64 Apartments for rent in Independence, MO

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Last updated December 13 at 9:39am UTC
321 W South Ave
Heart of Independence
Independence, MO
Updated December 7 at 9:54am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$600
1026 N Cottage St
Ott-Chrisman
Independence, MO
Updated December 13 at 9:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
211 N Kendall Dr
Randall
Independence, MO
Updated December 7 at 9:54am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$800
1041 Arrowhead Ridge
Blue Village
Independence, MO
Updated December 7 at 9:57am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$595
20600 E 13th St S
Bridger
Independence, MO
Updated December 12 at 11:34am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
955 Leroy St
Heart of Independence
Independence, MO
Updated December 13 at 9:38am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$600
1530 Harvard Ave
Bristol
Independence, MO
Updated December 13 at 9:39am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$725
1412 W Short Ave
Procter
Independence, MO
Updated December 9 at 2:23am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700
11222 E 20th St. South
Procter
Independence, MO
Updated November 23 at 12:25pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$675
126 N Peck Rd
Randall
Independence, MO
Updated November 29 at 11:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
10907 E 19th St S
Bristol
Independence, MO
Updated December 7 at 10:28am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$725
523 S Crysler Ave
Heart of Independence
Independence, MO
Updated December 9 at 2:24am UTC
1 Bedroom
$500
S Scott Ave
Three Trails
Independence, MO
Updated December 12 at 8:30am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,025
E 49th St S
Chapel
Independence, MO
Updated December 13 at 8:36am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
2320 Claremont Ave
Three Trails
Independence, MO
Updated November 16 at 12:17pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$725
Linwood Blvd
Rock Creek South
Independence, MO
Updated December 10 at 8:26am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
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City Guide
Independence
Neighborhoods in Independence

The key to finding a good place in Independence is knowing who you are and what you're looking for. While Independence may not have the amenities of Chicago, St. Louis, or well, even really Kansas City, there are neighborhoods that will play to the specific type of lifestyle you want to live.

Independence has a well-preserved and charming historical district located close to downtown. Okay, so this is not Michigan Avenue, and it certainly isn't Madison Avenue. But, the rents certainly aren't Michigan or Madison Avenues either. The Englewood Art District on the western edge of town and the nearby Historic Independence Square have several two and three bedroom rental homes that put you within easy walking distance to art galleries and independent restaurants and shops. The characteristics of this neighborhood--including the rental market dominated by older single-family homes. Prices here range from $550 to 750 for a two bedroom.

I've got two words for you: the mall. Along the southeast corridor of Independence lies a Shangri-La of suburban development. At the apex of this development are the shopping centers, restaurants and large bars that surround the Independence Center Mall. The highly desirable rentals in the south and southeast portion of town are characteristically new and well-maintained. Additionally, these apartments have a wider variety of amenities--including pools, exercise centers and community facilities--than other rentals throughout town. IRents ranging from $650 to 800 for a two bedroom.

The northern portion of Independence: A number of larger and older apartment complexes dominate the rental market in this part of town.

Transportation

Independence is serviced by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority which operates two bus lines into and out of town. KCATA also provides Dial-a-Ride service for parts of the region that are inaccessible to fixed bus routes. And while you may not be commuting by bicycle, there are 15 miles of bike lanes for getting around town.

So, with all this information in mind, feel free to jump in and get started finding your perfect Independent pad!

Rent Report
Independence

December 2017 Independence Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2017 Independence Rent Report. Independence rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Independence rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Independence rent trends were flat over the past month

Independence rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased slightly by 1.1% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Independence stand at $720 for a one-bedroom apartment and $880 for a two-bedroom. Independence's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.3%, but trails the national average of 2.7%.

Independence rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Independence, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Independence is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Independence's median two-bedroom rent of $880 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 1.1% increase in Independence.
  • While Independence's rents rose slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw more substantial increases, including Phoenix (+3.9%), Seattle (+3.5%), and Dallas (+2.4%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Independence than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,050, which is nearly three-and-a-half times the price in Independence.

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.

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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.

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