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11 Studio Apartments for rent in Germantown, MD

Last updated January 21 at 9:20pm UTC
Spectrum Paramount
230 Spectrum Ave
Gaithersburg, MD
Updated January 21 at 6:35pm UTC
Studio
$1,382
Results within 1 miles of Germantown, MD
Spectrum Majestic
116 Paramount Park Drive
Gaithersburg, MD
Updated January 21 at 8:13pm UTC
Studio
$1,399
Cadence at Crown
113 Ellington Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD
Updated January 21 at 8:33pm UTC
Studio
$1,474
Results within 5 miles of Germantown, MD
Siesta Key
15250 Siesta Key Way
Rockville, MD
Updated January 21 at 9:20pm UTC
Studio
$1,469
8933 Watkins Rd Unit B
Damascus
Damascus, MD
Updated January 21 at 11:30am UTC
Studio
$899
19650 CLUB HOUSE RD #105-106
Montgomery Village
Montgomery Village, MD
Updated January 21 at 5:24pm UTC
Studio
$6,041
Results within 10 miles of Germantown, MD
19911 Dunstable Circle
Germantown
Germantown, MD
Updated January 21 at 11:30am UTC
Studio
$1,800

January 2019 Germantown Rent Report

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

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January 2019 Germantown Rent Report

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

Germantown rents increased significantly over the past month

Germantown rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and have increased significantly by 4.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Germantown stand at $1,700 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,970 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Germantown's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.4%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across the DC Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Germantown, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the DC metro, 9 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Germantown has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.4%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,970, while one-bedrooms go for $1,700.
  • Over the past year, Waldorf is the only city in the metro that has seen rents fall, with a decline of 0.9%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $2,020, while one-bedrooms go for $1,750.
  • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,440; rents grew 0.1% over the past month and 1.9% over the past year.
  • Frederick has the least expensive rents in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,530; rents went down 0.2% over the past month but rose 4.4% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Germantown

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

  • While Maryland as a whole logged rent growth of 1.4% over the past year, other cities across the state have seen rents decline moderately. For example, rents have fallen by 0.8% in Baltimore.
  • Germantown's median two-bedroom rent of $1,970 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 4.4% increase in Germantown.
  • While Germantown's rents rose significantly over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Austin (+3.4%), New York (+2.7%), and San Francisco (+2.4%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Germantown than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,170, where Germantown is more than one-and-a-half times 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 -0.1% 2.0%
Arlington $1,800 $2,070 -0.1% 4.3%
Alexandria $1,590 $1,840 0.2% 2.9%
Germantown $1,700 $1,970 0.4% 4.4%
Silver Spring $1,510 $1,740 -0.1% 0.4%
Centreville $1,610 $1,860 -0.3% 2.8%
Waldorf $1,750 $2,020 0.8% -0.9%
Frederick $1,330 $1,530 -0.2% 4.4%
Rockville $1,730 $2,000 -0.1% 3.8%
Bethesda $2,110 $2,440 0.1% 1.9%
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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.