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128 Apartments under 700 for rent in Kansas City, KS

Last updated October 18 at 9:37pm UTC
University Plaza
4148 Booth Pl
Kansas City, KS
Updated October 18 at 9:37pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$650
2 Bedrooms
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SouthRidge Apartments
1100 County Line Rd
Kansas City, KS
Updated October 18 at 6:04pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$599
2 Bedrooms
$699
3 Bedrooms
$855
Bethany Park Plaza
1024 Calvin St
Kansas City, KS
Updated October 18 at 9:37pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
2 Bedrooms
$640
Falls at Cottonwood Creek
2312 Victoria Dr
Kansas City, KS
Updated October 18 at 6:15pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$660
3 Bedrooms
$760
Skyline Apartments
1425 S 55th St
Kansas City, KS
Updated October 18 at 9:37pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$635
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Malvern Hill
3942 Adams Street #1
Kansas City, KS
Updated August 28 at 8:00pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$616
2 Bedrooms
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5926 Freeman Ave
Coronado
Kansas City, KS
Updated October 9 at 6:05pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$695
1942 n 24th st
Northwest
Kansas City, KS
Updated October 1 at 1:59pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$650
1506 N 63rd Terrace
Coronado
Kansas City, KS
Updated September 18 at 2:28am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$695
7248 Montana Ave
Muncie - Stony Pt.
Kansas City, KS
Updated September 17 at 2:31am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$695
1145 Oakland Ave
Northeast
Kansas City, KS
Updated September 7 at 5:46pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$575
Results within 1 miles of Kansas City, KS
12712 W 51st St
Shawnee
Shawnee, KS
Updated September 20 at 5:02pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$575
Results within 5 miles of Kansas City, KS
Carlyle Apartments
7530 Cody St
Shawnee, KS
Updated October 18 at 9:36pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$704
2 Bedrooms
$630
3 Bedrooms
$988

October 2018 Kansas City Rent Report

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

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October 2018 Kansas City Rent Report

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

Kansas City rents increase sharply over the past month

Kansas City rents have increased 0.6% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.8% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Kansas City stand at $740 for a one-bedroom apartment and $910 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Kansas City's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.4%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across cities in the Kansas City Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Kansas City, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Kansas City metro, 7 of them have seen prices rise. Kansas as a whole logged rent growth of 0.4% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Looking throughout the metro, Overland Park is the most expensive of all Kansas City metro's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,170; of the 10 largest cities in Kansas metro that we have data for, Topeka, Wichita, and Olathe, where two-bedrooms go for $770, $740, and $1,140, respectively, are the three major cities in the metro to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.9%, -0.5%, and -0.2%).
  • Shawnee, Overland Park, and Kansas City have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (4.6%, 3.3%, and 1.8%, respectively).

Kansas City rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Kansas City, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Kansas City is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Kansas City's median two-bedroom rent of $910 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 1.8% rise in Kansas City.
  • While Kansas City's rents rose slightly over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 1.6%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Kansas City than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,110, which is nearly three-and-a-half times the price in Kansas City.

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
Kansas City $730 $900 -0.3% 0.7%
Overland Park $960 $1,170 -0.8% 3.3%
Kansas City $740 $910 0.6% 1.8%
Olathe $930 $1,140 -0.3% -0.2%
Independence $730 $890 -0.0% 1.0%
Shawnee $830 $1,010 -0.3% 4.6%
Blue Springs $910 $1,120 0.1% 0.7%
Lenexa $960 $1,170 -0.2% 2.1%
Grandview $670 $820 0.4% -0.4%

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.