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189 Apartments under 1500 for rent in Rockville, MD

Last updated October 15 at 10:14pm UTC
Siesta Key
15250 Siesta Key Way
Rockville, MD
Updated October 15 at 9:42pm UTC
Studio
$1,115
1 Bedroom
$1,195
2 Bedrooms
$1,510
4905 DOWLAIS CT
Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated October 15 at 5:10pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$850
160 TALBOTT STREET
Central Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated October 14 at 3:26am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,490
309 LINCOLN AVENUE
East Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated October 12 at 7:22am UTC
1 Bedroom
$640
10500 ROCKVILLE PIKE
Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated October 11 at 1:09am UTC
Studio
$1,350
170 TALBOTT STREET
Central Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated October 4 at 11:12pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
311 DAWSON AVENUE
Central Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated October 3 at 3:08pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
11801 ROCKVILLE PIKE #914
East Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated September 25 at 4:33pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,475
11801 ROCKVILLE PIKE
Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated September 25 at 9:00am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,475
100 LADYSHIRE LANE
King Farm
Rockville, MD
Updated September 22 at 8:55am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,450
5200 CROSSFIELD COURT
Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated September 18 at 6:22am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
10401 Grosvenor Pl 907
Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated September 14 at 10:34am UTC
Studio
$1,475
Results within 1 miles of Rockville, MD
9701 FIELDS ROAD
Gaithersburg
Gaithersburg, MD
Updated October 11 at 4:51pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
10700 KINGS RIDING WAY #T-2
Rockville
Rockville, MD
Updated October 9 at 3:33am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,450

October 2018 Rockville Rent Report

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

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October 2018 Rockville Rent Report

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

Rockville rents increased significantly over the past month

Rockville rents have increased 0.5% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.5% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Rockville stand at $1,740 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,020 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Rockville's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.7%, 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 Rockville, 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.

  • 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, Waldorf has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.7%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,980, while one-bedrooms go for $1,710.
  • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,450; rents went down 0.5% over the past month but rose 2.1% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Rockville

As rents have increased slightly in Rockville, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Rockville 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 significantly. For example, rents have fallen by 2.3% in Baltimore.
  • Rockville's median two-bedroom rent of $2,020 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 1.5% rise in Rockville.
  • While Rockville's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-1.6%) and Chicago (-0.9%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Rockville than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,170, where Rockville 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 $1,350 $1,560 -0.1% 0.3%
Arlington $1,810 $2,090 -0.4% 2.0%
Alexandria $1,580 $1,830 -0.2% 1.2%
Germantown $1,680 $1,940 -0.3% 1.4%
Silver Spring $1,530 $1,770 0.1% 0.9%
Centreville $1,640 $1,900 -0.1% 1.4%
Waldorf $1,710 $1,980 -0.7% 1.8%
Frederick $1,330 $1,540 -0.4% 3.6%
Rockville $1,740 $2,020 0.5% 1.5%
Bethesda $2,120 $2,450 -0.5% 2.1%
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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.