even the most selective taste.
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34 Units Available
803 Corday at Naperville
803 Corday Dr
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,187
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,429
1132 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:47 AM
Upscale community minutes from the waterfront and I-88. Updated appliances, fireplaces, extra storage and furnished apartments. On-site volleyball court, pool, basketball court and clubhouse. 24-hour gym. Pet-friendly community.
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4 Units Available
Ashwood Place Apartments
4209 Pond Willow Road
Naperville, IL | Ashwood Park
2 Bedrooms
$2,069
1370 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:47 AM
A charming place to live with high-end finishes and modern amenities. On-site bike path, 24-hour emergency maintenance, and green space. Apartments offer carpeting and modern appliances. Next to a park area.
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12 Units Available
Windscape of Naperville
896 Benedetti Dr
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,199
658 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,470
936 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:47 AM
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14 Units Available
Brookdale on the Park
1652 Brookdale Rd
Naperville, IL | Brookdale
1 Bedroom
$1,254
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,309
960 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 03:47 AM
Charming community set in pleasant residential neighborhood minutes from downtown Naperville. Indoor/outdoor swimming pool and 24-hour gym. Renovated units with espresso cabinetry, granite countertops and wood burning fireplaces.
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18 Units Available
The Views of Naperville
701 Royal Saint George Dr
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,273
785 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,359
1070 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:47 AM
Enjoy city living in the suburbs at The Views of Naperville Apartments, in Naperville, Illinois. The community offers newly renovated mid-rise and garden-style studios in one, two, and two-bedroom plus den apartments home floor plans.
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2 Units Available
One Nineteen on Main
119 S. Main St
Naperville, IL | Downtown Naperville
1 Bedroom
$1,815
676 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
1032 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:32 PM
In the heart of downtown Naperville, One Nineteen on Main has unparalleled proximity to the best shopping and dining in the Western Suburbs.
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26 Units Available
Fifteen98 Naperville
1598 Fairway Dr
Naperville, IL | Country Lakes
1 Bedroom
$1,165
782 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,285
937 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:28 PM
Prime Golf Course location close to Route 59 and I-88 and walking distance to Metra 59 Station. Open floor plans, fully equipped kitchens and full-size washer/dryer in units.
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18 Units Available
Dwell At Naperville
1995 Yellowstone Drive
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,436
779 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,607
1104 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:46 PM
If you are looking for a place that puts you in the center of all you need, with style, luxury, and services that enhance your lifestyle, look no further than Dwell at Naperville.
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10 Units Available
500 Station Blvd
675 Station Blvd
Naperville, IL | Fox Valley
1 Bedroom
$1,499
2 Bedrooms
$1,999
3 Bedrooms
$2,299
Last updated September 23 at 09:39 PM
This smoke-free community offers garage parking, a putting green, swimming pool, gym and host of other amenities. Units include fireplaces and walk-in closets. Property is just minutes from Yorkshire Shopping Center and Hollywood Palms Cinema.
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24 Units Available
TGM McDowell Place
1647 Westminster Dr
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,299
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,539
1170 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:44 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at TGM McDowell Place in Naperville. View photos, descriptions and more!
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GLENMUIR OF NAPERVILLE
2604 Rockport Ln
Naperville, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,399
2 Bedrooms
$1,699
3 Bedrooms
$2,299
Last updated September 17 at 09:04 PM
A 10-minute drive from Naperville Walkway, these spacious homes feature gourmet kitchens, in-unit laundry and 9-foot ceilings. Residents have access to a business center, a 24-hour fitness studio and a swimming pool, among other amenities.
1 Unit Available
752 WOODEWIND Drive
752 Woodewind Street
Naperville, IL | Country Lakes
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
1510 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:54 PM
Fabulous Northside Location-Beautiful Ranch End-Unit in the Enclave Subdivision of Naperville. Light and Bright with Vaulted Ceilings! 42" Cabinetry w/ neutral appliances in Kitchen.
1 Unit Available
2905 STONEWATER Drive
2905 Stonewater Drive
Naperville, IL
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
1547 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:54 PM
Spacious 3 Bedroom home ,vaulted ceilings in great room and dining area. Granite Kitchen counter tops and tile flooring. Laminate floor in family room and dinning area. Whole house freshly painted and New carpet. Meticulously maintained.
1 Unit Available
1736 South Washington Street
1736 South Washington Street
Naperville, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
1100 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:54 PM
AGENT OWNED. TOTALLY REHABBED $52K-THRU'OUT-ALL NEW IN OCTOBER 2019. END UNIT/3RD LEVEL-IN UNIT LAUNDRY. OVERLOOKING THE DU PAGE RIVER-DIRECT ACCESS TO THE RIVERWALK & BIKE ROUTE. 7 MINS FROM DOWNTOWN NAPERVILLE. GARAGE AVAILABLE. WALK-IN SHOWER.
1 Unit Available
4212 Pond Willow Road
4212 Pond Willow Road
Naperville, IL | Ashwood Park
2 Bedrooms
$2,199
1370 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 01:54 PM
Enjoy luxury ranch style living at it's finest. Live here and experience maintenance free living with a spacious and bright open floor plan. The kitchen has a large granite island that seats 4, stainless steel appliances and modern furnishings.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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How much is rent in Naperville?
In Naperville, the median rent is $1,295 for a studio, $1,503 for a 1-bedroom, $1,768 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,262 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Naperville, check out our monthly Naperville Rent Report.
How much is rent in Naperville?
In Naperville, the median rent is $1,295 for a studio, $1,503 for a 1-bedroom, $1,768 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,262 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Naperville, check out our monthly Naperville Rent Report.
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You can filter cheap apartments in Naperville by price: under $1500, under $1,400, under $1,200, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
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How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Naperville properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Naperville properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Naperville. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include North Central College, City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College, Chicago State University, Roosevelt University, and University of Chicago.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Naperville. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include North Central College, City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College, Chicago State University, Roosevelt University, and University of Chicago.

Median Rent in Naperville

Last updated Aug. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Naperville is $1,503, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,768.
Studio
$1,295
1 Bed
$1,503
2 Beds
$1,768
3+ Beds
$2,262
City GuideNaperville
Move over, Chi-Town, there’s a new sheriff in the Land of Lincoln … Well, maybe we’re exaggerating just a smidgen. Chicago, with its mighty commerce, perpetually blossoming culture, and unbeatable deep-dish pepperoni pizza, will always reign supreme in Illinois. But Naperville comes in a damn close second these days. Naperville has evolved in the past couple decades into one of the Windy City’s most popular ‘burbs. Want to find a place to call home in Naperville? Well, why wouldn’t you? Journ...
Move over, Chi-Town, there’s a new sheriff in the Land of Lincoln … Well, maybe we’re exaggerating just a smidgen. Chicago, with its mighty commerce, perpetually blossoming culture, and unbeatable deep-dish pepperoni pizza, will always reign supreme in Illinois. But Naperville comes in a damn close second these days. Naperville has evolved in the past couple decades into one of the Windy City’s most popular ‘burbs. Want to find a place to call home in Naperville? Well, why wouldn’t you? Journ...

Having trouble with Craigslist Naperville? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

No “Nap” in Naperville

Naperville has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now boasting nearly 150,000 residents and some of Illinois’ most coveted lodgings, the city has become a popular residential destination. Some super-sweet facts about life in Naperville include:

- Rock around the clock: Whether you want to get your kicks at dusk, dawn, or any time in between, Naperville has a lot to offer in the way of entertainment. The Riverwalk, a scenic two-mile stretch of fountains, sculptures, and scenic views along the DuPage River, is the city’s top daytime destination, while numerous parks and sports complexes dot the city as well. There are two primo inline-skating/skateboarding parks in Naperville that actually encourage you to loiter.The downtown area is swarming with a variety of clubs, bars, and corner pubs that are all within stumbling distance of each other.

No “Nap” in Naperville
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Naperville has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now boasting nearly 150,000 residents and some of Illinois’ most coveted lodgings, the city has become a popular residential destination. Some super-sweet facts about life in Naperville include:

- Rock around the clock: Whether you want to get your kicks at dusk, dawn, or any time in between, Naperville has a lot to offer in the way of entertainment. The Riverwalk, a scenic two-mile stretch of fountains, sculptures, and scenic views along the DuPage River, is the city’s top daytime destination, while numerous parks and sports complexes dot the city as well. There are two primo inline-skating/skateboarding parks in Naperville that actually encourage you to loiter.The downtown area is swarming with a variety of clubs, bars, and corner pubs that are all within stumbling distance of each other.

Apartment Advice

Naperville is primarily a town of mortgagees, but there’s no shortage of apartments, either. In fact, with property taxes on single-family homes approaching the 2.5 percent range in the city, apartments are becoming increasingly in vogue. Here’s what you’ll need to find your dream dwellings in Naperville:

  • The only utilities typically included in Naperville apartments are trash and sewer, so plan to spend an extra couple hundred bucks each month for water, electric, gas, cable, and Giordanos Pizza. If you’re paying less than $1500 for rent and utilities, you’re getting off cheap.

  • Common sense: Read your lease carefully and inquire about policies regarding pets and roommates. Many landlords disallow one or the other (or both) or charge extra for them.

  • The basics: Especially if you’re a newbie in the ‘Nap, equip yourself with proof of (positive) rental history. Also, don’t forget paycheck stubs, banking info, and I.D. Even though waiting lists are rare, and move-in specials occasionally pop up to attract new tenants, landlords are likely to turn you away if you can’t prove you’re a desirable renter.

  • A love for a room with a view: Not only do most Naperville rentals boast amenities that their Chicago counterparts couldn’t dream up (like free tenant parking, resident rec rooms, and business centers), but many come with a super sweet bird’s eye view. Tons of lodgings are situated near or beside the Riverwalk, Knock Knolls Park, and Centennial Park/Beach, so don’t worry about finding yourself stuck in some bland Scissorhands¬-looking ‘hood. And if you want to live in the comfort of the ‘burbs while still being able to experience the hustle and bustle of the city, the downtown area serves up plenty of high-quality rentals as well.

Apartment Advice
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Naperville is primarily a town of mortgagees, but there’s no shortage of apartments, either. In fact, with property taxes on single-family homes approaching the 2.5 percent range in the city, apartments are becoming increasingly in vogue. Here’s what you’ll need to find your dream dwellings in Naperville:

  • The only utilities typically included in Naperville apartments are trash and sewer, so plan to spend an extra couple hundred bucks each month for water, electric, gas, cable, and Giordanos Pizza. If you’re paying less than $1500 for rent and utilities, you’re getting off cheap.

  • Common sense: Read your lease carefully and inquire about policies regarding pets and roommates. Many landlords disallow one or the other (or both) or charge extra for them.

  • The basics: Especially if you’re a newbie in the ‘Nap, equip yourself with proof of (positive) rental history. Also, don’t forget paycheck stubs, banking info, and I.D. Even though waiting lists are rare, and move-in specials occasionally pop up to attract new tenants, landlords are likely to turn you away if you can’t prove you’re a desirable renter.

  • A love for a room with a view: Not only do most Naperville rentals boast amenities that their Chicago counterparts couldn’t dream up (like free tenant parking, resident rec rooms, and business centers), but many come with a super sweet bird’s eye view. Tons of lodgings are situated near or beside the Riverwalk, Knock Knolls Park, and Centennial Park/Beach, so don’t worry about finding yourself stuck in some bland Scissorhands¬-looking ‘hood. And if you want to live in the comfort of the ‘burbs while still being able to experience the hustle and bustle of the city, the downtown area serves up plenty of high-quality rentals as well.

Parting Shots and Thoughts

I you plan to live in Naperville and work in Chicago, we recommend hopping aboard the Metra train for your morning commute, which will have you in the Loop in half an hour, tops. Depending on your final destination, prices range from three to nine bucks.

And if you get nothing else out of this so-called “city guide,” remember this: If you plan to trek back and forth from Naperville to Chicago regularly, make sure your apartment is within walking distance of a Metra station.

So be prepared, be prosperous, and happy hunting in Naperville!

Parting Shots and Thoughts
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I you plan to live in Naperville and work in Chicago, we recommend hopping aboard the Metra train for your morning commute, which will have you in the Loop in half an hour, tops. Depending on your final destination, prices range from three to nine bucks.

And if you get nothing else out of this so-called “city guide,” remember this: If you plan to trek back and forth from Naperville to Chicago regularly, make sure your apartment is within walking distance of a Metra station.

So be prepared, be prosperous, and happy hunting in Naperville!

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City GuideNaperville
Move over, Chi-Town, there’s a new sheriff in the Land of Lincoln … Well, maybe we’re exaggerating just a smidgen. Chicago, with its mighty commerce, perpetually blossoming culture, and unbeatable deep-dish pepperoni pizza, will always reign supreme in Illinois. But Naperville comes in a damn close second these days. Naperville has evolved in the past couple decades into one of the Windy City’s most popular ‘burbs. Want to find a place to call home in Naperville? Well, why wouldn’t you? Journ...
Move over, Chi-Town, there’s a new sheriff in the Land of Lincoln … Well, maybe we’re exaggerating just a smidgen. Chicago, with its mighty commerce, perpetually blossoming culture, and unbeatable deep-dish pepperoni pizza, will always reign supreme in Illinois. But Naperville comes in a damn close second these days. Naperville has evolved in the past couple decades into one of the Windy City’s most popular ‘burbs. Want to find a place to call home in Naperville? Well, why wouldn’t you? Journ...

Having trouble with Craigslist Naperville? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

No “Nap” in Naperville

Naperville has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now boasting nearly 150,000 residents and some of Illinois’ most coveted lodgings, the city has become a popular residential destination. Some super-sweet facts about life in Naperville include:

- Rock around the clock: Whether you want to get your kicks at dusk, dawn, or any time in between, Naperville has a lot to offer in the way of entertainment. The Riverwalk, a scenic two-mile stretch of fountains, sculptures, and scenic views along the DuPage River, is the city’s top daytime destination, while numerous parks and sports complexes dot the city as well. There are two primo inline-skating/skateboarding parks in Naperville that actually encourage you to loiter.The downtown area is swarming with a variety of clubs, bars, and corner pubs that are all within stumbling distance of each other.

No “Nap” in Naperville
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Naperville has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now boasting nearly 150,000 residents and some of Illinois’ most coveted lodgings, the city has become a popular residential destination. Some super-sweet facts about life in Naperville include:

- Rock around the clock: Whether you want to get your kicks at dusk, dawn, or any time in between, Naperville has a lot to offer in the way of entertainment. The Riverwalk, a scenic two-mile stretch of fountains, sculptures, and scenic views along the DuPage River, is the city’s top daytime destination, while numerous parks and sports complexes dot the city as well. There are two primo inline-skating/skateboarding parks in Naperville that actually encourage you to loiter.The downtown area is swarming with a variety of clubs, bars, and corner pubs that are all within stumbling distance of each other.

Apartment Advice

Naperville is primarily a town of mortgagees, but there’s no shortage of apartments, either. In fact, with property taxes on single-family homes approaching the 2.5 percent range in the city, apartments are becoming increasingly in vogue. Here’s what you’ll need to find your dream dwellings in Naperville:

  • The only utilities typically included in Naperville apartments are trash and sewer, so plan to spend an extra couple hundred bucks each month for water, electric, gas, cable, and Giordanos Pizza. If you’re paying less than $1500 for rent and utilities, you’re getting off cheap.

  • Common sense: Read your lease carefully and inquire about policies regarding pets and roommates. Many landlords disallow one or the other (or both) or charge extra for them.

  • The basics: Especially if you’re a newbie in the ‘Nap, equip yourself with proof of (positive) rental history. Also, don’t forget paycheck stubs, banking info, and I.D. Even though waiting lists are rare, and move-in specials occasionally pop up to attract new tenants, landlords are likely to turn you away if you can’t prove you’re a desirable renter.

  • A love for a room with a view: Not only do most Naperville rentals boast amenities that their Chicago counterparts couldn’t dream up (like free tenant parking, resident rec rooms, and business centers), but many come with a super sweet bird’s eye view. Tons of lodgings are situated near or beside the Riverwalk, Knock Knolls Park, and Centennial Park/Beach, so don’t worry about finding yourself stuck in some bland Scissorhands¬-looking ‘hood. And if you want to live in the comfort of the ‘burbs while still being able to experience the hustle and bustle of the city, the downtown area serves up plenty of high-quality rentals as well.

Apartment Advice
+

Naperville is primarily a town of mortgagees, but there’s no shortage of apartments, either. In fact, with property taxes on single-family homes approaching the 2.5 percent range in the city, apartments are becoming increasingly in vogue. Here’s what you’ll need to find your dream dwellings in Naperville:

  • The only utilities typically included in Naperville apartments are trash and sewer, so plan to spend an extra couple hundred bucks each month for water, electric, gas, cable, and Giordanos Pizza. If you’re paying less than $1500 for rent and utilities, you’re getting off cheap.

  • Common sense: Read your lease carefully and inquire about policies regarding pets and roommates. Many landlords disallow one or the other (or both) or charge extra for them.

  • The basics: Especially if you’re a newbie in the ‘Nap, equip yourself with proof of (positive) rental history. Also, don’t forget paycheck stubs, banking info, and I.D. Even though waiting lists are rare, and move-in specials occasionally pop up to attract new tenants, landlords are likely to turn you away if you can’t prove you’re a desirable renter.

  • A love for a room with a view: Not only do most Naperville rentals boast amenities that their Chicago counterparts couldn’t dream up (like free tenant parking, resident rec rooms, and business centers), but many come with a super sweet bird’s eye view. Tons of lodgings are situated near or beside the Riverwalk, Knock Knolls Park, and Centennial Park/Beach, so don’t worry about finding yourself stuck in some bland Scissorhands¬-looking ‘hood. And if you want to live in the comfort of the ‘burbs while still being able to experience the hustle and bustle of the city, the downtown area serves up plenty of high-quality rentals as well.

Parting Shots and Thoughts

I you plan to live in Naperville and work in Chicago, we recommend hopping aboard the Metra train for your morning commute, which will have you in the Loop in half an hour, tops. Depending on your final destination, prices range from three to nine bucks.

And if you get nothing else out of this so-called “city guide,” remember this: If you plan to trek back and forth from Naperville to Chicago regularly, make sure your apartment is within walking distance of a Metra station.

So be prepared, be prosperous, and happy hunting in Naperville!

Parting Shots and Thoughts
+

I you plan to live in Naperville and work in Chicago, we recommend hopping aboard the Metra train for your morning commute, which will have you in the Loop in half an hour, tops. Depending on your final destination, prices range from three to nine bucks.

And if you get nothing else out of this so-called “city guide,” remember this: If you plan to trek back and forth from Naperville to Chicago regularly, make sure your apartment is within walking distance of a Metra station.

So be prepared, be prosperous, and happy hunting in Naperville!

Rent Report
Naperville

September 2020 Naperville Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2020 Naperville Rent Report. Naperville rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Naperville rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Naperville rents held steady over the past month

Naperville rents have remained steady over the past month, but are down slightly by 0.4% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Naperville stand at $1,504 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,769 for a two-bedroom. Naperville's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -0.1%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

    Rent trends vary across the Chicago Metro

    While rent prices have decreased in Naperville over the past year, the rest of the metro is seeing varying rent trends. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Chicago metro, half have seen increases, while the other half have been decreasing. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • Over the past year, Arlington Heights has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.8%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,459, while one-bedrooms go for $1,240.
    • Joliet has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 1.9%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,133, while one-bedrooms go for $963.
    • Naperville has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,769; rents decreased 0.1% over the past month and 0.4% over the past year.
    • Gary has the least expensive rents in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $929; rents grew 0.3% over the past month but decreased 1.2% over the past year.

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Naperville

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

    • Although rents across cities in Illinois have been moderately on the rise, the state's growth as a whole has held steady over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.8% in Springfield and 1.5% in Rockford.
    • Naperville's median two-bedroom rent of $1,769 is above the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
    • While rents in Naperville fell slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Columbus (+1.0%) and Detroit (+0.8%).
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Naperville than most large cities. For example, Springfield has a median 2BR rent of $730, where Naperville is nearly two-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 Rent
    Median 2BR Rent
    M/M Rent Growth
    Y/Y Rent Growth
    Chicago
    $1,090
    $1,280
    -0.3%
    -0.3%
    Aurora
    $1,130
    $1,330
    0.3%
    0.1%
    Joliet
    $960
    $1,130
    -0.2%
    1.9%
    Naperville
    $1,500
    $1,770
    -0.1%
    -0.4%
    Elgin
    $1,000
    $1,180
    0
    1.4%
    Waukegan
    $860
    $1,020
    -0.1%
    0.6%
    Hammond
    $850
    $1,000
    0.1%
    0.8%
    Gary
    $790
    $930
    0.3%
    -1.2%
    Arlington Heights
    $1,240
    $1,460
    0.2%
    -1.8%
    Evanston
    $1,320
    $1,560
    0.6%
    -0.1%
    Schaumburg
    $1,430
    $1,680
    0
    0.7%
    Bolingbrook
    $1,320
    $1,560
    1.2%
    0.2%
    Palatine
    $1,170
    $1,380
    -0.2%
    1.7%
    Des Plaines
    $990
    $1,160
    0.1%
    1%
    Wheaton
    $1,290
    $1,510
    -0.1%
    -0.1%
    Hoffman Estates
    $1,090
    $1,280
    -0.2%
    -1.9%
    Oak Park
    $850
    $1,000
    -0.6%
    -1.5%
    Lombard
    $1,350
    $1,590
    0.3%
    -0.4%
    Buffalo Grove
    $1,350
    $1,590
    0
    -1.8%
    Carol Stream
    $1,190
    $1,400
    0.1%
    1.8%
    Romeoville
    $1,620
    $1,900
    0.2%
    0.4%
    Wheeling
    $1,160
    $1,360
    0.5%
    1.8%
    Calumet City
    $880
    $1,030
    0.1%
    -0.1%
    Merrillville
    $980
    $1,160
    0.2%
    2.5%
    Glendale Heights
    $1,150
    $1,350
    -0.3%
    0.2%
    St. Charles
    $1,290
    $1,520
    0.2%
    2.8%
    Woodridge
    $1,200
    $1,420
    0.6%
    -4.3%
    Gurnee
    $1,220
    $1,440
    1.2%
    0.4%
    Oswego
    $1,750
    $2,060
    0.1%
    4.4%
    Chicago Heights
    $920
    $1,090
    0.1%
    0.1%
    Lansing
    $830
    $980
    -0.1%
    -3.1%
    Vernon Hills
    $1,320
    $1,560
    -1%
    -2.3%
    Woodstock
    $980
    $1,150
    -0.2%
    1.4%
    Westmont
    $1,310
    $1,540
    0.4%
    4.6%
    Zion
    $900
    $1,060
    0
    0.7%
    Rolling Meadows
    $1,280
    $1,500
    0
    3.4%
    Lisle
    $1,240
    $1,460
    0.7%
    2.1%
    Bloomingdale
    $1,520
    $1,790
    1.5%
    -0.7%
    Park Forest
    $990
    $1,170
    -0.1%
    0.9%
    Richton Park
    $1,070
    $1,260
    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.

    Read More

    September 2020 Naperville Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 Naperville Rent Report. Naperville rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Naperville rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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    September 2020 Naperville Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 Naperville Rent Report. Naperville rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Naperville rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    Naperville rents held steady over the past month

    Naperville rents have remained steady over the past month, but are down slightly by 0.4% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Naperville stand at $1,504 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,769 for a two-bedroom. Naperville's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -0.1%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

      Rent trends vary across the Chicago Metro

      While rent prices have decreased in Naperville over the past year, the rest of the metro is seeing varying rent trends. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Chicago metro, half have seen increases, while the other half have been decreasing. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

      • Over the past year, Arlington Heights has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.8%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,459, while one-bedrooms go for $1,240.
      • Joliet has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 1.9%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,133, while one-bedrooms go for $963.
      • Naperville has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,769; rents decreased 0.1% over the past month and 0.4% over the past year.
      • Gary has the least expensive rents in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $929; rents grew 0.3% over the past month but decreased 1.2% over the past year.

      Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Naperville

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

      • Although rents across cities in Illinois have been moderately on the rise, the state's growth as a whole has held steady over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.8% in Springfield and 1.5% in Rockford.
      • Naperville's median two-bedroom rent of $1,769 is above the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
      • While rents in Naperville fell slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Columbus (+1.0%) and Detroit (+0.8%).
      • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Naperville than most large cities. For example, Springfield has a median 2BR rent of $730, where Naperville is nearly two-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 Rent
      Median 2BR Rent
      M/M Rent Growth
      Y/Y Rent Growth
      Chicago
      $1,090
      $1,280
      -0.3%
      -0.3%
      Aurora
      $1,130
      $1,330
      0.3%
      0.1%
      Joliet
      $960
      $1,130
      -0.2%
      1.9%
      Naperville
      $1,500
      $1,770
      -0.1%
      -0.4%
      Elgin
      $1,000
      $1,180
      0
      1.4%
      Waukegan
      $860
      $1,020
      -0.1%
      0.6%
      Hammond
      $850
      $1,000
      0.1%
      0.8%
      Gary
      $790
      $930
      0.3%
      -1.2%
      Arlington Heights
      $1,240
      $1,460
      0.2%
      -1.8%
      Evanston
      $1,320
      $1,560
      0.6%
      -0.1%
      Schaumburg
      $1,430
      $1,680
      0
      0.7%
      Bolingbrook
      $1,320
      $1,560
      1.2%
      0.2%
      Palatine
      $1,170
      $1,380
      -0.2%
      1.7%
      Des Plaines
      $990
      $1,160
      0.1%
      1%
      Wheaton
      $1,290
      $1,510
      -0.1%
      -0.1%
      Hoffman Estates
      $1,090
      $1,280
      -0.2%
      -1.9%
      Oak Park
      $850
      $1,000
      -0.6%
      -1.5%
      Lombard
      $1,350
      $1,590
      0.3%
      -0.4%
      Buffalo Grove
      $1,350
      $1,590
      0
      -1.8%
      Carol Stream
      $1,190
      $1,400
      0.1%
      1.8%
      Romeoville
      $1,620
      $1,900
      0.2%
      0.4%
      Wheeling
      $1,160
      $1,360
      0.5%
      1.8%
      Calumet City
      $880
      $1,030
      0.1%
      -0.1%
      Merrillville
      $980
      $1,160
      0.2%
      2.5%
      Glendale Heights
      $1,150
      $1,350
      -0.3%
      0.2%
      St. Charles
      $1,290
      $1,520
      0.2%
      2.8%
      Woodridge
      $1,200
      $1,420
      0.6%
      -4.3%
      Gurnee
      $1,220
      $1,440
      1.2%
      0.4%
      Oswego
      $1,750
      $2,060
      0.1%
      4.4%
      Chicago Heights
      $920
      $1,090
      0.1%
      0.1%
      Lansing
      $830
      $980
      -0.1%
      -3.1%
      Vernon Hills
      $1,320
      $1,560
      -1%
      -2.3%
      Woodstock
      $980
      $1,150
      -0.2%
      1.4%
      Westmont
      $1,310
      $1,540
      0.4%
      4.6%
      Zion
      $900
      $1,060
      0
      0.7%
      Rolling Meadows
      $1,280
      $1,500
      0
      3.4%
      Lisle
      $1,240
      $1,460
      0.7%
      2.1%
      Bloomingdale
      $1,520
      $1,790
      1.5%
      -0.7%
      Park Forest
      $990
      $1,170
      -0.1%
      0.9%
      Richton Park
      $1,070
      $1,260
      0.2%
      2.8%
      See More

      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.