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Baltimore Apartments
Last updated March 2 2024 at 8:41 PM

Baltimore, MD
1,058 Apartments for Rent

Baltimore Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 593,490
Population Density: 7,331.9 people/sq mile
Median Age: 36
Percentage of Family Households: 48%
Median Annual Income: $54,652 / year
Median Rent: $1,167 / month

What locals are saying

Good morning Baltimore! Every day's like an open door. Every night is a fantasy. Every sound's like a symphony." (Hairspray Lyrics, "Good Morning, Baltimore").

Howdy! Welcome to Charm City

Baltimore Demographics


How diverse is Baltimore?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Baltimore is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Baltimore are Black Or African American (59.3%), White (26.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (6%), Two Or More (4.6%), Asian (2.5%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Baltimore residents?

The median age in Baltimore is 36 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Baltimore?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Baltimore is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Baltimore are Black Or African American (59.3%), White (26.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (6%), Two Or More (4.6%), Asian (2.5%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Baltimore residents?

The median age in Baltimore is 36 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Baltimore Crime


Overall Crime

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

Violent Crime

Highest
The level of violent crime in Baltimore is one of the highest violent crime rates in the nation.

Property Crime

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

Top Schools in Baltimore


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Hampstead Hill Academy
Charter
PK-8
Charter
PK-8
799 Students
23 Reviews
799
Students
23 Reviews
7 /10
Roland Park Elementary/Middle School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
1,415 Students
27 Reviews
1,415
Students
27 Reviews
6 /10
Federal Hill Preparatory School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
339 Students
28 Reviews
339
Students
28 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Roland Park Elementary/Middle School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
1,415 Students
27 Reviews
1,415
Students
27 Reviews
7 /10
Hampstead Hill Academy
Charter
PK-8
Charter
PK-8
799 Students
23 Reviews
799
Students
23 Reviews
6 /10
Hampden Elementary/Middle School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
449 Students
20 Reviews
449
Students
20 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,552 Students
12 Reviews
1,552
Students
12 Reviews
7 /10
Baltimore City College
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,310 Students
20 Reviews
1,310
Students
20 Reviews
7 /10
Baltimore School For The Arts
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
414 Students
20 Reviews
414
Students
20 Reviews

What Renters Say about Baltimore


Apartment List has released the results for Baltimore 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.
"Baltimore renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Some categories received average scores, and many received below average scores."
57%
Pet Friendliness
48%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
47%
Social Life
43%
Public Transit
41%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
39%
Commute Time
38%
Weather
28%
Affordability
24%
Dating
18%
State and Local Taxes
15%
Quality of Schools
11%
Safety and Crime Rate
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Average rent in Baltimore, Maryland

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Baltimore is $1,691, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,033. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Baltimore, MD


Searching for an apartment for rent in Baltimore, MD? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 1,058 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Baltimore. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Baltimore is $1,502 for a studio, $1,691 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,033 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore, MD apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Baltimore?

In Baltimore, the average rent is $1,502 for a studio, $1,691 for a 1-bedroom, $2,033 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,243 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Baltimore, check out our monthly Baltimore Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Baltimore?

You can filter cheap apartments in Baltimore by price: under $1,000, under $700, under $800, under $900.

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

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

How much should I pay for rent in Baltimore?

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 Baltimore.

How can I find off-campus housing in Baltimore?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Baltimore. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Baltimore, Maryland Institute College of Art, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, and Coppin State University.