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196 Apartments for rent in Bowie, MD

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Last updated May 26 at 8:29pm UTC
3925 ELITE STREET
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 26 at 8:29pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
15661 EASTHAVEN COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 26 at 4:05pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,575
2352 MITCHELLVILLE ROAD
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 26 at 4:04pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
6302 Gwinnett Lane
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 26 at 9:53am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,970
11434 DEEPWOOD DRIVE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 26 at 9:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,695
10908 WATER PORT COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 26 at 9:00am UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
1022 Fallcrest Ct
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 25 at 5:53pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
10308 WESTRIDGE DRIVE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 25 at 5:41pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
12307 QUARTERBACK COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 24 at 12:08pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
4506 Declairmonts Field Dr
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 23 at 9:12am UTC
1 Bedroom
$800
15837 EASTHAVEN COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 23 at 5:02am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
15677 EASTHAVEN COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 26 at 11:30am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
14512 Pleffner Ct
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 25 at 6:04pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,200
12505 RAMBLING LANE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 25 at 3:46pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,300
4005 WINFIELD COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 25 at 3:46pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
12510 KNOWLEDGE LANE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 24 at 12:08pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
1305 FAIRLAKES PLACE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 23 at 9:29am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$3,200
4924 MATAPEAKES BOUNTY DRIVE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 23 at 2:07am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
2619 KENNISON LANE
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 23 at 2:05am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
1007 SUMMERGLENN COURT
Bowie
Bowie, MD
Updated May 23 at 2:05am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
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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!

May 2018 Bowie Rent Report

Welcome to the May 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

May 2018 Bowie Rent Report

Welcome to the May 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 increase sharply over the past month

Bowie rents have increased 0.8% over the past month, but have decreased sharply by 4.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Bowie stand at $2,040 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,360 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in February. Bowie's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 0.7%, as well as the national average of 1.5%.

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 6 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 $1,520; the city has also experienced the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.7%.
  • Over the past year, Centreville has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.9%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,860, while one-bedrooms go for $1,610.
  • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,410; rents grew 0.8% over the past month but decreased 0.5% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Bowie

As rents have fallen sharply 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 0.7% over the past year, other cities across the state have seen rents decline moderately. For example, rents have grown by 1.1% in Baltimore.
  • Bowie's median two-bedroom rent of $2,360 is above the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 4.9% decline in Bowie.
  • While rents in Bowie fell sharply over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Los Angeles (+2.1%), Atlanta (+1.9%), and San Francisco (+1.3%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Bowie than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,160, 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 $1,320 $1,520 0.1% -0.2%
Arlington $1,750 $2,020 1.2% 0.1%
Alexandria $1,560 $1,800 0.7% -0.0%
Germantown $1,650 $1,900 0.5% 0.8%
Silver Spring $1,520 $1,750 0.1% 1.9%
Centreville $1,610 $1,860 -0.1% -1.9%
Waldorf $1,710 $1,970 0.1% 3.9%
Frederick $1,320 $1,520 0.9% 4.7%
Rockville $1,710 $1,970 0.6% 0.7%
Bethesda $2,080 $2,410 0.8% -0.5%
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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.