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Affordable Housing - Platform Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$981
978 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
1166 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$1,185
1431 sqft
Due to COVID-19 local restrictions, our office is open by appointment only. We are accepting applications online. Platform Lofts (Affordable Housing) is the place you need to see! Only minutes away from Downtown Charlotte and steps from the LYNX Blue Line, Platform Lofts has been thoughtfully created for comfort and convenience so you can live every day better. Choose from beautifully designed 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartment homes and enjoy all the community amenities you could hope for like a clubhouse, fitness center, playground and picnic area with new gas grills. You'll love coming home every day to Platform Lofts.
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Heather Ridge Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,194
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,577
949 sqft
Experience modern style at Heather Ridge! Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, we are conveniently located just a few miles from UNCC campus. The University City South area offers many restaurants and retail options such as The Shoppes at University Place. Spend the day outdoors at the Reedy Creek Nature Preserve or UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens.
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Waterford Hills Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
8 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,203
685 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,383
1047 sqft
Pet-friendly one- and two-bedroom apartments in Northwest University area of Charlotte. Easy access to Interstates 77, 85 and 485. Modern kitchens, walk-in closets, ceiling fans, w/d hookups. Amenities include pool, racquetball court, bbq/grill area and clubhouse.
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Mallard Glen Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
18 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,294
671 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,571
939 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,698
1324 sqft
Come home to Mallard Glen and Adams Place in vibrant Charlotte, North Carolina. Our apartment homes are just minutes from the UNCC campus as well as many restaurants and shopping options in the University City North area. Explore the outdoors at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens and Mallard Creek Greenway.
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Mecklenburg County

Average Rent
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Mecklenburg County is $1,721, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,069. Last updated June 23
Studio
$1,671
1 Bed
$1,721
2 Beds
$2,069
3+ Beds
$2,411
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
Mission Matthews Place Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,360
774 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,579
965 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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If you are looking for a quality apartment home in Matthews, NC, you have found it at Mission Matthews Place. Located just off Independence Blvd, you can enjoy being close to everything our city has to offer. Easy access to excellent restaurants, entertainment, and local shopping makes our premium location perfect for every lifestyle. The University of North Carolina and Charlotte Douglas International Airport are close by, and there are a variety of beautiful parks in the area. The materials/finishes, designs, square footages, features, and amenities depicted by artist’s or computer rendering are subject to change. For complete details of the apartment features and finishes please contact the leasing team.
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Matthews Pointe Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,419
900 sqft
Conveniently located near major employment centers like the Harris Teeter Corporate Offices and Carolinas Medical Center, you'll enjoy these recently renovated apartments featuring hardwood floors, extra storage and granite counters. Pet-friendly with onsite clubhouse.
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Legacy Cornelius Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,600
905 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,905
1170 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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A resident lounge, business center and clubhouse are a few of the amenities this property offers. Apartments have open chef kitchens, wood-inspired flooring and garden soaking tubs. Magnolia Plaza and Birkdale Village are easily accessible.
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Legacy Ballantyne Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
19 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,710
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,925
1040 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,425
1442 sqft
A pool with sundeck, a gym with virtual training and a yoga zone, and garage parking make living at these one- to three-bedroom Ballantyne apartments a dream. Moments from Uptown Charlotte, South Park and I-485.
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Legacy 521 Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
20 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,475
713 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,065
1176 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
1508 sqft
Be the first to live in these brand-new apartments featuring upscale interiors, spacious floor plans, a fire pit and brick pizza oven, and an indoor basketball court. In tony Ballantyne, near restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
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Legacy Arboretum Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,640
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
1292 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,220
1363 sqft
The Arboretum Shopping Center is just a three-minute drive from this community, but residents also enjoy themselves at home thanks to the fitness studio, clubhouse and outdoor pool. Units feature plush carpeting and vaulted ceilings.
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Taylor Farms Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
34 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,439
689 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,749
1067 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Taylor Farms by Watermark is a to-be-built, institutional quality asset being developed by Watermark Residential in the dynamic market of Charlotte, NC. The proposed property is located 20 minutes northeast of downtown Charlotte, off I-485 and Mallard Creek Road, and just north of the I-485/85 interchange.
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Bell Uptown Charlotte Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,214
844 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,687
1295 sqft
Great uptown location close to the Mint Museum, shops and entertainment. Community has a saltwater pool, club room and gym. Apartments feature stainless steel appliances, floor-to-ceiling windows and wood plank flooring.
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The Banks at Rivergate Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
1 Bedroom
$1,823
764 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,875
1200 sqft
Spacious floor plans with plush carpeting, kitchen islands, crown moulding and dishwashers. Easy access to dining, shopping and grocery centers. Convenient access to I-77, I-485 and Hwy 160.
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Queen City Townes Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,250
1370 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
1599 sqft
An inspired sense of style greets every resident at Queen City Townes, a trendy and pet-friendly community of new two- and three-bedroom townhomes in Charlotte, NC. Residents enjoy spacious open-concept living areas, distinctive wood-style flooring, gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances, personal balconies, full-size washers/dryers and so much more. Walk to the Woodlawn Light Rail Station in 5 minutes for easy access to almost anywhere you need to go from South End, Uptown, UNC Charlotte and all stops in between. Queen City Townes places you in close proximity to top area employers, schools, dining, shopping, nightlife, entertainment and recreational activities. Imagine being one of the first residents at Queen City Townes. Join the VIP list today and receive instant access to pre-lease information about this new luxury community of townhomes. It’s time to discover the art of upscale rental living.
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Tindall Park at SouthPark Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$3,150
1668 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,200
1704 sqft
SouthPark's most desirable address. Tindall Park features custom finishes and impeccably designed amenities that are unparalleled in the Charlotte rental market. Located in between Sharon Road and Park Road, Tindall Park Apartments offers one-of-a-kind, single-level apartment homes in the sought-after SouthPark neighborhood of Charlotte, NC. With residences as large as 2,200 square feet and including up to 3-bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, full dining rooms and home offices, you're sure to find one to fit your lifestyle.
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Windsor Addison Park Photo Gallery 1
1 of 25
Verified
40 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,100
692 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,535
1062 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,967
1434 sqft
Pet-friendly 1- to 3-bedroom apartment homes located in University Area. Within easy reach of I-77, I-84 and I-495. Each residence features wood-burning fireplaces, garden-style bathtubs and spacious balconies or patios. Garage car parking available.
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Emerson at Montford Park Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,488
531 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,589
674 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,192
1032 sqft
Located in Charlotte's Montford Park neighborhood, and steps away from the nightlife of Montford Drive, Emerson at Montford Park offers brand new apartment homes in the heart of Charlotte. Upon entering this luxury community, you will be amazed at the one-of-a-kind amenities and thoughtfully designed interiors. Relax poolside or head over to dog park beer garden to hang out with your pups and friends. At Emerson at Montford Park, you will be close to everything that matters: the area's top employers, nightlife, shopping and dining venues, and more.
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Link Apartments Montford Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,375
412 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,460
496 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,928
1102 sqft
Link Apartments(R) Montford is designed as an extremely modern apartment community. Offering sustainable studio, one bedroom, & two bedroom apartment homes. Phase 1 of our stunning apartment community has been Charlotte's Link to What Matters Most since 2020, and our brand-new Phase 2 is bringing residents even more modern features this summer!Our community provides a wide selection of apartment homes that feature exclusive amenities like granite countertops, Energy-Star appliances, & wood style plank flooring.Take a dip in our refreshing saltwater pool or swim in our lap pool, stroll through our pet friendly community with your favorite furry friend & hang out by our outdoor fire pit. Store and repair your bike in our state-of-the-art cycle center. You deserve the very best in apartment living, and our community is designed specifically to ensure your comfort and fun.Take a look at our photo gallery & schedule your appointment or drop by today for your personal tour!
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Montford at Madison Park Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,894
730 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,073
1044 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,012
1551 sqft
Montford at Madison Park is the urban dweller’s dream apartment community. Located near Montford Drive, our cozy one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments boast nearby access to dining, shopping, entertainment, nightlife, and so much more. Not to mention, get on the nearby Woodlawn Lynx Light Rail Station to explore the bright and bustling Madison Park and surrounding neighborhoods. Come find out what city living really is at Monford at Madison Park Apartments.
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One Norman Square Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,373
757 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,448
903 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,862
1143 sqft
Conveniently situated for commuters, close to I-77, NC Route 73 and I-485. Community offers residents access to parking, pool, tennis court and putting green. Residents live in units with granite counters, washer/dryer hookup and dishwasher.
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Madison Place Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
35 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,525
774 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,865
1155 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,290
1450 sqft
Madison Place unveils an exceptional portrait of living. A unique fusion of style and sophistication, our apartment residences reflect your contemporary flair. Enjoy the life you deserve. When you live at Madison Place, your address says it all.
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Madison Farms Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,400
738 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
1018 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,070
1377 sqft
Influenced by the history of the area, Madison Farms provides an escape from the busy city life with distinctive interiors and high-end amenities. Relax in our pool, hang out with friends in our clubhouse, or explore the natural surroundings. Discover a peaceful escape at Madison Farms.
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Selwyn Flats Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
10 Units Available
Studio
$1,280
625 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,305
625 sqft
Selwyn Flats is conveniently located in the heart of the Myers Park Neighborhood. It is placed less than 2 miles away from popular, Park Road Shopping Center, known for its diverse collection of boutiques, entertainment, and restaurants of every flavor. Surrounded by wooded privacy, our spacious studio and one bedroom floor plans offer the tranquility of rural living at an affordable price. Residents of Selwyn Flats often take advantage of the abundance of outdoor activities surrounding our community, and enjoy the ample amount of activities available on-site as well. At Selwyn Flats, you can try your hand at Pickleball, challenge your friends to a round of pool, or swim laps in one of our two sparkling pools. There is no need to look anywhere else!
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Hawk Photo Gallery 1
1 of 39
Verified
6 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,325
833 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,875
1305 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,700
1720 sqft
Distinct by Design.Sophisticated finishes and stunning Uptown Charlotte views with high-end details will exceed your apartment home living expectations. Hawk created an exclusive residential experience that is distinct, elite and leaves nothing to be desired.
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Find an apartment for rent in Mecklenburg County, NC


Searching for an apartment for rent in Mecklenburg County, NC? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 5,441 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Mecklenburg County. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Mecklenburg County is $1,671 for a studio, $1,721 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,069 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Mecklenburg County?

In Mecklenburg County, the average rent is $1,671 for a studio, $1,721 for a 1-bedroom, $2,069 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,411 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Mecklenburg County, check out our monthly Mecklenburg County Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Mecklenburg County?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find apartments that allow pets.

How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?

While some Mecklenburg County properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.

How much should I pay for rent in Mecklenburg County?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Mecklenburg County.

How can I find off-campus housing in Mecklenburg County?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Mecklenburg County. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Central Piedmont Community College, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, Queens University of Charlotte, Johnson C Smith University, and University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Mecklenburg County

Average Rent
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Mecklenburg County is $1,721, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,069. Last updated June 23
Studio
$1,671
1 Bed
$1,721
2 Beds
$2,069
3+ Beds
$2,411
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List