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Harrisburg Apartments
Last updated April 15 2024 at 4:30 AM

Harrisburg, PA
102 Apartments for Rent

Harrisburg Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 49,271
Population Density: 6,068.7 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Harrisburg, PA is a cool college town, a thriving urban metropolis and a small suburban community all in one. It boasts a lot of diversity – racially, culturally, and in terms of lifestyle. There are old people, young people, white people, black people – and most all of its residents assume a down-home, “come as you are” vibe. If you have your sights set on Harrisburg, either as someone moving from another city or a quick relocation from across town, you need to know where the best rental houses and apartments are. There are lots of options to choose from: low-cost studio apartments, medium-sized houses for rent, chic condominiums, larger, upscale apartment complexes and plenty of townhomes. Whatever your housing needs are, Harrisburg is sure to have something to suit your fancy.

The capital city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania sits about 100 miles west of Philly, just south of Halifax

Harrisburg Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Harrisburg is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Harrisburg is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Harrisburg is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Harrisburg


Elementary Schools

1 /10
Foose School
Public
K-4
Public
K-4
507 Students
1 Reviews
507
Students
1 Reviews
1 /10
Scott School
Public
K-4
Public
K-4
541 Students
2 Reviews
541
Students
2 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
Math Science Academy @ Benjamin Franklin School
Public
5-8
Public
5-8
352 Students
4 Reviews
352
Students
4 Reviews
4 /10
Marshall School
Public
5-8
Public
5-8
124 Students
1 Reviews
124
Students
1 Reviews
3 /10
Rowland School
Public
5-8
Public
5-8
733 Students
2 Reviews
733
Students
2 Reviews

High Schools

2 /10
Harrisburg High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,051 Students
4 Reviews
1,051
Students
4 Reviews

What Renters Say about Harrisburg


Apartment List has released the results for Harrisburg from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
51%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
46%
Commute Time
39%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
36%
Social Life
35%
Public Transit
33%
Pet Friendliness
30%
Weather
25%
Quality of Schools
21%
Safety and Crime Rate
21%
Affordability
14%
State and Local Taxes
8%
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Average rent in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Harrisburg is $1,252, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,413. Rent rates updated 4 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Harrisburg, PA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Harrisburg, PA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 102 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Harrisburg. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Harrisburg is $979 for a studio, $1,252 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,413 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.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Harrisburg apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Harrisburg, PA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Harrisburg?

In Harrisburg, the average rent is $979 for a studio, $1,252 for a 1-bedroom, $1,413 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,533 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Harrisburg, check out our monthly Harrisburg Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Harrisburg?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Harrisburg by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Harrisburg?

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

How much should I pay for rent in Harrisburg?

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 Harrisburg.

How can I find off-campus housing in Harrisburg?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Harrisburg. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, and Harrisburg Area Community College.