70 Apartments for rent in Independence, MO

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Last updated July 25 at 9:33PM
Coventry Park
3926 S Redwood Dr
Independence, MO
Updated July 11 at 5:29PM
1 Bedroom
$625
2 Bedrooms
$665
Summerset
16801 E Larkspur Ln
Independence, MO
Updated July 11 at 5:29PM
1 Bedroom
$540
2 Bedrooms
$645
3 Bedrooms
$775
332 N Downey Ave
Randall
Independence, MO
Updated July 22 at 10:18AM
3 Bedrooms
$875
3312 S Oxford Ave
Rock Creek South
Independence, MO
Updated July 15 at 2:09AM
2 Bedrooms
$525
3308 N Delaware St
Kentucky Hills
Independence, MO
Updated July 15 at 2:09AM
3 Bedrooms
$850
1125 S Hocker Ave Apt B
Benton
Independence, MO
Updated July 17 at 10:00AM
1 Bedroom
$450
1413 W Waldo Ave
Bundschu
Independence, MO
Updated July 20 at 1:53PM
2 Bedrooms
$850
1813 S Arlington Ave
Hill Park
Independence, MO
Updated July 17 at 1:39AM
2 Bedrooms
$600
420 E Pacific Ave
Benton
Independence, MO
Updated July 6 at 11:48AM
2 Bedrooms
$625
1008 N Main St
Ott-Chrisman
Independence, MO
Updated July 9 at 9:20AM
3 Bedrooms
$895
918 S Hawthorne Ave
Mt. Washington
Independence, MO
Updated July 22 at 10:18AM
3 Bedrooms
$875
622 N Hocker Avenue
Town Hall
Independence, MO
Updated July 15 at 10:08AM
6 Bedrooms
Ask
1026 N Cottage St
Ott-Chrisman
Independence, MO
Updated July 14 at 1:55AM
3 Bedrooms
$850
1406 N Lynn St
Ott-Chrisman
Independence, MO
Updated July 15 at 10:08AM
6 Bedrooms
Ask
S Norton Ave
Procter
Independence, MO
Updated July 21 at 7:31AM
3 Bedrooms
$925
N Blue Mills Rd
Blue Village
Independence, MO
Updated July 22 at 7:58AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
Shady Bend Dr
Three Trails
Independence, MO
Updated July 21 at 7:30AM
5 Bedrooms
$1,650
S Glenwood Ave
Rockwood
Independence, MO
Updated July 22 at 7:58AM
3 Bedrooms
$900
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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

July 2017 Independence Rent Report

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

Independence rents increased slightly over the past month

Independence rents have increased 0.2% over the past month, and are up moderately by 2.8% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Independence stand at $730 for a one-bedroom apartment and $890 for a two-bedroom. This is the fifth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in January. Independence's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 2.1%, but trails the national average of 2.9%.

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, while in a few cases, rents have actually declined. Independence is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Independence's median two-bedroom rent of $890 is below the national average of $1,150. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.9% over the past year.
  • While rents in Independence remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.6%), Phoenix (+5.1%), Dallas (+3.0%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,680, $1,020, and $1,100 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Independence than most large cities. Comparably, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,040, 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.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Kansas City $730 $900 0.0% 2.0%
Overland Park $930 $1,140 0.6% 2.4%
Kansas City $730 $890 0.4% 2.5%
Olathe $930 $1,140 1.3% 3.4%
Independence $730 $890 0.2% 2.8%
Lenexa $920 $1,130 0.2% 1.2%

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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.

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