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Average Rent in Atlanta & Rent Price Trends

October 5, 2021

Thinking about moving to Atlanta? Before packing your bags and heading south, learn about the average rent in Atlanta. Having an idea of how much an Atlanta apartment costs will help with budgeting and planning your move.

Average Rent in Atlanta

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.

Atlanta rents have increased by 2.95% compared to last month, and are up by 18.8% compared to last year.

  • 1% of apartments in Atlanta cost less than $1,000 per month.
  • 54% of apartments in Atlanta cost between $1,000-$1,999 per month.
  • 34% of apartments in Atlanta cost between $2,000-$2,999 per month.
  • 12% of apartments in Atlanta cost over $3,000 per month.

  • 5% of apartments in Atlanta are studio apartments.
  • 46% of apartments in Atlanta are 1-bedroom apartments.
  • 40% of apartments in Atlanta are 2-bedroom apartments.
  • 9% of apartments in Atlanta are 3-bedroom apartments.

Average Rent in Atlanta Neighborhoods

Have your ideal Atlanta neighborhood already picked out? Rent prices across neighborhoods can vary, so get familiar with the average rent prices across the various neighborhoods in Atlanta.

NeighborhoodAverage 1- Bedroom Rent
Midtown$2,149
Peachtree Center$2,061
Buckhead Village$2,040
Buckhead Heights$2,039
Brookwood$2,035
Reynoldstown$1,936
North Buckhead$1,924
Garden Hills$1,924
Home Park$1,910
Blandtown$1,871

How Much Do I Need to Make to live in Atlanta?

Not sure how much you need to make to live comfortably in Atlanta? Using the 30% rule, we can get a sense of the salary you'll need to live in an average-priced Atlanta apartment.

  • If you are renting an average priced studio apartment in Atlanta, your annual salary should be around $59,652 or higher.
  • If you are renting an average priced 1-bedroom apartment in Atlanta, your annual salary should be around $66,276 or higher.
  • If you are renting an average priced 2-bedroom apartment in Atlanta, your annual salary should be around $86,760 or higher.
  • If you are renting an average priced 3-bedroom apartment in Atlanta, your annual salary should be around $110,628 or higher.

If you're considering renting in Atlanta, be sure to learn more about the cost of living in Atlanta.

Although the 30% rule gives an estimate, these numbers can be dramatically cut down if you are renting with a roommate or two.

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AUTHOR
Justin is a Content Manager and contributing author at Apartment List, helping people navigate the world of renting. Justin previously spent his time earning his BBA in Marketing from Boise State University. Read More
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Rob is a senior research associate at Apartment List, where he examines trends in the housing and rental markets. Previously he worked in public health policy, and before that, graduated from UCLA with a degree in Globalization. Read More
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Kimi is a Content Associate and contributing author at Apartment List, helping renters find a new place to call home. Kimi earned her BA in Organizational Studies, Economics from Scripps College. Read More
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