7 Apartments under 600 for rent in Cornelius, NC

Last updated September 26 at 3:58AM
Results within 5 miles of Cornelius, NC
1101 Locust Street
Mooresville, NC
Updated September 11 at 2:13AM
1 Bedroom
547 S Broad Street
Mooresville, NC
Updated August 29 at 10:36AM
1 Bedroom
Results within 20 miles of Cornelius, NC
615 N Logan St
Gastonia, NC
Updated September 26 at 3:58AM
2 Bedrooms
524 Old Centergrove Road
Old Centergrove
Kannapolis, NC
Updated September 26 at 3:42AM
1 Bedroom
1366 Startown Road
Lincolnton, NC
Updated December 19 at 4:04AM
1050 New Beginnings Ave
Gastonia, NC
Updated September 26 at 3:12AM
2 Bedrooms
745 Arbor St NE 2
Northgate South
Concord, NC
Updated September 26 at 3:52AM
1 Bedroom
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Rent Report

September 2017 Cornelius Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Cornelius Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Cornelius rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Cornelius rents increase sharply over the past month

Cornelius rents have increased 1.5% over the past month, and are up sharply by 9.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Cornelius stand at $900 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,050 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Cornelius' year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 4.3%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Cornelius rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased in Cornelius, a few large cities nationwide have seen also rents grow more modestly. Cornelius is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents also increased in other cities across the state, with North Carolina as a whole logging rent growth of 4.3% over the past year.
  • Cornelius' median two-bedroom rent of $1,050 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 9.6% rise in Cornelius.
  • While Cornelius' rents rose over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Phoenix (+4.9%), and Raleigh (+3.4%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Cornelius than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is nearly three times the price in Cornelius.

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
Charlotte $950 $1,110 0.2% 3.9%
Concord $790 $920 -0.6% 0.8%
Gastonia $670 $790 -0.1% 1.8%
Rock Hill $840 $980 0.2% 6.8%
Huntersville $1,070 $1,250 -1.0% 1.4%
Cornelius $900 $1,050 1.5% 9.6%

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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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