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197 Apartments for rent in Bowie, MD

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Last updated November 20 at 7:16pm UTC
2266 PRINCE OF WALES COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:20pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
11919 GALAXY LANE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:20pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$750
1003 SUMMERGLEN CT #102
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:09pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
2326 MITCHELLVILLE RD
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:08pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,725
15506 Norwegian Court
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 9:40am UTC
Studio
$1,800
14909 Health Center Drive
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 6:35pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,599
1832 Plymouth Ct
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 19 at 5:23pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,250
2704 Ancient Ct
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 5:36pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
2704 ANCIENT COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:21pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
15613 POWELL LANE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:21pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,475
1507 GOLF COURSE DRIVE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:21pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$3,100
15614 EVERGLADE LANE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:21pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
905 LAKE OVERLOOK DRIVE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
5614 PAYNES ENDEAVOR DRIVE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:21pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$3,100
11209 RAGING BROOK DRIVE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:20pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,695
10749 KITCHENER COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:19pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
3509 ELLEN COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 2:19pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
1805 Foxwood Cir
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 19 at 5:23pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,650
3832 EARLY GLOW LANE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 19 at 2:00am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,195
3937 Ettrick Ct
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated November 20 at 5:40pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
City Guide
Bowie
Greetings, apartment hunters! Rumor floating around the Old Line State is you’re in the market for an apartment for rent in Bowie, Maryland. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place, because setting people up in their dream dwellings in “Little America” is what we do best. Whether you’re looking for some cheap apartments in Bowie, spacious luxury pads, pet-friendly properties, or furnished units, we’re confident that somewhere in our listings you can find an apartment tailor-made for you and yours!

Bowie is mostly a city of homeowners rather than renters (who make up less than 15% of residents), but that doesn’t mean apartments in the city are slim pickings. With 1, 2, and 3BR apartments ranging from 600 to 1300-plus square feet in the $1200-$2000 price range readily available, Bowie features apartments catering to singles, couples, and growing families alike.

Pet friendly apartments in Bowie are easy to find, but you should be prepared to fork over at least an extra $25-40 a month in rent as well as initial deposit of at least $400 before your pets can tag along. Move-in specials do pop up frequently, especially for new residents, and waiting lists are nearly unheard of, so don’t rush into an apartment in Bowie, Maryland until you’re completely sure it’s perfect for you.

Located on the outskirts of America’s capital, Bowie is the quintessential American “bedroom community:” suburban, quiet, middle class, and usually asleep by 10 p.m. A handful of parks, museums, historic sites, bars and restaurants dot the streets of Bowie, but your best bet for soaking in the culture and nightlife of the area is to hit up or D.C. (15 miles east) or Baltimore (30 miles south) when you’re in the mood for culture and excitement. Obviously, living in Bowie means you can both savor the peace and quiet of the ‘burbs and participate in the hustle and bustle of the nearby big cities, as well.

Another appealing aspect of this charming little city is the feeling of safety its nearly 55,000 residents enjoy. Consistently ranked one of the top 100 safest cities in America, Bowie boasts a crime rate lower than nearly every other city on the Eastern Seaboard. Whether you decide on an apartment in Woodmore, Lake Arbor, Leeland, the recently gentrified downtown area, or any other part of town, rest assured you’ll be living in one of the most crime-free communities on the East Coast.

Among the variety of amenities offered, renters give very positive reviews about Governors Green Apartments in Bowie's quiet community and super responsive maintenance staff.

So what are you waiting for? Jump aboard the Apartment List express and start scouring the listings for the perfect apartment in Bowie, Maryland! Best of luck and happy hunting!

November 2018 Bowie Rent Report

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

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Bowie

November 2018 Bowie Rent Report

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

Bowie rents increased significantly over the past month

Bowie rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, but are down slightly by 0.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Bowie stand at $2,100 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,430 for a two-bedroom. Bowie's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.0%, as well as the national average of 1.1%.

Rents rising across the DC Metro

While rent prices have decreased in Bowie over the past year, the rest of the metro is seeing the opposite trend. Rents have risen in all of the largest 10 cities in the DC metro for which we have data. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Frederick has the least expensive rents in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,540; the city has also experienced the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 3.6%.
  • Over the past month, Centreville has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.0%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,880, while one-bedrooms go for $1,620.
  • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,440; rents went down 0.4% over the past month but rose 2.2% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Bowie

As rents have fallen slightly in Bowie, many large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Compared to most large cities across the country, Bowie is less affordable for renters.

  • While Maryland as a whole logged rent growth of 1.0% over the past year, other cities across the state have seen rents decline moderately. For example, rents have fallen by 1.6% in Baltimore.
  • Bowie's median two-bedroom rent of $2,430 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.1% over the past year compared to the 0.2% decline in Bowie.
  • While rents in Bowie fell slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Austin (+2.3%), Atlanta (+1.5%), and New York (+1.5%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Bowie than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,170, where Bowie 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 $1,340 $1,550 -0.2% 0.6%
Arlington $1,800 $2,080 -0.1% 2.7%
Alexandria $1,590 $1,830 0.2% 1.8%
Germantown $1,690 $1,960 1.0% 3.3%
Silver Spring $1,520 $1,750 -0.8% 0.9%
Centreville $1,620 $1,880 -1.0% 1.9%
Waldorf $1,730 $2,000 1.0% 1.5%
Frederick $1,330 $1,540 -0.2% 3.6%
Rockville $1,740 $2,010 -0.4% 1.8%
Bethesda $2,120 $2,440 -0.4% 2.2%
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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.

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.

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.