6 Apartments under 600 for rent in Lenexa, KS

Last updated June 24 at 12:44am UTC
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8210 Oak Dr
De Soto
De Soto, KS
Updated June 20 at 1:35am UTC
2 Bedrooms
6200 W 51st St.
Mission, KS
Updated March 27 at 6:40pm UTC
1 Bedroom
Results within 10 miles of Lenexa, KS

June 2018 Lenexa Rent Report

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

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June 2018 Lenexa Rent Report

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

Lenexa rents increased significantly over the past month

Lenexa rents have increased 0.5% over the past month, and have increased moderately by 2.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Lenexa stand at $940 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,150 for a two-bedroom. This is the fourth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in January. Lenexa's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.1%, as well as the national average of 1.5%.

Rents rising across cities in Kansas

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Lenexa, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Kansas, 8 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.1% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Overland Park is the most expensive of all Kansas' major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,180; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, Topeka, where a two-bedroom goes for $770, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.9%).
  • Overland Park, Lawrence, and Shawnee have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (4.8%, 2.7%, and 2.4%, respectively).

Lenexa rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Lenexa, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Lenexa is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Lenexa's median two-bedroom rent of $1,150 is slightly below the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 2.2% increase in Lenexa.
  • While Lenexa's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 0.8%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Lenexa than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Lenexa.

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 $740 $900 0.6% 0.7%
Overland Park $960 $1,180 0.8% 4.8%
Kansas City $720 $890 -0.4% 0.2%
Olathe $930 $1,140 0.8% 2.1%
Independence $730 $890 0.3% 0.7%
Shawnee $820 $1,010 1.3% 2.4%
Blue Springs $910 $1,110 -0.6% 1.1%
Lenexa $940 $1,150 0.5% 2.2%
Grandview $670 $820 -0.2% 0.1%

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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.

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