Average Rent in Arlington & Rent Price Trends
Considering a move to Arlington? Before you start apartment hunting, learn about the local rental market. Make sure you know the average rent in Arlington to get your budget started!
Average Rent in Arlington
- The average rent for a Arlington studio apartment is $1,789
- The average rent for a Arlington 1-bedroom apartment is $2,248
- The average rent for a Arlington 2-bedroom apartment is $3,056
- The average rent for a Arlington 3-bedroom apartment is $4,009
Note: The data provided reflects our available units on Apartment List. For data that reflects the entire market, we recommend you visit our Rent Report, which is created based on our holistic methodology. You can also download the raw data containing rent estimates for hundreds of cities across the country.
Arlington Rent Trends: Rent Growth
Arlington rents have increased by 1.93% compared to last month, and are up by 12.26% compared to last year.
Arlington Rent Trends: Inventory by Average Apartment Rent
- 0% of apartments in Arlington cost less than $1,000 per month.
- 26% of apartments in Arlington cost between $1,000-$1,999 per month.
- 49% of apartments in Arlington cost between $2,000-$2,999 per month.
- 25% of apartments in Arlington cost over $3,000 per month.
Arlington Rent Trends: Inventory by Apartment Type
- 8% of apartments in Arlington are studio apartments.
- 51% of apartments in Arlington are 1-bedroom apartments.
- 36% of apartments in Arlington are 2-bedroom apartments.
- 5% of apartments in Arlington are 3-bedroom apartments.
Average Rent in Arlington Neighborhoods
Have your ideal Arlington neighborhood already picked out? Rent prices across neighborhoods can vary, so get familiar with the average rent prices across the various neighborhoods in Arlington.
- The most expensive neighborhoods in Arlington are North Rosslyn ($2,808), Radnor - Fort Myer Heights ($2,433), and Ballston - Virginia Square ($2,408).
- The most affordable neighborhoods in Arlington are Long Branch Creek ($1,861), North Highland ($1,855), and Penrose ($1,827).
|Neighborhood||Average 1- Bedroom Rent|
|Radnor - Fort Myer Heights||$2,433|
|Ballston - Virginia Square||$2,408|
|Crystal City Shops||$2,245|
|Clarendon - Courthouse||$2,245|
|Fairlington - Shirlington||$2,026|
|Columbia Heights South||$2,009|
What Salary Do You Need to Live in Arlington?
Using the 30% rule, we can give a rough estimate of the salary needed to rent an apartment in Arlington. If these numbers look high, remember that a roommate or two can drastically cut down your monthly rent!
- If you are renting an average priced studio apartment in Arlington, your annual salary should be around $64,404 or higher.
- If you are renting an average priced 1-bedroom apartment in Arlington, your annual salary should be around $80,928 or higher.
- If you are renting an average priced 2-bedroom apartment in Arlington, your annual salary should be around $110,016 or higher.
- If you are renting an average priced 3-bedroom apartment in Arlington, your annual salary should be around $144,324 or higher.
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