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166 Apartments for rent in Bethesda, MD

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Element 28
100 Commerce Ln, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$2,986
841 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,926
1467 sqft
Modern layouts featuring designer lighting, wood plank flooring and stone-tiled spa showers. State-of-the-art kitchens with white quartz and granite countertops, paneled appliances and glass backsplashes.
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Last updated August 25 at 03:42pm
20 Units Available
Flats 8300
8300 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD
Studio
$2,097
517 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,253
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,651
1244 sqft
Perfect Battery Lane location next door to NIH and Walter Reed Medical Center. Open, spacious layouts and in-unit laundry along with fireplaces and classy kitchens. Community features coffee bar, courtyard and sparkling pool.
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Last updated August 25 at 06:11pm
8 Units Available
7001 Arlington at Bethesda
7001 Arlington Rd, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$2,145
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,420
1086 sqft
Conveniently located near Bethesda Metro stop and just blocks from retail and restaurants. Walk score of 96. Oversized terraces, hardwood flooring and modern kitchens with quartz countertops.
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Last updated August 25 at 06:11pm
12 Units Available
The Residences at Capital Crescent Trail
5325 Westbard Ave, Bethesda, MD
Studio
$1,794
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,775
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,996
1193 sqft
Beautiful apartments feature plush carpet, appliances, wheelchair accessibility. Amenities include 24-hour fitness studio, concierge services, fireside lounge and on-site Starbucks. Located near Friendship Village, Woodacres Park and Westmoreland Park.
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Last updated August 25 at 03:42pm
5 Units Available
Flats at Bethesda Avenue
7170 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD
1 Bedroom
$2,806
731 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,065
1074 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,198
1357 sqft
Located just off Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda's most desirable location. Food, nightlife and shopping nearby. 24-hour gym, yoga and cool clubhouse for all tenants. Convenient key fob access for easy and safe entry.
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Last updated August 25 at 05:45pm
9 Units Available
Edgemont at Bethesda Metro
4903 Edgemoor Ln, Bethesda, MD
Studio
$1,652
499 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,024
802 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,828
1110 sqft
Can't beat this location close to Capital Crescent Trail, Bethesda Metro Station and easy access to downtown D.C. Bright, roomy apartments with hardwood floors and huge closets.
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Last updated August 25 at 12:41pm
9 Units Available
Upstairs at Bethesda Row
7131 Arlington Rd, Bethesda, MD
1 Bedroom
$2,419
791 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,780
1176 sqft
Luxurious living in the heart of downtown Bethesda. Amazing kitchens with upscale details, giant closets and in-unit washer and dryer. Private parking in garage and gorgeous rooftop garden terrace for residents.
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Last updated August 25 at 06:12pm
5 Units Available
Solaire Bethesda on Woodmont
7077 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$2,205
727 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,154
1063 sqft
Luxury community with access to art galleries, nearly 200 restaurants, parks, retail and cultural centers. Modern amenities include stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. Spa-like bathrooms and pet spa.
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Last updated August 25 at 06:11pm
5 Units Available
The Palisades of Bethesda
4835 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$2,168
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,798
1225 sqft
A short drive from Highway 187 and close to I-495. Apartments have a designer kitchen with appliances, granite vanities, spacious closets and Dornbracht plumbing fixtures. Community offers a concierge service and private parking.
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Last updated August 25 at 03:42pm
15 Units Available
The Whitney
7707 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD
Studio
$1,958
601 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,149
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,821
1258 sqft
Perfect spot to live in the heart of Bethesda next to the Bethesda Theater. Stylish apartments with elegant amenities like granite counters and hardwood floors. 24-hour gym and relaxing courtyard.
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Last updated August 25 at 12:40pm
14 Units Available
Gallery Bethesda
4800 Auburn Ave, Bethesda, MD
Studio
$1,818
505 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,897
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,928
1128 sqft
Beautiful residential building in downtown Bethesda with a rooftop pool and clubhouse. Apartments can be furnished and feature amenities like granite counters and stainless steel appliances.
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Last updated August 25 at 03:42pm
17 Units Available
The Metropolitan
7620 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD
Studio
$2,134
489 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,847
726 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,866
1015 sqft
Prime Arlington North location just a block from the Metro with easy access to I-495. Great shopping and restaurants nearby. Community features business center, pool and sauna. Some apartments come beautifully furnished.
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Last updated August 25 at 12:40pm
6 Units Available
Bainbridge Bethesda
4918 Saint Elmo Ave, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$2,280
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,279
1091 sqft
Conveniently located within a retail and restaurant town center. Community amenities include rooftop deck with pool and scenic views, club room with bar and rooftop terrace with fire pit.
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Last updated August 25 at 12:41pm
53 Units Available
Gallery Bethesda II
4850 Rugby Avenue, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$2,317
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,785
1288 sqft
As the new addition to downtown Bethesda's most desirable address, Gallery Bethesda II is giving you a whole new way to express your style and enjoy your life.
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Last updated August 25 at 06:11pm
4 Units Available
The Brody
4901 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD
1 Bedroom
$2,525
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,875
1089 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,325
1444 sqft
Live in the heart of downtown, tucked away yet steps from it all — grocery essentials at the Bethesda Farmer’s Market, Giant, Trader Joe’s, independent films at Bethesda Row Cinema, spin sessions at SoulCycle, and happy hour at Kapnos.
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Last updated August 20 at 03:56pm
16 Units Available
7770 Norfolk
7770 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$2,348
532 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,198
960 sqft
7770 Norfolk is poised to mark its own signature on downtown Bethesda.
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Last updated August 25 at 06:11pm
7 Units Available
Bethesda Place
7701 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD
1 Bedroom
$2,240
882 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,210
1272 sqft
Gorgeous luxury apartment complex in walking distance of dining, shopping and entertainment. Apartments feature kitchens with granite counters, in-unit laundry and private patio/balcony with views of the city.
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Last updated August 25 at 12:54pm
4 Units Available
Pooks Hill Tower & Court
3 Pooks Hill Rd, Bethesda, MD
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1 Bedroom
$1,195
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Spacious layouts with newly renovated bathrooms and modern kitchens. Large bedrooms, picture windows and plush carpeting. Easy access to food, nightlife, outdoor recreation and retail.
Last updated August 25 at 06:21pm
1 Unit Available
8905 BRADMOOR DRIVE
8905 Bradmoor Drive, Bethesda, MD
4 Bedrooms
$3,900
2448 sqft
Multi-year lease signed for Aug 1, 2019. Listing entered for comp purposes only. Updated, light-filled home in convenient location. Close to NIH, Bethesda, public transportation.
Last updated August 25 at 10:21am
1 Unit Available
5511 Huntington Parkway
5511 Huntington Parkway, Bethesda, MD
4 Bedrooms
$4,500
2660 sqft
5511 Huntington Parkway Available 09/06/19 COMING SOON! Beautifully Renovated Contemporary Home in Greenwich Forest - Gorgeous 4BD/3BA gem seconds to Downtown Bethesda & NIH.
Last updated August 25 at 10:21am
1 Unit Available
9203 Adelaide Ct
9203 Adelaide Court, Bethesda, MD
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
2810 sqft
4 Bed 3 Bath - Bethesda Split Level - Move In Ready - This beautifully maintained 4-level split level single-family home is located only minutes from downtown Bethesda.
Last updated August 25 at 10:21am
1 Unit Available
6732 Kenwood Forest Ln
6732 Kenwood Forest Lane, Bethesda, MD
3 Bedrooms
$3,300
1164 sqft
Wonderful end unit in Downtown Bethesda, 1 Mi.
Last updated August 25 at 10:21am
1 Unit Available
5301 Westbard Circle #413
5301 Westbard Circle, Bethesda, MD
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$2,700
$3000/mo all utilities included (electricity, gas, water, trash removal etc.) NEWLY RENOVATED Bathrooms with premium vanities, kitchen, new carpets, freshly painted, stainless steel appliances 3b2b 1700sqft.Ready to move in.
Last updated August 25 at 10:21am
1 Unit Available
4818 Chevy Chase Drive B1
4818 Chevy Chase Boulevard, Bethesda, MD
1 Bedroom
$1,795
623 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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4818 Chevy Chase Drive B1 Available 09/01/19 Heart of Bethesda! Where Location and Space Come Together! - Welcome to this well appointed 1 bedroom 1 bath unit located in the heart of Bethesda, close to Shops, Restaurants, Entertainment, Parks,

Average Rent in Bethesda

Last updated Jul. 2019
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Bethesda is $2,158, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,493.
Studio
$2,054
1 Bed
$2,158
2 Beds
$2,493
3+ Beds
$3,288
City GuideBethesda
Bethesda, MD: Home of the Congressional Country Club -- one of the world's most prestigious country clubs in the world!

Largely known as one of "America's Most Livable Cities," Bethesda, MD sure does live up to the title. Located northwest of the city boundary of Washington D.C, this town is home to biomedical research centers, big companies headquarters, art galleries, restaurants that offer cuisines from different parts of the globe, dance studios, and boutiques. With all these facilities in abundance, its no wonder artists and scientists are drawn to this town in much the same manner ants are drawn to sweets. Geniuses just couldn't resist the lure this town offers.Boasting of a 62,000-strong population, Bethesda is the 11th largest community in the state of Maryland. With its close proximity to DC, amenities that are comparable to major metropolis, a highly educated population, and top-notch schools, this town has one of the most desired and sought-after zip codes in all of Maryland. Wanna bask in the glory of this town? Its time to pack your things and get an apartment for rent in Bethesda.

Having trouble with Craigslist Bethesda? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

It Doesn't Take a Genius to Snag Digs in this Town...

Even though geniuses have conquered this town for their own, it doesn't take an IQ as high as Einstein's to find an apartment in Bethesda. You do, however, need mountain-loads of cash. Here's a quick primer to nudge you in the right direction:

How Much Will It Cost?

Sorry to break it to you, but for an area thats technically not even a city, rental cost in Bethesda can go way over the roof compared to other parts of Maryland. However, the town is oozing with wealth that you can chalk up the high rental cost to top-notch amenities like libraries, parks, excellent schools, and public transportation. For a three-bedroom apartment, prepare to pay almost twice the national average for rent.

What Are the Housing Options?

Half of the housing options available in this town are single family homes. A close second are hi rise apartment complexes. Medium-sized houses with three or four bedrooms are largely dominate this area -- although, if you're leaning towards other sizes, there are lots of those in the mix as well.

How to Get Around?

For people who are used to driving BMWs and Lexus, riding a public transit can be a refreshing change. Good thing, Bethesda is well served by a public bus and rail system. Washington Metros red line services the downtown area and the Medical Center Washington Metro stations. Public buses have several routes throughout the town as well.

How Soon Should You Start Looking?

Bethesda's vacancy rate of 6.5% is kinda worrisome if you're picky or you're in a hurry to get an apartment. Unless you don't mind spending some nights in a hotel, better start looking for a home in this town at least four to six weeks before you're scheduled to move out of your current accommodation. Getting the services of a professional realtor can speed things up as well.

Bethesda, MD Neighborhoods

The saying "tell me where you live and Ill tell you who you are" might be a bad take on the clich, but theres some truth to it. Thus, to help you choose a neighborhood that best reflects your lifestyle and values, heres an overview.

Battery Park/Bradley Hills

If you want to live in a community whose idea of fun is luxurious shopping, a European summer getaway, or a night out in a theatrical play. Classy and refined are what easily comes to mind. And the residents certainly have the means to live the good life. $$$$$

Westmoreland Hills/Glen Mar Park

This neighborhood is known for its tree-lined streets, vintage brick homes, and atmosphere oozing with understated luxury. One of the historic areas in Bethesda, the main upside in living here is its proximity to the metro as well as the bragging rights of living in the same neighborhood as some notable people, namely: CIA director, George Tenet and Nobel Prize Award-winning columnist, George Will.$$$$$

Kenwood Park/Landon Village

Tree-lined streets, a contrast of colonial homes and contemporary mansions, and amenities that families would surely love everything about this neighborhood speaks of wealth. Furthermore, you'd have to look closely to find the "for sale" or "apartments for rent" signs with the areas miniscule vacancy rate.$$$$$

Bradley Woods/Cohasset

Whats particularly interesting with this neighborhood is that a good percentage of its population is on Uncle Sam's payroll. You'd most likely see large and stately classic colonial homes built in the 1940s. If you like the charm of that particular era, this is the place to roost.$$$$$

Bannockburn

A good mix of seniors, young professionals, and families with school-aged children live in this neighborhood. Churches like St. Mark Orthodox Church and Trinity Presbyterian Church are within this area. With a mere 1.9% vacancy rate, conscientiousness, luck, or both is the only way to get an apartment rental in this part of Bethesda.$$$$$

Glen Echo

Traditional-style homes on a Potomac golf course, soccer and baseball fields on parks, equestrian center, tennis and swim club you couldn't get any more country club-y than this neighborhood. Add to this the fact that a good percentage of the locals here works at home, it'd be like living in paradise every single moment of their life. Sounds good? Join the club; but pay the price.$$$$$

Ashleigh/Bells Mill

With people of all different age groups as neighbors, you can expect a lot of diverse activities and amenities geared toward all ages. And if you're highly intellectual yourself, it helps to know that your next door neighbor most likely is in the same IQ level as you.$$$$$

High Point/Springfield

Many retirees consider this neighborhood their own haven. The area is so peaceful and quiet that if you're used to the frenetic lifestyle, the silence could get a little discomforting. If you find comfort in tranquility, however, this area is the perfect fit.$$$

Glen Cove/Crestview

If you want a neighborhood that reflects a big city lifestyle, this is the place to be. Residents of this area have sophisticated tastes in the arts and entertainment. Weekends may call for a night out in the theater or a fine-dining restaurant. You'll find a lot of common grounds with your neighbor if you have such refined tastes as well.$$$$$

Columbia Forest/Glenbrook

With the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Naval Support Activity Bethesda within the neighborhood, expect to see a lot of military personnel in this area. North Chevy Chase Local Park and Columbia Country Club are within the vicinity as well. If only the rental cost of this neighborhood wasn't sky-high, this residential area would be perfect.$$$$$

Living in Bethesda to the Hilt

Residents of this town give work and play a new meaning. You'll find no people more immersed in their work than the people of Bethesda. Highly educated, driven, and successful in their field, people here exude with wealth that can only come from being spanking good at what they do. Of course, all that money has to be spent somewhere. And Bethesda also has the retail selections and big ticket entertainment and hobbies to keep the locals occupied during their spare time. There are plenty of selections of country clubs for residents to enjoy a game of golf. AT&T National and U.S Open, anyone?

Aside from the seemingly opulent atmosphere of this town, Bethesda also offers a great avenue for arts and sciences. The Writers Center, Strathmore Music Center, National Institute of Health, and Imagination Stage are just some facilities where artists and scientists are bred and developed. If you can overlook the ridiculously high cost of living in this town and you have the boatloads of money to sustain an affluent lifestyle, time to get your own address at a hi rise apartment or luxury condo rental in Bethesda.

In their reviews of Edgemont at Bethesda Metro Apartments, residents go bananas over the Capital bikeshare program and quiet, well-maintained community pool.

August 2019 Bethesda Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2019 Bethesda Rent Report. Bethesda rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bethesda rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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August 2019 Bethesda Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2019 Bethesda Rent Report. Bethesda rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bethesda rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Bethesda rents increased moderately over the past month

Bethesda rents have increased 0.3% over the past month, and have increased slightly by 1.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Bethesda stand at $2,158 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,493 for a two-bedroom. This is the sixth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in January. Bethesda's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.2%, as well as the national average of 1.6%.

    Rents rising across the DC Metro

    Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Bethesda, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the DC metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • Rockville has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.6%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,086, while one-bedrooms go for $1,806.
    • Over the past month, Centreville has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.7%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,938, while one-bedrooms go for $1,678.
    • DC proper has the least expensive rents in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,578; rents increased 0.3% over the past month and 1.7% over the past year.
    • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,493; rents were up 0.3% over the past month and 1.2% over the past year.

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Bethesda

    As rents have increased slightly in Bethesda, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Bethesda is less affordable for renters.

    • Rents increased marginally in other cities across the state, with Maryland as a whole logging rent growth of 2.2% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 0.8% in Baltimore.
    • Bethesda's median two-bedroom rent of $2,493 is above the national average of $1,191. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.6% over the past year compared to the 1.2% increase in Bethesda.
    • While Bethesda's rents rose slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Austin (+3.3%), Boston (+2.4%), and New York (+1.8%).
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Bethesda than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,183, where Bethesda is more than twice that price.

    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
    Washington, DC
    $1,370
    $1,580
    0.3%
    1.7%
    Arlington
    $1,850
    $2,140
    0.2%
    2.4%
    Alexandria
    $1,630
    $1,890
    -0.3%
    3%
    Germantown
    $1,730
    $1,990
    -0.5%
    2.3%
    Silver Spring
    $1,550
    $1,790
    1.2%
    2%
    Centreville
    $1,680
    $1,940
    -0.7%
    2.9%
    Waldorf
    $1,770
    $2,040
    -0.1%
    2.6%
    Frederick
    $1,390
    $1,600
    0.5%
    3.6%
    Rockville
    $1,810
    $2,090
    1.3%
    4.6%
    Bethesda
    $2,160
    $2,490
    0.3%
    1.2%
    Gaithersburg
    $1,590
    $1,840
    0.4%
    4.2%
    Reston
    $1,680
    $1,940
    -0.1%
    1.6%
    Bowie
    $2,140
    $2,470
    0.3%
    2%
    Ashburn
    $2,090
    $2,420
    -0.7%
    5.4%
    Leesburg
    $1,800
    $2,080
    -0.8%
    4.6%
    Manassas
    $1,580
    $1,820
    0.2%
    4.9%
    Oakton
    $1,930
    $2,230
    0.4%
    1.2%
    Montgomery Village
    $1,600
    $1,850
    -0.5%
    1.1%
    College Park
    $1,600
    $1,850
    1.7%
    2.4%
    Suitland
    $1,350
    $1,560
    1.1%
    1.9%
    Laurel
    $1,380
    $1,630
    0.3%
    2.7%
    Fredericksburg
    $1,470
    $1,700
    -0.2%
    3%
    Herndon
    $1,990
    $2,290
    -0.3%
    5.1%
    Greenbelt
    $1,400
    $1,620
    0.2%
    1.6%
    Fairfax
    $1,970
    $2,270
    -0.6%
    4.5%
    Hyattsville
    $1,340
    $1,550
    0.2%
    2.2%
    Falls Church
    $1,520
    $1,750
    -1%
    5.2%
    Gainesville
    $2,180
    $2,520
    3.7%
    Temple Hills
    $1,300
    $1,510
    0.2%
    2.3%
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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.

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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.

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