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130 2 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Naperville, IL

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Last updated January 18 at 1:42am UTC
Windscape of Naperville
896 Benedetti Dr
Naperville, IL
Updated January 18 at 1:20am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,501
The Views of Naperville
701 Royal Saint George Dr
Naperville, IL
Updated January 18 at 1:19am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,374
TGM McDowell Place
1647 Westminster Dr
Naperville, IL
Updated January 17 at 10:33am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,490
The Iroquois Club Apartments
1101 Iroquois Ave
Naperville, IL
Updated January 18 at 12:06am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
Dwell At Naperville
1995 Yellowstone Drive
Naperville, IL
Updated January 18 at 1:26am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,444
1167 WHISPERING HILLS Drive
Naperville
Naperville, IL
Updated January 17 at 9:14pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1995 Golden Gate Ln
Naperville
Naperville, IL
Updated January 17 at 9:38am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
703 Greenwood Cir
Naperville
Naperville, IL
Updated January 17 at 9:38am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,567
2607 Sheehan Court
Naperville
Naperville, IL
Updated January 17 at 9:14pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
16 East Benton Avenue
Downtown Naperville
Naperville, IL
Updated January 18 at 1:42am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
799 Royal St George Drive
Cress Creek
Naperville, IL
Updated January 17 at 9:14pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1068 Heritage Hill Drive
Cress Creek
Naperville, IL
Updated January 17 at 9:14pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,425

City Guide

Looking for a cool 2-bedroom with enough room for the whole family to stretch out? Naperville has 2-bedroom apartments with your name on them. This is one of the most desirable places to live in the whole country, so let's take a closer look at this great suburb of Chicago.

Best of Both Worlds

No matter what 2-bedroom apartment you choose, you'll love living in Naperville. It's close enough to the bright lights of Chicago but far enough away to offer some peace and quiet. This s...

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January 2019 Naperville Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2019 Naperville Rent Report. Naperville rents increased 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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Naperville

Best of Both Worlds

No matter what 2-bedroom apartment you choose, you'll love living in Naperville. It's close enough to the bright lights of Chicago but far enough away to offer some peace and quiet. This suburb can't stop winning awards. Just look at this list:

  • In 2006, Money magazine named it as the second-best place to call home, and Naperville has landed in the top five on that list four other times.
  • In 2013, Kiplinger called it the best city for early retirement.
  • In 2010, it was recognized as the wealthiest community in the Midwest.
  • Business Insider and USAToday both named Naperville one of safest cities in the country.
  • Locals love Naperville because of its proximity to Chicago, nice range of places to live and its friendly, small-town vibe.

Naperville has a high percentage of owner-occupied households -- just over 75 percent, which compares to 67 percent for Illinois and 65 percent for the U.S. The apartment vacancy rate is 2.9 percent, so inventory is available but tight.

Average Rent for Two Bedroom Apartments

The average rent in Naperville and surrounding areas for a 2-bedroom is around $1450-$1550. Naperville has several upscale developments with even higher rents if you are looking for a premium lifestyle. Keep in mind that in Naperville you should budget at least $200 every month extra for gas, electric, water and cable bills. Included utility payments typically only cover sewer and trash.

2-bedroom apartments are in demand by young families because there is enough room to split up the sleeping arrangements, and there is more space in the living areas to watch TV, play games, talk and relax. When searching for your perfect apartment, keep your eyes peeled for a large kitchen. The kitchen is where the family inevitably ends up for eating, doing homework and conversing, so look for one with plenty of space.

Separations Provide Privacy

With small families sharing bedrooms, sometimes one child or another may desire more privacy. You can build a separation using a book case, screen or material that effectively divides one bedroom into smaller sections. Although not as private as a full bedroom, it's often enough for young kids to feel like they have their own space.

Even if you don't have children, 2-bedrooms are coveted by couples because the extra bedroom is often used as a home office. Home-based business owners, salespeople, web workers and others appreciate having enough room to set up a professional office.

Lots of Great Neighborhoods

So where can you find 2-bedroom apartments? Buttonwood is a nice neighborhood with good schools, big trees and friendly neighbors. Downtown Naperville is a hot area close to popular restaurants, nightspots and community events like Ribfest, so expect inventory to be tight. Riverwalk, a gorgeous area along the DuPage River, has some new developments that take advantage of the nearby parkland. Chanticleer Lakes is picturesque, and Harmony Grove/Tamarack has a good blend of old and new developments.

A 2-bedroom apartment in Naperville is a good choice. It's a cozy, comfortable and friendly town offering a vibrant downtown scene to keep things interesting.

Rent Report
Naperville

January 2019 Naperville Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2019 Naperville Rent Report. Naperville rents increased 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 increased slightly over the past month

Naperville rents have increased 0.2% over the past month, and have increased slightly by 1.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Naperville stand at $1,500 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,760 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Naperville's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.0%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across the Chicago Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Naperville, 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.

  • Joliet has seen rents fall by 7.4% 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 $1,120.
  • Schaumburg has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.8%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,670, while one-bedrooms go for $1,420.
  • Naperville has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Chicago metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,760; rents grew 0.2% over the past month and 1.9% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Naperville

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

  • Rents increased in other cities across the state, with Illinois as a whole logging rent growth of 0.0% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 0.4% in Peoria.
  • Naperville's median two-bedroom rent of $1,760 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 1.9% increase in Naperville.
  • While Naperville's rents rose slightly over the past year, the city of Baltimore saw a decrease of 0.8%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Naperville than most large cities. For example, Peoria has a median 2BR rent of $800, where Naperville is more than twice 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 -0.0% 1.3%
Aurora $1,120 $1,320 0.7% 1.3%
Joliet $950 $1,120 -7.3% -7.4%
Naperville $1,500 $1,760 0.2% 1.9%
Elgin $990 $1,160 -1.5% -1.5%
Arlington Heights $1,250 $1,470 1.0% 2.1%
Evanston $1,300 $1,530 -0.0% 2.3%
Schaumburg $1,420 $1,670 2.9% 4.8%
Palatine $1,170 $1,370 0.7% 3.8%
Des Plaines $980 $1,150 -5.7% -5.2%
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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.