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300 Apartments for rent in Drexel Hill, PA

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3819 Mary St
Drexel Hill, PA
Updated January 11 at 11:41am UTC
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Drexel Hill, PA
Updated January 12 at 1:53am UTC
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420 Edmonds Avenue, # 9
Drexel Hill, PA
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City Guide
Drexel Hill
Moving to Drexel Hill

Drexel Hill is a highly desirable neighborhood, given that it’s so close to Philly and is such a tight community. Many people move to Drexel Hill and fall in love, or move to Philly and end up relocating to Drexel Hill. The area at large features a lot of homes for sale but apartments for rent can be found if you have a little extra time and patience to poke around. Make a few appointments with your broker and don’t give up until you find the right place! Check out the neighborhoods and ask around first. Make sure to look at apartment rentals in a few different areas to see what the difference is. It might be worth shelling out a little extra to make sure you're in a neighborhood you like! Also, don't forget to carry with you copies of everything you'll need to seal the deal – this includes proof of income, ID and various financial documents. Check with your broker to make sure you know exactly which ones you'll need. If you have all the right paperwork and a checkbook to boot, you'll be all set to snag your dream home as soon as you set eyes on it.

Neighborhoods in Drexel Hill

All of Drexel Hill itself is a neighborhood of Philly, but that doesn’t mean it’s not big enough to have its own distinct neighborhoods. The area has a different feel than the more urban City Center and downtown Philly and prides itself on its livability. Here are some of the more popular neighborhoods in the city.

Huey Ave/North Lansdowne Avenue: Primarily composed of handsome and historic houses and apartment buildings, it’s charming and a great place to plant roots.

Upper Darby: Area with lots of spacious homes with large yards.

Aronimink:It’s a good place to hunt for one bedroom apartments or apartment complexes.

West Township: Quite a bit cheaper than most areas in Drexel hill.

Rent Report
Drexel Hill

January 2018 Drexel Hill Rent Report

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

Drexel Hill rents held steady over the past month

Drexel Hill rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they are up slightly by 1.0% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Drexel Hill stand at $890 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,080 for a two-bedroom. Drexel Hill's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.1%, as well as the national average of 2.8%.

Rents rising across the Philadelphia Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Drexel Hill, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Philadelphia metro, all of them have seen prices rise. 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 $980; additionally, the city has seen rent growth of 0.6% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, Lansdale has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.0%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,470, while one-bedrooms go for $1,210.
  • West Chester has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Philadelphia metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,540; rents decreased 0.1% over the past month but were up 1.6% over the past year.

Drexel Hill rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

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

  • Rents increased in other cities across the state, with Pennsylvania as a whole logging rent growth of 2.1% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 0.1% in Pittsburgh.
  • Drexel Hill's median two-bedroom rent of $1,080 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the 1.0% rise in Drexel Hill.
  • While Drexel Hill's rents rose slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw more substantial increases, including Columbus (+3.8%), Seattle (+3.0%), and Houston (+2.5%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Drexel Hill than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,010, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Drexel Hill.

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 $960 $1,160 0.2% 1.1%
Camden $940 $1,130 0.0% 0.5%
Wilmington $1,010 $1,220 0.2% 4.3%
Levittown $1,210 $1,460 -0.2% 3.0%
Norristown $1,110 $1,340 0.3% 5.5%
Drexel Hill $890 $1,080 0.1% 1.0%
Pottstown $790 $980 0.6% 1.1%
King of Prussia $1,210 $1,460 -0.2% 4.4%
West Chester $1,270 $1,540 -0.1% 1.6%
Lansdale $1,210 $1,470 -1.0% 4.0%
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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.