67 Apartments for rent in Syracuse, NY

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Last updated December 12 at 2:02am UTC
156 Ballantyne Rd
North Valley
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 10 at 5:49pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700
133 Walton St #131
Downtown Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 8 at 5:22pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1221 N State St
Washington Square
Syracuse, NY
Updated November 8 at 2:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$625
948 Ackerman Ave.
University Neighborhood
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 7 at 11:46am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,000
2012 Bellevue Ave
Strathmore
Syracuse, NY
Updated November 15 at 11:32am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,275
109 Avondale Pl
Westcott
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 7 at 10:24am UTC
1 Bedroom
$545
464 allen Street
Westcott
Syracuse, NY
Updated September 14 at 11:09pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
429 Elm Street
Near Northeast
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 6 at 10:58am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,200
315 Hawley Ave
Near Northeast
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 12 at 2:02am UTC
1 Bedroom
$695
133 Walton Street
Downtown Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
Updated October 20 at 2:10am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,375
102 Phillips Road
Meadowbrook
Syracuse, NY
Updated October 20 at 2:10am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$550
1927 James Street
Eastwood
Syracuse, NY
Updated November 16 at 10:16am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$950
225 lennox
University Neighborhood
Syracuse, NY
Updated September 14 at 11:09pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,000
409 Douglas St
Near Northeast
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 10 at 1:57am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
612 W Seneca Turnpike
North Valley
Syracuse, NY
Updated December 3 at 2:13am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700
915 Court St
Washington Square
Syracuse, NY
Updated November 4 at 9:53am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
108 Alden Street
Outer Comstock
Syracuse, NY
Updated October 20 at 2:10am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,275
412 Cherry St
Westcott
Syracuse, NY
Updated October 3 at 9:35am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$975
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City Guide
Syracuse
‘Cuse me

This central New York city of 145,000, like other cities in the state of New York, is constantly overshadowed by the New York City, but Syracuse has something to offer the world. The average rent here is a paltry $650, meaning that you can bunk down for the winter in a cozy habitation for far less than many other places (New York City, I’m looking at you) and enjoy the beautiful spring and summer months to your frugal heart’s content.

Neighborhoods

University Hill is located southeast of downtown. Apartments and townhouses in this area will go for a steal at around $750 for a two-bedroom.

Located just east of University Hill, Westcott Street, between Beech and Dell, hosts the area’s commerce and contains an independent bookstore, thrift stores, coffee shops, and bars. Housing here is mostly single-family historic homes and duplexes, but this very desirable area is still a bargain at around $350-$400 per bedroom, depending on how nice the house is. Community Garden space is also available.

Eastwood is, as the name implies, on the east side of town and is often referred to as the “village within the city”. Mega-popular James Street lined with shops and restaurants decidedly lends a quaint, small-town feel to the area. Housing is a bit more varied here in that you can find more apartment complexes and townhomes in addition to single-family homes. There are also more converted one-bedroom apartments available, too, for around $550 each or two-bedrooms for $600-$700. A three-bedroom home will go for around $950.

Downtown Syracuse is currently doing what other cities with flagging industries are doing: redecorating. The historical buildings and warehouses it left behind are undeniably cool. City officials have jumped on the revitalization bandwagon and are currently renovating historical properties and converting them into chic lofts and condos. It’s currently divided into Armory Square, Hanover Square, Downtown East and Heart of Downtown and, when considered together, these areas provide all the amenities for posh urban living. Unfortunately, a one-bedroom loft will run around $1000 and $2000 for a two-bedroom condo. It’s not cheap, but it sure is pretty.

As for the ‘burbs, Manlius and Fayetteville are the runaway favorites. Fayetteville is just outside of Syracuse and boasts plenty of its own commerce, but Manlius is more of a bedroom community and going out to dinner will probably mean going into Syracuse proper. Homes are very white-picket-fence-y and affordable at around $1200 for a four-bedroom, ranging up to $2500 for newer, more luxuriously outfitted varieties.

Snow can’t scare me. You’ll see.

Finding a place to stay is relatively easy. The only major caveat is to verify if your new abode has the utilities (i.e. heat) included in the monthly rent as that can make a massive difference when the temperature drops to fifteen degrees and three feet of snow blankets the ground, as it tends to do in this part of the world. Also similar to the rest of this area, Syracuse has a very decent bus system, but the majority of people here rely on cars for their sole transportation. As long as you’ve got snowshoes and a great internal thermostat, Syracuse offers up just about anything for your taste and budget (except palm trees), so get out there and find your winter wonderland while you can still see the rooftops!

Rent Report
Syracuse

December 2017 Syracuse Rent Report

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

Syracuse rents held steady over the past month

Syracuse rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they are up slightly by 1.2% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Syracuse stand at $650 for a one-bedroom apartment and $830 for a two-bedroom. Syracuse's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.1%, but trails the national average of 2.7%.

Syracuse rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

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

  • Syracuse's median two-bedroom rent of $830 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 1.2% rise in Syracuse.
  • While Syracuse'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 Syracuse than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,050, which is more than three-and-a-half times the price in Syracuse.

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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