64 Apartments for rent in Independence, MO

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Last updated September 24 at 1:12PM
2829 Tepee Ave
Blackburn
Independence, MO
Updated September 21 at 5:36PM
2 Bedrooms
$600
1407 N Pleasant Street
Ott-Chrisman
Independence, MO
Updated September 19 at 9:23AM
4 Bedrooms
$795
901 N Lynn St
McCoy
Independence, MO
Updated September 24 at 1:43AM
3 Bedrooms
$750
18926 E Powahatan Pl
Cler-Mont
Independence, MO
Updated September 21 at 5:36PM
2 Bedrooms
$595
1207 N McCoy Street
Ott-Chrisman
Independence, MO
Updated September 24 at 9:28AM
3 Bedrooms
$850
8825 E Wilson Rd
Harrison
Independence, MO
Updated September 19 at 1:40AM
3 Bedrooms
$700
1711 N. Viking Dr.
Independence
Independence, MO
Updated September 12 at 10:20AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
1903 York Road
Independence
Independence, MO
Updated September 20 at 9:40AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
622 N Hocker Avenue
Town Hall
Independence, MO
Updated September 21 at 10:01AM
6 Bedrooms
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1406 N Lynn St
Ott-Chrisman
Independence, MO
Updated August 27 at 1:51AM
6 Bedrooms
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E 39th St S
Luff
Independence, MO
Updated September 24 at 7:26AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
N Osage St
McCoy
Independence, MO
Updated September 24 at 7:30AM
2 Bedrooms
$600
10612 E 27th Street
Rock Creek
Independence, MO
Updated September 11 at 9:32AM
4 Bedrooms
$850
E 31st Ter
Glendale
Independence, MO
Updated September 24 at 7:30AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
Shady Bend Dr
Three Trails
Independence, MO
Updated September 24 at 7:32AM
5 Bedrooms
$1,650
Delridge Rd
Pitcher
Independence, MO
Updated September 23 at 7:27AM
3 Bedrooms
$925
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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

September 2017 Independence Rent Report

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

Independence rents declined over the past month

Independence rents have declined 0.6% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Independence stand at $720 for a one-bedroom apartment and $880 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Independence's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.8%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Independence rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Independence has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases; in contrast, rents in a few cities have actually declined. 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 3.0% over the past year compared to the 1.3% increase in Independence.
  • While rents in Independence remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Phoenix (+4.9%), and Denver (+3.0%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,020, and $1,350 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Independence than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, 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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