51 Apartments under 700 for rent in Lenexa, KS

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123 S Chester St
Frisco Lakes
Olathe, KS
Updated September 21 at 5:46PM
1 Bedroom
$675
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Rent Report
Lenexa

September 2017 Lenexa Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Lenexa Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Lenexa rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Lenexa rents increase sharply over the past month

Lenexa rents have increased 0.6% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.6% 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 fifth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in March. Lenexa's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.0%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Lenexa rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Lenexa has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases. Lenexa is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents increase, with Kansas as a whole logging rent growth of 2.0% over the past year.
  • Lenexa's median two-bedroom rent of $1,150 is slightly below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 1.6% increase in Lenexa.
  • While rents in Lenexa remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Phoenix (+4.9%), and Denver (+3.0%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,020, and $1,350 respectively.
  • 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 $730 $890 -0.3% 0.8%
Overland Park $930 $1,140 -0.2% 2.3%
Kansas City $730 $890 0.1% 2.9%
Olathe $930 $1,140 0.3% 4.8%
Independence $720 $880 -0.6% 1.3%
Lenexa $940 $1,150 0.6% 1.6%

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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:

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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.