150 2 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Memphis, TN

Last updated September 22 at 6:19AM
96 ISLAND CREST
Harbortown Home Owners Association
Memphis, TN
Updated September 7 at 2:20AM
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
1388 Kimball Cove
Orange Mound
Memphis, TN
Updated September 22 at 1:35AM
2 Bedrooms
$475
3524 Carrington Rd
Sherwood Forest
Memphis, TN
Updated August 30 at 10:23AM
2 Bedrooms
$600
1087 Whitaker Dr
Memphis
Memphis, TN
Updated September 22 at 1:40AM
2 Bedrooms
$500
3052 Allison Ave
Masjid Al-Noor Housing Development Corp
Memphis, TN
Updated September 21 at 6:09PM
2 Bedrooms
$600
Fields Ave
Riverview Community Association
Memphis, TN
Updated September 7 at 7:46AM
2 Bedrooms
$450
3132 Kettle Creek Dr
Springhill Community Civic Club
Memphis, TN
Updated September 16 at 1:42AM
2 Bedrooms
$500
Crockett Pl
Mid Inner City Association for Heritage
Memphis, TN
Updated September 21 at 7:38AM
2 Bedrooms
$550
Choctaw Ave
Messick Buntyn
Memphis, TN
Updated September 10 at 7:43AM
2 Bedrooms
$650
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Rent Report
Memphis

September 2017 Memphis Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Memphis Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Memphis rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Memphis rents increased marginally over the past month

Memphis rents have increased 0.1% over the past month, and are up slightly by 2.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Memphis stand at $700 for a one-bedroom apartment and $830 for a two-bedroom. This is the eighth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in December of last year. Memphis' year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.4%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Memphis rents more affordable than many similar cities nationwide

Rent growth in Memphis 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. Memphis is still more affordable than most other large cities across the country.

  • Memphis' median two-bedroom rent of $830 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 2.0% rise in Memphis.
  • While rents in Memphis remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Phoenix (+4.9%), and Denver (+3.0%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,020, and $1,350 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Memphis than most comparable cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is more than three-and-a-half times the price in Memphis.

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.

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.

Methodology:

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.