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293 Apartments for rent in Ardmore, PA

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The Athens
11 East Athens Avenue
Ardmore, PA
Updated October 21 at 1:56pm UTC
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821 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore, PA
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The Metropolitan Narberth Hall
300 N Essex Ave
Narberth, PA
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The Metropolitan Wynnewood
250 E Wynnewood Rd
Narberth, PA
Updated October 21 at 12:04pm UTC
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Ardmore, PA
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2522 County Line Rd
Ardmore, PA
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City Guide
Moving to Ardmore

Ardmore has higher home purchase prices than most of Pennsylvania, but why be a cheapskate? Besides, when you look at the country as a whole, they're fairly reasonable. Sure, if you are looking for apartment rentals or duplexes for rent, you will pay more here than you will in some other areas. But you know what they say when it comes to real estate: location is everything! Because Ardmore is a small town with an excellent location, you're going to pay for the privilege of living here. So suck it up and pull out your checkbook!

The areas closest to Lancaster Avenue are going to cost more. This area is extremely walkable, and you can probably get by without a car. The farther away you venture, the less you'll pay, but if you need to add a car payment, gasoline, and insurance to that... well, you can do the math! It's good to look at all of your options and to think about what you'll need to access most often. Paying a bit more for rental properties in Ardmore might make sense if you plan on taking the bus in town and to Philadelphia, because you'll be closer to those amenities.

Neighborhoods in Ardmore

Ardmore is comprised of three designated neighborhoods, each with unique features. It is important when choosing between neighborhoods to think of your own individual needs before committing to one location -- after all, you don't want to end up in a densely packed walking area having to maneuver a giant pickup truck every day!

North: The northernmost section is bordered by West Lancaster Avenue. This is where you'll pay the most for rental properties. This area is considered a "walker's paradise" because everything you want will be within a half mile or so. Be sure to pack plenty of walking shoes! This neighborhood is a great bet for those who want to be close to the action and not worry about car maintenance.

East: To the east is the neighborhood around East Lancaster and Cricket avenues. Housing is less expensive here, so keep this neighborhood in mind if your apartment search in Ardmore has been limited due to a lower housing budget.

South: The southernmost neighborhood, also located to the east, is Ardmore Park. This is the largest neighborhood in the town, and because of its size, it's less walkable than the other areas. This can be a good thing, because if you have a set of wheels, you can save on your rental fees. Even if you don't, though, you won't necessarily be left behind in the dust; there are some bus stops along Hathaway Lane. Check out Marrone's Pizzeria for dinner.

Living in Ardmore

There are plenty of great places to eat in Ardmore, such as Laxmi's Indian Grill, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Cafe San Pietro and Felicia Pizza Kitchen all within yards of each other. Grab a slice or a whole pie at Marrone's Pizzeria or try the lo mein at Pak Yue Chinese Restaurant.

For those who love a day out grabbing some morning brew before partaking in retail therapy, check out Sabrina's Cafe for some liquid energy, followed by shopping at places like Gap or Urban Outfitters. And for the less chain-inspired shoppers out there, check out some of the local thrift shops such as Browse Around Thrift Shop and Junior League Thrift Shop.

With three distinct neighborhoods to choose from and lots to do within easy reach, you're sure to love this gem of a town! If you get bored - not much of a possibility with all there is to do here - you can take a bus into Philadelphia for a wide variety of cultural and sporting events, amazing restaurants and all types of entertainment. Living in Ardmore is a win / win situation!

Rent Report

October 2018 Ardmore Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2018 Ardmore Rent Report. Ardmore rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Ardmore rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Ardmore rents declined over the past month

Ardmore rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but have been relatively flat in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Ardmore stand at $1,190 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,430 for a two-bedroom. Ardmore's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 0.6%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across the Philadelphia Metro

While rents have remained steady in the city of Ardmore throughout the past year, cities across the metro have seen a different trend. Rents have risen in 8 of of the largest 10 cities in the Philadelphia metro for which we have data. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Pottstown has the least expensive rents in the Philadelphia metro, with a two-bedroom median of $990; the city has also seen rents fall by 0.8% over the past month, the biggest drop in the metro.
  • Lansdale has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 5.8%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,580, while one-bedrooms go for $1,310.
  • West Chester has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Philadelphia metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,590; rents fell 0.1% over the past month but rose 2.7% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Ardmore

Rent growth in Ardmore 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. Compared to most large cities across the country, Ardmore is less affordable for renters.

  • While Pennsylvania as a whole logged rent growth of 0.6% over the past year, other cities across the state have seen rents decline moderately. For example, rents have fallen by 0.6% in Pittsburgh.
  • Ardmore's median two-bedroom rent of $1,430 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the stagnant growth in Ardmore.
  • While rents in Ardmore remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Houston (+2.8%), San Francisco (+1.1%), and Boston (+0.8%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,020, $3,110, and $2,100 respectively.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Ardmore than most large cities. For example, Detroit has a median 2BR rent of $890, where Ardmore is more than one-and-a-half times that price.

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
Philadelphia $970 $1,170 -0.1% 0.3%
Camden $940 $1,130 -0.0% 0.3%
Levittown $1,200 $1,440 -1.3%
Norristown $1,170 $1,410 0.1% 5.2%
Drexel Hill $890 $1,080 -0.0% 0.4%
Pottstown $790 $990 -0.8% -0.7%
King of Prussia $1,260 $1,520 0.0% 2.3%
West Chester $1,320 $1,590 -0.1% 2.7%
Lansdale $1,310 $1,580 -0.5% 5.8%
Ardmore $1,190 $1,430 -0.1% 0.0%

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.


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.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.