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18 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Wichita, KS

Last updated October 16 at 4:31am UTC
928 N. Carter
Wichita, KS
Updated October 13 at 11:14am UTC
1 Bedroom
538 N Florence St
Orchard Breeze
Wichita, KS
Updated October 12 at 2:36am UTC
1 Bedroom
1640 N. Holyoke
Wichita, KS
Updated October 6 at 10:25am UTC
1 Bedroom
708 S Ida St
Kellogg School
Wichita, KS
Updated October 4 at 10:33am UTC
1 Bedroom
1311 N. Lorraine
North Central
Wichita, KS
Updated September 28 at 12:59pm UTC
1 Bedroom
418 S. Ida
Kellogg School
Wichita, KS
Updated September 27 at 11:58am UTC
1 Bedroom
307 S Greenwood St
Kellogg School
Wichita, KS
Updated September 27 at 11:52am UTC
1 Bedroom
925 S Main St
South Central
Wichita, KS
Updated September 19 at 7:09pm UTC
1 Bedroom
1729 S Waco
South Central
Wichita, KS
Updated September 6 at 3:15am UTC
1 Bedroom
818 Texas
Wichita, KS
Updated September 5 at 9:50am UTC
1 Bedroom
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1804 E Osage Rd Apt M7
Derby, KS
Updated August 18 at 9:40am UTC
1 Bedroom
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230 N Kansas
Benton, KS
Updated September 22 at 1:26pm UTC
1 Bedroom
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834 N. Pershing
Country Overlook
Wichita, KS
Updated September 29 at 12:29pm UTC
1 Bedroom

October 2018 Wichita Rent Report

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

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Rent Report

October 2018 Wichita Rent Report

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

Wichita rents declined significantly over the past month

Wichita rents have declined 0.4% over the past month, and are down slightly by 0.5% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Wichita stand at $560 for a one-bedroom apartment and $740 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Wichita's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 0.4%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents steady across cities in Kansas

While rent decreases have been occurring in the city of Wichita over the past year, trends across other cities in the state have varied. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Kansas, half have seen prices drop while others are seeing them rise. The state 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 state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Lenexa is the most expensive of all Kansas' major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,170; of the 10 largest Kansas cities that we have data for, 5 have seen rents fall year-over-year, with Junction City experiencing the fastest decline (-1.8%).
  • Shawnee, Overland Park, and Lenexa have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (4.6%, 3.3%, and 2.1%, respectively).

Wichita rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have fallen slightly in Wichita, many large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Wichita is also more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Wichita's median two-bedroom rent of $740 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 0.5% decline in Wichita.
  • While rents in Wichita fell slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Phoenix (+2.6%), Atlanta (+1.4%), and San Francisco (+1.1%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Wichita than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,110, which is more than four times the price in Wichita.

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.

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.


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.