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96 Apartments for rent in Waldorf, MD

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6 Units Available
Center Pointe
2482 Lake Dr
Waldorf, MD
1 Bedroom
$1,473
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,555
1004 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:32 AM
Welcome to Center Pointe Apartments Center Pointe Apartments in an affordable luxury apartment community that is centrally located in Waldorf off US Route 301/Crain Highway.
Verified
26 Units Available
Abberly Square
2350 Eden Woods Dr
Waldorf, MD
1 Bedroom
$1,661
870 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,984
1205 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,421
1454 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:47 AM
Welcome to Abberly Square Apartments! Brand-new and ready to satisfy your every need, our luxury apartments in Waldorf, MD are the perfect blend of urban sophistication and casual relaxation. Near Washington, D.C.
Verified
8 Units Available
Smallwood Gardens
85 Smallwood Village Center Suite 2 , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,475
877 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,706
1069 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 06:25 AM
Stylish apartments with large closets, private patios or balconies, and a separate dining area. Onsite amenities include a laundry center, pool, and children's play area. Close to St. Charles Towne Center.
Verified
13 Units Available
Wakefield Terrace
2000 Amber Leaf Pl , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
1 Bedroom
$1,286
722 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
854 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,559
1060 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 06:04 AM
Spacious homes with walk-in closets and renovated kitchens. Enjoy forest views and easy access to nature trails. Community amenities include a pool and tennis court. Near Laurel Springs Regional Park. 27 miles from DC.
Verified
36 Units Available
The Apartments of St. Charles
10400 Odonnell Pl , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,440
843 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,420
1190 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Offers a range of housing options, including standalone bungalows and garden-style apartments. Located in St. Charles neighborhood, which is known for its biking and hiking trails.
Verified
7 Units Available
Palmer Apartments
85 Smallwood Village Center Suite 2 , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
1 Bedroom
$1,407
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,634
985 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 06:28 AM
Stylish homes with in-unit laundry, kitchen with breakfast bar, and private entrances. Enjoy a community playground and resort style swimming pool on site. Near Charles County Plaza Shopping Center.
1 Unit Available
5919 Walleye Court
5919 Walleye Court , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
2192 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Fenced In Yard, Single-Family Home in Dorchester Neighborhood in Cul-de-Sac, Fantastic Location with Home Backing up to Dorchester Lake.
1 Unit Available
916 COPLEY AVENUE
916 Copley Avenue , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
2028 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:38 AM
Very beautiful split foyer is in great location in the heart to Waldorf. Updated in 2013, this 4/ Bedroom 2/full bath property has hardwood floors throughout, carpets in bedrooms, walk in master, all closets have organizers. Fenced in backyard.
1 Unit Available
11970 CALICO WOODS PLACE
11970 Calico Woods Place
Waldorf, MD
3 Bedrooms
$1,950
1960 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:38 AM
Spacious - 3 Story end unit Townhouse, located in the heart of Waldorf. Close to all amenities in the area. Upper Level has 3 Bedrooms and 2 Full Baths. Main level has dine-in kitchen, dining room and living room.
1 Unit Available
12008 PIERCE ROAD
12008 Pierce Road
Waldorf, MD
1 Bedroom
$650
1666 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:38 AM
this is a roommate rental. shared kitchen,bath,washer/ dryer. no pets, no smoking,clean quiet, Older roommates in home, no drugs, not a party house! good credit, job ref. income req
1 Unit Available
6311 PANDA COURT
6311 Panda Court , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
3 Bedrooms
$2,300
1896 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:38 AM
6311 Panda Court is a wonderfully maintained 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath home located in the Hampshire community of Waldorf. This home offers plenty of room for your family to grow with a spacious layout.
1 Unit Available
2632 Ulster Court
2632 Ulster Court , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
4 Bedrooms
$2,390
2016 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 08:43 AM
Professionally managed by Pathlight Property Management, the exclusive property manager for Home Partners of America, offering excellent customer service, 24/7 emergency maintenance service, online application and payments, and pet-friendly options.
1 Unit Available
2511 Robinson Place
2511 Robinson Place , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
3 Bedrooms
$1,695
1056 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 08:43 AM
Professionally managed by Pathlight Property Management, the exclusive property manager for Home Partners of America, offering excellent customer service, 24/7 emergency maintenance service, online application and payments, and pet-friendly options.
1 Unit Available
1805 Oak Drive
1805 Oak Drive
Waldorf, MD
3 Bedrooms
$2,450
2188 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 08:43 AM
Immaculately cared for house. Bigger than it looks, lots of rooms for entertaining! This 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, Hardwood floors, Den, family room, large deck.
1 Unit Available
12476 Turtle Dove Place
12476 Turtle Dove Place , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
3 Bedrooms
$1,895
1485 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 07:04 AM
Amazing 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom in Waldorf. Amenities included: central air, central heat, deck, dishwasher, hardwood floors, washer dryer, laundry in building, and yard. No Utilities included. Is pet friendly. Date Available: Nov 1st 2020.
1 Unit Available
4210 Southwinds Place - 422
4210 Southwinds Drive
Waldorf, MD
1 Bedroom
$1,650
889 sqft
Last updated September 8 at 10:13 PM
w/Balcony & Den 103 unit multi-family apartment building
1 Unit Available
4225 Southwinds Place - 422
4225 Southwinds Drive
Waldorf, MD
1 Bedroom
$1,295
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 8 at 10:13 PM
100 unit multi-family apartment building
1 Unit Available
2089 Tanglewood Drive
2089 Tanglewood Drive
Waldorf, MD
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1120 sqft
Last updated April 9 at 11:23 AM
TURN KEY READY! End Unit Townhouse for Rent! - CLEAN & READY - End Unit Townhouse for RENT! This 2 bedroom, 2 full bath townhouse is freshly painted, new carpets and flooring installed in Feb. 2020.
1 Unit Available
4250 Southwinds Place - 304
4250 Southwinds Pl , Waldorf, MD
St. Charles
1 Bedroom
$1,695
889 sqft
Last updated September 8 at 10:13 PM
w/Balcony & Den 104 unit multi-family apartment building
1 Unit Available
2814 GOLDEN GATE COURT
2814 Golden Gate Ct
Waldorf, MD
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
2100 sqft
Last updated August 14 at 10:24 PM
MOVE IN READY. ENJOY THIS LOVELY HOME. PRIVATE BALCONY. WASHER/DRYER ON TOP LE
1 Unit Available
5602 Daniel Circle
5602 Daniel Circle
Waldorf, MD
1 Bedroom
$800
Last updated April 9 at 11:23 AM
NO PHONE CALLS - 1 Room for Rent for Adult MALE ONLY - NO CALLS - SUBMIT REQUEST TO VIEW ONLINE or @ mildenstein.staci.dehanas@gmail.com. - Rent includes utilities, shared kitchen, living room (both upstairs & downstairs), laundry room & bathroom.
1 Unit Available
3317 RYON COURT
3317 Ryon Court
Waldorf, MD
3 Bedrooms
$1,550
1232 sqft
Last updated March 12 at 11:13 PM
2 LEVEL TOWNHOME OFFERS 3 BEDROOMS AND 1 FULL BATH, 1 HALF BATH. LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM AREA WITH WOOD FLOORS AND A LARGE PICTURE WINDOW, FENCED REAR. NO CATS, 2 YEAR LEASES ONLY, AT LEAST A 575 CREDIT SCORE. SALARY REQUIREMENT $4500 P/M
Results within 5 miles of Waldorf
1 Unit Available
13408 CARIBOU COURT
13408 Caribou Court
Fort Washington, MD
4 Bedrooms
$2,750
1982 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:38 AM
Beautiful single family home minutes from the Nat'l Harbor, MGM, Tanger Outlets, Top Golf and more; nestled in a quiet culdesac, waiting for the perfect tenant.
1 Unit Available
7698 WEATHERLY PLACE
7698 Weatherly Place
Charles County, MD
5 Bedrooms
$3,150
3032 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:38 AM
located in Preswicke Hills, tucked away on a very private road.

Median Rent in Waldorf

Last updated Aug. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Waldorf is $1,666, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,924.
Studio
$1,586
1 Bed
$1,666
2 Beds
$1,924
3+ Beds
$2,538
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How much is rent in Waldorf?
In Waldorf, the median rent is $1,586 for a studio, $1,666 for a 1-bedroom, $1,924 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,538 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Waldorf, check out our monthly Waldorf Rent Report.
How much is rent in Waldorf?
In Waldorf, the median rent is $1,586 for a studio, $1,666 for a 1-bedroom, $1,924 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,538 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Waldorf, check out our monthly Waldorf Rent Report.
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City GuideWaldorf
Waldorf: Not all Beantowns are created equal. At least not this one.
Waldorf: Not all Beantowns are created equal. At least not this one.

Waldorf, Maryland is a city that has undergone major transformations over time. It started out as Beantown an official name, not a nickname like when were talking about Boston and grew up on tobacco. A change in name didnt change its attitude, and Waldorf continued to build on tobacco, and later, gambling. Once gambling was outlawed, Waldorf turned to the next great American past time shopping. Now the retail capital of Southern Maryland, Waldorf is home to tons of national chains in vast malls, as well as plenty of modern houses--perfect for the hip young renter.

Moving to Waldorf

There are plenty of apartments for rent in Waldorf, but there are also a number of things youll want to consider before kicking off your rental search. Here are four factors that you should consider before deciding whether or not Waldorf is the best place to look for a home for rent:

Travel

If you like congestion, youll love Waldorf. The state is currently working to alleviate the issues, but Routes 301 and 228 continue to masquerade as parking lots at peak times. A handful of bus routes run through Waldorf, provided by Charles Countys Van-Go bus system, but they are limited. MTA Maryland also runs commuter routes directly from Waldorf to downtown Washington D.C. to try and lessen the traffic, and they are quite reliable, but often crowded. The closest airports are in Washington, and there are no rail lines in and out of the town. Better off getting your own set of wheel!

Weather

Waldorf gets all four seasons of weather, with nasty heat and humidity during the summertime. Winter is on the chillier side, with four months where it tends to drop below freezing. The big difference between yearly highs and lows means that youll need to make sure that any home for rent that you check out can heat as well as it cools. Winter also brings snow, although Waldorf is southern enough that it doesnt receive the severe snows of the Northeast, averaging only a few inches per year. Still, grab a snow shovel to clear your walk and, if you have to park on the street, a folding chair to reserve your space.

Lifestyle

Waldorf is what many call a "bedroom community," meaning that it is a major commuter town and the majority of residents leave the city for work and, often, for enjoyment as well. This creates a community that sometimes struggles for an identity, as commuters also tend to be mobile, picking up and moving with their jobs or for easier commutes. With Waldorf having so many government employees, the "moving with their jobs" part happens quite a bit.

Lead Time

With very little in the way of rental properties to begin with, youll be smart to start trying to find an apartment long before you want to move to Waldorf. The lack of rental properties is further aggravated by the convenience of Waldorf to Washington D.C. and Alexandria, meaning that there are plenty of searchers out there. The market is competitive, so if you see a rental property that strikes your fancy, youll need to jump on it right away.

Moving to Waldorf
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There are plenty of apartments for rent in Waldorf, but there are also a number of things youll want to consider before kicking off your rental search. Here are four factors that you should consider before deciding whether or not Waldorf is the best place to look for a home for rent:

Travel

If you like congestion, youll love Waldorf. The state is currently working to alleviate the issues, but Routes 301 and 228 continue to masquerade as parking lots at peak times. A handful of bus routes run through Waldorf, provided by Charles Countys Van-Go bus system, but they are limited. MTA Maryland also runs commuter routes directly from Waldorf to downtown Washington D.C. to try and lessen the traffic, and they are quite reliable, but often crowded. The closest airports are in Washington, and there are no rail lines in and out of the town. Better off getting your own set of wheel!

Weather

Waldorf gets all four seasons of weather, with nasty heat and humidity during the summertime. Winter is on the chillier side, with four months where it tends to drop below freezing. The big difference between yearly highs and lows means that youll need to make sure that any home for rent that you check out can heat as well as it cools. Winter also brings snow, although Waldorf is southern enough that it doesnt receive the severe snows of the Northeast, averaging only a few inches per year. Still, grab a snow shovel to clear your walk and, if you have to park on the street, a folding chair to reserve your space.

Lifestyle

Waldorf is what many call a "bedroom community," meaning that it is a major commuter town and the majority of residents leave the city for work and, often, for enjoyment as well. This creates a community that sometimes struggles for an identity, as commuters also tend to be mobile, picking up and moving with their jobs or for easier commutes. With Waldorf having so many government employees, the "moving with their jobs" part happens quite a bit.

Lead Time

With very little in the way of rental properties to begin with, youll be smart to start trying to find an apartment long before you want to move to Waldorf. The lack of rental properties is further aggravated by the convenience of Waldorf to Washington D.C. and Alexandria, meaning that there are plenty of searchers out there. The market is competitive, so if you see a rental property that strikes your fancy, youll need to jump on it right away.

Waldorfs Neighborhoods

Bennsville:It is rare to find a home for rent in the Bennsville neighborhood, but when they come on the market, they get snatched up real quick. A suburban area made up almost entirely of newer, four- and five-bedroom houses, Bennsville is home to a great number of government workers who commute in and out daily. On the western side of Waldorf, it is convenient for those who like to spend time on the river, as the Potomac is only a few minutes away by car. $$$$$

St. Charles:A diverse neighborhood convenient to major roadways, St. Charles has a pleasant mix of townhomes and large single homes. One of the easier neighborhoods to find rental properties in and around Waldorf, it borders the Town Center neighborhood and has the St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall that provides jobs and traffic coming in and out. $$

Town Center:A major contrast to the sprawling outer neighborhoods, the Town Center is right at the middle of Waldorf, and is mostly medium-sized, tightly-packed townhouses. A great spot for those who want to be close to everything, with plenty of shopping malls and small businesses within walking distance. $

Pinefield:Up in the northeast corner of Waldorf, Pinefield is a great place for folks who enjoy the outdoors over urban convenience. It is an older neighborhood of smaller, single-family homes, and is convenient to a couple of parks, including the Cedarville State Forest that is only a few minutes stroll from some of the residences. $$$

Bel Air Acres:Running along route 228, and home to some of the worst traffic tie-ups in the county, it is also thankfully home to some of the best and most diverse restaurants in the city. Bel Air Acres is also almost entirely large, single-family houses, and almost entirely occupied, so consider yourself lucky to find a spot in this desirable neighborhood. $$$$

Waldorfs Neighborhoods
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Bennsville:It is rare to find a home for rent in the Bennsville neighborhood, but when they come on the market, they get snatched up real quick. A suburban area made up almost entirely of newer, four- and five-bedroom houses, Bennsville is home to a great number of government workers who commute in and out daily. On the western side of Waldorf, it is convenient for those who like to spend time on the river, as the Potomac is only a few minutes away by car. $$$$$

St. Charles:A diverse neighborhood convenient to major roadways, St. Charles has a pleasant mix of townhomes and large single homes. One of the easier neighborhoods to find rental properties in and around Waldorf, it borders the Town Center neighborhood and has the St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall that provides jobs and traffic coming in and out. $$

Town Center:A major contrast to the sprawling outer neighborhoods, the Town Center is right at the middle of Waldorf, and is mostly medium-sized, tightly-packed townhouses. A great spot for those who want to be close to everything, with plenty of shopping malls and small businesses within walking distance. $

Pinefield:Up in the northeast corner of Waldorf, Pinefield is a great place for folks who enjoy the outdoors over urban convenience. It is an older neighborhood of smaller, single-family homes, and is convenient to a couple of parks, including the Cedarville State Forest that is only a few minutes stroll from some of the residences. $$$

Bel Air Acres:Running along route 228, and home to some of the worst traffic tie-ups in the county, it is also thankfully home to some of the best and most diverse restaurants in the city. Bel Air Acres is also almost entirely large, single-family houses, and almost entirely occupied, so consider yourself lucky to find a spot in this desirable neighborhood. $$$$

Living in Waldorf

Just because Waldorf is a bedroom community doesnt mean that it has nothing to offer. With hundreds of shops and restaurants in the city limits, there are plenty of ways to blow your money, but there are also enough arts, history and activities to enjoy free of charge.

Interested in history? The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum highlights the history of the man who treated John Wilkes Booth right after he assassinated Abraham Lincoln. If theatre and the arts is more your speed, the Black Box Theatre is a cozy spot that plays host to lectures, recitals, art exhibits and plays throughout the year. Waldorf doesnt have too many community events, but there are plenty of fairs and events a short drive away, with arts festivals and a Crab and Beer Festival only twenty minutes away.

Waldorf isnt exactly a haven for sports fanatics, although it does have some professional teams within driving distance, both across the border and up in Baltimore. The best thing close by is the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, an independent baseball team that plays in the Atlantic League. You wont be seeing prime major league talent, but you might catch a youngster on his way up or a veteran still trying to get a few more years in. These guys dont play for money, either, but purely for the love of the game.

If youre up for playing instead of watching, the 24-hour Capital Clubhouse is home to almost any sort of sport youd want to participate in. From a pro-sized ice rink to a rock climbing wall, theres a plenty to do, and the place also hosts special events throughout the year. If youd rather be outside enjoying the sunshine while participating in sports, there are numerous parks in the city limits. A handful of ponds and lakes, as well as nearby state parks, should keep the fishermen and hikers happy. And for boating on big water, the Potomac is a short drive away.

According to renter reviews of Westchester at the Pavilions Apartments in Waldorf prize the "homey" feeling of this apartment community. The warm colors and design of the apartments, coupled with landscape of the exterior areas makes it easy for them to fall in love with their home.

Living in Waldorf
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Just because Waldorf is a bedroom community doesnt mean that it has nothing to offer. With hundreds of shops and restaurants in the city limits, there are plenty of ways to blow your money, but there are also enough arts, history and activities to enjoy free of charge.

Interested in history? The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum highlights the history of the man who treated John Wilkes Booth right after he assassinated Abraham Lincoln. If theatre and the arts is more your speed, the Black Box Theatre is a cozy spot that plays host to lectures, recitals, art exhibits and plays throughout the year. Waldorf doesnt have too many community events, but there are plenty of fairs and events a short drive away, with arts festivals and a Crab and Beer Festival only twenty minutes away.

Waldorf isnt exactly a haven for sports fanatics, although it does have some professional teams within driving distance, both across the border and up in Baltimore. The best thing close by is the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, an independent baseball team that plays in the Atlantic League. You wont be seeing prime major league talent, but you might catch a youngster on his way up or a veteran still trying to get a few more years in. These guys dont play for money, either, but purely for the love of the game.

If youre up for playing instead of watching, the 24-hour Capital Clubhouse is home to almost any sort of sport youd want to participate in. From a pro-sized ice rink to a rock climbing wall, theres a plenty to do, and the place also hosts special events throughout the year. If youd rather be outside enjoying the sunshine while participating in sports, there are numerous parks in the city limits. A handful of ponds and lakes, as well as nearby state parks, should keep the fishermen and hikers happy. And for boating on big water, the Potomac is a short drive away.

According to renter reviews of Westchester at the Pavilions Apartments in Waldorf prize the "homey" feeling of this apartment community. The warm colors and design of the apartments, coupled with landscape of the exterior areas makes it easy for them to fall in love with their home.

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City GuideWaldorf
Waldorf: Not all Beantowns are created equal. At least not this one.
Waldorf: Not all Beantowns are created equal. At least not this one.

Waldorf, Maryland is a city that has undergone major transformations over time. It started out as Beantown an official name, not a nickname like when were talking about Boston and grew up on tobacco. A change in name didnt change its attitude, and Waldorf continued to build on tobacco, and later, gambling. Once gambling was outlawed, Waldorf turned to the next great American past time shopping. Now the retail capital of Southern Maryland, Waldorf is home to tons of national chains in vast malls, as well as plenty of modern houses--perfect for the hip young renter.

Moving to Waldorf

There are plenty of apartments for rent in Waldorf, but there are also a number of things youll want to consider before kicking off your rental search. Here are four factors that you should consider before deciding whether or not Waldorf is the best place to look for a home for rent:

Travel

If you like congestion, youll love Waldorf. The state is currently working to alleviate the issues, but Routes 301 and 228 continue to masquerade as parking lots at peak times. A handful of bus routes run through Waldorf, provided by Charles Countys Van-Go bus system, but they are limited. MTA Maryland also runs commuter routes directly from Waldorf to downtown Washington D.C. to try and lessen the traffic, and they are quite reliable, but often crowded. The closest airports are in Washington, and there are no rail lines in and out of the town. Better off getting your own set of wheel!

Weather

Waldorf gets all four seasons of weather, with nasty heat and humidity during the summertime. Winter is on the chillier side, with four months where it tends to drop below freezing. The big difference between yearly highs and lows means that youll need to make sure that any home for rent that you check out can heat as well as it cools. Winter also brings snow, although Waldorf is southern enough that it doesnt receive the severe snows of the Northeast, averaging only a few inches per year. Still, grab a snow shovel to clear your walk and, if you have to park on the street, a folding chair to reserve your space.

Lifestyle

Waldorf is what many call a "bedroom community," meaning that it is a major commuter town and the majority of residents leave the city for work and, often, for enjoyment as well. This creates a community that sometimes struggles for an identity, as commuters also tend to be mobile, picking up and moving with their jobs or for easier commutes. With Waldorf having so many government employees, the "moving with their jobs" part happens quite a bit.

Lead Time

With very little in the way of rental properties to begin with, youll be smart to start trying to find an apartment long before you want to move to Waldorf. The lack of rental properties is further aggravated by the convenience of Waldorf to Washington D.C. and Alexandria, meaning that there are plenty of searchers out there. The market is competitive, so if you see a rental property that strikes your fancy, youll need to jump on it right away.

Moving to Waldorf
+

There are plenty of apartments for rent in Waldorf, but there are also a number of things youll want to consider before kicking off your rental search. Here are four factors that you should consider before deciding whether or not Waldorf is the best place to look for a home for rent:

Travel

If you like congestion, youll love Waldorf. The state is currently working to alleviate the issues, but Routes 301 and 228 continue to masquerade as parking lots at peak times. A handful of bus routes run through Waldorf, provided by Charles Countys Van-Go bus system, but they are limited. MTA Maryland also runs commuter routes directly from Waldorf to downtown Washington D.C. to try and lessen the traffic, and they are quite reliable, but often crowded. The closest airports are in Washington, and there are no rail lines in and out of the town. Better off getting your own set of wheel!

Weather

Waldorf gets all four seasons of weather, with nasty heat and humidity during the summertime. Winter is on the chillier side, with four months where it tends to drop below freezing. The big difference between yearly highs and lows means that youll need to make sure that any home for rent that you check out can heat as well as it cools. Winter also brings snow, although Waldorf is southern enough that it doesnt receive the severe snows of the Northeast, averaging only a few inches per year. Still, grab a snow shovel to clear your walk and, if you have to park on the street, a folding chair to reserve your space.

Lifestyle

Waldorf is what many call a "bedroom community," meaning that it is a major commuter town and the majority of residents leave the city for work and, often, for enjoyment as well. This creates a community that sometimes struggles for an identity, as commuters also tend to be mobile, picking up and moving with their jobs or for easier commutes. With Waldorf having so many government employees, the "moving with their jobs" part happens quite a bit.

Lead Time

With very little in the way of rental properties to begin with, youll be smart to start trying to find an apartment long before you want to move to Waldorf. The lack of rental properties is further aggravated by the convenience of Waldorf to Washington D.C. and Alexandria, meaning that there are plenty of searchers out there. The market is competitive, so if you see a rental property that strikes your fancy, youll need to jump on it right away.

Waldorfs Neighborhoods

Bennsville:It is rare to find a home for rent in the Bennsville neighborhood, but when they come on the market, they get snatched up real quick. A suburban area made up almost entirely of newer, four- and five-bedroom houses, Bennsville is home to a great number of government workers who commute in and out daily. On the western side of Waldorf, it is convenient for those who like to spend time on the river, as the Potomac is only a few minutes away by car. $$$$$

St. Charles:A diverse neighborhood convenient to major roadways, St. Charles has a pleasant mix of townhomes and large single homes. One of the easier neighborhoods to find rental properties in and around Waldorf, it borders the Town Center neighborhood and has the St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall that provides jobs and traffic coming in and out. $$

Town Center:A major contrast to the sprawling outer neighborhoods, the Town Center is right at the middle of Waldorf, and is mostly medium-sized, tightly-packed townhouses. A great spot for those who want to be close to everything, with plenty of shopping malls and small businesses within walking distance. $

Pinefield:Up in the northeast corner of Waldorf, Pinefield is a great place for folks who enjoy the outdoors over urban convenience. It is an older neighborhood of smaller, single-family homes, and is convenient to a couple of parks, including the Cedarville State Forest that is only a few minutes stroll from some of the residences. $$$

Bel Air Acres:Running along route 228, and home to some of the worst traffic tie-ups in the county, it is also thankfully home to some of the best and most diverse restaurants in the city. Bel Air Acres is also almost entirely large, single-family houses, and almost entirely occupied, so consider yourself lucky to find a spot in this desirable neighborhood. $$$$

Waldorfs Neighborhoods
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Bennsville:It is rare to find a home for rent in the Bennsville neighborhood, but when they come on the market, they get snatched up real quick. A suburban area made up almost entirely of newer, four- and five-bedroom houses, Bennsville is home to a great number of government workers who commute in and out daily. On the western side of Waldorf, it is convenient for those who like to spend time on the river, as the Potomac is only a few minutes away by car. $$$$$

St. Charles:A diverse neighborhood convenient to major roadways, St. Charles has a pleasant mix of townhomes and large single homes. One of the easier neighborhoods to find rental properties in and around Waldorf, it borders the Town Center neighborhood and has the St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall that provides jobs and traffic coming in and out. $$

Town Center:A major contrast to the sprawling outer neighborhoods, the Town Center is right at the middle of Waldorf, and is mostly medium-sized, tightly-packed townhouses. A great spot for those who want to be close to everything, with plenty of shopping malls and small businesses within walking distance. $

Pinefield:Up in the northeast corner of Waldorf, Pinefield is a great place for folks who enjoy the outdoors over urban convenience. It is an older neighborhood of smaller, single-family homes, and is convenient to a couple of parks, including the Cedarville State Forest that is only a few minutes stroll from some of the residences. $$$

Bel Air Acres:Running along route 228, and home to some of the worst traffic tie-ups in the county, it is also thankfully home to some of the best and most diverse restaurants in the city. Bel Air Acres is also almost entirely large, single-family houses, and almost entirely occupied, so consider yourself lucky to find a spot in this desirable neighborhood. $$$$

Living in Waldorf

Just because Waldorf is a bedroom community doesnt mean that it has nothing to offer. With hundreds of shops and restaurants in the city limits, there are plenty of ways to blow your money, but there are also enough arts, history and activities to enjoy free of charge.

Interested in history? The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum highlights the history of the man who treated John Wilkes Booth right after he assassinated Abraham Lincoln. If theatre and the arts is more your speed, the Black Box Theatre is a cozy spot that plays host to lectures, recitals, art exhibits and plays throughout the year. Waldorf doesnt have too many community events, but there are plenty of fairs and events a short drive away, with arts festivals and a Crab and Beer Festival only twenty minutes away.

Waldorf isnt exactly a haven for sports fanatics, although it does have some professional teams within driving distance, both across the border and up in Baltimore. The best thing close by is the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, an independent baseball team that plays in the Atlantic League. You wont be seeing prime major league talent, but you might catch a youngster on his way up or a veteran still trying to get a few more years in. These guys dont play for money, either, but purely for the love of the game.

If youre up for playing instead of watching, the 24-hour Capital Clubhouse is home to almost any sort of sport youd want to participate in. From a pro-sized ice rink to a rock climbing wall, theres a plenty to do, and the place also hosts special events throughout the year. If youd rather be outside enjoying the sunshine while participating in sports, there are numerous parks in the city limits. A handful of ponds and lakes, as well as nearby state parks, should keep the fishermen and hikers happy. And for boating on big water, the Potomac is a short drive away.

According to renter reviews of Westchester at the Pavilions Apartments in Waldorf prize the "homey" feeling of this apartment community. The warm colors and design of the apartments, coupled with landscape of the exterior areas makes it easy for them to fall in love with their home.

Living in Waldorf
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Just because Waldorf is a bedroom community doesnt mean that it has nothing to offer. With hundreds of shops and restaurants in the city limits, there are plenty of ways to blow your money, but there are also enough arts, history and activities to enjoy free of charge.

Interested in history? The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum highlights the history of the man who treated John Wilkes Booth right after he assassinated Abraham Lincoln. If theatre and the arts is more your speed, the Black Box Theatre is a cozy spot that plays host to lectures, recitals, art exhibits and plays throughout the year. Waldorf doesnt have too many community events, but there are plenty of fairs and events a short drive away, with arts festivals and a Crab and Beer Festival only twenty minutes away.

Waldorf isnt exactly a haven for sports fanatics, although it does have some professional teams within driving distance, both across the border and up in Baltimore. The best thing close by is the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, an independent baseball team that plays in the Atlantic League. You wont be seeing prime major league talent, but you might catch a youngster on his way up or a veteran still trying to get a few more years in. These guys dont play for money, either, but purely for the love of the game.

If youre up for playing instead of watching, the 24-hour Capital Clubhouse is home to almost any sort of sport youd want to participate in. From a pro-sized ice rink to a rock climbing wall, theres a plenty to do, and the place also hosts special events throughout the year. If youd rather be outside enjoying the sunshine while participating in sports, there are numerous parks in the city limits. A handful of ponds and lakes, as well as nearby state parks, should keep the fishermen and hikers happy. And for boating on big water, the Potomac is a short drive away.

According to renter reviews of Westchester at the Pavilions Apartments in Waldorf prize the "homey" feeling of this apartment community. The warm colors and design of the apartments, coupled with landscape of the exterior areas makes it easy for them to fall in love with their home.

Rent Report
Waldorf

September 2020 Waldorf Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2020 Waldorf Rent Report. Waldorf rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Waldorf rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Waldorf rents increase sharply over the past month

Waldorf rents have increased 1.1% over the past month, but have decreased sharply by 5.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Waldorf stand at $1,666 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,924 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Waldorf's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -0.4%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

    Rents falling across the DC Metro

    Rent prices have been decreasing not just in Waldorf over the past year, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities in the DC metro for which we have data, 8 of them have seen prices drop. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • Over the past year, Rockville has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 5.6%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,986, while one-bedrooms go for $1,719.
    • Frederick has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 2.5%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,655, while one-bedrooms go for $1,433.
    • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,387; rents went down 0.1% over the past month and 4.3% over the past year.
    • DC proper has the least expensive rents in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,545; rents fell 0.7% over the past month and 2.2% over the past year.

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Waldorf

    As rents have fallen sharply in Waldorf, a few large cities nationwide have also seen prices fall, in some cases substantially. Compared to most large cities across the country, Waldorf is less affordable for renters.

    • Although rents across cities in Maryland have been on the rise, the state's growth as a whole has held steady over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 0.4% in Baltimore.
    • Waldorf's median two-bedroom rent of $1,924 is above the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
    • While rents in Waldorf fell sharply over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw decreases, including San Francisco (-5.6%), New York (-3.3%), and Boston (-3.1%).
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Waldorf than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,180, where Waldorf 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 Rent
    Median 2BR Rent
    M/M Rent Growth
    Y/Y Rent Growth
    Washington, DC
    $1,340
    $1,540
    -0.7%
    -2.2%
    Arlington
    $1,790
    $2,070
    -0.9%
    -3%
    Alexandria
    $1,600
    $1,850
    -0.7%
    -1.7%
    Germantown
    $1,750
    $2,020
    0.6%
    1.6%
    Silver Spring
    $1,510
    $1,750
    -0.2%
    -3.4%
    Centreville
    $1,670
    $1,930
    -0.3%
    -0.3%
    Waldorf
    $1,670
    $1,920
    1.1%
    -5.3%
    Frederick
    $1,430
    $1,660
    1.5%
    2.5%
    Rockville
    $1,720
    $1,990
    0.1%
    -5.6%
    Bethesda
    $2,070
    $2,390
    -0.1%
    -4.3%
    Gaithersburg
    $1,570
    $1,810
    -0.3%
    -1.2%
    Reston
    $1,620
    $1,870
    -0.5%
    -2.7%
    Bowie
    $2,200
    $2,540
    0.3%
    3%
    Ashburn
    $2,090
    $2,410
    0.5%
    1.2%
    Leesburg
    $1,790
    $2,070
    0.9%
    0.9%
    Manassas
    $1,560
    $1,800
    0.6%
    -1.5%
    Oakton
    $1,890
    $2,190
    -0.1%
    -2%
    Montgomery Village
    $1,700
    $1,970
    0.2%
    6.8%
    College Park
    $1,580
    $1,830
    -0.6%
    -1.6%
    Suitland
    $1,330
    $1,540
    0
    -1.9%
    Laurel
    $1,390
    $1,650
    0.5%
    1.3%
    Fredericksburg
    $1,460
    $1,690
    1.5%
    -0.4%
    Herndon
    $1,920
    $2,220
    -0.2%
    -2.7%
    Greenbelt
    $1,420
    $1,640
    0
    0.9%
    Fairfax
    $1,880
    $2,170
    -0.7%
    -3.4%
    Oxon Hill
    $1,150
    $1,330
    0.1%
    2%
    Hyattsville
    $1,340
    $1,540
    0.3%
    -0.4%
    Falls Church
    $1,480
    $1,710
    -1%
    -0.4%
    Gainesville
    $2,190
    $2,530
    2.1%
    2.7%
    Temple Hills
    $1,360
    $1,570
    0.4%
    4.8%
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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.

    Read More

    September 2020 Waldorf Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 Waldorf Rent Report. Waldorf rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Waldorf rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    View full Rent Report

    September 2020 Waldorf Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 Waldorf Rent Report. Waldorf rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Waldorf rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    Waldorf rents increase sharply over the past month

    Waldorf rents have increased 1.1% over the past month, but have decreased sharply by 5.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Waldorf stand at $1,666 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,924 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Waldorf's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -0.4%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

      Rents falling across the DC Metro

      Rent prices have been decreasing not just in Waldorf over the past year, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities in the DC metro for which we have data, 8 of them have seen prices drop. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

      • Over the past year, Rockville has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 5.6%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,986, while one-bedrooms go for $1,719.
      • Frederick has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 2.5%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,655, while one-bedrooms go for $1,433.
      • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,387; rents went down 0.1% over the past month and 4.3% over the past year.
      • DC proper has the least expensive rents in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,545; rents fell 0.7% over the past month and 2.2% over the past year.

      Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Waldorf

      As rents have fallen sharply in Waldorf, a few large cities nationwide have also seen prices fall, in some cases substantially. Compared to most large cities across the country, Waldorf is less affordable for renters.

      • Although rents across cities in Maryland have been on the rise, the state's growth as a whole has held steady over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 0.4% in Baltimore.
      • Waldorf's median two-bedroom rent of $1,924 is above the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
      • While rents in Waldorf fell sharply over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw decreases, including San Francisco (-5.6%), New York (-3.3%), and Boston (-3.1%).
      • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Waldorf than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,180, where Waldorf 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 Rent
      Median 2BR Rent
      M/M Rent Growth
      Y/Y Rent Growth
      Washington, DC
      $1,340
      $1,540
      -0.7%
      -2.2%
      Arlington
      $1,790
      $2,070
      -0.9%
      -3%
      Alexandria
      $1,600
      $1,850
      -0.7%
      -1.7%
      Germantown
      $1,750
      $2,020
      0.6%
      1.6%
      Silver Spring
      $1,510
      $1,750
      -0.2%
      -3.4%
      Centreville
      $1,670
      $1,930
      -0.3%
      -0.3%
      Waldorf
      $1,670
      $1,920
      1.1%
      -5.3%
      Frederick
      $1,430
      $1,660
      1.5%
      2.5%
      Rockville
      $1,720
      $1,990
      0.1%
      -5.6%
      Bethesda
      $2,070
      $2,390
      -0.1%
      -4.3%
      Gaithersburg
      $1,570
      $1,810
      -0.3%
      -1.2%
      Reston
      $1,620
      $1,870
      -0.5%
      -2.7%
      Bowie
      $2,200
      $2,540
      0.3%
      3%
      Ashburn
      $2,090
      $2,410
      0.5%
      1.2%
      Leesburg
      $1,790
      $2,070
      0.9%
      0.9%
      Manassas
      $1,560
      $1,800
      0.6%
      -1.5%
      Oakton
      $1,890
      $2,190
      -0.1%
      -2%
      Montgomery Village
      $1,700
      $1,970
      0.2%
      6.8%
      College Park
      $1,580
      $1,830
      -0.6%
      -1.6%
      Suitland
      $1,330
      $1,540
      0
      -1.9%
      Laurel
      $1,390
      $1,650
      0.5%
      1.3%
      Fredericksburg
      $1,460
      $1,690
      1.5%
      -0.4%
      Herndon
      $1,920
      $2,220
      -0.2%
      -2.7%
      Greenbelt
      $1,420
      $1,640
      0
      0.9%
      Fairfax
      $1,880
      $2,170
      -0.7%
      -3.4%
      Oxon Hill
      $1,150
      $1,330
      0.1%
      2%
      Hyattsville
      $1,340
      $1,540
      0.3%
      -0.4%
      Falls Church
      $1,480
      $1,710
      -1%
      -0.4%
      Gainesville
      $2,190
      $2,530
      2.1%
      2.7%
      Temple Hills
      $1,360
      $1,570
      0.4%
      4.8%
      See More

      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.