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Lexington Apartments
Last updated February 27 2024 at 3:00 PM

Lexington, KY
192 Apartments for Rent

Lexington Apartment Renter's Guide

What locals are saying

Giddy-up! This horse capital boasts heaps of stables to lead the ponies to—and equally rustic (or contemporary: choose your flavor…) apartment units to hang your saddle in. Trot on up and let us fill you in on some of the basics on finding a pad in Bluegrass country.

Yeah, yeah, we’ve heard it, too: “renting an apartment is the same anywhere you go

Lexington Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Lexington is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Lexington is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

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

Top Schools in Lexington


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Wellington Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
736 Students
5 Reviews
736
Students
5 Reviews
8 /10
Picadome Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
519 Students
3 Reviews
519
Students
3 Reviews
8 /10
Cassidy Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
728 Students
8 Reviews
728
Students
8 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Morton Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
716 Students
6 Reviews
716
Students
6 Reviews
7 /10
Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,091 Students
8 Reviews
1,091
Students
8 Reviews
6 /10
Beaumont Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,063 Students
9 Reviews
1,063
Students
9 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Lafayette High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,293 Students
14 Reviews
2,293
Students
14 Reviews
6 /10
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,054 Students
3 Reviews
2,054
Students
3 Reviews
5 /10
Henry Clay High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,219 Students
5 Reviews
2,219
Students
5 Reviews

What Renters Say about Lexington


Apartment List has released the results for Lexington 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.
"Lexington renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Despite giving the city As and Bs in all categories, renters gave the city a C grade for overall satisfaction."
74%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
68%
Pet Friendliness
57%
Commute Time
56%
Social Life
52%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
52%
Safety and Crime Rate
51%
Public Transit
50%
Quality of Schools
45%
Weather
41%
Affordability
38%
Dating
33%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Lexington, Kentucky

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Lexington is $1,147, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,345. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Lexington, KY


Searching for an apartment for rent in Lexington, KY? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 192 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Lexington. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Lexington is $1,188 for a studio, $1,147 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,345 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 Lexington 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 Lexington, KY apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Lexington?

In Lexington, the average rent is $1,188 for a studio, $1,147 for a 1-bedroom, $1,345 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,554 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Lexington, check out our monthly Lexington Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Lexington?

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

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

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

How much should I pay for rent in Lexington?

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 Lexington.

How can I find off-campus housing in Lexington?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Lexington. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Bluegrass Community and Technical College, University of Kentucky, Gateway Community and Technical College, Georgetown College, and Kentucky State University.