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Topeka Apartments
Last updated April 13 2024 at 7:46 AM

Topeka, KS
59 Apartments for Rent

Topeka Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 125,310
Population Density: 2,039.5 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 52%
Median Annual Income: $49,040 / year
Median Rent: $842 / month

What locals are saying

Top of the morning to you, future Topeka tenant! We heard you’re in the market for a primo pad in the capital of the Jayhawk State, and we’ve some good news for you: You’ve come to the right place, because setting people up in the coolest crash pads anywhere is what we do best (okay, fine, it’s all we do). So read on, ladies and gents, and you’ll be living the dream in one of Kansas’s most affordable communities in no time at all …

Some of the finer privileges of life in Topeka include:

Topeka Demographics


How diverse is Topeka?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Topeka is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Topeka are White (65.7%), Hispanic Or Latino (17.7%), Black Or African American (8.3%), Two Or More (6.2%), Asian (1.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.4%), Other (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Topeka residents?

The median age in Topeka is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Topeka?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Topeka is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Topeka are White (65.7%), Hispanic Or Latino (17.7%), Black Or African American (8.3%), Two Or More (6.2%), Asian (1.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.4%), Other (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Topeka residents?

The median age in Topeka is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Topeka Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Topeka is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Topeka is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Topeka is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Topeka


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Wanamaker Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
536 Students
1 Reviews
536
Students
1 Reviews
7 /10
Mccarter Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
401 Students
11 Reviews
401
Students
11 Reviews
6 /10
Mceachron Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
396 Students
2 Reviews
396
Students
2 Reviews

Middle Schools

5 /10
Landon Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
455 Students
3 Reviews
455
Students
3 Reviews
4 /10
Jardine Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
523 Students
14 Reviews
523
Students
14 Reviews
4 /10
Marjorie French Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
492 Students
27 Reviews
492
Students
27 Reviews

High Schools

4 /10
Topeka West High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,018 Students
12 Reviews
1,018
Students
12 Reviews
3 /10
Topeka High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,698 Students
17 Reviews
1,698
Students
17 Reviews
2 /10
Highland Park High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
863 Students
8 Reviews
863
Students
8 Reviews

What Renters Say about Topeka


Apartment List has released the results for Topeka from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
58%
Commute Time
54%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
54%
Pet Friendliness
50%
Affordability
41%
Weather
39%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
35%
Quality of Schools
33%
Social Life
32%
Public Transit
18%
Safety and Crime Rate
11%
State and Local Taxes
9%
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Average rent in Topeka, Kansas

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Topeka is $712, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $934. Rent rates updated 2 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Topeka, KS


Searching for an apartment for rent in Topeka, KS? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 59 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Topeka. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Topeka is $539 for a studio, $712 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $934 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Topeka apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Topeka, KS apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Topeka?

In Topeka, the average rent is $539 for a studio, $712 for a 1-bedroom, $934 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,374 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Topeka, check out our monthly Topeka Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Topeka?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Topeka by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Topeka?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Topeka apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Topeka?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Topeka.

How can I find off-campus housing in Topeka?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Topeka. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Kansas, Washburn University, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Kansas State University, and Washburn Institute of Technology.